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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Take Note: Strategies to Develop Student Note-Taking Skills | Faculty Focus

"Here’s how to turn your students into competent, motivated note-takers"  inform Faculty Focus.
Most students aren’t particularly effective note-takers. They don’t know the best way to go about it, they’re not often challenged on the quality of their note-taking, and they prefer to copy word-for-word what the teacher says or has on the PowerPoint slides.

But note-taking is an important, often-overlooked skill that can help students in the classroom and beyond.
  • Exercises that demonstrate to students the value of taking notes
  • In-class methods to reinforce diligent note-taking
  • Assignments that improve students’ note-taking skills
  • Strategies to help students take better notes on reading assignments
  • Tips for encouraging effective note-taking during classroom discussions
In a video-based course developed by Maryellen Weimer, PhD, you will learn how to improve your students note-taking skills. Highlighting techniques derived from sound research and decades of classroom experience, the longtime editor of The Teaching Professor newsletter and blog shares:
Tips for encouraging effective note-taking during classroom discussions With an emphasis on connecting note-taking directly to classroom success, Dr. Weimer provides the means to inspire students to make note-taking a priority. And because classroom time is at a premium, the ideas and tools she offers will help you improve student note-taking without taking valuable time away from course content.

As a Faculty Focus reader, you can get $200 off this product. Simply order online from Magna Publications and use coupon code FF2016NOTES. Don’t delay. This offer expires Friday, August 19, 2016.
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Source: Faculty Focus