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Simply notetaking and speedwriting : learn how to take notes simply and effectively  Cover Image Book Book

Simply notetaking and speedwriting : learn how to take notes simply and effectively

Summary: Simply Notetaking and Speedwriting is a simple and effective notetaking program that is essential to student academic success. Notetaking is a major component in learning and understanding how to recognize and identify main ideas, key facts and details. Simply Notetaking and Speedwriting will also teach the student how to record notes in various formats and how to utilize notetaking when studying or reviewing for an exam. Worksheets and practices are included in many of the chapters. What makes Simply Notetaking and Speedwriting different from other notetaking curriculums is that it teaches a form of shorthand to notetaking. They will also be guided through developing their own, personal speedwriting system. Included at the back of the book is an extensive, alphabetized catalog of Commonly Used Words and Their Speedwriting Abbreviations. Taking effective notes, whether by hand or on a computer/tablet, helps the student to retain information on what has been said or written down long after the lecture or classroom lesson is over. Whether you are taking notes from a book, for research, from a lecture, from a recording or from media/online resources, Simply Notetaking and Speedwriting will give you the tools to retain information and master the skill of notetaking.

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  • ISBN: 9781475850871
  • ISBN: 1475850875
  • ISBN: 9781475850888
  • ISBN: 1475850883
  • ISBN: 9781475850895
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 109 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 105).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The importance of notetaking -- Speedwriting : a shortcut to notetaking : common abbreviations -- Creating your own personalized notetaking system -- A prescription for successful notetaking -- How to focus -- Look and listen for the clues -- Practicing with a recorder -- How to take notes during a lecture -- Highlighting the facts -- When the chapter is too long -- How to take notes during a news or subject interview -- How to take notes during a meeting & how to take minutes during a meeting -- Compare, contrast and lists -- Test yourself!
Subject: Note-taking Handbooks, manuals, etc

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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