best way to takelecture notes at Uni??Watch
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I would either, go to the lecture with notes taken down from the PowerPoint presentations online beforehand, and then make extra notes of things that the lecturer explains and is not on the slides. I used to try and finish my work a day ahead of the lecture, so I would always go to the next lecture with pre-made notes.
Or, I would go to the lecture, make my notes as fast as possible, anything I miss, I would leave space on my page by estimating the amount of space needed to write, and then go back to my room, watch the lecture capture, and then finish what I missed. I use this method now, since term 2 has a lot more work involved.
It really depends on how much time I have, how much work I have left and if I'm bothered or not.
You won't be able to write all lecture notes down during the lecture, you will ultimately miss out key information while writing, or give up half way. Use powerpoints/lecture capture to your advantage.
I personally take my notepad + lecture slides from Blackboard and write down any extraneous information in my notepad. After that I "write" the notes like I would have done had I had the time in the lecture itself, and then I further condense the notes into digital form in Google Docs.
This means I essentially "do" the work three times, and when exam time comes around I have digital copies of all my notes to go over again just in case. But this is quite time intensive (essentially triples the time spent on that particular lecture) but helps with retention further down the line.
No matter what, I think it's fair to say that near exam time you will be cramming and going over notes as much as possible, so taking the time to get them condensed and neat is worth it. .
After lecture ends, go home and listen to the recordings with lecture slides open on your laptop. Then make notes.
This is if the module aint being recorded. If the module is being recorded, dont bother attending lectures. Waste of time. Just sit home and watch them online