One of the most important things you can do at university is to learn how to make good notes from a range of different sources - lectures, textbooks, discussions, handouts etc.
Keep the following in mind when taking notes from your sources:
- Understand why it is important to take good notes;
- Recognise different types of information;
- Try using diagrammatic notes;
- Try using linear notes;
- Consider how to take notes from various sources.