Time management

Taking notes checklist

ChecklistGood note taking habits:

  • Find the note taking style that best suits you;
  • Recognise the difference between facts, concepts and references;
  • Learn to analyse and interpret concepts;
  • Experiment with different styles of note taking;
  • Try using diagrammatic notes to expand concepts;
  • Try using a different layout for your linear notes;
  • Use note-taking strategies appropriate to the different sources of information you use;
  • Get into the habit of taking reference details for all your sources.
Taking Notes Summary (PDF opens in new window)