SkillsCommons: Note-taking Strategies for STEM Courses

In this lesson students wil learn about the Cornell Note-taking Method, the Curve of Forgetting, Organized Note-taking, Interactive Note-taking, The 5 R's of Note-taking: Record, Reduce, Recite, Reflect, Review, plus much more.
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Note-taking, STEM, Courses, Notes, Skills, Cornell Note-taking Method, Recall, Retain, Curve of Forgetting, Organized Note-taking, Interactive Note-taking, Reading, Writing, Discussing, Solving Problems, Metacognition, Header, Cue Column, Note-taking area, Footer, The 5 R's - Record, Reduce, Recite, Reflect, Review, Note interacting, Note reflecting, Feedback, Stages of Note-taking

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