Cornell Note Taking is a recognized system to use at university or college. This video is a quick introduction to see if it suits you. Many other introductory videos are on YouTube. Video is 2:05 min. Produced by Douglas Montgomery.
Visual note taking allows you to write text, draw, and connect your ideas using a structure – this might suit some types of learners. Many other introductory videos are on YouTube. Video is 3:02 min. Produced by Claudine Delfin. Resource #S203.
If you are a visual learner, mind maps may help you to organize ideas and remember the important points, and the connections and structures between ideas. Many other introductory videos are on YouTube. Video is 2:51 min. Produced by MacGrercy Consultants. Resource #S204.
There are many good reasons to develop good note taking habits, and many different ways to do this. Find a style which suits you, and set yourself up for academic success! Resource #S200. LINK TO: Why good note taking is important HANDOUT
One reliable method of organizing your note taking in higher education. Resource #T161. LINK TO: Note Taking WORKSHEET
A quick worksheet to practice the matching of your in-text citations with the reference list (bibliography) at the end of your paper. RESOURCE #T162. LINK TO: In-text Citations and your Reference List WORKSHEET
In-text citations link between your writing and the reference list at the end of your paper. This brief guide demonstrates the three ways that in-text citations can be written. Resource #S53. LINK TO: In-Text Citations in APA Style HANDOUT
A quick and easy guide to follow when looking for the pieces of information needed to pull together an APA reference for a book. Where to find them in a book. Resource #S17. LINK TO: Where do I find the citation elements for a book HANDOUT
A quick and easy guide to follow when looking for the pieces of information needed to pull together an APA reference for a web page. Where to find them on a web page. Resource #S15. LINK TO: Where do I find the citation elements for a web page HANDOUT
There are many other Search Engines for the Web as well as Google, and some will give results in easier, graphical ways, or ensure that the results have already been evaluated as useful for academic work. Try some alternatives! Suggested VIDEO Resource #F307 to link. Resource #F308. LINK TO: Alternatives to Google HANDOUT