Taking notes from readings

There are different note taking options to keep track of your reading for assignments:

  • Note taking apps (good for adding images, graphs, pdf attachments, etc)
  • Reading grids (good for comparing research findings)
  • Three column method (good for adding examples and follow up questions)

Example notes using OneNote

OneNote-example

Note taking apps

OneNote (free to AUT students with Office 365)

Evernote

PDF expert

Adobe Reader

Reading grids

Reading grids

Three column method

Three-column-method

 

Video

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Video script (pdf)

 

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