Taking good notes will help you to:
Every learner is different, and it’s important to find a solution that works for you. Here are a few of the many tools available to help you keep your notes organised:
Microsoft OneNote is a digital notebook that is part of the Office 365 suite, which you can access for free as a learner using the eCampus NZ platform.. Find out more about OneNote on our Office 365 page.
Microsoft Word is also part of the Office 365 suite. You can use Word to create live documents, which makes it unlikely that you’ll lose your work. Find out more on our Office 365 page.
Some people find that taking the time to record notes on paper helps them to remember what they’re writing. Another benefit of using pen and paper is that you can easily incorporate your own diagrams and images in your notes.
No matter which tool you use, it’s important that you keep your notes organised so you can easily refer back to them later. Try the following strategies:
If you like using pen and paper to record your notes, you can print out the following template.
If you prefer using digital tools, you can recreate the template in the application of your choice.