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Taking Notes in an Online Course

open notebookIf you have articles to read, create short notes on them now to save time later.

Cornell University has an excellent procedure for creating annotated bibliographies. In essence, you write down the document’s citation information, then you create a succinct description of the document that summarizes its value to the topic that you are studying. See their Annotated Bibliography Tutorial for more tips.

For more effective note taking tips, especially for online courses, visit this web article by eLearners.com.


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