Note taking skills

Acorn Institute-3Efficient note taking skills

When you revise your lecture notes to study, what do you think of your skills at taking notes?   When you get your exam marks back, what do you then think of your note taking skills?     When you take notes from a book, do you land up with reams of paper?

If you wish to improve your note taking skills this course is for you.


Note taking skills

This course will help you to:

  • Take notes from lectures and similar learning resources in an efficient and effective way
  • symbols
  • Prediction / anticipation
  • Discourse markers
  • Map of lectures
  • Note taking methods
  • Learning styles
  • Store notes efficiently
  • Exploit your notes for successful study


Who is this for? 

  • Any undergraduate student who knows how important note taking is for academic success and who feels that their note taking skills can be improved.
  • Students who wish to make better use of their time at Rhodes.
  • Students who wish to improve their marks.

When:  27 – 28 February 2016

Times:    Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00 and

Sunday: 09h00 – 13h00

Where:  The Acorn Institute:  Academic Success,  23 Lawrence Street, Sunnyside.

Price : R800

To reserve your place on an Efficient note taking skills course please click here

Methods of payment:  

The deposit can be paid (a) by EFT, (b) bank deposit or (c) Payfast.

Please remember to email us proof of payment if you make a bank deposit or EFT.

Bank details

Capitec Bank

Branch code: 470010

Account number: 1414267205