Notetaking for better learning and assessments

Resource Duration:

120 minutes

Types of media:



Lee Fallin


University of Hull

Additonal Author(s):

Jacqui Bartram


This workshop will introduce students to the under-estimated skill of note-creation. It will cover taking notes in a variety of situations: in lectures, seminars and support meetings and when reading for assignments. Developing an effective approach to taking, organising and revisiting your notes can improve your classwork, assignments and exam revision. This workshop will consider both traditional and digital approaches to note-taking.

  • Experience a variety of manual note-taking techniques
  • Experience a variety of digital note-taking techniques
  • Know how to maximise retention of your notes to aid later revision
  • Know how to use note-taking when reading to prevent plagiarism in assignments


Date modified:

This resource was last updated on 08/04/2023

Date added:

This resource was published on 27/04/2022

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