SEM067 - Note Taking Made Easy

Outline info
Last revision date 2018-09-24 00:00:22.955
Last review date 2018-11-07 14:56:27.147

Subject Title
Note Taking Made Easy

Subject Description
Information presented in class often contains he central concepts of a course and the material is most likely to be included in exams. Selecting the right information when listening and note taking will lead to better marks. These important skills can also be applied to taking notes at meetings. This practical workshop will provide tips on how to recall more information through active listening and puropseful note taking.

Credit Status
Not applicable.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

* Actively listen for key points made.
* Distinguish between information to write down - and what to ignore.
* Organize notes into an easy- to- remember format.
* Apply survey strategies when reading textbooks.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

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Approved by: Jocelyn Purchase