Reasons For Taking And Making Notes.




Reason for note-taking is to summarize the content of a lecture or
a written text into
its most important points with the aim of reading, recalling, and evaluating the
substance of the note at a later time. The need to take and make notes help to force
concentration and ensure active study. The objective of studying is to understand,
recall, and evaluate the content of the class discussion. Asiegbu (2011, p. 52) notes
'students must know that if a note is not read after it was taken, it is more useless
than a blank sheet'. In the same vein, Akioja-Vincent Lucky (2007, p. 175)
some cases where notes are taken, many people do not bother to revisit or read those
notes. Hence, the purpose of taking them in the first place is defe9-ted.'
reason for note-taking is to summarize the content of a lecture or a written text into
its most important points with the aim of reading, recalling, and evaluating the
substance of the note at a later time. The need to take and make notes help to force
concentration and ensure active study. The objective of studying is to understand,
recall, and evaluate the content of the class discussion. Asiegbu (2011, p. 52) notes
'students must know that if a note is not read after it was taken, it is more useless
than a blank sheet'. In the same vein, Akioja-Vincent Lucky (2007, p. 175) notes ' .. .in
some cases where notes are taken, many people do not bother to revisit or read those
notes. Hence, the purpose of taking them in the first place is defeated.'

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