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Taking notes


When taking notes from difference sources, remember to:

  • use your own words
  • write keywords or phrases
  • use bullet points
  • use drawings, diagrams, symbols, and abbreviations 
Remember to include enough information in your notes so that you understand what they mean and are able to use them in your final project. 

Have a look at what Tim and Moby have to say about paraphrasing and try the quiz afterwards.

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Use these different ways to take notes for your work:

  • Summarising
  • Paraphrasing
  • Direct Quotation