Lecture Notes Pretest
How Effective Am I At Taking And Using Lecture Notes?

1. Respond to each statement below.

2. Calculate your score.

3. Review your selections and get our advice and comments on your responses.

4. Click each question for more information.




1: I prepare by reading assigned text and reviewing notes from the previous lecture.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
2: I keep myself alert by sitting where I can concentrate on the speaker.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
3: I listen for and record the topic of the day's lecture.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
4: I write more than the professor puts on the board or overhead.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
5: The subtopics of the lecture are easy to see in my notes.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
6: I include examples and significant details.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
7: I organize my notes to show the relative importance of the ideas.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
8: I write legibly to make the notes easy to study later.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
9: I edit notes for accuracy and legibility after class as soon as possible.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
10: I actively review my notes by predicting exam questions from them.
Never [0 pts]
Sometimes [5 pts]
Usually [10 pts]
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