Advice on Taking Notes when Reading

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It is important to remain an active learner when you are reading. You can do by taking notes as you read, just as you do in lectures. This will help to concentrate and remain focused on your reasons for reading. It may be that you collecting points '' or '' an idea that is the title of a discursive essay, perhaps you are gathering points of or for a 'compare and contrast' essay. is also possible you may need these notes later, when it comes to revising for exam, so make sure you review them and organise them, so that they are clear easily understandable (by yourself). Note-taking is a very personal thing. But it can be helpful try out techniques like mindmapping or using diagrams, and do not forget how effective colour be in making your notes more memorable. You can also use lines and symbols to connections between ideas.