Be Strategic In Note Taking – SWATs Wrong With That

Why not consider alternatives to note taking and a way to mix things up. I used a SWAT Analysis  ( Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats to put the decision of implementing portfolios based on the article by Challis. Note I even used APA referencing in the SWAT

Okay I’d better cite it here using my trusty new cite copy and paste trick from Google Scholar

Challis, D. (2005). Towards the mature ePortfolio: Some implications for higher education. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology/La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie31(3).

SWAT Analysis

 

Another strategy that works very well is 3SQR – great to focus and absorb more from your readings 

SQ3R

Evernote this online note taker synchs between my iPhone, iPad and MacBook – it’s free and also works on Android

EvernoteEvernote this online note taker synchs between my iPhone, iPad and MacBook – it’s free and also works on Android
You can use it to take photos of the best slides from a presenter, then write annotations or just record the presenter.

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