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8 Tips for note taking on online courses and MOOCs

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    8 Tips for note taking on online courses and MOOCs

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    A question that often arises about online courses is whether you need to take notes or not. The simple answer is yes! Whether you are studying a traditional classroom based course or studying online, the benefits of taking notes are the same. The results of a study into memory and recall by Ebbinghaus showed that people forget 42% of what they’ve learnt after 20 minutes and after six days you lose up to 77% of newly learnt skills and knowledge. It has also been proven that note taking improves your comprehension and retention. Researchers found that if you record important information in notes, you have a 34% chance of remembering that information as opposed to a 5% chance if you don’t take notes.

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