Note-taking is part-and-parcel to the academic learning experience. Often during lecture, but also experiments, interviews, and field research, understanding what’s important and recording it for future reference is central to the learning process.
Today, 40% of students prefer a mix of physical and digital notes. In the digital classroom then, the primary shift parallels blended learning: a mix of physical and electronic information that serves as a compromise between “old” and “new” learning. Recording pens, tablets, laptops, audio software, and social media make recording, reviewing, sharing, and storing these notes different than it was even 10 years ago. The Note-taking Effectiveness in the Digital Classroom Infographic explores how.