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Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing - PDC71383

Would you like to learn some practical tips for taking notes and how to paraphrase these into your own words? Both these skills are essential in higher education. This micro-credential will explore strategies for effective notetaking from your research, lectures and presentations. You will learn useful ways to set out your notes that suit your learning style. You will also be introduced to a range of strategies to help you master the skill of paraphrasing.  As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

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STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$226

DURATION

15 hours

Note-taking and paraphrasing are essential skills in higher education. This online micro-credential will explore practical tips for taking notes from your research, lectures and presentations. You will learn useful shortcuts and different ways of setting out your notes to suit your learning style. This micro-credential will also introduce a range of strategies to help you master the skill of paraphrasing.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

This online micro-credential provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

Duration:

15 hours

1. Compare note-taking strategies and apply this knowledge to different written and spoken genres

2. Construct effective notes useful for academic purposes

3. Paraphrase information from academic sources.

Assessment

Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements

Undertaking this micro-credential provides students with information, skills and strategies to help them succeed in higher education. These skills are transferable to contexts beyond study. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

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