Should You Take Notes On Paper Or On A Computer?

Which note-taking medium should you use when you’re taking notes in class – a paper notebook, or your computer?

First, it’s important to define your goals and aims; what do you want to get out of your notes?

Maybe you’re prioritizing quick learning, or maybe you just want to capture information and store it in a space where you can access it easily.

In this video, I’ll break down the strengths of each method, and I’ll also show you some interesting research that lends credit to one them.

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Is a computer the best tool for taking notes in college, or is it a paper notebook?

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What’s your preferred medium for taking notes? Leave a comment and let me know.

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