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ERIC Number: EJ1143760
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Note-Taking Habits of Online Students: Value, Quality, and Support
Watkins, Ryan; Corry, Michael; Dardick, William; Stella, Julie
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v16 n3 p1-12 2015
Do online students take notes when reading lecture content or watching video lectures? Can they benefit from note-taking supports, such as graphic organizers, to improve their study skills? These are among the questions explored in a pilot study with student participants enrolled in a 100% online graduate program. Students were provided academic content in video or text lecture format, and some students were also provided a graphic organizer on which they could take notes. All participants were then assessed for recall of the content immediately after the lecture. Results suggest online students will use a graphic organizer when provided one, and that self-assessed learning preference might play a role in the use of note-taking as a study strategy. Recommendation for further research based on this pilot study are offered.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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