ERIC Number: EJ548221
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Effects of Writing Summaries as a Generative Learning Activity during Note Taking.
Davis, Martha; Hult, Richard E.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n1 p47-49 1997
Investigates the efficiency of a novel addition to the routine of note taking, writing brief summaries of the lecture material during four-minute breaks within the lecture. A group of students wrote three sets of summaries during a 21-minute lecture and showed significant improvement in understanding over other groups. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Higher Education, Intentional Learning, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Notetaking, Pretests Posttests, Psychoeducational Methods, Psychology, Recall (Psychology), Retention (Psychology), Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Writing Assignments, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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