Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard? Educators are eager to know how the computers popping up in their classrooms actually affect student learning.
Much of the research has focused on how computers and other digital devices increase the temptation and likelihood of multitasking, leading to lower comprehension and reduced productivity. But until now, few people have looked into whether the method of note-taking a student uses, such as typing on a computer or writing in longhand, affects how well he or she comprehends the lecture. A recent study published in Psychological Science confronts the issue head-on. Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer asked students to take notes on a 20-minute video lecture using either longhand or a computer that had been disabled for any other use.
They wanted to remove the distractions that have given note-taking on computers lower marks for memory and comprehension. The two researchers set up three studies to test various conditions. How to Paraphrase Effectively. An Excellent Tool for Taking Time-stamped Notes While Watching Videos. February 21, 2017 TurboNote is an excellent Chrome extension to use for taking notes on videos.
It uses the same principle as Video.notes but has more interesting features which will enhance your video note taking experience. You can use TurboNote to take and share time-stamped notes while watching videos. Once you are done, you can share your notes with others through social media websites or via unique generated URLs. ‘TurboNote not only support popular video sites, like Youtube, Netflix, Vimeo, DailyMotion, it also has widely support on popular online tutorial sites (MOOCs), like Coursera, Edx, Khan Academy, Lynda, TED, Udacity, Udemy. The Organizational/Note Taking Tools Shelf.
Private online research & discussion using Hypothes.is groups. Hypothesis is a free, open source annotation tool that can be used to build a peer review layer for the Internet.
In your classroom, you could imagine individual students annotating and marking up a text or website as they read. Each student would mark up their copy of the text, and then possibly meet as a group later to discuss the activity. Strategies to Help Students ‘Go Deep’ When Reading Digitally. Students are doing more reading on digital devices than they ever have before.
Not only are many teachers using tablets and computers for classroom instruction, but many state tests are now administered on computers, adding incentive for teachers to teach digital reading strategies. But casual digital reading on the internet has instilled bad habits in many students, making it difficult for them to engage deeply with digital text in the same way they do when reading materials printed on paper. Devin Hess sympathizes with educators’ concerns, but believes digital reading is here to stay and teachers have a duty to equip students to engage with digital texts in meaningful ways. Hess was a middle school social studies teacher and early tech adopter in his classroom. Now he works with the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project training social studies teachers on deep reading strategies. Introducing Text Annotation Using the Gradual Release Process - The Literary Maven.
Students can struggle with reading for a variety of reasons: rich vocabulary, lack of background knowledge, the author's writing style.
And all of these are reasons why students may struggle with O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi. " Therefore, it is vital that the teacher scaffold this text. I use a close reading activity with this short story to have students work on how to annotate a piece of text. Common Writing Assignments: Writing an Annotated Bibilography. Below are some of the most common forms of annotated bibliographies.
Click on the links to see examples of each. Indicative This form of annotation defines the scope of the source, lists the significant topics included, and tells what the source is about. MoocNote - Take notes on videos. VideoANT. VideoANT Terms and Conditions The following terms and conditions govern this Agreement by and between the Regents of the University of Minnesota, a constitutional corporation under the laws of the State of Minnesota, ("University") and the LICENSEE.
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"Software" means the VideoAnt Streaming Video Annotation Software. Understand what you read. 5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes. January 29, 2014 There are times when taking a note in a written format is not a practical option.
You might for instance be attending a lecture or a conference or you might simply prefer to listen to your recorded notes instead of reading them, in these cases apps such as the ones below are what you will use for audio note taking. While keeping the basic note taking features, all of these apps are fantastic for recording notes and adding audio to your notes. I invite you to check out the selection I have below and share with us what you thin about it. 1- Audio Note Besides being a basic note taking app.
With Super Note Record you will be able to jot down your typed notes as well as record voice and capture pictures to add to your notes. 3- Sound Note. VideoNot.es. Creative Commons Kiwi. Home - Foundational Academic Skills Today - Websites at Verona Area School District. Visual Note-taking - Student Projects. Text Compactor: Free Online Automatic Text Summarization Tool. Draw on any webpage. Share thoughts. Move ideas. - Markup. iCyte. Research Management for Professionals, Web and PDF Annotation.
The Learning Toolbox - Cornell Notes. Home : Firefox free-addon to bookmark, collect, organize and share the information. Note Anywhere. Highlight and share your focus on the web. A.nnotate.com: Upload, Annotate, Share. Online document review and collaboration - PDF, Word and HTML. Text annotation and collaborative writing.
Get organized. Get more done. Get Started Get Started Get the App Get the App it's free! Save almost anything. iSearchNotes.com - Search Student Notes. Catch.com. Another fantastic Primary Technology service. Overview « GumNotes.com. Take notes online with Notezz! MySchoolNotebook.com. Answers. Trailfire. HTML5 Document Embedding. Screen Draw. Bounce – A fun and easy way to share ideas on a webpage. Awesome Screenshot - Capture, Annotate and Share.