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Student Life Events at St. George

Skill-Based Notetaking (Virtual)

Jan 22, 2024 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Jan 22, 2024 01:00 PM

Are you interested in learning about a variety of effective methods to take notes during class? In this 60-minute workshop, connect with an Accessibility Services Learning Strategist to learn new skills, ask questions, and discuss your current strategies for note-taking. Within this workshop, students will discover active studying strategies that will help with taking notes during online and in-person classes.

  • Learn strategies to take notes by hand or on your computer for online or in-person courses
  • Discover ways to incorporate active review into your weekly schedule
  • Discover strategies to get the most out of your courses, through annotating digital slides, taking digital notes, reviewing supplemental or copied notes

Format:  Skill-Based Notetaking will be offered virtually via MS Teams. Students are encouraged to attend for the full hour. The session will be run by an Accessibility Services Learning Strategist. Students are welcome to take breaks during the session as needed.

Participation:  Being on camera, using your mic, or participating in the chat are all optional. We welcome you to participate in a way that works for you. There will not be breakout rooms. Students are welcome to bring their own questions to the workshop.

Materials: We encourage you to bring a pen and paper to take notes during this event.  Slides will be sent to attendees via email after the session.

Platform Access Information:  This event will be delivered using MS Teams. Please ensure your MS Teams access is up to date to make the most of this session. To learn about the accessibility features on MS Teams and how to use them, you can read more about the overview of accessibility features and watch the MS Teams video tutorials.

Technology & Sound:  This event will be taking place over the MS Teams, and will require a computer or device with this platform installed, with speakers or connection to a headset. The majority of the session will use PowerPoint slides, which will be available after the session, and your own downloaded materials.

The workshops/events hosted by Accessibility Services on CLNx are geared to students who self-identify as living with a disability. If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this event, please connect with in advance of the date. Please note that some accommodations may require at least 12 business days' advance notice.

Questions: If you have other questions about this event, please feel free to contact us at

Please note: the information you provide by signing up for this Accessibility Services event through CLNx is held confidentially, in line with FIPPA standards. Only limited Accessibility Services staff and 2 CLNx administrators will have access to it. If you have any questions or concerns, please connect with