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Notetaking

Notetaking

Taking good notes is essential for your learning. There are apps and programs that can raise your notetaking to the next level! First, though, it's important to understand notetaking and identify a strategy that works for you.

Make the most of your textbooks and class time!

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Guidelines for Use

Many note-taking apps and devices include a video or audio recording function. If you're interested in recording content, you must review and follow Assiniboine's Use of Recording Devices policy.

If you need to record content for accommodation purposes, you're allowed to use recording devices to assist in accessing lectures or other learning resources, as outlined in Assiniboine's Academic Accommodations policy. If you require this accommodation, you must meet with your Student Success Advisor before recording.

Sonocent

Assiniboine has access to Sonocent, a live note-taking application which records the audio portion of a lecture and allows real-time annotation by the student. Our Sonocent licenses are reserved for students with accessibility needs. If you're interested in Sonocent as a notetaking solution, please speak with your Student Advisor about obtaining access and a tutorial from the Learning Curve staff.

LiveScribe Pens (Smart Pens)

Assiniboine has access to LiveScribe Echo Smartpens, digital pens and special “dot paper” that help capture notes taken in class. Access to LiveScribe Echo Smartpens are reserved for students with accessibility needs. If you're interested in trying a LiveScribe Echo Smartpen as a note-taking solution, please speak with your Student Advisor about borrowing one and a tutorial from the Learning Curve staff.

  • LiveScribe Echo Smartpen

Microsoft OneNote

As an Assiniboine student, you have access to Microsoft OneNote, a program that helps you organize and gather notes and information. With OneNote you can:

  • OneNote Introduction

Other Apps & Programs

Other Apps & Programs

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