Below we have gathered resources that you can print or upload to your Google Drive. If you have any questions or would like help using any of the resources, you can contact a Learning Assistance staff member or schedule a session with a learning strategies tutor.
Resources are continuously added throughout the year. Come back soon to check for additional resources.
Final Exams Schedule
- Elon Exam Schedule
- Fall 2021 Schedule Template
How to Guides
- August: Google Drive or PDF
- September: Google Drive or PDF
- October: Google Drive or PDF
- November: Google Drive or PDF
- December: Google Drive or PDF
- Outline: Each topic is structured using bullet points, numbers, or letters. The main topic is listed at the top while subpoints, supporting details, or examples are listed below as the topic becomes more specific.
- Cornell: The page is divided into two columns with a summary section at the bottom. Notes go into the main note-taking column on the right and the left side is for comments, questions or hints about the actual notes. After the lecture, summarize the main ideas of the page in the section at the bottom.
- Boxing: All notes that are related to each other are grouped together in a box. Each box represents a different topic.
- Charting: Notes are organized by creating a table or spreadsheet. Topics are listed horizontally or vertically with different categories representing each column and row.
- Mapping: Notes are sectioned or circled and connected to other concepts, enabling you to establish relationships between the topics. Start with writing the main topic at the top or center of the page. Keep branching ideas into subtopics on the left and right.
Hand-written vs. Typed Notes
- Google Docs (free)
- Google Keep (free)
- Evernote (free)
- OneNote (free)
- GoodNotes (paid)
- Notability (paid)
- Weava (free) – online or pdf highlighting and annotating