Description: Students who took written notes were proven to out-perform their peers who took digital notes.
Source: Psychology Today
Date: June 3rd, 2014
It’s a fact: Most students (and employees) can type faster than they can write. So it’s only logical that typing notes on a laptop or tablet would be better when listening to a fast paced lecture or presentation than laboriously writing them on a yellow legal pad, right? Read the full story.
Questions for discussion:
1. Do you hand write your notes or use a tablet/laptop? Why?
2. Does this article persuade you to hand write all your notes going forward?