Note Taking for Grad Students | GPLL39


Effective note-taking is a key part of succeeding as a graduate student. In this workshop, we will discuss how to keep on top of your graduate studies by developing efficient note-taking and organization strategies. It is important to go into every class, reading and research project with a note-taking plan. During this workshop, participants will practice clarifying their learning objectives, be introduced to a number of different note-taking strategies, and have the opportunity to learn from one another’s methods.

This workshop will provide students with opportunites for hands on note-taking practice; participants will apply different methods for notetaking (e.g., Outlining method, Cornell method, Flow method) in the context of interesting video-based exercises.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

· Understand the importance of effective note-taking

· Discern which note-taking strategies are most effective for their learning needs

· Plan and practice their own organizational strategies

· Confidently use a number of different note-taking methods and tools

Leaders Information

Maxine Iannuccilli is a doctoral candidate in psychology at Concordia University, leading SSHRC-funded research examining the development of gender stereotypes. Maxine is a SSHRC Storytellers Top 25 Finalist & Concordia University’s 2022 Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) PhD Winner.

Participant Feedback

"Note taking tips shared by the presenter as well as the participants. The ideas that were shared really helped me to understand what will work best for me in what situation."
- PhD Student, Arts and Science


Event details

Workshop location


Start date

Thursday, January 25, 2024

End date

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Workshop days



From 11:00 to 13:00


Maxine Iannuccilli


Sophie Boucquillon


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Additional details

This workshop has a $25 non-attendance fee

Registration deadline

Monday, January 22, 2024

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