In this chapter the textbook outlined the importance of knowing your purpose before you start to read or take notes. Knowing what you will do with the information you are reading will help you determine what is important to write down, which helps you work smarter, not harder.
Different note taking styles might work better for different situations. Notes you take for math are likely very different than notes you take for accounting, or marketing. It will be important to identify what works best for you as you combine all that we have read about in the text: learning preferences, predicting how long things will take to accomplish, when and how long you can focus for.
Answer the reflection questions below in full sentences.