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Note-taking strategies for improving the quality of Year 7 summaries of expository materials

Mann, C. and Volet, S. (1996) Note-taking strategies for improving the quality of Year 7 summaries of expository materials. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 19 (3). pp. 198-210.

Abstract

A common complaint of teachers in the upper primary grades is that students copy slabs from expository texts when researching topics, making no attempt to put the information in their own words. This research on note taking and summary writing provides useful information regarding the problem.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Australian Literacy Educators' Association
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/8246
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