Session B

Taking notes




You will need to take notes in a number of different contexts. It could be in a formal or informal interview or other face-to-face meetings with one person or a large group, or it could be notes of a phone call or workshop or seminar you are attending. Whatever the nature of the meeting or the activity, your notes form your primary record of what happened, what was discussed and decided, and what action you and others have agreed to take.

Look back to recent occasions when you have taken notes, and ask yourself:

   Did I use any form at all? Are my notes clear or confusing?

   Did I capture the ...

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