Chapter 21. Development Study Tips – Reverse Note-Taking

In this chapter, we're going to go back in time and walk through when I developed the system of reverse note-taking. A quick Google search will show that I have coined the term; however, I did not invent the process.

Back when I started computer science grad school at Texas Tech I was struggling with one of my classes. It had been about a decade since I had been in a classroom environment and I was having a difficult time paying attention to the 1.5-hour lectures.

The problem with traditional note-taking

During this time, I spent quite a bit of time meeting with Dr. Richard Watson. And during one of our meetings I brought up the issues I was having. His first question was based around how I ...

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