Secondary Focused Note-taking

0.5 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for San Bernardino Participants Only

This training is for all secondary content teachers and AVID Elective teachers. Attendees will learn the five phases of Focused Note-taking and the implementation in their own classrooms. The training will provide opportunities for attendees to see examples of a variety of notes from all grade levels and content areas.

Course Details

Number of Units: 0.5 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for secondary content teachers who want to enhance student’s use of notes in their content classes, as well as AVID Elective teachers who would like to support notetaking across all content areas for AVID students.

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What You Will Learn

  • Learn about all five phases of Focused Note-taking in detail
  • Learn and plan systems for students to utilize the five phases to increase the depth of their learning


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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