IMPROVING NOTES-TAKING SKILLS OF TERTIARY STUDENTS’: A CASE STUDY OF STUDENTS’ OF SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES, ACCRA POLYTECHNIC, ACCRA GHANA

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to improve the notes taking skills of Tertiary students’ and to design strategies to help them take notes. To achieve this objective, the researchers used methodology which includes research design and sampling method. The research was conducted at Accra Polytechnic. The Secretaryship and Management Studies students were sampled to represent all students. One hundred and twenty correspondents were used for the study. Observation, questionnaire, interview, pre-test and post-test were some of the data collection methods used by the researchers. The data was collected during the pre-intervention stage. Tables and charts were used to analyze the data collected. The result of the study showed those students’ notes taking skills may be improved through dictations, spelling drills and sufficient time given students for taking down notes. The research was concluded with recommendations to help improve notes taking of tertiary students

Keywords: Accra, Dictation, Management, Note Taking Skills, Techniques, pre-intervention, secretaryship


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