There are a variety of ways to engage with a source. Usually we take basic notes that include the following:
- brief summary, and
- key terms/concepts w/definitions and/or descriptions.
1. Open a document and put the full bibliographic citation of one source at the top of the page.
2. Take notes on your chosen source. Begin with a summary and definitions of the key terms and/or concepts.
3. Now, take advantage of writing in a digital environment by doing at least three of the following:
- hyperlink to resources and/or discussions
- use detailed font formatting (style, color, size, etc.) that engages with content/meaning
- embed resources
- include a representative image and citation
- include an annotated image/screencapture
- embed a poll that teaches and engages readers with the material
4. Share-out: In the comments thread, upload a document with your notes or provide a link to where you have posted your notes elsewhere (make sure they are posted publicly). Be sure to include a full bibliographic citation of the source from which you are taking notes.