Note Taking Program
Expectations & Policies
In order to become a peer note taker, you must speak with your professor to get the okay.
- Show your professor your notes if you handwrite them.
- Give your name and email to your professor so they can register you via the Registration Form
- Make sure they register you via the form.
- Once you are regsitered, you will receive an email from email@example.com with instructions on how to proceed as the peer note taker.
All Peer Note Takers must complete the Peer Note Taker Contract.
NEW Peer note takers must complete the Note Taker Certification to become familiar with our program.
Peer note takers must attend every scheduled class for the course they are signed up to take notes for.
- If you miss a class, it is your role as a Peer Note Taker to get the notes from someone else (i.e. friend, peer, TA, professor) for the missing date and submit them.
- If you do this, you both will receive a CyberCash card as a thank you!
Peer note takers must take clear, accurate and legible notes.
- This means: writing down key points, descriptions of concepts in your own words, diligently notating what is written on the board, and any other pertinent information presented.
- Notes are expected to be dated at the top of each page.
- If symbols or abbreviations are used, they must be described in a key.
Peer note takers must either email their notes in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org or come into the Universal Design Technology Lab in the Bailey-Howe Library (Room 200) to scan their notes within 48 hours of any given lecture.
- If your notes have not been posted within 2 weeks of the last lecture, you will receive an email from email@example.com following up.
- You are expected to respond to these emails.
- Failure to respond or to submit the notes may result in termination of the position.
On days when no notes are taken, the peer note taker is expected to email firstname.lastname@example.org to inform us that no notes were necessary for that class.
Peer note takers must inform email@example.com as well as their professor if they drop a class.
Peer note takers will email us, visit our office, or call with any questions, comments or concerns.
Last modified August 22 2012 12:20 PM