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  1. Nov 2017
    1. The study compared two note taking methods: laptop based note taking methods and longhand note taking methods. Used TED talks as cues or stimulus and paired students in a room to view and take notes using their favourite note taking methods. Then after 30 minutes the students were tested on their recall and concepts. The authors found that while there was not much differences in their recall and comprehension in or o for the facutual contents, when it came to testing concepts, those who took notes i in longhand performed better. Several arguments could be raised. This was not a typical class simulation as in a class the students are expected to read the materials beforeand beforehand and the lectures can augment these experiences. Here they did not have that opportunity.