Cornell Note Taking System page 1
Was developed by Pauk about 40 years ago and it originally had 6 steps.
Developed in 1949 at Cornell University by Walter Pauk.
Designed in response to frustration over student test scores.
Meant to be easily used as a test study guide.
Adopted by most major law schools as the preferred note taking method.


Andrews, S. E. (1997). Writing to learn in content area reading class. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 41 (2), 141-142.  The Colorado State Website has many resources: