Taking Notes While Watching A Video Made EASY!

Short tutorial on installations and use of Videonot.es 

The use of videos in online learning or to supplement traditional classroom content has exploded over the last few years. In fact, many online courses are comprised of nothing, but lengthy video lectures. Typically, students find it challenging to take detailed notes and keep up with the pace of a video while it is playing. What’s the answer? Use the tool VideoNot.es

VideoNot.es is a web-based note taking tool that features a split screen display of a video on the left and a note-taking panel on the right. As you can see from the screenshot above, as you type your notes while listening to the video they are timestamped. This means when you are through taking notes you can CLICK ANYWHERE within your text and the video will AUTOMATICALLY JUMPS to the exact part of the video that was playing when you typed that note! So, instead of trying to keep up with the video while you take notes, you just type keywords or phrases. Then you review those keywords/phrases and zero in on the most important content for review.

The only thing you will need to start using VideoNot.es is a free Google account, such as a Gmail account. If you don’t have a Google account, you can create a free account at http://drive.gooogle.com. Once you have an account, you can login to VideoNot.es at http://www.videonot.es/.  The following video demonstrates how to use this amazing tool: http://bit.ly/1K0bwRY. If you have any questions, or difficulties getting started, please feel free to email me at thestudyskillscoach@gmail.com.  I would love to hear your feedback. Take care and enjoy!

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