Try voice recording lectures/presentations (with consent) and making your notes afterward.
This allows you to fully attend to the information as it is presented, and create study notes afterward
As you search, take notes. This process should take approximately 40% of the time you have earmarked for this project. Traditionally, students have used index or (note) cards to take notes and stay organized. Many students (and teachers) still insist on that method. However, with technology, there are different methods available for taking notes.
No matter what method you choose, the actual process is the same:
Notecards are one of the simplest ways to organize your research. As you read through your sources, record quotations and paraphrase information that you feel is important for supporting your claim. To use notecards when organizing your information, follow the steps below: