I know this might not be the best forum to ask, but this is the only message board I frequent. So please help me with this. I have rarely taken separate notes before, since almost all of my lecturers print out the PowerPoint slides and read them aloud in class, with explanations added between points sometimes, so I used to just write my notes in the margins. I avoid taking notes with computers/tablets because I find them counterproductive. Recently I came across the Cornell note-taking method and would like to adopt it. If I had to use this method, I would have to copy everything on the PowerPoint verbatim and add in the parts where the lecturers explain. Some lecturers tend to jump between points and slides, making the copying even harder (some of my lecturers don't even post the PowerPoint slides before the class). Is there a better way to integrate my notes with the PowerPoint slides without copying everything? Thanks for your input! TL;DR: How do you take notes in class with the Cornell note-taking method when printouts of PowerPoint slides are provided, and the lecturer just reads the slides?