Note-Taker Requirements and Responsibilities

 

The Office of AccessAbility Services 

Note-Taker’s Requirements & Responsibilities

Training

  • Complete the Online Note-Taker Training at: http://www.pepnet.org/e-learning/notetaker.
  • Submit the Certificate of Completion from the online Note-Taker Training to the OAS no later than the first two weeks of accepting this position.

Supplying Class Notes

  • Take class notes from lectures, films, speakers, class discussions, etc.
  • Take notes for each class. If you miss a class, be sure to secure notes from another student.
  • Supply your notes to the OAS within 24 hours after each class. The OAS will track each time you submit notes.
  • If class is cancelled or if there are no notes for the class due to presentations or an exam, please let the OAS know via email: OASNotes@easternct.edu.
  • On each page of class notes, be sure to indicate the course number, professor’s name, and date of the notes.

Typing Class Notes

  • It is encouraged that you type your class notes. Please inform OAS staff if your professor does not permit laptops in class.
  • You may email your notes to OASNotes@easternct.edu after each class.

Writing Class Notes

  • If you choose to write your notes, please write legibly, in pen, on single-sided loose leaf paper.
  • At the top each page of notes, be sure to indicate the course number and section, professor’s name, and date on which the notes were taken.
  • You must come to the OAS, located in the lower level of Health Services, within 24 hours after each class so that we may make copies of your notes.
  • You also have the option of scanning your notes and emailing them to OASNotes@easternct.edu.

Compensation

  • A Note-Taker who take notes for a course in which he/she is enrolled will be awarded $50 on his/her Eastern Express card OR 15 Priority Points upon completion of the semester.
  • A Note-Taker who take notes for a course in which he/she is not enrolled will be awarded $75 on his/her Eastern Express card OR 15 Priority Points upon completion of the semester. Please contact the OAS if you are interested in taking notes for a course in which you are not enrolled.
  • Compensation is dependent on completing the online Note-Taker Training and submitting notes consistently and on time throughout the semester.
  • The Certification of Completion for the online Note-Taker Training will be kept on file for the Note-Taker pending future Note-Taker positions.

 

Please direct any questions about Note-Taking Services to:

AccessAbility@easternct.edu

You may also call the OAS at (860) 465-0189.

Thank you!

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