Mar 07

SURVIVE: Studying What You Read

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1. Open the following excerpt, and download it as a Word document on your computer.

2. Highlight what you think are key terms/concepts.

3. Once you’ve finished, review a sample of the same excerpt with highlights from another reader.

4. Underneath your own highlighted section, write a response to the following questions:

  • Did you highlight more than the other reader?
  • What are the benefits (and drawbacks) of highlighting more?
  • What are the benefits (and drawbacks) of highlighting less?
  • For your own study purposes, do you think you need to highlight more or less?

5. Upload your reflection and your highlighted excerpt as a document or screenshot.


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