Category Archive: Reading

Apr 15

SURVIVE: Skimming Before Reading

1. Before you read something for class (especially a textbook chapter),skim the reading with the following techniques: Read the title: how does that cue you into what you will be reading about? Look at headers and other organizational cues; how do they cue you in to key words, points, and arguments? Textbooks use formatting like …

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Nov 14


For your next reading assignment implement the SQ3R method. Share your notes and a brief reflection on how and why this method helped you better engage with your reading. For the 307 exercise on 11/14/13, use THIS NYTimes article.