Students can never escape the fact that effective learning must include strategies for reading and effectively summarizing what is read. This course provides students with approaches that make reading interesting, and note-taking specific to what is most important. This course teaches students:
- How to change this task from boring to interesting and exciting
- How to keep interest level by breaking down reading in to shorter chunks
- SMMRRT Technique- survey, major headings, minor headings, revise, read, take down your notes
- The Cornell Method, outlining, mind mapping, and highlighting
Do not complete the worksheets until you are asked to do so during the course. The topics will explain the significance of each worksheet by posing questions to the student, providing examples, or commenting on the purpose behind them.