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What Resources Should I Use When Studying?

Some sources of information you may use for your studies include: OTC Library, Local Library – Find textbooks, encyclopedias, journals, periodicals, newspapers, magazines and, often, internet access. Click here to download a… read more →...

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How Should I Prepare For Reading?

Reading for study, especially a textbook, is different from reading for pleasure; you are not reading for entertainment, but reading to comprehend often difficult information. When studying, you are expected… read more →...

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How Should I Read When Studying?

You probably learned to read many, many years ago and think you are a good reader, but how much of what you read do you actually retain? Do you read… read more →...

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Skimming & Scanning

For material-intensive reading it is often enough to apply skimming and scanning to get the main points; you do not always have to read every word. Skimming Skimming is a… read more →...

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What Is Speed Reading?

The average student reads between 250 and 300 words per minute. A “good” speed is around 500 to 700 words per minute with exceptional readers covering one thousands words, or… read more →...

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How Do I Improve My Speed Reading?

Apply these techniques to improve your speed reading: Get Ready sit up straight; use a high-back chair; perch on the edge of your seat stand up Limit Time use a… read more →...

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