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Effective reading

Learning Outcomes

If you work through this section you should be able to:

  • Recognise techniques for reading more efficiently.
  • Understand what SQ3R stands for and how it can help you become a more effective and efficient reader.
  • Identify some tips for being able to speed up the rate at which you read.

Reflection sheet

This downloadable reflection sheet can be used to help you reflect on your learning. It can also be used as evidence of learning and included in your portfolio or PDP (Personal Development Plan).

Reflection sheet document

If you would like to use the reflection sheet, complete the first page now. When you have finished working through this section complete the second page.

Further resources about how to reflect on your learning are available in the Reflection theme.