Efficient and Flexible Reading teaches students how to be self-aware, active readers and adapt key reading skills and strategies to whatever college text they encounter.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Developing a Basis for Reading and Learning
CHAPTER 1 Developing Your Efficiency and Flexibility
CHAPTER 2 Active Reading and Learning
CHAPTER 3 Strengthening Your Word Power
Part 2 Improving Your Comprehension
CHAPTER 4 Main Ideas and Paragraph Structure
CHAPTER 5 Patterns: Relationships Among Ideas
CHAPTER 6 Reading Textbooks, Essays, Articles, and Technical Material
Part 3 Reading and Learning From College Texts
CHAPTER 7 Techniques for Learning Textbook Material
CHAPTER 8 Learning and Retention Strategies
CHAPTER 9 Reading and Evaluating Visuals
Part 4 Reading Critically
CHAPTER 10 Critical Analysis and Evaluating Online Sources
CHAPTER 11 Evaluating Arguments and Persuasive Writing
Part 5 Increasing Your Rate and Flexibility
CHAPTER 12 Skimming and Scanning
CHAPTER 13 Techniques for Reading Faster
Part 6 Application of Textbook Reading Skills
CHAPTER 14 Sample Sociology Textbook Chapter: Application of Skills
APPENDIX A Words-Per-Minute Conversion Chart
APPENDIX B Reading Progress Graph
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