Active Reading

by Fiona McPherson, PhD

A simple gathering of the website articles on active reading into one convenient, downloadable document (pdf format). Includes:

  • Working memory, expertise & retrieval structures.
  • Understanding scientific text
  • Novices' problems with scientific text
  • Reading Scientific Text
    • Identifying structure.
    • Most effective text structures.
    • Most effective strategies.
  • Why good readers might have reading comprehension difficulties and how to deal with them.
  • Using 'hard to read' fonts may help you remember more.
  • Speed Reading.



Publication date: 

April, 2012