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Textbook Reading

College classes often require much more textbook reading than students are used to. Just simply passing your eyes over the words and skimming the work is not an effective way to learn the material.


This Reading Strategies video shows you how different kinds of texts require different types of approaches to reading.

The SQ3R Reading Method explains one particularly effect approach to active reading.

Reading Comprehension Strategy: SQ3R


PROR = Preread, Read, Organize, Review


Getting the Most from Your Textbooks