5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

Hey, What’s Up? It’s Thomas Frank, And In
This Video We’re Talking About Active Reading. Active Reading Is A Method Of Reading A Book
With The Intent Of Pulling Something Useful Out Of It. It’s Different From Passively Going
Over The Text Once To Experience It. Right Off The Bat I’m Going To Say There Were A
Lot Of Systems That Have Been Put Forward Like SQ3R, SQ4R, And Lots Of Other Acronym
Driven Systems For Active Reading, And I Think That These Systems Are Too Cumbersome, They
Take Too Long, And I’m Not Going To Be Going Over Them In This Video. I’m Not The Only
One Who Think This. Instead What I’m Going To Do Is Show You How I’m Applying Active
Reading To 3 Specific Books That I’ve Been Reading Recently, And How I’m Able To Recall
The Information Better By Doing That. First I’m Going To Give You 5 General Active Reading
Tips That You Can Apply To Any Reading That You Have To Do. The First Tip Is To Use A
Technique Called Pseudo-skimming. The Longer The Readings That You Have To Do
Are, The More Likely A Lot Of The Paragraphs In Those Readings …