The overall goal of this tutorial is to introduce you to active reading. When you have completed this tutorial you should be able to:
In this tutorial, you will learn about active reading skills. These skills will help you to recall and apply information you obtain through printed text. Active reading has many benefits. First and foremost, it gets you involved in the material through previewing, reading, and reviewing.
Active reading must be done to get the most out of reading. Active readers are involved with the text and they interact with the text.
SQ3R method for active reading
Active readers break reading up into a 3step process. Each step uses its own thinking activities.
The reading process used is : SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review). SQ3R is a reading strategy to help you comprehend and retain information.
View notes below to get a better understanding of how to be an active reader by using SQ3R.
Active reading and SQ3R strategy notes