Academic Reading Comprehension and Note-taking That Work!
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Academic Reading Comprehension and Note-taking That Work!

Understand what you read while you read it, remember it afterwards, and take highly effective notes!
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4.6 (52 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
342 students enrolled
Created by Leslie Quigless
Last updated 10/2017
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand what you're reading while you read it
  • Take effective notes on what you read (no highlighting necessary!)
  • Remember what you've read after you read it
Requirements
  • You should have a writing utensil.
  • You should be able to print out course PDFs to complete the strategy step exercises.
  • You should have notebook paper if you don't want to use the course PDFs provided to complete the strategy step exercises .
  • You should have an open and willing mindset to learn something that's going to serve you for a lifetime!
Description

If you have to read dense text for an academic class, then this course is for you! You will learn how to understand what you read while you read it and remember it long after, too. And no more copying from the textbook for note-taking (and forgetting that, too)--because you'll also learn how to take effective notes. Ideal for students who are in middle school, high school, college, and graduate school. 

Who this course is for:
  • Middle school, high school, and college students
  • Parents of middle and high school students
  • Anyone who wants to be able to read, truly absorb, and remember nonfiction text
  • Anyone who wants to be able to take effective notes on nonfiction text
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 44:48
+ Course Intro and Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 1-5
5 lectures 16:26

Learn about the instructor; understand what you’ll learn in course; know what materials you’ll need. 

Preview 04:10

Understand the methodology behind the reading comprehension and notetaking strategy you’re going to learn.

Preview 03:14

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 1 and 2 of 12

Preview 03:18

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 3 and 4 of 12

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 3 and 4 of 12
03:04

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 5 and 6 of 12

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 5 and 6 of 12
02:40
+ Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy 7: Getting Warmer!
1 lecture 07:56

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Step 7 of 12



Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 7 of 12
07:56
+ Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 9-12: It's Hot in Here!
3 lectures 11:48

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 8 and 9 of 12

Steps 8 and 9
03:44

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Step 10 of 12

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Step 10 of 12
02:36

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 11 and 12 of 12

Reading Comprehension and Note-taking Strategy Steps 11 and 12 of 12
05:28
+ Why This Strategy Works and Further Applications
1 lecture 08:38

Understand why this strategy is so effective and how to take it further. 

Why This Strategy Works and How to Take It Further
08:38