Speed Reading and Learning
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Speed Reading and Learning

Learn how to increase your reading speed and become a more effective learner
4.4 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
55 students enrolled
Created by Mr Wayne Farrell
Last updated 2/2016
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $45 Discount: 78% off
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 21 mins on-demand audio
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Enhance your reading abilities by at least doubling your current reading speed.
  • Increase your comprehension of what you have read.
  • Increase your retention of your reading or studies
  • Become more confident as both a reader.
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Requirements
  • You need to be able to download and print.
  • You need to be able to understand English, although the skills can be used in any language.
  • You need to have the ability to read at high school level.
Description

Why should I do this course?

Learn how to both increase your reading abilities, as well as how to actually learn in the first place.

During our schooling years we are taught how to remember things for the short term and to regurgitate information for exams.


Who is this course intended for?

  1. People who want to increase their reading speed, comprehension and retention
  2. Students at university, college or high school.
  3. Anybody who has a lot of reading material to digest and struggling to get around to it
  4. People who want to learn how to take more effective notes
  5. People who want to learn a better way of learning


What am I going to get from this course?

  • Enhance your reading abilities by at least doubling your current reading speed.
  • Increase your comprehension of what you have read.
  • Increase your retention of your reading or studies
  • Learn how to learn more effectively
  • Become more confident as both a reader and learner.


How is this course delivered?

There are 38 lectures made up of:

  1. Around 2.4 hours of video
  2. 10 downloadable documents
  3. 1 Relaxation Technique Audio
  4. 15 Easy exercises to increase your reading speed
  5. Tips on how to enhance you reading, studying, note taking, brain activities and eye exercises.


What is required for me to do this course?

  1. You must be able to read at a high school level
  2. Open mind and a willingness to try new techniques
  3. A commitment to practice the techniques
Who is the target audience?
  • Anynody who want to learn how to increase their reading speed.
  • People who want to learn better study habits and increase learning abilities.
  • People who want to learn a new skill set that has benefits in everyday life.
  • People who want to enhance their career prospects.
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Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
02:51:04
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Introduction and Welcome
4 Lectures 10:56

Short welcome to the training video.

Preview 00:41

What is your purpose for learning how to speed read? Here are some of the things that speed reading can offer you.

Preview 04:16

Some common myths about reading.

Preview 03:35

Some of the outcomes for the training and what you will be able to do and achieve.

Preview 02:24
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History and facts about reading
5 Lectures 28:20

We have 4 steps or stages to everything we learn.

4 Steps to learning
03:00

How we earn when we are younger and what happens as we stat going to school.

Developmental Years
05:41

A brief history of some of the people who have been involved in speed reading.

History of Speed Reading
13:14

See how many words per minute a world champion speed reader reads.

World Champion Speed Reader
02:59

What is the average reading speed and what would doubling your reading speed mean.

Average Reading Speed
03:26
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Preparing for reading
3 Lectures 18:29

Your brain can process information very fast.

Your brain can process information very fast
02:44

It is important to get your unconscious mind in line and on track with your goals or you could be sabbotaging yourself.

Unconscious Mind
05:35

Tips for how to read and hold your book.

Tips for reading
10:10
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Reading Techniques and Exercises
19 Lectures 01:20:57

Exercise tracking chart.

Exercise Tracking Chart
1 page

An audio to assist you in relaxing. This is a useful technique to utilize in your everyday life.

Relaxation Audio
21:04

Exercise 1. Determining your current reading speed.

Exercise 1: Baseline reading speed
04:26

Using a guide to speed up your reading speed.

Exercise 2
05:08

Pushing yourself 10% harder,

Exercise 3
03:31

Read the same script in 90 seconds.

Exercise 4
02:26

Read the same script in 70 seconds.

Exercise 5
02:49

Stop Sub-Vocalization.

Exercise 6
03:59

Start putting a couple of techniques together.

Exercise 7
03:34

A couple of games to see that we don't need to read every letter.

Reading Games
02:04

Using peripheral vision,

Learning State
03:50

Exercise 8
03:25

Exercise 9
03:09

Exercise 10
03:23

Exercise 11
03:16

Exercise 12
03:57

Exercise 13
03:11

Exercise 14
03:49

Exercise 15
03:56
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Additional Tips
5 Lectures 22:26
Tips for keeping brain healthy
05:38

Tips for studying
05:47

Downloadable Docs
1 page

Note taking
1 page

Ways to take notes
11:01
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Putting it all together
1 Lecture 04:02
Final Exercise
04:02
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Closing
1 Lecture 02:54
Congratulations
02:54
About the Instructor
Mr Wayne Farrell
4.4 Average rating
9 Reviews
55 Students
1 Course
Life long student

I am a master practitioner and trainer of NLP, hypnosis, coaching, speed reading and other personal development courses. I run my own international training and coaching business where I work with private and business students and clients.

I am a life long student and passionate about helping others reach their full potential.

As Zig Ziglar said, "You will get everything you ant in life, if you help enough other people get what they want."