Academic reading

Learn strategies that will help you manage your academic reading.

This module was created to be a 50-minute workshop. However, you can put it down and come back to it at any point. The following video introduces you to the module and explains the content covered in the module. Use the Table of Contents below or the left-hand menu to navigate your way through the module.

Table of Contents

Challenges in academic reading Understand the challenging aspects of academic reading
Why am I reading this? Understand the purpose of your reading so that you know how much focus to dedicate.
Previewing the text Previewing the text is a strategy to get an overview of the text to help you prepare for in-depth reading.
Reading strategies Take the reading strategies quiz to help you understand why using strategies are useful.