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Tag Archives: reading strategies

  1. A proposed heuristic to choose which note-taking technique we should use: Index Cards, Cornell Notes, Everything Notebook and Conceptual Synthesis Excel Dump (CSED) rows/Synthetic Notes July 16, 2021

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  2. Batch-Processing groups of reading materials (articles or book chapters) February 27, 2021

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  3. A few strategies to “stay on top of the literature” (more like, “catching up with the literature” February 25, 2021

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  4. Skimming articles using the AIC (Abstract, Introduction, Conclusion) Method, plus an AIC-> Synthetic Note Template for undergraduates (and graduates!) January 28, 2021

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  5. How to prepare for a reading-intensive undergrad or graduate seminar (for students) and how to design a syllabus that offers reading guidance to students (for faculty) December 26, 2020

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  6. On skimming reading material and the importance of The Second Round of in-depth reading November 13, 2019

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  7. How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading (Adler/Van Doren) – my reading notes August 31, 2019

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  8. Triaging your reading workload: how to choose when to read something in more depth August 21, 2019

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  9. Reading when a paragraph starts with a topic sentence, and when it doesn’t July 8, 2019

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  10. Carving time to read: The AIC and Conceptual Synthesis Excel Dump combination method December 5, 2017

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  11. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book II: Non-edited volumes (single/multiple authors) September 29, 2017

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  12. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book I: Edited volumes September 29, 2017

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  13. Different reading strategies III: Deep engagement February 21, 2017

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  14. Different reading strategies II: Engaging at the meso-level January 31, 2017

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  15. Finding the most relevant information in a paper when reading: A three-step method (the AIC technique) January 28, 2017

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  16. Different reading strategies I: Skimming, scribbling and crosslinking January 19, 2017

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