Tuesday 3rd July, 2012
2:45pm to 4:30pm
One-line description: This session introduces techniques to improve your reading and information processing skills.
Session format: Workshop (150 mins)
Abstract:There is too much to read and remember.
This session introduces techniques to improve your reading and information processing skills.
The session focuses on two techniques:
1. How to read a book, a technique where a book is written iteratively and incrementally.
2. Speed reading, by creating awareness of blocks in the reading process
Session objective: Improve reading efficiency.
Audience background: If you not believe in silver bullets but you are curious enough to change old habits, then this session is for you.
Benefits of participating: Take away: easy techniques for basic reading improvements. Speed reading basics.
Materials provided:Reading material to support some of the exercises.
Each attendee should bring one or two non-fiction books to read or exchange with other participants during the session.
Process:The session consists of practical exercises, alone, in pairs and in small groups.
Moreover, chunks of background knowledge is provided.
Tables and chairs for all.
Whiteboard or flipchart and pens
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