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RAPID READING         HALF Day Course 
 

SUITABLE FOR:   Readers who would benefit from saving time by getting to the key points, understanding specific issues and retaining critical information.

 

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PROGRAMME:

 

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

 

  • See a noticeable increase in your reading speeds

  • Understand how to heighten your concentration levels

  • Improve your retention of the written word

  • Learn specific techniques for previewing documents

  • Understand how to use your vision more effectively when reading

  • Improve note taking strategies

  • Identify your optimum state of mind for reading.

 

 

Setting the scene

  • What is Rapid Reading and what are the benefits to me?

  • How can I overcome the distractions that stop me reading as quickly and efficiently as I would like?

Reading strategies

  • What happens when we read?

  • What are widespread reading myths and how can they cap our reading speeds?

  • How do we process information and what do the different sides of the brain focus on?

Memory mechanics

  • What do we mean by the working memory?

  • How can I improve my memory to ensure that I retain the key points?

  • What are mind maps and how can they help us take meaningful notes?

Reading techniques

  • How can I use my eyes more efficiently when reading?

  • What tactics can I use to improve my focus?

  • How do I preview a document by scanning and skimming?

  • What patterns do we see in business writing and how can these help us save time?

Action

  • What techniques work best for me?

  • How will I apply what I have learnt from today?

 

     
 

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