speed reading 101, speed reading techniques, basics, and best practices. learn how to improve your reading speed and comprehension. speed-reading is a skill everyone can benefit from, and this course provides proven techniques to improve how much information you absorb and how fast you absorb it. the course then focuses on improving comprehension by understanding how memory works, practicing the “read and recall” method, and breaking down technical terms. the final chapter introduces some advanced tips and strategies for reading different types of media: news and magazine articles, textbooks, technical material, and ebooks.
course topics include: measuring your reading speed, reading faster on the computer, reading groups of words, previewing and overviewing, improving comprehension and retention, understanding the 80/20 principle of reading, and reading magazines, textbooks, diagrams, and ebooks.