University of Phoenix Material
Reading Strategies Worksheet
Identify two reading goals, one short-term and one long-term.
• Long-term reading goal: Read Chapter 7 of “Your College Experience” by the end of the week.
• Short-term reading goal: Read the entire “Your College Experience” textbook by the end of Week 5
Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions:
• How do you currently approach the weekly readings in the course?
I download all the material (eBooks) from the university Of Phoenix online library. Particularly the chapters that are required for the particular week. I then look over the information to get an idea of the week’s subject matter. I then research the week’s discussion questions and then read the section(s) that deal with each question. I will print out pages and highlight the important information that pertains to each of the questions, on both the printed and digital copies; this will assist with future references. All this is accomplished each and every Sunday as I work as an Active Duty Airman Tuesday to Saturday, that way I am ready for the week and class work come Monday.
• How might you incorporate three of the suggestions covered this week into your study time?
The three suggestions I would use are; previewing, marking and reading with concentration. Previewing allows me to see the information that will be covered in each week. I can figure out what I already know about the subject and apply that knowledge. With previewing I can determine where my weak spots will be and devote more time to that area. Marking can be accomplished on either a printed paper copy or a digital copy. With either option the information I deemed important can be used for study references. With reading with concentration; I can pick the day, time and location that best fits my reading style, to better understand the required material. Although it will be the toughest part, I...
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