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A large part of making a coursework is reading. You need to review your course reference text and read other materials to research. Because you still have other tasks to do and give time to in this endeavour for this school term, you need to maximise the use of time and effort. You need to choose what you read and read them fast but efficiently.

In reading for your coursework, you can scan and skim what you are reading. In fact, you even need to do this and not merely do scanning and skimming as an option. Looking through the home of your favourite social network for posts you can be interested in is an example of scanning. We can use it as an analogy to scanning reference materials to read and use in your work. You only need to select the ones which are relevant.

You can determine which portions are relevant. One way to do this is through the introduction or preface of a material. You can also read the first and last paragraphs of chapters. They include the important points of a material. Get key words from these paragraphs and just scan through the material to look for the words

April 24, 2012 at 4:38 am by admin
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