EPQ: Research methods 2. Reading Great Big Books! Big Books = Tomes!. Remember .. . Books are resources... Reading for study is not the same as reading for pleasure Learn to be a ‘smash and grab’ reader. Always have an objective. Why am I reading this text? Have I got a specific question?
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Reading Great Big Books!
Try to make some notes here!
Tip: Select a book that has chapter summaries
How does it go?
Gross, R. (1994) Psychology: The
Science of Mind & Behaviour (Ed 3)
Hodder & Stoughton, UK
Tip: Don’t struggle with a book you don’t like - choose another
Skimming is a fast reading technique.
Use it to obtain the gist of a piece of
text (i.e. to quickly identify the main
ideas in the text).