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Reading Handouts

Reading Basics

Before you dive into that textbook, article, or novel, take a moment to orient yourself to your reading task with three important pre-reading tasks: determining your purpose, previewing, and pace-setting.

Using Graphic Organizers

If you're a visual learner, this handout will give your visual brain a number of graphic organizer models that you can use to organize your learning material.

Reading Links

Follow these links for resources on reading more effectively and efficiently. Each of these sites offers learning resources appropriate for college-level learners. Please note that neither SPU nor the Center for Learning is responsible for contents on the following pages.