Free course

Reading and note taking – preparation for study

Free statement of participation on completion

Reading and note taking are two essential study skills. How do you read? This free course, Reading and note taking preparation for study, will introduce you to different techniques to help you to alter the way you read according to the type of material you are studying. You will also learn the techniques behind successful note taking and how to apply them to your own notes.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise some of the skills which are particularly associated with the way social scientists work
  • describe some basic techniques relating to reading, for example, highlighting, note-taking and the processing
  • write in your own words using references and quoting sources.