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Efficient & Flexible Reading
Efficient and Flexible Reading teaches readers how to vary their approach to written texts based on the material and their purpose for reading. In addition to instruction in literal and critical comprehension skills, vocabulary, and study skills, Efficient and Flexible Reading teaches readers how to identify text structures and thought patterns for more efficient learnin ...more
Paperback, 624 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Longman Publishing Group
(first published 1987)
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Teaching people how to read critically is not easy. How do you teach someone to think? While this book has a wealth of information and many beneficial strategies, that just is not enough. After all, it isn't about just learning what the strategies are, it is actually being able to apply them when reading. There are plenty of practice exercises in the book, but many of them are just plain awful. Further, the amount of information and the questionable veracity of a good deal of it makes the book w ...more