SKIMMING AND SCANNING

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SKIMMING AND SCANNING by Mind Map: SKIMMING AND SCANNING

1. SKIMMING

1.1. IS A METHOD OF RAPIDLY MOVING THE EYES OVER TEXT WIHT THE PURPOSE OF GETTING ONLY THE MAIN IDEAS AND GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE CONTENT

1.2. IS USEFULTHREE DIFFERNT SITUATIONS

1.2.1. PRE-READING

1.2.2. REVIEWING

1.2.3. READING

1.3. steps in an article

1.3.1. read the title

1.3.2. read the introduction

1.3.3. read the first paragraph completely

1.3.4. if there are subheadings

1.3.5. dip into the text looking for

1.3.5.1. clue words

1.3.5.2. proper nouns

1.3.5.3. unusual words

1.3.5.4. enumerations

1.3.5.5. qualifying adjetives

1.4. mastering the art of skimming effectively requires that you use it as frequently as possible

2. SCANNING

2.1. SCANNIG RAPIDLY COVER A GREAT DEAL OF MATERIAL ON ORDER TO LOCATE A SPECIFIC FACT OR PIECE OF INFORMATION.

2.2. SCANNING IS VERY USEFUL FOR FINDING A SPECIFIC NAME, DATE, STATISTIC, OR FACT WITHOUT READING THE ENTIRE ARTICLE

2.3. STEPS IN SCANNING AN ARTICLE

2.3.1. KEEP IN MIND AT ALL TIMES WHAT IT IS YOU ARE SEARCHING FOR

2.4. ANTICIPATE IN WHAT FORM THE INFORMATION IS LIKELY TO APPEAR--NUMBERS, PROPER NOUNS

2.5. ANALYZE

2.5.1. A PRELIMINARY SKIMMING MAY BE NECESSARY TO DETERMINE WHICH PART OF THE ARTICLE TO SCAN

2.6. YOU MUST BE WILLING TO SKIP OVER LARGE SECTIONS OF TEXT WITHOUT READING OR UNDERSTANDING THEM

3. These techniques are similar in process but different in purpose

4. Are tow specific speed-reading techniques, which enable you to cover a vast amount of material very rapidly