Reading Styles And Strategies

There are a variety of different exams and situations that require an individual to prove his or her knowledge and each individual will most likely have to face some of these situations at some point. As a result, there are a wide range of different subjects that an individual may have to study in order to prepare for each exam and situation that the individual must overcome. One of the best ways to prepare for an exam, interview, or other similar situation is by reading materials that are related to the particular subject of which the individual needs to prove his or her knowledge. However, each subject is different and each individual will not necessarily grasp a particular subject as easily as that individual would be able to grasp another subject. In other words, each subject is different and everyone learns differently, so one person may be able to read and understand a particular subject quickly while another individual might be completely confused by that subject. Since each individual has his or her own distinct strengths and weaknesses, it is important to be able to adapt the individual's study techniques to compensate for the difficulty that the individual has with a particular subject and the best way to do this is by changing the way that the individual reads the material.

For example, if a particular individual understands basic geometric concepts very easily, but has a lot of trouble with mathematical formulas, it may be wise for the individual to approach reading about the geometric concepts in a different way than he or she would approach reading about the mathematical concepts. It is still important for the individual to study the material related to both subjects, but it may be more effective for the individual to read the material differently. Since the individual understands the basic concepts related to geometry, he or she may only need to read over the geometry material covered in the textbook or other publication very quickly in order to refresh the information in his or her mind. On the other hand, the individual would probably need to read the material related to the mathematical formulas very slowly and carefully in order to better understand the material that the individual is having difficulty understanding. This means that the individual will have to shift between different styles of reading so the individual is studying all of the material covered, but at the same time, is studying that material as efficiently as possible.

Last Updated: 05/05/2014