Speed Reading

Who should attend

Managers, lawyers, researchers and anyone else who has to read large volumes of written material.
Also valuable for anyone undertaking a course of professional study.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain the principles behind speed reading
  • Identify bad reading habits and ways of overcoming them
  • Read at significantly increased speeds
  • Demonstrate a more flexible and effective approach to reading, resulting in better levels of comprehension

Course Content

  • Introduction and background to speed reading
  • Initial assessment of reading speeds
  • Factors influencing how people read
  • Categories of reading speeds
  • Factors influencing how people read
  • Understanding the significance of eye movements and improving eye span
  • Speeding up – practical exercises
  • Four stages to remembering and greater effectiveness
  • Using different reading gears
  • Awareness of structure of written documents
  • Further practical exercises and final assessment of reading speeds
  • Personal action notes

To book your place or for more information, call us on 0131 625 7142, or complete the form below:

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Course Location

This course will be run at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, which is situated in the centre of Edinburgh, just 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and close to major bus routes, including the airport bus. Discounted parking is available at the St John's Hill NCP Car Park. Our training rooms are light and spacious, all are air conditioned with natural daylight.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will provided, as well as tea and coffee throughout the day. If you've got any special dietary requirements just let us know, ideally in advance, and we will be pleased to cater for them. Our team will be there on the day to make sure everything goes smoothly. If there's anything you need please ask, because "If we Can we Will".

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