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Speed reading for lawyers


Synopsis

“It’s easy to see how speed reading could make my life easier, but going faster will mean losing out on detail, won’t it?” 

Well, no, actually. 

Here’s a course that pays attention to both speed and comprehension, and helps you to develop a range of techniques so that you can read faster and more effectively.


Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  1. build your range of reading skills
  2. learn how to choose techniques appropriate to the text
  3. learn how to increase your reading speed and maintain or improve your comprehension

Content

  1. Measuring reading speed
    Speed and comprehension assessment
  2. What happens when I read?
    Eye movements, silent voices, regression and concentration
  3. Better comprehension
    Analysing structure - how has the writer organised the text?
    Attentive reading skills
    Getting the most from dull or complex material
  4. Increasing speed
    Pacing, skimming, summarising, retaining, and remembering.
    Strategies for reducing risk
    Flexibility - using the right techniques at the right times
  5. Measuring my reading speed
    Final speed and comprehension assessment
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Format

Workshop using practical exercises and a range of written materials.

Duration

6 hours or a series of shorter sessions.

Delegates

Any lawyers who want to increase their reading speed and comprehension

Maximum 8 per course

Tutors

Doug Robinson

Peter Kinch

 

 

 

 

To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 83000114 273 8300.