“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.
This course 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.
Our Speed Reading course covers of a range of techniques to help you rapidly absorb text and the important content. Being a lawyer and having to focus on the detail doesn’t have to slow you down.
Our course is ideal for you if you regularly need to read and comprehend lengthy documents – or you just find that reading day-to-day correspondence takes too long.
This course covers:
- Measuring your reading speed
Speed and comprehension assessment
- What happens when I read?
Eye movements, silent voices, regression and concentration
- Better comprehension
Analysing structure – how has the writer organised the text?
- Attentive reading skills
Getting the most from dull or complex material
- Increasing speed
Pacing, skimming, summarising, retaining and remembering.
- Strategies for reducing risk
Flexibility – using the right techniques at the right times
- Re-measuring your reading speed
Final speed and comprehension assessment
As a result of attending our Speed Reading for Lawyers course, you will:
- build your range of reading skills
- learn how to choose reading techniques appropriate to the text
- be encouraged to practise to embed new skills
- learn how to increase your reading speed and maintain or improve your comprehension
Workshop using practical exercises and a range of written materials.
This session is delivered live online. It is interactive (not a webinar) and includes polls, Q&A and breakout rooms.
Anyone working in a law firm who wants to increase their reading speed and comprehension.
It is particulary suitable for apprentices, paralegals, trainees and junior lawyers.
Covering the same content as the ‘live online’ course this session is usually delivered as a 3 or 6-hour session
Identical to the ‘live online’ session
This hands-on course is delivered onsite at your office or a suitable training venue.
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