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Speed Reading

Primary target group: Doctoral & Postdoctoral Researchers
Date: Tuesday, May 17, and Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (both days) | LH 001 (Präsenz)
Trainer: Mr. Friedrich Hasse

Language: English

Course Description:

Scientific work involves a significant amount of reading. How about increasing your reading speed by 50-100% while at the same time improving the quality of your reading…and boosting your motivation? In this systematic step-by-step training program of practical exercises and well dosed theoretical parts you will overcome the typical three main reading faults and sharpen the focus of your reading. 

Course Content:

  • physical training of eye movements
  • recognition of contextual cues
  • adaptation to different texts and objectives

Course aims:

  • increased reading speed
  • better text comprehension
  • variation of different reading techniques
  • improved memory retention
  • higher level of concentration and motivation
  • special approaches towards scientific texts

The workshop will be held in English - for researchers who read English texts on a regular base. Good / very good English reading (not necessarily speaking) proficiency is required (approx. B2).