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Academic Skills Online

These online tutorials are designed to help you develop the academic skills you will need whilst studying at Goldsmiths.

Reading: Reflective Questionnaire

Start by downloading this interactive questionnaire which has been designed to help you reflect on your reading habits. Revisit the questionnaire when you've worked through this section to decide on actions to improve your reading strategies.

Before you start reading

Where do I start?

This  presentation concentrates on selective reading strategies and how they can help with choosing relevant reading material for research purposes. This section concentrates on assessing the relevance of text and how scanning and skimming can help with this process. 

Following this presentation are some interactive exercises to text your selective reading strategies.

Skimming and Scanning exercise

In depth / Critical Reading

Reading strategies part 3