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Reading for Study - CIPFA

Reading for Study - CIPFA

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Reading for Study Page 1 of 24 Copyright CIPFA 2006
Published in 2006 By The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy 3 Robert Street London WC2N 6RL Email: etis@cipfa.org Phone: 020 7543 5600 Website: www.cipfa.org.uk Copyright © The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) 2006  All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without either prior written permission of the publishers or a licence permitting restricted copying in the United Kingdom issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd, 90 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 4LP. Every possible care has been taken in the preparation of this publication, but no responsibility can be accepted for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of any material contained herein.
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Reading for Study Page 2 of 24 Copyright CIPFA 2006
Table of contents Page
1 Introduction 3 - How can this booklet help you to achieve your CIPFA qualification? 3 - What types of reading can you expect to undertake whilst studying for your qualification? 3 2 How to plan your reading to your best advantage 5 - Different types of reading 5 - Objectives of academic reading 7 - Preparing to read 7 3 How to be an active reader 9 4 How to be a critical reader 10 - How to think critically 10 - Critical reading strategies 11 - Evaluation of information sources 12 - Reflecting on your reading 13 5 Note taking techniques and when to use them 14 - How to take notes from a textbook 14 - Mind maps 15 6 How to read more quickly 17 - How people read 17 - What is your reading speed? 17 - Why some people are slow readers 18 - Reading groups of words at a glance 18 - How to read more quickly 19 7 How to read difficult or intensive materials 21 8 How to retain what you have read 22 9 Conclusions 23 Bibliography 24

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