Answered By: Shawna Burtis
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2021     Views: 89

At some point in your educational career, you have likely been taught that highlighting is the key to active reading. However, highlighting is a commonly over-used and abused strategy: while it often makes you feel like you are reading actively, in reality, you are only slightly more engaged when you read with a highlighting tool.

Coordinator the Undergraduate Peer Mentor Program, member Emily Bruey shares her strategies for reading in part 2 of a three-part series on Reading Skills

Reading Skills Part 2 Blog Post

Reading Skills Part 2: Alternatives to Highlighting (Blog)

Other Posts in this Series

Reading Skills Part 1: Setting Yourself Up for Success

Reading Skills Part 3: Read to Remember


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