2. Inspectional Reading - Deepstash

2. Inspectional Reading

We’ve been taught that skimming and superficial reading are bad for understanding. That is not necessarily the case. Using these tools effectively can increase understanding. Inspectional reading allows us to look at the author’s blueprint and evaluate the merits of a deeper reading experience.

Inspectional reading gives you the gist of things.

There are two sub-types of inspectional reading.

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We’ve all heard or said that “reading is hard work”. Well, we don’t know the half of it.

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Inspectional Reading

Inspectional reading allows us to look at the author’s blueprint. There are two sub-types of inspectional reading:

  • Systematic skimming, this is meant to be a quick check of the book by reading the preface; studying the table of contents; checking the index; and reading the inside jacke...

Inspectional Reading

Inspectional Reading

There are two types of inspectional reading: systematic skimming, also known as pre-reading or intelligent skimming, and superficial reading.

The first type of inspectional reading is systematic skimming, which you can easily put into practice today.

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