LRT Reading, Rate, Recall
Learner Readiness Tool
Reading, Rate, Recall
When it comes to our personal growth, culture and development, literacy is one of the most important skills. As a learner in higher education, you will need a wide range of literacy skills to achieve your goals both as a learner and professional. Whether you are reading content online or by print, how effective you are at reading will be a factor in your success as a learner. As part of being successful, it is important to consider how fast (rate) you read and how much you can remember (recall) afterward. The tips and resources provided are designed to help you be successful in your higher education journey.
General Reading Improvement
- Dartmouth Academic Skills Center: Reading Techniques – Strategies for improving reading rate and comprehension
- Active Reading Strategies: Remember and Analyze What You Read – Active Reading Strategies
- Spritz – When you’re spritzing, you’re reading text one word at a time in our “redicle,” a special visual frame we designed for reading.
- Zap Reader – Web-based speed-reading program
- Rewordify – Powerful, free, online software that improves reading, learning, and teaching.
- Online Student Readiness Tutorial