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Unformatted text preview: 9/21/21, 5:27 PM Reading Strategies | College Success notes at the ends of chapters, and review any summaries you’ve written. The following video covers additional active reading strategies readers can use before, during, and after the reading process. College Reading Strategies Reading Strategies for Specialized Texts and Online Resources In college it’s not uncommon to experience frustration with reading assignments from time to time. Because you’re doing more reading on your own outside the classroom, and with less frequent contact with instructors than you had in high school, it’s possible you’ll encounter readings that contain unfamiliar vocabulary or don’t readily make sense. Different disciplines and subjects have different writing conventions and styles, and it can take some practice to get to know them. For example, scientific articles follow a very particular format and typically contain the following sections: an abstract, introduction, methods, results, and discussions. If you are used to reading literary works, such as graphic novels or poetry, it can be disorienting to encounter these new forms of writing. … 8/15 ...
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