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SQ3R « Thousand Insights. For those of us who have to consume large amounts of technical/professional information and really absorb it, SQ3R is a reading and study system that enhances information retention and absorption.

SQ3R « Thousand Insights

The name of this system, SQ3R, is an acronym for it’s five stage process: SurveyQuestionReadReciteReview SQ3R helps you create a mental framework that you can use to fit the information you read and to further enrich it with new facts from additional sources. Survey – Survey the document by scanning it’s contents, gathering the necessary information to focus on topics and help set study goals. Read the title, introduction, summary or a chapter’s first paragraph(s). The image below presents the SQ3R system as a workflow of tasks, the way I have been applying it. Like this: Like Loading...

O método de leitura SQ3R. The SQ3R Method. Studying works better when it means something to you, when it relates to your life.

The SQ3R Method

There are a number of ways to do this and I recommend you try as many as you can. One fact which we all know from our own experience and psychological research has documented is that we remember things better when they are connected to emotions. This includes that funny sort of emotion "curiosity" and the nice experience of having it satisfied. So, one way to have things stick more is to find things that you're curious about. Less intuitive, perhaps, but again documented, and believable once you think about it, is the fact that we remember things better when they are interconnected. 1: dog always smoke question just or 2: cars are hazardous inside cities For most of us, the second is easier, because it means something*, it is a list of things that are interconnected. SQ3R (Robinson, 1970) is a method for active elaboration of material that you read, say in a textbook. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

This method works. The SQ3R Reading Method. SQ3R is a reading strategy formed from its letters: Survey!

The SQ3R Reading Method

Question! Read! Recite! Review! SQ3R will help you build a framework to understand your reading assignment. Before you read, Survey the chapter: the title, headings, and subheadings captions under pictures, charts, graphs or maps review questions or teacher-made study guides introductory and concluding paragraphs summary Question while you are surveying: Turn the title, headings, and/or subheadings into questions Read questions at the end of the chapters or after each subheading Ask yourself, "What did my instructor say about this chapter or subject when it was assigned? " When you begin to Read: Look for answers to the questions you first raised Answer questions at the beginning or end of chapters or study guides Reread captions under pictures, graphs, etc.

Recite after you've read a section: Review: an ongoing process Day One Day Two Page through the text and/or your notebook to re-acquaint yourself with the important points.