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How can I read more effectively for my essay?

Problem: You’re writing an essay / preparing for a tutorial or seminar, and want to do a lot of reading, but you don’t really have that much time. Solution: You need a reading strategy. This means not just passively reading what is set before you, but actively engaging with it: be clear about your aims and objectives, set reading priorities. This blogpost makes suggestions for how to approach the literature with a purpose, make your reading more focussed, and save time in the process. Continue reading “How can I read more effectively for my essay?”


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