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Learning Speed Reading
Learn how to read faster. Improve your reading speed and comprehension with these proven speed-reading techniques. Speed-reading is a skill everyone can benefit from, and this course provides proven techniques to improve how much information you absorb and how fast you absorb it.
Learning Study Skills
Get tips for improving your reading speed and memory, creating detailed notes and preparing for tests. The information in this course is appropriate for all levels of learners, from school to university students and full-time members of the workforce. Start watching now—you'll never approach studying the same way again.
Information literacy is the ability to discover and use various types of information. It's an essential skill for navigating the information age. Learn about strategies for finding information - from a library, archive, database or the internet - and the ethics of using what you find. This one is definitely one to trust - the tutor is a Librarian!
Improving your Memory
Improve your memory with these memorization techniques. It explains the best methods for different situations, like remembering names, important dates, passwords, to-do lists, quotes, and more. These techniques will prove invaluable, whether you're memorizing facts for a test at school, points for a work presentation, or trivia to impress your friends.
Learning Algebra: Pre Algebra
Pre-algebra is the first step in high school math, forming the building blocks that lead to geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. This course will help you master the basics: from addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to new types of numbers (integers and negative numbers) and concepts such as the order of operations and distribution.