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Managing the reading

Managing your reading when studying law

Reading academic articles

Reading skills

Resources including videos, tutorials and study tips for improving reading efficiency and critical reading skills for academic studies

Reading skills basics

This tutorial will first look at some useful steps for efficient reading that will help you to select what to read and to save time

Regular revision

Revision begins in the first week of the semester. This page explains how topics are presented logically and sequentially so you need to build on your knowledge and understanding throughout the...

Skimming and scanning

Skim and scan an academic text for main ideas and details.

Strategies for skimming and scanning

Examples of skimming and scanning strategies for reading academic texts.

Structuring assignments

In Australian universities, the usual focus is on introducing the main point at the beginning of an assignment task. This page explains how to structure your assignment using the direct linear...