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Read Right
Using your reading skills to accurately identify and analyze information published both online and in hard copy may seem almost second nature to many adult learners. However, according to the Foundation for Critical Thinking, it might be to your benefit to learn “The Art of Close Reading,” meaning that good readers “don’t simply decipher words,” they “actively engage in a dialog with the writer.” They “actively seek the author’s purpose in writing.” They “look for systems of meaning in a text.” For more information about Close Reading, see Citical Thinking & The Art of Close Reading Part One, Part Two, and Part Three .