Advanced Speed Reading Courses
We offer this programme over a one day course with a post course self study pack which includes two books and two CDs.
Introductions and course objectives.
- Establishing starting points
Exercise to establish how fast clients are reading and how much is understood.
- History of reading
How we learnt to read. Development of reading post school.
- Processing skills feedback
Exercise to establish how we absorb and process information, feedback and explanation of results.
- Develop reading skills
Formal input where a number of techniques for improving reading are demonstrated and practised by clients. Includes reading at 1000+ words per minute.
- Confirming development
Reading exercise where clients actively use the techniques. The exercise is timed and reading comprehension measured.
- Memory systems exercise
An exercise to demonstrate the different memory systems we use when we read.
- Paradigm shift
Explaining the difference between traditional and accelerated reading and the changes in habits required.
- Speed reading a book
Using the book ‘Accelerated Learning’ clients are shown how to interrogate the book and pull out relevant information.
- Managing reports
Exploring the physical and intrnal 'political' approach to reading reports.
- Changing reading comprehension habits
The links between reading and pressure and how to change your reading habits for maximum effect.
- Managing your reading
Exercise – ‘brief the CEO’.
- Cognitive mind mapping
A practical demonstration on how to do succeed in cognitive mind mapping.
Recap of the day and action plan for the post course self study pack.
The consultancy will continue to give personal tuition in Accelerated Reading and advanced reading skills to groups of one, two or three participants. The fee will be £1,000 per day plus expenses.*
For larger groups the fee will be £200 per person per day with a minimum invoice of £2,000 per day. The fee will be plus expenses.*
Children of 13 years or older welcome when accompanied by a responsible adult
Paul Hobbs will personally run the programmes and he is always prepared to travel, including overseas, to be with his hosts.
*The consultant will be deregistered from VAT from 1st April 2013