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Reading Essentials

A torrent of e-mails, faxes, memos, reports, contracts, and newsletters threatens to drown the typical new hire in a sea of paper and text. With simple methods for tackling an immense volume of content, this program helps students manage workplace reading tasks quickly and efficiently without overlooking important information. Featured tips show viewers how to stay focused, prioritize reading matter, and create a comfortable reading environment—while making the best use of tables of contents, indexes, subheadings, and more. Viewable/printable discussion questions are available online. A Coproduction of Films for the Humanities & Sciences and MotionMasters. Part of the series Communication Essentials. (20 minutes)

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Why is Reading Important?
Reading is important because it increases knowledge and enhances communication skills. Reading is required for school and work.