Welcome to Speed-reading

Speed-reading is a great way to improve your productivity and enhance your studies. This online learning module will help you learn basic speed-reading skills that you can practice with many of your reading assignments and other reading materials you encounter each day. Follow the link below to get started.

Start now with Lesson 1


This is a self-paced learning module. It contains a self-assessment, practical exercises, and audio and video content. It is recommended that you finish the module in one sitting.

time needed

Estimated time to complete this module: 60 minutes.


You will address:

  • What is speed-reading?
  • Speedreading hindrances
  • The "Sweep Method"
  • The "Hop Method"
  • Increasing your reading speed
  • Increasing comprehension
The key to effective speed-reading is viewing the process as a competition with oneself, much as in the case of learning to play a sport well.

Steve Moidel, Speed Reading