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Critical reading


Online tutorial

Critical thinking - Critical reading

This tutorial provides you with the opportunity to develop your critical thinking skills. You will be taken through a nine-step guide to critical reading using an article of your choice or the article provided. At the end of the tutorial you will have read your chosen article, evaluated its strengths and weaknesses, made notes summarising the article, and developed skills in critical reading.

Critical reading and note-making

This tutorial covers strategies to help manage academic reading and enhance your critical understanding. We discuss the purposes for academic reading and take you through a process to make your reading more efficient. You'll also learn to make effective notes.

Please note: This tutorial is best viewed on either a desktop PC or tablet.

Critical reading and note-making (accessible)