Differentiate between scanning and skimming reading techniques?
|Parameter of Comparison||Skimming||Scanning|
|Objective||A quick read through to get a bird’s eye view of the content.||Thorough lookout for specific information.|
|Purpose||It gives an idea of what is a full text about||It helps to find specific information in the text.|
|Technique||It includes reading, introduction, conclusion, headings and subheadings||It is looking over the whole text to find particular information.|
|Benefits||A reader can read the maximum text in a limited period||To find the required information|
|Usage||To decide whether to read fully or not which they are not familiar with.||More concerned with the form of the word because they know what the are looking for|