Originally Posted by QofResh
Well, as a graduate student I can picture it as potentially quite useful depending on whether or not it actually works. It would be kind of nice to look and know at a glance how much time I need to set aside for that reading assignment.
Again, if there are not any distractions and you read at the same pace, maybe I see a little bit. That would be the only time I would put a clock on reading. But, if you have to take longer to study a page, or go back to a different page to look something up, the whole timing would be off.