This course gives students the opportunity to develop and use reading strategies necessary for college success. This is a two credit hour course for those needing an intensive reading course.
This course introduces effective reading strategies to improve basic reading comprehension and recall. Emphasis is placed on the literal comprehension level, expanding vocabulary and spelling proficiency. Specific skills include: pre-reading, increasing reading rate and flexibility, effective use of a dictionary, recognizing main ideas, supporting details, and context clues, improving memory, and using reading strategies such as note taking and strategies to aid concentration and memory.