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READ 110: SPEED READING

1 hr. (TC)

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on reading placement test or department approval

This course is designed for students who have normal college reading levels, but wish to increase speed and comprehension. It will provide students with flexible rates which can be adapted to whatever is being read - textbooks, business material, or fiction and nonfiction for pleasure.

READ 115: COLLEGE READING AND STUDY SKILLS

2 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on reading placement test or department approval

This is a course designed to develop various reading and study skills demanded in college classes. Emphasis will be given to the development of flexibility of reading rate, improvement of critical reading techniques, skimming and scanning, and study skill techniques. Specific study skills such as textbook reading, note taking, time management, and test taking will be presented and practiced.