Student Reading Center
Burns Hall 1016
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What We Offer
- One-on-one consultation
- Lab space for reading work and review
- Referral services
- Individual reading tasks to help students practice and master concepts presented in class
- Computers, books, books on tape, and workbooks to help students employ successful reading strategies for a variety of skill levels
- Practice using academic vocabulary
- Support for faculty who want to focus on reading and writing in the curriculum
Reading is more than decoding printed words on a page. Reading is an active, communicative, multidisciplinary process that requires context and concentration. A reader should be able to comprehend, question, and possibly act as a result of what an author shares, through: understanding of specialized vocabulary, comprehension of main ideas, recognition of the organization, purpose, and tone of a text, and integration of personal experience to new knowledge.
For more information, questions, or to comment on this website, please contact
Dr. Megan Bolinder, Student Reading Center Director.