Spring 2017
Come by Burns Hall 1016
to sign up for an appointment.


Contact Us
Jennifer Wheetley Cook jcook@nwacc.edu 


Spring 2017 Reading Workshops

Meet most Fridays at 10:30 am in Burns Hall 1019
Please join us!


On the schedule below, select the workshop title to download and scroll down
through a .pdf file of the workshop Powerpoint content.

Select "Open file as Adobe Acrobat Reader" when downloading.

Date Topic
January 27Hi Textbook: It's Nice to Meet You: Strategies for Reading College Textbooks  
February 3What's the What?! Determining the Topic and Main Idea of any Reading
February 10KWL5WH: Cracking the Code of Reading Comprehension with Memorable Acronyms
February 17Expanding Worlds through New Words: Keys to Building a Bigger Vocabulary
February 24Notable Notations: How Annotations and Cornell Notes can transform the College Experience
March 3Reading Between the Lines: Determining the Tone, Bias and Purpose of What You Read
March 10Speed Reading Strategies…and When to Brake
March 17Perceiving the Puzzle of Patterns: Quick Tricks to Help Determine Writing Patterns
March 31Reading Literature Closely and How the Internet Can Help
April 7Psych-Analysis: Reading in the Social Sciences
April 14Literacy for the Whole Family: Generational Student Success



Students who attend eight or more sessions of the reading skills, basic skills, or academic writing skills workshops will receive a recognition stamp of attendance on their transcripts. The eight or more workshops must be within the same workshop group.



For more information, questions, or to comment on this website, please contact 
Jennifer Wheetley Cook, Academic Literacy Center Director.