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COLL 120. Power Reading

Credits: 2
Department: Academic Support Department
Description: Instruction and practice in strategies to enhance critical reading and reading flexibility through the application of efficient comprehension strategies and vocabulary development.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate an ability to develop and refine concrete and abstract vocabulary including denotative and connotative word meanings.
2. Read textbooks and other academic texts in a critical and evaluative manner.
3. Determine how language affects our attitudes and perceptions of the world.
4. Formulate a variety of reading approaches and apply them to different types of material in order to read flexibly and efficiently.
5. Examine how tone, source, attitude, and inference affect our ability to read objectively.

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