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English Department: Reading

English Department - ELAC Studetns represent for reading

The goal of the English Department's Reading courses is to promote student success by providing opportunities to review basic reading skills and develop critical reading strategies that encourage independent learning and personal growth.  These courses help students reflect on how to best apply these strategies in their college classes so that they can master the material in their textbooks, not be overwhelmed by it!  We are committed to strengthening our students' reading skills and vocabulary knowledge for academic success and for lifelong learning.

Goals of ELAC's Reading Courses:

  • Help students develop strategies to master college level material and succeed in all their college courses.
  • Encourage collaborative learning and promote critical thinking.
  • Support our students in becoming lifelong readers and lifelong learners.