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Western Kentucky University

Literacy Center

College Reading Success

Our program is affiliated with the WellU Student Wellness Program. WellU Credit is offered when attending our programs.  We are also an authorized TutorTrac location.

Book Club And Workshop Series

For Spring 2015 we are offering the following events for ALL WKU students.

   
02/11

 College Reading Success Forum:  Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of reading assigned each week?  Are you unsure about how to begin studying?  Come to the forum and ask us how we can help.  Bring your questions, syllabi, and textbooks.  This is your OPPORTUNITY!!

Introduce Book Club (Book will be provided)

02/25

 Improve your Reading Speed:  Learn the techniques of speed reading.  The average student who participates in this session improves their speed by 60 words per minute, and your time can increase even more with some of the practice strategies that you’ll learn.

03/18

 Boost Your Vocabulary:  Is the amount of new vocabulary in college weighing down your comprehension?  Do you find yourself skipping over words you don’t know more often than you’d like?  Come learn effective strategies to improve your understanding of college level vocabulary. 

 

04/01

 Note Taking/Strategy SlamAre you killing yourself trying to write down every word your professor says?  In this session, you’ll learn some streamlined tips for maximizing your note-taking and reading time.

04/15

 Time Management:  You know that feeling when a professor asks you to hand in your assignment and you just don’t have it?  That sudden burst of panic when everyone else is turning in their papers and you just sit there?  In this session, learn some strategies to keep yourself organized.

04/29

 Preparing for Finals: Need to get organized to ace those finals? Let us help you make sense of the chaos. BRING YOUR FINALS SCHEDULE with you.

A ticket will be issued at each session for the grand prize drawing at the final session.  Light refreshments will be served.

Sessions Wednesday 1-2 p.m. at the WKU Center for Literacy Tate Page Hall 401

PLEASE EMAIL Kristy Cartwright or Jeremy Logsdon to reserve a spot or ask questions! jeremy.logsdon@wku.edu kristy.cartwright@wku.edu

Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday 9:00 - 2:00
Tuesday 2:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 9:00 - 2:00
Thursday 2:30 - 4:30
Friday 9:00 - 2:00

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 Last Modified 1/22/15