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Reading Across the Curriculum

College students often describe reading textbooks as "boring, hard, too technical and an impractical use of time." While it is true that reading college textbooks can be challenging for students who are not accustomed to the task, the skills needed to become a proficient textbook reader can be acquired. Check the charts below to see if you may be struggling in one (or more) of the following three areas: Reading, Recording, and Recalling.

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Assessment Charts

Reading College Text

Recording Key Information

Recalling Information

Reading Across the Curriciulum Resources
Administering the CWU College Reading Assessment

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