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ASC Courses and Workshops: WCSS 6300: Advanced Reading Strategies

WCSS 6300: Advanced Reading Strategies

3 credits; 6 weeks

Ideal Students

  • Students who want to improve their assignment comprehension of their course readings
  • Students preparing for tests of reading-related skills and students in reading-intensive courses
  • NOTE: Graduate students only (master's or doctoral).

Course Description

This course is designed for students seeking to enhance key reading competencies. Advanced reading strategies can accelerate comprehension, evaluation, and recall. Students will practice an active approach to reading, gaining skills that will assist in quickly navigating texts. Students can become better consumers of information.

Information literacy techniques allow students to evaluate and analyze content with greater ease. This course is appropriate for students preparing for tests of reading-related skills and students in reading-intensive courses.

Course Outcomes

  • Assess the importance of information as related to a given purpose or task
  • Make inferences and conclusions based on evidence and context
  • Interpret text features including organization and visual representations
  • Implement strategies for reading effectively
  • Critically evaluate texts for elements of argument, tone, bias, and opinion

Cost

This course costs $195. This amount does not include any applicable taxes and/or fees. 

Questions about the WCSS courses or workshops?

Do you have a question about the WCSS courses or workshops? Please e-mail us at wcsscourses@mail.waldenu.edu. We will respond within 48 hours (please allow more time on weekends and holidays).