1.5 credits; 4 weeks
Graduate study involves analyzing many research articles, theoretical texts, and other complex materials. Because of the specialized nature of graduate study, new techniques for reading are needed. In this 4-week course, students practice an active approach to reading, gaining skills that will assist in quickly navigating texts and retaining information. Topics covered include comprehension, interpretation, and evaluation. Through strategies of critical reading and annotating, students prepare to be better researchers and writers.