Reading Lab

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Our purpose is to provide a place where students can practice reading skills, especially reading comprehension, speed, and vocabulary.

 

Three Paths to Reading Improvement:

1) Reading Classes: English 080 and 180

 

English 080English 180
May be taken for 1 or 2 creditsMay be taken for 1 or 2 credits
Students work individually under the supervision of the Reading Lab Chair and InstructorsStudents work individually under the supervision of the Reading Lab Chair and Instructors
Allows independent work in the Reading LabAllows independent work in the Reading Lab
Is a non-graded class with non-transferable creditIs a graded class with transferable credits
Open to all studentsOpen to students who have taken or are currently in English 101
Automatic enrollment in this class if student is taking English 072 or English 089Automatic enrollment in this class if student is taking English 106

To get started, students will attend an orientation and meet with an instructor to discuss their goals.
To log in and use the Reading Lab, students will need four things: 1) their PIN, 2) their SID, 3) their BC Net user name, and 4) their password.

2)  Reading Workshops & NewsTalk

An opportunity for students to learn effective, flexible strategies for college-level reading in a lively group environment.
All are welcome!

For a list of all the workshops hosted by the Academic Success Center, visit the workshops page.

3) Referrals

Instructors may refer students to the Reading Lab to come as a “guest” for 10 free visits, without needing to register for the class. Students are welcome to ask for a referral from instructors and advisers as well.


Reading Lab Procedures

 

Last Updated April 30, 2016