Course Topics

The course covers a broad range of topics, including the following:

  • reading with your eyes and your mind
  • reading with a question
  • understanding the structure of expository text
  • overviewing
  • summarizing
  • anticipating and intuiting
  • remembering what you read
  • navigating longer texts
  • close reading
  • reading with authority

Through practical exercises, Guided Eye-MovementTM films and class discussion, the Reading Course can help you gain a better sense of control over your reading and studying, expand your repertoire of approaches to reading; and develop the flexibility, judgment, and confidence to use different approaches depending on your purpose.