Reading 0471 (Appointment) - Study Skills I

This is an information sheet only, not the course syllabus.


Basic course in which students learn and practice study skills: textbook reading, concentration and memorization, listening and notetaking, test-taking and time management. Students' strengths and areas of need are assessed through diagnostic inventories. Emphasis is on improving student performance by completing exercises and reading assignments that are discipline-related. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. (1 lecture hour)


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2. Click on Search for Credit Classes.
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5. In the Course # field, enter your course number.
6. In the Section field, enter the course section number if known.
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9. Click on the Section Name and Title link.
10. Click on Click here for prices of required textbook(s) and supplies and course material information will be displayed.

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Computerized activities, videos and other instructional material may be recommended by the instructor.


Attendance required at weekly appointment.


Students will complete weekly assignments, including readings and written exercises. Students will also complete weekly quizzes. Students will complete two reading assessment tests during the term to evaluate progress.


Contact Information

Flexible Learning
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Phone:(630) 942-2131
Fax: (630) 942-3749