On Reading Well

Spring
Spring 2018
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
25% Reserved for Freshmen
4
Credits per quarter

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English langauge, creative writing

Course description and Purpose: This course is designed to support students in developing strategies for reading theoretical, dense, or otherwise difficult texts from a variety of genres and disciplines. Students will practice several reading techniques, including note-taking and underlining, reading with and against the grain of a text, skim-reading, "chunking," close-reading, textual analysis, background research, exploring multiple possible interpretations, summary, paraphrase, and synthesizing information from multiple sources. They will apply these strategies to studying works of cultural criticism, scientific texts, social scientific texts, legal scholarship, and critical theory.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

Humanities, literature, education.

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
25% Reserved for Freshmen
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Advertised schedule:

Wednesday, 5:30-9:30p

Located in: Olympia

DateRevision
2018-02-09New Spring Quarter Offering Added