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Writing Tutoring: Reading
This will provide quick links to the resources we provide in all of our campus writing labs.
EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY FOR BETTER TEST SCORES AND BETTER COMMUNICATION You probably can't learn all the hundreds of thousands of words in the English language;but you can learn those difficult words you're most likely to need to know. If you want to increase your vocabulary for standardized tests or just better communication, Webster's New World Essential Vocabulary is the only tool you need.
"A concise and useful guide, which provides an overview of the skills necessary to good reviewing ... Dealing clearly with traditional sources such as books and journals alongside recent developments such as wikis, blogs, and other online material, this handbook provides students with not only the basics, but guidance on the evolving issues in research dissemination and literature reviewing."
Discover a practical solution to your reading frustrations, with IMPROVE YOUR READING. Written by bestselling author and education advocate Ron Fry, this book avoids gimmicks and tricks in favor of proven strategies that will help you better retain and comprehend what you've read in any textbook, in any course, at any academic level.
Reading Comprehension in 20 Minutes a Day enhances your critical reading skills in just 20 short lessons. Learn to dissect a story, find the main idea, and draw conclusions through study of practical exercises.
Carefully explains and illustrates ten key reading skills that are widely recognized to be essential for literal and critical comprehension. Provides activities and reading selections to help you practice and master those skills.
Developed for students at the 10-12 reading level, MINDSCAPES: CRITICAL READING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES, 2E helps students become stronger readers based on how the brain best processes and learns information.
(Gale) - Books and Authors provides new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics. Adapted from Gale's acclaimed What Do I Read Next? Print series, Books and Authors is specially designed to complement the browsing habits of today's Web user, integrating easy-to-follow menus that allow users to broaden and narrow their searches according to author, title or series, awards, and other criteria. An "if you like" search connects readers to the themes and genres that may have otherwise gone unnoticed.