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Eastern Illinois University
Course:
Gst 1000 - Reading and Study Improvement

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GST 1000 Reading and Study Skill Improvement Fall 2010 Instructor Course Location Meeting Days Credit Office Office Hours Phone Email Mrs Shilpa Maheshwari Buzzard Building 1302 M T W and R 2 2 2 does not count toward graduation but does toward GPA 1325 Buzzard Building Reading Center 9 30 11 00 p m M W 10 00 11 00 R Office 217 581 8551 Home 217 531 8854 Cell 217 240 0383 smaheshwari eiu edu Text and Resources Essential Study Skills Sixth Edition By Linda Wong Townsend Press Ten Steps to Advanced Reading http www townsendpress net apps tpexercises booktest php bk 19 tst 1201 Required Supplies 1 One three ring binder for 11x 8 1 2 college ruled paper 2 Ruled notebook paper to fit the above 3 One set of notebook divider sheets 4 One book of your choice novel biography autobiography etc non instructional book Course Objectives The student will Demonstrate growth in reading as measured by the Nelson Denny Reading Test Demonstrate improvement in reading efficiency Improve ability to comprehend college level reading materials Develop vocabulary skills necessary for success in college and the workplace Develop efficient note taking skills from lectures texts and other reading materials Develop time management strategies necessary for success in college Develop memory training techniques Develop test taking strategies Improve listening skills Catalog Description Learning principles as they apply to the development of efficient study skills emphasis on reading instruction designed to improve comprehension and rate Course Rationale Reading The act of reading is essentially a process of thinking It has the scan and the scope beyond the camera It is the cosmic screen of your own mind It is a concentratively individual act and individual involvement The reader makes the printed communication happen releasing the GST 1000Fall 10 magic that causes words on the page to leap into living thoughts ideas emotions Ira Epstein Ernest Nieratka Course Requirements 1 Since the structure of



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