ERIC Number: ED059851
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
Reference Count: 0
An Enrichment and Learning Skills Center for Student Aid.
McDaniel, Marjorie C.
The Academic Enrichment and Learning Skills Center at Indiana State University came into being primarily because of the reading problems among the student body. The center has two language laboratories, each having 30 positions. Emphasis in designing the physical plant was placed on attractiveness and quiet. Teaching machines such as the Tachomatic 500, the Shadowscope, and the Craig Reader as well as personal help such as tutoring in special areas of difficulty are available for student use. The center is open free to all registered students except for those registered in a special remediation course. Students graduating in the lowest 30 percent of their high school classes are registered in this noncredit course during the spring semester and the summer sessions. The course emphasis is upon skill development in reading, studying, testing, writing term papers, and work in special areas of need. The center is widely used by foreign students to improve their English proficiency and by doctoral students to acquire foreign language proficiency. (AW)
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Enrichment, Foreign Students, Reading Centers, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Remedial Instruction, Second Language Learning, Study Skills, Teaching Machines, Tutoring
National Reading Conference, Inc., Marquette University, 1217 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. 53233
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Note: Paper presented at the National Reading Conference, Tampa, Fla., Dec. 1971