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Center for Academic Development & Enrichment
225 Alumni Hall
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 436-3010

Service Hours Fall 2017:
Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

(Admin. Offices close at 4:30 daily)


Reading Courses


Prof 111: College Reading Strategies Students will explore, practice and develop the engaged reading strategies necessary for success in college level reading. Within the environment of a supportive reading circle, readers will have the opportunity to work with a variety of texts, including short stories, poems, articles, novels, internet sources, and college textbooks. 3 credits

Prof 113 Study Skills: Textbook Reading -- A five-week mini, 1 credit elective course, Professional Studies 113, through reflection upon the premises of college learning and through guided practice of established methods, teaches students to identify organizational patterns and emphasis cues in college texts and to use paragraph reading tools effectively.  Students will also develop a systematic, well-organized approach to effective note-taking.  Topics covered will include

  • main ideas
  • major/minor details
  • patterns of organization
  • SQ3R
  • Cornell note-taking
  • schematic mapping.