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Reading

What will a student of Reading learn?

By enrolling in Heartland's reading courses, you'll be taught ways to improve this fundamental life skill by maximizing comprehension, enlarging your vocabulary and increasing your reading efficiency. By reading well, you will enhance your educational and career opportunities, resulting in a significant improvement in the quality of your life.

Fast Facts:

Reading courses at HCC include Basic Literacy, Reading Improvement and College Literacy. The College offers an innovative model for reading instruction called Read Right ©. It uses a strategic combination of silent and oral reading that rewires how the brain processes text, which helps students quickly and efficiently improve their reading skills.

What is the academic impact and occupational outlook?

Efficient readers spend less time and effort reading and comprehending a text, and are more likely to read for pleasure. Good readers can pursue a variety of careers, but often focus on:

  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Communications Management
  • Copywriting/Speechwriting
  • Editing/Publishing
  • Government/Social Services
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations