READ FASTER. 

READ SMARTER.

THIS FALL

Read Faster.
READ SMARTER.

THIS FALL

SPEED READING & STUDY SKILLS PROGRAM

DOUBLE YOUR READING SPEED

get more out of everything you read

In just two weekends, this program will make you a faster, smarter reader and more effective student.

In our outstanding program, you will learn to read twice as fast and improve comprehension, concentration, and recall.

DOUBLE YOUR READING SPEED

Get more out of everything you read

In just two weekends, this program will make you a faster, smarter reader and more effective student.

In our outstanding program, you will learn to read twice as fast and improve comprehension, concentration, and recall.

FOR YEARS, OUR SPEED READING & STUDY SKILLS PROGRAM HAS PROVIDED THE ANSWERS FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU.

Institute of Reading DevelopmentSince 1997, Baylor University, Continuing Education, has offered programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

The Institute of Reading Development has taught valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States since 1970.

Like many other colleges and universities nationwide, we are proud to bring the Institute’s programs and instructors to families in our community. These programs help students become better readers at every age and inspire a love of books and reading.

Since 1997, Baylor University, Continuing Education, has offered programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

The Institute of Reading Development has taught valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States since 1970.

Like many other colleges and universities nationwide, we are proud to bring the Institute’s programs and instructors to families in our community. These programs help students become better readers at every age and inspire a love of books and reading.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

DOUBLE READING SPEED

In this program you will learn effective speed-reading techniques that will double your reading speed in materials ranging from novels to nonfiction. You’ll learn how to adapt your approach based upon the type of material you’re reading and your purpose as a reader.

IMPROVE COMPREHENSION & RECALL

You’ll learn several speed reading techniques, as well as comprehension, concentration, and retention strategies. In the class you’ll learn to apply the skills to textbooks, nonfiction books, business articles, and literature. In addition, you will be able to prepare for tests efficiently, without extensive rereading

ENJOY READING MORE

When you read faster, with better comprehension and recall, you’ll find reading effortless, enjoyable, and rewarding. The techniques taught in this class will inspire and enable you to read more. To help you select future reading material, you’ll receive a copy of our Lifetime Reading List, which describes the best books ever written, including contemporary fiction and nonfiction as well as biographies, history, and classics

HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS

TWO CONSECUTIVE WEEKENDS

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The speed reading skills we teach are easy to learn, and you’ll see results right away. The four-day program is conducted in a workshop format, which emphasizes in-class application and practice under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

VARIETY OF READING MATERIALS

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In the class you’ll learn to apply the skills to textbooks, nonfiction books, business articles, and literature. In addition, you will be able to prepare for tests efficiently, without extensive rereading

ENTHUSIASTIC TEACHER

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Our teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages.
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The teacher will work closely with you to ensure that you make individual progress and have a highly successful, enriching experience.

Two CONSECUTIVE WEEKENDS

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The speed reading skills we teach are easy to learn, and you’ll see results right away. The four-day program is conducted in a workshop format, which emphasizes in-class application and practice under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

VARIETY OF READING MATERIALS

^

In the class you’ll learn to apply the skills to textbooks, nonfiction books, business articles, and literature. In addition, you will be able to prepare for tests efficiently, without extensive rereading

ENTHUSIASTIC TEACHER

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Our teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages.
^

The teacher will work closely with you to ensure that you make individual progress and have a highly successful, enriching experience.

BY THE END OF THE PROGRAM, You WILL…

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Cut the time you spend on required reading in half, and the reading you do for pleasure will be faster and more enjoyable

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Learn several speed reading techniques, as well as comprehension, concentration, and retention strategies

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Double your speed in materials ranging from novels to nonfiction

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Learn how to adapt your approach based upon the type of material you are reading and your purpose as a reader

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Be able to prepare for tests efficiently, without extensive rereading

BY THE END OF THE PROGRAM, YOU WILL…

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Cut the time you spend on required reading in half, and the reading you do for pleasure will be faster and more enjoyable

Z

Learn several speed reading techniques, as well as comprehension, concentration, and retention strategies

Z

Double your speed in materials ranging from novels to nonfiction

Z

Learn how to adapt your approach based upon the type of material you are reading and your purpose as a reader

Z

Be able to prepare for tests efficiently, without extensive rereading

 

SECURE A SPOT IN THE PROGRAM TODAY! 

 

This four-day program will meet on Saturdays and Sundays for two consecutive weekends.

Program dates are October 6, 7, 13 & 14 on Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm and Sundays, 1:30pm-4:30pm or Saturdays, 1:30pm-5pm and Sundays, 5:30pm-8:30pm.

This is the only Speed Reading and Study Skills program that will be offered this academic year.

To register, or inquire about the program, call 1-800-418-7910.

Mon–Fri: 6am–6pm, Pacific  |  Sat: 6am–4pm Pacific. 

 

SECURE A SPOT IN THE PROGRAM TODAY!  

This four-day program will meet on Saturdays and Sundays for two consecutive weekends.

Program dates are October 6, 7, 13 & 14 on Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm and Sundays, 1:30pm-4:30pm or Saturdays, 1:30pm-5pm and Sundays, 5:30pm-8:30pm.

This is the only Speed Reading and Study Skills program that will be offered this academic year.

To register, or inquire about the program, call 1-800-418-7910.

Mon–Fri: 6am–6pm Pacific  |  Sat: 6am–4pm Pacific

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is the Speed Reading & Study Skills Program right for me?

All adults can benefit from improving their reading speed and comprehension in order to get through material quickly and effectively. In class, the teacher will provide you with personal support and guidance.

How long does it take to acquire these skills?

The speed reading skills we teach are easy to learn, and you’ll see results right away. The four-day program is conducted in a workshop format, which emphasizes in-class application and practice under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Can I use these skills for pleasure reading?

Yes. You’ll read both fiction and nonfiction twice as fast, at a speed where you’re fully engaged and absorbed in the book. You’ll also receive our Lifetime Reading List, which describes the best books ever written, including contemporary fiction and nonfiction as well as biographies, history, and classics.

Can I use these skills for school or work?

Yes. In the class you’ll learn to apply the skills to textbooks, nonfiction books, business articles, and literature. In addition, you will be able to prepare for tests efficiently, without extensive rereading.

How will this class affect my current workload?

You’ll save time from day one. Homework consists of applying the skills and strategies learned in class to your work, pleasure, or school reading.

What is the Lifetime Repeat Privilege?

Your enrollment includes a lifetime instruction privilege, which allows you to repeat the program any time at more than 700 locations nationwide – for free!

What is the Institute of Reading Development?

A leader in reading instruction since 1970, the Institute provides reading development programs through colleges, universities, and other non-profit organizations. For more information, visit www.readingprograms.org.

SPEED READING AND STUDY SKILLS

MAKE NEXT YEAR A BIG SUCCESS!

SPEED READING & STUDY SKILLS  PROGRAMS

MAKE NEXT YEAR A BIG SUCCESS!