kitchen table math, the sequel: Bonnie on college student reading skills

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Bonnie on college student reading skills

from the Headsprouts thread:
Reading comprehension is a huge problem for my college students. The introductory CS textbooks are written using vocabulary and a sentence complexity that is way beyond them. I wish I had a better sense of their actual reading skills so I could do some vocabulary work with them. The gasstationwithoupumps blog has posted links to some excellent material on teaching students how to read technical material that I think I may use next semester.

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