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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Center for Academic Achievement Presents "Reading Connections" Program

WHO FGCU Center for Academic Achievement, for the public

WHAT "Reading Connections" an eight-week self-paced computer guided program designed to increase reading speed with a high level of comprehension. Sessions are Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

WHEN 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, May 7 to June 25 or;

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 9 to June 27 or;

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, May 11 to June 29

WHERE Whitaker Hall 269

WHY Reading Connections is a self-paced program. Each participant's reading speed and comprehension level is tested in the beginning and at end of the program. Previous results show that most students more than doubled their reading speed while increasing or maintaining their level of comprehension after participating in this program.

COST $160 for current FGCU students, Edison students, faculty and staff

$200 for non FGCU students - Note: This course is recommended for grades 12 and above

Textbook and materials included in price. No refunds, substitutions or partial payments. Register in person at McTarnaghan Hall 202, or online at

CONTACT Center for Academic Achievement at (239) 590-7906 or

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