Program for Enhanced Learning

The Program for Enhanced Learning (PEL) offer services to students needing to increase their academic skills for success.  Courses in the areas of reading and study skills are open to all students and include: Reading for Academic Content (READ 1311) and College Study Skills (READ 1310).  The PEL also provides test preparation to students planning for the GRE and PRAXIS.  Students receiving PEL services have access to computer labs dedicated to their exclusive use.

Courses

READING FOR ACADEMIC CONTENT (READ 1311): A three-combination laboratory and lecture course designed for students who want practical information on improving their reading rate and comprehension. Students will be introduced to scholastic reading strategies and methods for use in their other college courses.

COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS (READ 1310): A three-hour degree credit course designed to provide practical instruction in skills needed for success and retention in college. This course will assist in learning techniques that will help in raising your GPA, increasing time management skills, improving test taking strategies, and taking better notes.

Test Preparation
The PEL Program offers test preparation sessions for students wanting to get ready for the GRE and PRAXIS.  To sign-up for services please contact the ASC main office at (501) 569-3280.

Computer Lab
The PEL Lab is located in the Speech Communication Building, room 102. The lab offers software and tutorial assistance for general reading improvement and standardized test preparation. Hours of operation are:

Monday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00  p.m.
Wednesday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.