The Rose State Reading Lab provides one-on-one, individualized instruction for students seeking to improve their reading skills. We work with RSC students who are currently enrolled in reading classes, as well as those who are not. Referrals are not required.
The Reading Lab will be temporarily located in the Community Learning Center (CLC) room 108, or please visit the Reading Lab virtually by emailing one of the following contacts. You should receive a response within 24-48 hours Mon.-Friday.
Chris Knox: email@example.com
Jim Parsons: firstname.lastname@example.org
We create an engaging, innovative, and motivational environment where professors, students, and reading lab professionals work together helping students improve reading accuracy, increase fluency, and enhance vocabulary.
Students can begin at any level and progress at their own pace. We will assist students with the following skills:
- Develop an understanding of the specific strengths and weaknesses in their reading ability and vocabulary development as revealed through diagnostic testing.
- Provide instruction and orientation for the laboratory materials.
- Provide instruction for the textbook and web-based platforms.
- Supervise the use of laboratory materials during individual folder work.
- Provide online instruction in vocabulary through PrefixSuffix.com.
- Test individuals and make prescriptive adjustments.
- Work individually with students to determine the best method to improve their skills.
- Provide instruction through PowerPoint.
- Provide instruction through and placement in MyReadingLab.
- Provide instruction through Latin and Greek roots.
- Provide instruction through MyReadingLab videos and YouTube videos.
- Provide instruction through online brainstorming and mind mapping: bubbl.us.
- Provide instruction through Spelling Demons.
- Provide instruction through Reading for Understanding.
- Reinforce reading comprehension through Tactics and analogy supplemental materials.
- Provide instruction through online learning management system components.
We are open both day and evening hours for student convenience.
- active reading strategies (Princeton University)
- How to Read a Primary Source (University of Iowa)
- 10 Reading Comprehension Strategies (Purdue University)
- A Classic Method for Studying Texts: SQ3R
Writing and Punctuation Practice Resources
|Please check in and out with Athena Griffiths or Jim Parsons, our lab assistants.|
|Open Lab Hours|
|Monday through Thursday||8:30 - 8:30 PM|
|Friday||8:30 AM - 5 PM|
|Saturday and Sunday||CLOSED|
Biography: Professor Chris Knox
Chris Knox is currently a full-time Professor and Reading Coordinator at Rose State College. She is the CLICK Tutoring and Mentoring Coordinator and an RSC ESL Co-coordinator.
She received her A.A. in 1983 from Rose State College, her B.S. in Education in 1991 from Central State University, and her Master of Education in Reading in 1992 from Central State University. She is a Certified Reading Specialist, and taught as an adjunct at Rose State College, Oklahoma State University, and Oklahoma City Community College from 2003 to 2009.
She is a member of the, International Reading Association, Oklahoma Reading Association, OKADE, OACC, and CRLA.
She co-presented at the 2018 CCCC Conference, the 2017 NADE Conference, the OKADE 2010, 2012, 2015, and 2019 conferences, the OACC 2013 conference, and OCCC in 2012.
Chris won the OKADE Exemplary Program Award in 2009, 2018, and 2019, the 2010 and 2012 OACC Gift Award, and the 2015 OKADE Developmental Educator of the Year Award. She was chosen for the 2018 Rose State College Alumni Hall of Fame, the 2018 Rose State College Excellence in Teaching Award, and in 2019 an Outstanding Mentor for the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.