Speed Reading

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the reading required in your courses? Our Speed Reading class may be just what you need!

The Speed Reading Program is designed to:

  • Increase your reading speed while maintaining or improving comprehension and retention
  • Provide in-class instruction on key speed reading techniques
  • Allow for hands-on practice through the use of a speed reading program
  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your reading

Topics Include:

  • Flexibility
  • Phrase Reading
  • Peripheral  Vision
  • Speed & Efficiency
  • Comprehension & Retention

How does the Speed Reading class work?

  • The class meets once a week (2 hours) for five weeks
  • Multiple five-week sessions are offered in the fall, spring and summer
  • There is a $30 fee for materials

Contact the Learning Center at (940) 369-7006 with questions. To register, stop by Sage 315.

*Please note, payment (cash or check) is required to guarantee your spot in the class.*

Summer 2017 Speed Reading Schedule:
All sessions will occur in Sage Hall 315.


All-Student Speed Reading: June 13th-July 18th




All-Student Speed Reading: July 12th-August 16th




Please note this workshop is available only to UNT students.

For questions regarding Speed Reading, you can reach Roxanne Davenport at roxanne.davenport@unt.edu.