How R.A.D. Works
What former students say about R.A.D.:
...my instructor, gave me relevant assignments, good advice, and provided a friendly atmosphere in which I was able to learn and refine study techniques.
R.A.D. is a short term lecture class that meets 9 times. Students must come to the R.A.D. Center to establish the day and time they will attend R.A.D.; this is a set time and does not vary from one week to the next.
During the one hour class meetings, students will work in small groups or one-on-one with a R.A.D. instructor or Instructional Assistant on applying reading and study strategies to the class of the student's choice (this is determined when the student signs up for a class time).
Students need to purchase the R.A.D. textbook, which is filled with articles describing various reading and study strategies.
Like any class R.A.D. students will be assigned homework out of the R.A.D. textbook. The important thing to remember is that all the R.A.D. homework is applied to your curriculum class. If you are working on outlining, you will have to read the article on outlining in the R.A.D. book and complete a short metacognitive journal, but you will be creating your outline from the material found in your Anthropology or Economics book, or whatever class you are focusing your R.A.D. studies on, and this will help you understand and retain the material, and prepare for the upcoming exam or quiz.