This is the site for a course in the UNC Charlotte Honors College course, HONR 3700, Reading in Slow Motion.

This course is based on a popular course design that intends to build lifelong deep-reading and inquiry habits. You can read about it on blogs and faculty/student websites, such as

There are five rules for the course:

1. There is only one book assigned;

2. The course meets once a week for approximately three hours;

3. Each week, the assigned reading is a small number of pages from the book;

4. Use of technology is not allowed during class discussion time (but is encouraged, even required, for doing research outside of class);

5. The final research paper may be on anything except the assigned text.

This will be a course driven by student interests prompted by the novel and by student research, writing, reflection and discussion about where this leads them.


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