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Developmental Reading & Writing: Developmental English / Reading

This guide is designed for Developmental English/Reading students and faculty.


This guide is designed for Developmental English/Reading students and faculty. The resources provided by the PGCC Library have been listed here under the following categories:

Developmental Reading

The Developmental Reading and English program provides students with an opportunity to strengthen their skills in reading comprehension, grammar, writing, and critical thinking. Students take Developmental Reading and English in order to prepare for credit level English, and all courses with a reading prerequisite at the college. The Developmental Reading and English program also emphasizes study and test-taking strategies, and computer laboratory skills - all important for success in college.

The Marlboro Individualized Learning Lab

The Marlboro Individualized Learning Lab at Prince George's Community College provides extensive resources for students and faculty. The labs are located at the Largo campus and at the University Town Center. They offer convenient hours to help you improve your reading, writing and math skills.

Services provided:

  • Tutoring
  • Group tutoring
  • Guided Study Groups

Free tutoring services are provided by the tutoring staff composed of instructors, professional tutors, and peer tutors. 

Department Information

Ms. Mirian Torain
Department Chair

Marlboro Hall
Room 2145


Developmental English / Reading Department

Liaison Librarian

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