Sep 21, 2021  
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READ 090 - College Preparatory Reading/Study I


5 credits

Prerequisites
Appropriate reading placement test score or instructor permission or a grade of C- or better in READ 080 .

This course emphasizes improvement of reading, vocabulary, and study skills necessary for understanding and learning college-level material. Curriculum includes short writing assignments. Reading selections - academic, general interest, and vocational - are from text and online sources.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Show comprehension of college preparatory and college level reading material
    • Identify topic, main idea and supporting details
    • Identify writers’ patterns of organization
    • Recognize authors’ inferences
    • Identify author purpose and tone
  • Increase vocabulary knowledge to improve reading skills
    • Use context clues to define unfamiliar words in reading material
  • Apply study techniques to increase comprehension of reading material
    • Use metacognitive strategies to monitor and strengthen comprehension
  • Use critical thinking to analyze and evaluate reading material


Note
This course does not meet any degree requirements.



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