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READ 080 - Reading/Study I


5 credits

Prerequisites
Appropriate reading placement test score or instructor permission.

This course helps improve reading skills with an emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary building, and study strategies. Reading selections - academic, general interest, and motivational - are from text and online sources. Designed as preparation for READ 090 .

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

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

  • Show comprehension of college preparatory reading material
    • Identify topic, main idea and supporting details
    • Begin to identify writers’ patterns of organization
    • Begin to recognize author inference
  • 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
    • Understand reading as a process
    • Use metacognitive strategies to monitor and strengthen comprehension


Note
This course does not meet any degree requirements.



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