Aug 12, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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READ 094 - Reading Improvement

Credits: 5
For students who wish to develop their reading skills for college, work, or pleasure. Emphasizes the identification of main ideas, relevant details, and organizational patterns to improve reading comprehension. Also addresses vocabulary development and reading rate.

Prerequisite: READ 084  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or appropriate English/reading placement.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Comprehend when reading a variety materials.
  2. Apply study reading strategies and techniques.
  3. Demonstrate reading fluency.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate college-level reading skills by summarizing, analyzing, interpreting, synthesizing, and evaluating college texts; and develop an awareness of the approaches writers use for different audiences, genres, and rhetorical situations.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.

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