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College Reading
COLLEGE READ
CLASS CODE: ENG 107 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Develops reading skills for improved textbook comprehension in the arts and sciences.
DESCRIPTION: Develops reading skills for improved textbook comprehension in the arts and sciences.
TOPICS: Strategies for comprehending college texts across the disciplines; discerning organizational patterns; distinguishing between key points and support; drawing inferences; building vocabulary; problem solving; mapping; and retention.
OBJECTIVES:

  1. Read texts with engagement and understanding.
  2. Apply text concepts to personal experience, previously learned knowledge, and practical situation.
  3. Retain text information.
  4. Understand world views among academic disciplines.
REQUIREMENTS: Practical applications of reading skills to the student's current content area reading; book-talks; reading journal; exams.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003