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College Reading
COLLEGE READ
CLASS CODE: ENG 107 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Develops reading skills for improved textbook comprehension in the arts and sciences.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, and Fall
CONTENT AND 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.
GOALS AND 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.
PREREQUISITES:
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003