PCC/ CCOG / RD

Course Content and Outcome Guide for RD 81A

Course Number:
RD 81A
Course Title:
Reading 81A
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Focuses on instruction in vocabulary, study skills, and dictionary use. Prerequisite: ABE 0783 or placement into RD 80. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description


Reading 81 focuses on instruction in vocabulary, study skills, and dictionary use.

Prerequisite: Asset reading placement score 32-35.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Employ vocabulary development strategies.
  • Exhibit successful college student behaviors.
  • Perform successfully in subsequent reading courses.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  •   Relation of Vocabulary to comprehension
  • Reading = Thinking
  •   Marking text material for better recall
  •   Vocabulary: context skills and dictionary skills