PCC/ CCOG / RD

Course Content and Outcome Guide for RD 82A

Course Number:
RD 82A
Course Title:
Reading 82A
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

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

Addendum to Course Description


Reading 82 focuses on instruction in vocabulary, comprehension, study skills, and dictionary use.
Prerequisite: Asset reading placement score 32-35.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Articulate topic and main idea in a variety of reading materials
  • Use reading for pleasure, learning, and intellectual stimulation.
  • Exhibit successful college student behaviors
  • Perform successfully in subsequent reading courses.

 

Course Activities and Design


Assessment may include, but is not limited to:

  • Completion of daily assignments
  • Participation in Group work
  • In-Class tests
  • Oral or written book report or other project based on a book read by the student
  • Reasonable attendance

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Study reading and pleasure reading

  • Relation of vocabulary to comprehension

  • Reading =Thinking

  • Marking text material for better recall

  • Vocabulary: context skills, dictionary skills

  • Main Idea and supporting details

  • Reading the Newspaper

  • Completing a book for enjoyment