Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Effectively comprehend information communicated through texts.
  • Identify and evaluate the meaning and purpose of key ideas in texts.

Courses include:

READ 70 – Analytical Reading (3 units)
Specific comprehension and reasoning skills for reading textbooks and other college material. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 51L or 51 is recommended.

READ 100A – Academic Reading Strategies (0.5 units)
Instruction in reading comprehension skills to assist students in all academic coursework.

READ 100B – Academic Reading Strategies (0.5 units)
Instruction in reading comprehension skills and study strategies to assist students in all academic coursework.

READ 105 – Pre-Collegiate Reading Skills Emphasis on paragraph and passage comprehension, vocabulary development, and basic study reading techniques. Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 105 is recommended. Not open for credit to students with credit in READ 105L.

READ 110A – Reading Assistance (4 units)
Small group and whole class work to strengthen basic reading skills, based on metacognitive strategies. Emphasis on vocabulary development.

READ 110B – Reading Assistance (4 units)
Small group and whole class work to strengthen basic reading skills, based on metacognitive strategies. Emphasis on vocabulary development, as well as, retention strategies.