2016-17 Edition

RD 80. Reading 80. 3 Credits.

Covers vocabulary, dictionary use, motor skills, comprehension, and some study skills. Prerequisite: ABE 0783 or ABE 0790 or placement into RD 80. Audit available.

RD 80A. Reading 80A. 3 Credits.

Topics include vocabulary, dictionary use, motor skills, comprehension, reading rate improvement, and study skills. Prerequisite: ABE 0783 or placement into RD 80. Audit available.

RD 81A. Reading 81A. 1 Credit.

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

RD 82A. Reading 82A. 2 Credits.

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

RD 90. Reading 90. 3 Credits.

Improves reading through work on vocabulary development, motor skills, comprehension and some reading rate improvement. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 90 or successful completion of RD 80 AND placement into WR 80. Audit available.

RD 90A. Reading 90A. 3 Credits.

Reading improvement through work on vocabulary development, motor skills, comprehension and reading rate. Prerequisite: RD 80 Audit available.

RD 91A. Reading 91A. 1 Credit.

Focuses on reading effectiveness. Comprehension strategies, vocabulary development, and reading rate are emphasized. Audit available.

RD 92A. Reading 92A. 2 Credits.

Focuses on reading effectiveness. Comprehension strategies, vocabulary development, and reading rate are emphasized. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 90 or successful completion of RD 80. Audit available.

RD 95. Reading for Enjoyment. 3 Credits.

Help students develop their abilities to read, understand, and enjoy literature. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 90 or instructor permission. Audit available.

RD 115. College Reading. 4 Credits.

Focuses on expanding reading frequency and effectively reading complex college level texts; Emphasizes comprehension strategies, critical reading and thinking skills, information literacy, vocabulary development, student success strategies and adapting reading rate to different reading tasks. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 115 or successful completion of RD 90 AND placement into WR 90 OR successful completion of WR 80; OR ESOL 252 and ESOL 260. Audit available.

RD 116. College Vocabulary Development. 3 Credits.

Adds significantly to students' reading, writing, and speaking vocabularies, fosters interest in words, and offers strategies for continuous vocabulary development throughout life. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 115 or successful completion of RD 90. Audit available.

RD 117. Advanced College Reading. 3 Credits.

Further exploration of topics covered in RD 115, emphasizing inferential, critical, and technical reading. Prerequisite: Successful completion of RD 115. Audit available.