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READ 0800 Essential Reading 0 Credits
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0801, 0802, 0803, 0804, 0805

READ 0801 Reading Strategies: Short Stories 1 Credit
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading short stories. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0800

READ 0802 Reading Strategies: Extended Discourse 1 Credit
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (b) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, and (c) flexible reading rate while reading a common book. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0800 or 0810

READ 0803 Literary Analysis 1 Credit
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (b) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, and (c) flexible reading rate while reading fiction/nonfiction. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0800 or 0810

READ 0804 Reading Strategies: Essays 1 Credit
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading essays, poetry or plays. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0800 or 0810

READ 0805 Vocabulary & Textbook Reading 1 Credit
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading textbooks. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0800 or 0810

READ 0810 Academic & Personal Reading 0 Credits
Designed for under-prepared students, the developmental reading course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections. The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Corequisite(s): READ 0802, 0803, 0804, 0805

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