Nov 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RDG 032 - Developmental Reading

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is an intensive review of the academic reading skills needed for success in a college-level course. Students will demonstrate their understanding of reading as a process and will apply strategies learned to expand their reading comprehension skills. Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge, use context clues, and identify supporting details.

Course Topics:
  • Reading Strategies
  • Vocabulary Skills
  • Main idea
  • Patterns of Organization
  • Inference

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • 3-ring notebook
  • Notebook dividers
  • College-level dictionary
  • USB
  • Pens and pencils
  • Stapler
  • Highlighter
  • Access to a computer capable of formatting documents in Word or RTF
  • Internet access

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
F 0 - 69
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply reading strategies for previewing new information, integrating knowledge and recalling information
  2. Determine word meaning using vocabulary skills;
  3. Identify the main idea of a reading selection by determining the topic and key details;
  4. Analyze the organizational patterns of texts;
  5. Employ inferential skills to draw conclusions.

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  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
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  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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