Oct 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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

Textbooks:
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.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

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

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • 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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2020-2021