Oct 03, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

RDG 100 - Critical Reading

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course covers the application of basic reading skills to improve critical comprehension and higher order thinking skills. Non-degree credit

Prerequisite(s): Take RDG 032 .
Course Topics:

  • Vocabulary Skills
  • Main Idea and Supporting Details
  • Patterns of Organization
  • Inference
  • Critical Thinking

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
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the topic and pattern of organization of a selected passage by applying active reading strategies.
  2. Determine the explicit and implied main idea of a selected passage by using the topic and pattern of organization.
  3. Annotate a passage by identifying and organizing key points in a text.
  4. Communicate effectively by writing reflectively and responding orally to a text.

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

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

Official Course Syllabus