Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
    
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

RDG 100 - Critical Reading


Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3

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

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

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
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.

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

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2024-2025