ENGL0921 Applied Reading Techniques

This course is structured to give students an opportunity to apply the basic vocabulary and comprehension skills learned in Reading Techniques. In addition, the course will focus on higher level thinking skills including drawing inferences and reading critically.




Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 with a grade of "C" or better. Basic computer literacy skills required

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course: 
Manage reading and studying of college textbook material 
Summarize academic and technical readings objectively 
Paraphrase academic and technical readings objectively 
Adapt college reading process to task 
Apply word recognition strategies to college level academic and technical vocabulary 
Acquire college level academic and technical vocabulary words 
Infer meaning from explicit and implied college level text information 
Draw conclusions from explicit and implied college level text information 
Apply college reading strategies to informational, expository, and persuasive text 
Apply critical reading skills to college level text 
Construct meaning from college level text

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details