Reading

Program Plan

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Reading
3.0 credits RDNG-113: Academic Reading and Study
Develop academic reading and study skills for college, using authentic academic textbook material.
Prerequisites: Completion of RDNG-095 minimum grade C, or appropriate Reading Accuplacer score.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits RDNG-252: Diagnostic Teaching Reading/Elem School
Theoretical and practical aspects of diagnostic teaching of reading.
Offered: DMND
3.0 credits RDNG-256: Reading in the Content Fields
An in-depth study of reading and study skills. The structures of the different disciplines studied in all grades.
Offered: DMND
1.0 - 99.0 credits RDNG-ELEC: Reading Elective
3 credits RDNG-096: Introduction to College Reading
A reading course combining introductory and middle level reading skills. Course focuses on fluency, word knowledge, and fundamental reading skills and strategies applied to different types of readings, including textbooks. Improving reading speed is also covered. Successful completion of this course (C or better) requires no other developmental (remedial) reading course.
3 credits RDNG-099: College Reading
This course begins with the essential reading skills such as vocabulary, main ideas, and inference. Course gradually moves from shorter to longer readings and then progresses to higher level reading skills such purpose and tone, argument, and author's bias. Improving reading speed is also covered. Successful completion of this course (C or better) requires no other reading course. This course will be accepted in lieu of RDNG 113

For more information, please call Pete Kinnas at 505-566-3653. Or send us an email at kinnasp@sanjuancollege.edu.