RDNG-096 Introduction to Reading

A reading course combining introductory and middle level reading skills. Course focuses on 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. Prerequisites: Appropriate Reading Accuplacer Score or RDNG 050 Minimum Grade C. Corequisites: LRNS 111 – may be taken as Prerequisite. Offered: All

RDNG-099 College Reading

This course begins with the essential reading skills such as vocabulary, main ideas, and inferences. 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. Prerequisites: (RDNG 095 or RDNG-096) or appropriate Reading Accuplacer Score. Minimum Grade C Corequisites: LRNS 111 – may be taken as Prerequisite

RDNG-113 Academic Reading and Study

Develop academic reading and study skills for college, using authentic academic textbook material. Prerequisites: (RDNG 095 OR RDNG-096) minimum grade C, or appropriate Reading Accuplacer score. Offered: All

RDNG-252 Diagnostic Teaching Reading/Elem School

Provides elementary education students and teachers with a theoretical and practical overview of reading instruction in the elementary classroom, Grades 2-6. A compendium of instructional procedures will be covered for teaching the reading and writing processes. The course will cover phonemic awareness, vocabulary development, phonics, fluency and reading comprehension, both reader factors and text factors. Assessment of student literacy development will also be covered as well as differentiating reading and writing instruction and designing and organizing the reading classroom. Offered: Summer