READ 830 - College and Career Reading


Pass/ No Pass or letter grade option. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement. Recommended: READ 825 or appropriate skill level indicated by the Reading placement tests.

Description: Emphasis on applying reading strategies to comprehend and retain textbook information and perform better on academic and career-related tests. Analysis of expository writing, including extended textbook passages, work documents, and fictional writing, essential to proficient reading in college courses and job-related reading. Additional focus on recognition of an author's thesis, supporting details, point of view, purpose, tone, bias, and conclusions through in-depth analysis of essays, textbook excerpts, and book-length works. Intensive work with vocabulary and word origins. Qualifies as preparation for READ 400. (AA)

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College of San Mateo

Department: Reading

Number of Units: 3

This description is for the Spring 2017 term