READ 830  - College and Career Reading

READ 830 COLLEGE AND CAREER READING (3)

Pass/ No Pass or letter grade option. Minimum of 48 lecture hours plus 16 hours by arrangement per term. Recommended Preparation: 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 and READ 405. (AA)

 

College of San Mateo Department: Reading Number of Units: 3
This description is for the Fall 2014 term