Reading

REA 091: STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE READING

Integrated language activities are designed to serve as a complementary component of the instruction given in REA 100. NOTE: REA 091 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Remedial Reading, Remedial
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


REA 100: APPLIED READING STRATEGIES

A course designed to improve general reading effectiveness and to emphasize the necessary skills for college reading. Topics include: comprehension on literal, inferential and critical levels and improvement of vocabulary through use of contextual clues. Each student must demonstrate application of the three levels of comprehension to a lengthy reading selection (novel).

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


REA 103: ACADEMIC READING

A course designed to improve content area reading and analytical skills necessary in any college discipline. (English: 101, 102, 103; Social Sciences: BHS 103, PSY 111; History: HIS 102; Health/Science: BIO 101; Business: BUS 102, CIS 111, etc.) Students master reading strategies using sample materials from content textbooks and relate those techniques to current course work. Other strategies include notetaking, test preparation, memory improvement, vocabulary and concept building. Critical thinking and analytical skills are applied to non-fiction and fiction selections.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


REA 105: EFFECTIVE READING

A course designed to increase comprehension, analytical skills and reading speed for the average to above average reader. Speed techniques are designed to increase students' ability to read faster and comprehend more effectively. Analytical skills are developed through reading, writing and thinking activities, which are applied to non-fiction and fiction selections including a novel.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


REA 271: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

A special learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on reading, research, community service, work experience, or other activities that advance the student's knowledge and competence in the field of reading or related areas. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


REA 272: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

Similar to REA 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 70-90 hours.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


REA 273: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

Similar to REA 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Department: English

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015