Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGRD 14    Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the foundations of reading skills, such as word attack through syllabication and phonics, vocabulary development, and basic reading comprehension. Concurrent enrollment in ENGRD 54, Reading Center: Individualized Reading Skills, may be required for individual work in a support module.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        15350 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  16402 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  15348 Textbook




ENGRD 15    Basic Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 14 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent or previous enrollment in ENGWR 51.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in techniques for improving basic skills in reading. It involves intensive work with word attack, literal comprehension, vocabulary and study skills, including practice with multicultural reading materials and strategies. Individual work in the Learning Resource Center may be required by instructor. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGRD 56 or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  13448 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12424 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  15058 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  14034 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11804 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Sherman            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 226  11802 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A203 14016 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC L.Sherman            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A203 14354 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11806 Textbook


ENGRD 17    Vocabulary and Spelling with Study Strategies    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the improvement of vocabulary and spelling with the use of learning and study strategies. Individual learning styles are utilized to learn new words in a number of contexts. Thematic readings, writing, and individual word journals are required throughout the course to supplement and reinforce spelling rules and the use of new vocabulary.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  14420 
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See chart of English Reading courses for placement at a specific level at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


ENGRD 54    Reading Center - Individualized Reading Skills    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process for native speakers, or ESLR 50 (Intermediate-Mid Reading) with a "C" or better for non-native speakers.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course offers individualized instruction in basic reading skills in specific areas. Course offerings are based on needs and abilities. A partial list includes work in reading comprehension and vocabulary acquisition, essay and textbook reading, and study skills. The course may be taken four times with different modules for a maximum of four units. This course is not a substitute for ENGRD 14, 15, 56, or 116. Students may register up until the end of the second week of class. This course is offered Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TWTh      08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28744 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28746 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28747 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28748 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28749 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28751 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28753 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28754 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28755 Textbook
T         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28756 Textbook
M         04:30PM-07:45PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28758 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MTW       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29564 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29556 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29557 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29558 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29559 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29560 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29561 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29562 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29565 Textbook
T         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29566 Textbook
M         04:30PM-07:45PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   29567 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         08:00AM-11:15AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28745 Textbook
F         11:20AM-02:40PM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   28750 Textbook


ENGRD 56    Integrated Reading, Writing and Study Skills    6 Units

Same As: ENGWR 56
Prerequisite: ENGRD 14 with a grade of "C" or better or placement through the assessment process; AND ENGWR 43 with a grade of "Pass," or one or more units of ENGWR 53, or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the interrelationships among reading, writing, and study skills at the basic skills level. Course content, activities, and assignments integrate all three areas, providing opportunities to improve reading and writing skills in a student-centered environment. The course includes reading and writing in response to a variety of fictional and non-fictional materials and reviews basic rules of grammar and usage to develop skills in sentence, paragraph, and essay writing. Additional topics include a review of campus services and programs and effective study strategies. This course requires a total of 3,500 words written throughout the semester in a variety of assignments. Completing this course is equivalent to completing both ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGRD 15, ENGWR 51, or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-11:40AM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  14936 
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TTh       09:00AM-11:40AM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14936 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:40AM LEC J.Campanelli         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14936 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:40AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14936 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:40AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14936 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  14938 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  14938 Textbook


ENGRD 116    Proficient Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 15, ENGRD 56, or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 102 or 103.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes expository and argumentative essays, textbooks, and literature in preparation for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312. It emphasizes recognition of an author's thesis, supporting details, point of view, purpose, and tone through an in-depth analysis of an essay's introduction, body, and conclusion. This course also focuses on applying study strategies for comprehending and retaining information from textbooks in preparation for tests. Individual work in the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, the Reading Across the Disciplines Program, or the Reading Center may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  11672 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12426 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  16824 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12294 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13450 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12282 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  15042 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC M.Webb               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A201 15100 Textbook
MW        02:20PM-03:40PM LEC M.Webb               Off Campus Natomas N103  13552 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:30PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 226  29897 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14724 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  29900 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12428 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 29344
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and is designed for students who desire an integrated approach to college reading and writing. The reading material will be used to generate ideas for writing. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 29344; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.



MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  11674 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: 29346
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 9:00AM-10:20AM) and is designed for students who desire an integrated approach to college reading and writing. The reading material will be used to generate ideas for writing. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 29346; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.



TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 205  11676 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 29347
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (TTh 3:00PM-4:20PM) and is designed for students who desire an integrated approach to college reading and writing. The reading material will be used to generate ideas for writing. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 29347; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.



TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 205  12288 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 29348
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (TTh 1:30PM-2:50PM) and is designed for students who desire an integrated approach to college reading and writing. The reading material will be used to generate ideas for writing. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 29348; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  11678 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu - 9 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 29349
This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and HCD 310 (TTh 3:00PM-4:20PM). Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning "unity") is designed to enhance the cultural and educational experiences of community college students, particularly those who identify themselves as African American. Students will be required to sign up for the Reading Center and Writing Center concurrently. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 29349; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. Students interested in enrolling in the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community should contact Jeri Marshall at marshaj@arc.losrios.edu or Judy Mays at maysj@arc.losrios.edu for program application and additional information.


ENGRD 310    Prose Analysis and Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ENGRD 314
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This overview course covers the theory and practice of critical and speed reading skills needed for successful academic performance with an emphasis on the following: (1) critical and analytical evaluation of college-level expository and argumentative essays, (2) development of flexible reading rate and speed, (3) critical analysis and evaluation of research, (4) vocabulary development, and (5) application in multicultural essays, journals, fiction and nonfiction reading.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11774 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11778 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  29901 Textbook
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12732 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          12732 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.7 hours per week TBA

T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  11776 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN Online          11776 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.7 hours per week TBA



See chart of English Reading courses for placement at a specific level at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


ENGRD 312    Academic Textbook Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ENGRD 314
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This reading course concentrates on the refinement of the ability to read, understand, and respond to transfer-level textbooks across the curriculum. Emphasis is on critical and analytical reading, thinking and writing; graphics and other visual materials; discipline-based vocabulary; and reading rates as they relate to academic success.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  15116 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN Online          15116 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11780 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  15046 Textbook
MW        12:45PM-02:05PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus Natomas N103  15048 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  14726 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN Online          14726 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  29904 Textbook


ENGRD 314    Reading Across the Disciplines (R.A.D.)    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 or another transfer-level content-area course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills as they apply to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test-taking, speed reading, and research techniques. Students must come to the R.A.D. Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling. This course may be taken 4 times for credit when used in conjunction with different content area courses. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Nov 04
M         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  29902 
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W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  29903 Textbook
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 212  29905 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Nov 11
Th        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 212  29906 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Nov 10
M         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus NatEdCntr LRC 15828 Textbook
M         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus NatEdCntr LRC 15830 Textbook
M         11:00AM-11:50AM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus NatEdCntr LRC 15832 Textbook

Students interested in enrolling in the R.A.D. Center at the A.R.C. main campus should enroll using the following ENGRD 1000 course number and see ENGRD 1000 for more information: 29361


ENGRD 1000     Reading Across the Disciplines    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: ENGRD 1000 Reading Across the Disciplines offers reading skills as applied to content area courses. Students will need to enroll in ENGRD 1000 Reading Across the Disciplines for 0.5 unit of lecture credit. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test-taking, speed reading, and research techniques. Students will be placed in ENGRD 111 or ENGRD 314. ENGRD 111 and ENGRD 314 may be taken 4 times each for credit when used in conjunction with different content area courses. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney              TBA TBA                 29361 
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NOTE: Students must come to the R.A.D. Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011