Fall 2017 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 vocabulary development and basic reading comprehension.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Austin             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 12520 
Textbook


ENGRD 15    Basic Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 14 with a "C" or better, or 1.5 units of ENGRD 54 with a "P" AND ENGRD 55 with a "P," or placement through the assessment process.
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 ENGRD 50, Reading Center: Individualized Support Skills for ENGRD 15, 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 19-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Baum               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 11136 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.Parrish            Off Campus Natomas N103  12247 Textbook


ENGRD 111    Reading Across the Disciplines: Academic and Professional Development    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrollment in a below transfer-level course.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills development for students below transfer-level as applied to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering disciplined-base vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, and test-taking strategies. Students must come to the R.A.D. Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Oct 31
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
F         12:30PM-01:20PM LEC J.Laflam             Off Campus Natomas N102  13075 
Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Oct 04
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Natomas Off Campus LRC   12990 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Nov 01
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
W         04:00PM-04:50PM LEC J.Laflam             Natomas Off Campus LRC   12991 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 07-Nov 02
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC S.Parrish            Natomas Off Campus LRC   13074 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
Th        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Currea             Natomas Off Campus LRC   13077 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 23-Nov 20
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Natomas Off Campus LRC   13076 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.


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 101.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes expository and argumentative essays, textbooks, and literature in preparation for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and other transfer-level classes across the disciplines. 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 structure. 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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Beuttel            Off Campus Natomas N103  12248 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC A.Currea             Off Campus Natomas N202  19011 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 11043 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik G210 11366 Textbook


ENGRD 310    Critical Reading as Critical Thinking    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); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This 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 independent research, (4) vocabulary development, and (5) application of these skills to multicultural essays, journals, fiction, and nonfiction reading. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Laflam             Off Campus Natomas N102  12521 
Textbook



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ENGRD 314    Reading Across the Disciplines: Speed Reading    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENGRD 310 or 312
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills to transfer-level students as applied to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: assessing the reading process and material to employ appropriate strategies to meet the purpose for reading; utilize ones reading rates and style based on purpose and material; utilize college-level, discipline-based vocabulary; and master the skills needed to critically read and analyze future transfer level courses and texts. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Nov 06
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Laflam             Natomas Off Campus LRC   12522 
Textbook
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
M         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC J.Laflam             Natomas Off Campus LRC   12523 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 13-Nov 08
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
W         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Laflam             Natomas Off Campus LRC   12524 Textbook


ENGRD 315    Reading Across the Disciplines for Content Courses    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: another transfer-level content-area course
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills to transfer-level students 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. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Oct 31
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
F         12:30PM-01:20PM LEC J.Laflam             Off Campus Natomas N102  12910 
Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Nov 01
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
W         04:00PM-04:50PM LEC J.Laflam             Natomas Off Campus LRC   12909 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Oct 04
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Natomas Off Campus LRC   12912 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 07-Nov 02
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC S.Parrish            Natomas Off Campus LRC   12933 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
Th        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Currea             Natomas Off Campus LRC   12934 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 23-Nov 20
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Natomas Off Campus LRC   12911 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.


ENGRD 316    Reading Across the Disciplines for Content Courses II    .5 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 315
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized or small-group sessions to help students who have already completed ENGRD 315 improve classroom performance. It focuses on application of inferential and critical reading strategies and study skills to specific content classes and programs. Topics include learning style assessment, how to implement appropriate reading strategies, and how to choose the best study methods. Students must come to the RAD Center and meet with a RAD staff member before enrolling. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Oct 31
RAD
F         12:30PM-01:20PM LEC J.Laflam             Off Campus Natomas N102  20011 
Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Oct 04
RAD
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Natomas Off Campus LRC   20008 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Nov 01
RAD
W         04:00PM-04:50PM LEC J.Laflam             Natomas Off Campus LRC   20009 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 07-Nov 02
RAD
Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC S.Parrish            Natomas Off Campus LRC   20010 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

RAD
Th        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Currea             Natomas Off Campus LRC   20013 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 23-Nov 20
RAD
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Natomas Off Campus LRC   20012 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 18, 2017