Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGRD 12    Reading Center: Basic Reading Skills    .25-2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: The Reading Center offers individual instructional modules designed to acquire or improve reading skills in specific areas. Course offerings vary, depending upon needs and abilities. A partial list includes the following: comprehension, vocabulary development, critical reading, study skills, and spelling improvement. Enrollment is open through the eleventh week of the semester. Pass/no pass only. This course may be taken up to four times for credit with different course topics for a maximum of four units.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24631 
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T         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24633 Textbook
W         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24635 Textbook
Th        08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 26623 Textbook
F         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 26625 Textbook
M         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB W.Snow               ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24637 Textbook
T         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 26627 Textbook
W         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB J.Watson             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27157 Textbook
Th        10:00AM-11:40AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27159 Textbook
F         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24639 Textbook
M         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27161 Textbook
T         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB M.Webb               ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24641 Textbook
W         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27163 Textbook
Th        11:45AM-01:25PM LAB M.Webb               ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27165 Textbook
F         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB C.Youngs             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27167 Textbook
M         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB P.Fountain           ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27169 Textbook
T         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27171 Textbook
W         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB P.Fountain           ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24643 Textbook
Th        01:30PM-03:10PM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29605 Textbook
F         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB C.Youngs             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29607 Textbook
M         03:15PM-04:55PM LAB S.Pries              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29609 Textbook
T         03:15PM-04:55PM LAB J.Watson             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29611 Textbook
W         03:15PM-04:55PM LAB C.Youngs             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29615 Textbook
Th        03:15PM-04:55PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29617 Textbook
M         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24645 Textbook
T         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24647 Textbook
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29633 Textbook
Th        05:00PM-06:40PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29635 Textbook
M         06:45PM-08:25PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29619 Textbook
T         06:45PM-08:25PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29627 Textbook
W         06:45PM-08:25PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29629 Textbook
Th        06:45PM-08:25PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29631 Textbook



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


ENGRD 14    Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process; or completion of 1 unit in ENGRD 12 (Reading Center: Basic Reading Skills).
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This reading 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 12, Reading Center: Basic Reading Skills, is required for individual work in a support module.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN D 207           32529 
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See chart of English Reading courses for placement at a specific level at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN D 211           33044 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN D 210           27519 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Felker             ARC MAIN D 205           24253 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN D 222           24999 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN D 210           26603 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN D 211           24255 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Leach              Natomas Inderkum A203    28823 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Gross              Natomas Inderkum A202    28825 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN Rm 611          28995 Textbook



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


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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN D 205           26959 
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ENGRD 56    Integrated Reading, Writing and Study Skills    6 Units

Same As: ENGWR 56
Prerequisite: None.
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. Individual work in the Learning Resource Center may be required. Completing this course is equivalent to completing both ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGWR 56.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN Rm 611          29417 
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TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN Rm 611          29417 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Rm 611          29419 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-02:50PM LEC M.Angelone           ARC MAIN Rm 611          29419 Textbook


ENGRD 111    Reading Across the Disciplines (R.A.D.)    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrollment in a below transfer level content area course.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills development as applied to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering discipline-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. This course may be taken 4 times for credit when used in conjunction with different content area classes. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 08-Apr 16
T         09:30AM-10:20AM LEC L.Sherman            ARC MAIN LRC RAD         32958 
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Th        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC L.Sherman            ARC MAIN LRC RAD         32959 Textbook


ENGRD 116    Proficient Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 15 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN D 211           24125 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN D 211           29429 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN D 211           28055 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Conkle             ARC MAIN D 210           26093 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN D 211           24827 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN D 211           24823 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN D 210           24853 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Landriani          Natomas Inderkum C203    28831 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Landriani          Natomas Natomas N103     28827 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN D 210           28057 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Valenzona          ARC MAIN D 210           26629 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN D 210           24133 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN Rm 611          25001 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: 29477
This class (ENGRD 116) is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30-11:50am) 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. See course descriptions for ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you 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 Rm 612          24131 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: 29479
This class (ENGRD 116) is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 9-10:20am) 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. See course descriptions for ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you 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 Rm 611          24127 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: 29481
This class (ENGRD 116) is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (TTh 3-4:20pm) 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. See course descriptions for ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you 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 Rm 612          24129 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: 29483
This class (ENGRD 116) is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (TTh 1:30-2:50pm) 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. See course descriptions for ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.



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


ENGRD 117    Reading Center: Intermediate Reading Skills    .25-2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: The Reading Center offers individualized instructional modules designed to strengthen reading skills in specific areas. Course offerings vary, depending upon needs and abilities. A partial list includes the following: comprehension, vocabulary development, critical reading, textbook reading, reading for the proficiency exam, and study skills. Scheduling is flexible. Enrollment is open through the eleventh week of the semester. Pass/no pass only. This course may be taken up to four times for maximum of four units with different course topics.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24107 
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T         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24109 Textbook
W         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24111 Textbook
Th        08:15AM-09:55AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 26631 Textbook
F         08:15AM-09:55AM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 26633 Textbook
M         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB W.Snow               ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 28103 Textbook
T         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 26635 Textbook
W         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB J.Watson             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27173 Textbook
Th        10:00AM-11:40AM LAB N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27175 Textbook
F         10:00AM-11:40AM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24113 Textbook
M         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27177 Textbook
T         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB M.Webb               ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24115 Textbook
W         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27187 Textbook
Th        11:45AM-01:25PM LAB M.Webb               ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27189 Textbook
F         11:45AM-01:25PM LAB C.Youngs             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27191 Textbook
M         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB P.Fountain           ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27193 Textbook
T         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 27195 Textbook
W         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB P.Fountain           ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24117 Textbook
Th        01:30PM-03:10PM LAB J.Roller             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29637 Textbook
F         01:30PM-03:10PM LAB C.Youngs             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29639 Textbook
M         03:15PM-04:55PM LAB S.Pries              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29641 Textbook
T         03:15PM-04:55PM LAB J.Watson             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29643 Textbook
W         03:15PM-04:55PM LAB C.Youngs             ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29647 Textbook
Th        03:15PM-04:55PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29649 Textbook
M         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24257 Textbook
T         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 24123 Textbook
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29665 Textbook
Th        05:00PM-06:40PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29667 Textbook
M         06:45PM-08:25PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29651 Textbook
T         06:45PM-08:25PM LAB L.Larabee            ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29659 Textbook
W         06:45PM-08:25PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29661 Textbook
Th        06:45PM-08:25PM LAB D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN Natomas READING CT 29663 Textbook



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


ENGRD 310    Prose Analysis and Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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. Individual reading practice and exercises in the Reading Center, Writing Across the Curriculum or Reading Across the Disciplines programs may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN D 210           24229 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN D 210           29003 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC R.Morgan             Natomas Natomas N103     28829 Textbook



M         10:30AM-11:45AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN D 207           25309 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          25309 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. (1.6 hours per week online required.) For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Th        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN D 207           29431 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN Online          29431 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. (1.6 hours per week online required.) For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



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, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN D 224           29929 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN Online          29929 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN D 210           24235 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN D 210           29433 Textbook
M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN D 211           29005 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN Online          29005 Textbook



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


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

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrollment in a 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, Feb 08-Apr 16
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Morgan             Natomas Natomas LRC      33231 
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T         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Morgan             Natomas Natomas LRC      33232 Textbook
W         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC R.Morgan             Natomas Natomas LRC      33233 Textbook
TBA       12:00AM-12:00AM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Students enrolling in the R.A.D. course above will initially be enrolled in INDIS 1000, 32676 . Once enrolled, students must go to the RAD Center, located in the Learning Resource Center, to determine specific class days and times. For more information contact the RAD Center at 484-8053 or email, radcenter@arc.losrios.edu.



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

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010