Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  30142 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  17206 Textbook



TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  16564 Textbook
Learning Communities - Reading/Writing/Math - 9 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 31265 or 31266
This section of ENGRD 14 is taught in combination with MATH 25 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and ENGWR 43 (MW 12:20PM-1:50PM OR MW 1:30PM-2:50PM). This Learning Community combines reading, writing, and math at the basic skills level and prepares students for ENGWR 51/56, MATH 32, and ENGRD 15. Course content and assignments emphasize related skills in all three classes that build readiness for college-level work. See course descriptions for ENGWR 43, ENGRD 14, and MATH 25. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will be enrolled in ENGWR 43, MATH 25, and ENGRD 14 and 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 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  12350 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13728 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  11700 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Sherman            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  11698 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  14464 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Leach              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A203 15354 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Gross              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 15356 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  15480 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 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  14024 
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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, Jan 15-Mar 14
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31327 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31337 Textbook
T         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31340 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31328 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31338 Textbook
T         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31341 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-May 11
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31329 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31330 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31331 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31332 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31333 Textbook
Monday instructor: C. Youngs
Wednesday instructor: P. Watson

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31335 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31336 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31339 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-06:05PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31342 Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:15AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31343 Textbook
F         11:20AM-02:40PM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31344 Textbook
M         04:30PM-07:45PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   31334 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  15742 
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TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  15742 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  15742 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  15742 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  15744 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  15744 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  15744 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  15744 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 07-Apr 08
T         09:30AM-10:20AM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         17118 
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Th        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         17120 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  11584 
Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  15750 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  14882 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13292 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12200 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12196 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12226 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik C203 15362 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus Natomas N103  15358 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  14884 Textbook



MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12352 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 15766
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 DaviesHall 220  11590 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 15768
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 D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  11586 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 15770
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 D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  11588 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 15772
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.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11592 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu - 9 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 18298
This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 12:00PM-01:20PM) and HCD 310 (MW 3:30PM-4:50PM). 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; 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.



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.
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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11680 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Fountain           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  15482 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus Natomas N103  15360 Textbook



W         10:30AM-11:45AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12610 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          12610 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 DaviesHall 207  15752 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 15752 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 15-May 18
W         07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  15906 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN Online          15906 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11682 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  15754 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  15484 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN Online          15484 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: 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, Feb 07-Apr 15
M         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus Natomas N103  17468 
Textbook
W         04:50PM-05:40PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus NatEdCntr LRC 17470 Textbook
W         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus Natomas N103  17472 Textbook


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, Feb 07-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         31325 
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Schedule: Other Term, Feb 07-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         31654 Textbook

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011