Spring 2012 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  13034 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  12668 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Gross              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 205  20509 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11041 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11630 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Sherman            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  19513 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  10784 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  11916 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Felker             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A203 12281 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 12282 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  12334 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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  11750 
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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 14-Mar 12
TWTh      08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 13597 
Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Bertoglio           TBA TBA                 13607 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson              TBA TBA                 13610 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 13598 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson              TBA TBA                 13608 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Klier               TBA TBA                 19567 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 19569 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio           TBA TBA                 19570 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Nichelson           TBA TBA                 19571 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

T         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Klier               TBA TBA                 19573 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

M         04:30PM-07:45PM LEC D.Nichelson           TBA TBA                 19574 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TWTh      08:00AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 13611 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 19575 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson              TBA TBA                 19576 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 19577 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson              TBA TBA                 19578 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Klier               TBA TBA                 19579 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Youngs              TBA TBA                 19581 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio           TBA TBA                 19582 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Nichelson           TBA TBA                 19583 Textbook
Monday instructor: C. Youngs
Wednesday instructor: P. Watson
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

T         03:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Klier               TBA TBA                 19584 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

M         04:30PM-07:45PM LEC D.Nichelson           TBA TBA                 19585 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         08:00AM-11:15AM LEC J.Roller              TBA TBA                 19587 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.

F         11:20AM-02:40PM LEC J.Roller              TBA TBA                 19588 Textbook
This class meets in the Reading Center of the Learning Resource Center.


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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  12440 
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TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  12440 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12440 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12440 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  12441 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  12441 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12441 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  12441 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, Jan 31-Mar 27
T         08:30AM-09:20AM LEC S.Rooney              TBA TBA                 20876 
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Schedule: Other Term, Feb 02-Mar 29
Th        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC S.Pries               TBA TBA                 20877 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       03:00PM-05:50PM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  21337 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  10730 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12444 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Landriani          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  19495 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Roller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12096 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Landriani          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  20512 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Sherman            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  11450 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  19496 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  10987 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  10990 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik C203 12285 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Landriani          Off Campus Natomas N103  12283 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Webb               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  20510 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Snow               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12097 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  20511 Textbook



TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  10731 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20766
This section of 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 DaviesHall 207  10732 Textbook
Learning Communities - The Reading/Writing Connection - 6 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20765
This section of 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        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  10734 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu - 9 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20763
This section of ENGRD 116 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and HCD 310 (MW 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; 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 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  10774 
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W         10:30AM-11:45AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  11156 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          11156 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

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12335 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Felker             Off Campus Natomas N103  12284 Textbook



Th        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 212  12445 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN Online          12445 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. (1.7 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
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 217  20513 Textbook


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 14-May 16
W         07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  12486 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN Online          12486 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  10775 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Vecchio            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  12446 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12336 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney             ARC MAIN Online          12336 Textbook



See chart of English Reading courses for placement at a specific level at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  20514 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, Feb 06-Apr 09
M         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC J.Felker             Off Campus Natomas N103  12820 
Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 08-Apr 11
W         04:50PM-05:40PM LEC J.Felker             Off Campus Natomas N103  12821 Textbook
W         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC J.Felker             Off Campus Natomas N103  12822 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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rooney              TBA TBA                 13595 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012