Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLECD.AustinOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20711949Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.AustinOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20711197Textbook
TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECTBAOff Campus Natomas N20313198Textbook

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, Jan 29-Apr 09
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

M01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12979Textbook
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, Jan 30-Apr 03
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

T06:30PM-07:20PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12980Textbook
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, Jan 31-Mar 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12976Textbook
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, Jan 31-Apr 04
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

W01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12977Textbook
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, Feb 01-Apr 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECN.LeungNatomas Off Campus LRC12975Textbook
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, Feb 02-Apr 13
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

F12:30PM-01:20PMLECTBANatomas Off Campus LRC19472Textbook
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, Mar 19-Apr 23
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12978Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

MW02:00PM-03:20PMLECJ.LaflamOff Campus Natomas N10211200Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.ValenzonaOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20412398Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLECD.ValenzonaOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20412810Textbook
TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECJ.LaflamOff Campus Natomas N10211198Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECN.LeungOff Campus Natomas N10311199Textbook

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: 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, Feb 06-Apr 10
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

T03:30PM-04:20PMLECN.LeungNatomas Off Campus LRC11387Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 08-Apr 12
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

Th01:00PM-01:50PMLECN.LeungNatomas Off Campus LRC11389Textbook
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)
Th03:30PM-04:20PMLECN.LeungNatomas Off Campus LRC11388Textbook

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, Jan 29-Apr 09
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

M01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12815Textbook
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, Jan 30-Apr 03
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

T06:30PM-07:20PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12816Textbook
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, Jan 31-Apr 04
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

W01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12812Textbook
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, Jan 31-Mar 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12814Textbook
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, Feb 01-Apr 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECN.LeungNatomas Off Campus LRC12811Textbook
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, Feb 02-Apr 13
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

F12:30PM-01:20PMLECTBANatomas Off Campus LRC19473Textbook
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, Mar 19-Apr 23
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12813Textbook
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, Jan 29-Apr 09
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

M01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC19478Textbook
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, Jan 30-Apr 03
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

T06:30PM-07:20PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC19479Textbook
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, Jan 31-Apr 04
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

W01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC19476Textbook
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, Jan 31-Mar 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC19475Textbook
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, Feb 01-Apr 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECN.LeungNatomas Off Campus LRC19474Textbook
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, Feb 02-Apr 13
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

F12:30PM-01:20PMLECTBANatomas Off Campus LRC19480Textbook
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, Mar 19-Apr 23
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC19477Textbook
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 499    Experimental Offering in English - Reading    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 1 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 29-May 07
RAD: Strategies for Critical Reading

M03:30PM-04:35PMLECJ.LaflamOff Campus Natomas N10120263Textbook
Units: 1
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Class meets January 29 - May 7

Description: This course offers instruction on the reading processes and reading strategies necessary to critically read and analyze college-level material. It includes an examination of the rationale for using a process-based approach to reading as well as specific reading strategies for prereading, reading, reviewing, and metacognition. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 31-May 09
RAD: Strategies for Critical Reading

W03:30PM-04:35PMLECJ.LaflamOff Campus Natomas N10113511Textbook
Units: 1
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Class meets January 31 - May 9

Description: This course offers instruction on the reading processes and reading strategies necessary to critically read and analyze college-level material. It includes an examination of the rationale for using a process-based approach to reading as well as specific reading strategies for prereading, reading, reviewing, and metacognition. Pass/No Pass only.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017