Summer 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TWTh      09:00AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  10102 
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ENGRD 54    Reading Center: Individualized Reading Skills I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLR 50 with a "C" or better for non-native speakers.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: The course offers individualized instruction in basic reading skills in specific areas. Course offerings are based on needs and abilities. This course starts with work at the paragraph level before moving into longer selections. Subjects include vocabulary acquisition, locating an essay's thesis and major details, textbook reading, and study skills. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 09-Jun 26
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   10289 
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MTWTh     10:20AM-12:25PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   10290 Textbook


ENGRD 55    Reading Center: Individualized Readiness Skills II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLR 50 with a "C" or better for non-native speakers.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized instruction focused on discrete reading comprehension skills and application of those skills to persuasive and expository essays, textbooks, and fiction. Subjects include SQ3R (Study, Question, Read, Recite, and Review), patterns of development, and inferential comprehension. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 30-Jul 17
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   10534 
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MTWTh     10:20AM-12:25PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   10535 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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10101 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 16-Aug 06
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas N201  10246 Textbook



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


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.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
M         08:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  10112 
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TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          10112 Textbook
NOTE: This is a hybrid class meeting one day a week on campus with the rest of the coursework being online. After enrolling students should visit the course web site at www.arc.losrios.edu/online for course syllabus and instructions. It is mandatory that students enrolled in this class attend the first night of class. Students wishing to add on the first day of class must also attend the first night of class.
4.5 hours per week online


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, Jun 16-Jul 14
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 10255 
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Schedule: Other Term, Jun 23-Jul 14
MW        11:30AM-12:20PM LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 11812 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to register for this class.


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, Jun 16-Jul 14
MW        08:30AM-09:20AM LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 10466 
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Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 10468 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 10470 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 10475 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 17-Jul 15
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC D.Engler              TBA TBA                 10467 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC D.Engler              TBA TBA                 10469 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC R.Morgan              TBA TBA                 10471 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC R.Morgan              TBA TBA                 10473 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC R.Morgan              TBA TBA                 10474 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class

TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC R.Morgan              TBA TBA                 10476 Textbook
Please see ENGRD 1000 to enroll in this class


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 need to enroll in ENGRD 1000 Reading Across the Disciplines for 0.5 unit of lecture credit. Students are placed in ENGRD 111, ENGRD 209, or ENGRD 315. This TBA course includes 9 hours of instruction in which the following topics will be covered: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test-taking, speed reading, and research techniques. ENGRD 111, ENGRD 209, and ENGRD 315 may be taken one time each for credit when used in conjunction with a different content area course. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 09-Aug 06
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Corbin              TBA TBA                 10558 
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Upon enrolling in this class, students must contact the RAD Center in the LRC to arrange a time for them to complete their instruction.

Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014