Summer 2017 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 05-Jul 14
TWTh      09:00AM-11:50AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  10079 
Textbook

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
MTWTh     06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Austin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  10445 Textbook


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 05-Jun 22
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    12422 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    12423 Textbook


ENGRD 55    Reading Center: Individualized Reading 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 26-Jul 13
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    12424 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    12425 Textbook


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, Jun 12-Jul 10
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12440 
Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        11:30AM-12:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12441 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12442 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         10386 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Jul 27
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC N.Leung              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12444 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC K.Young              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12446 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center 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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  10078 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:30AM-12:35PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 205  10387 Textbook

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
MTWTh     05:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Borcz              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 205  10446 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 12-Aug 03
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas N202  10195 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. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
M         08:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  10087 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          10087 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.


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 12-Jul 10
MW        12:40PM-01:30PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN Portable 613A   10201 
Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    10381 Textbook


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 12-Jul 10
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         10273 
Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        11:30AM-12:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         10272 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         10274 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12457 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Jul 27
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC N.Leung              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         10525 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC K.Young              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         10526 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center 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, Jun 12-Jul 10
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12432 
Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        11:30AM-12:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12433 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12434 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Corbin             ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12458 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Jul 27
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC N.Leung              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12436 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC K.Young              ARC MAIN LRC RAD         12438 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: August 9, 2017