Spring 2016 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ENGRD 110    Comprehension Strategies and Vocabulary Development For College    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 15, ENGRD 59, or ENGWR 58 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This reading course in designed to help students prepare for college level reading by refining vocabulary, literal and inferential comprehension skills, textbook reading techniques, and study skills and by reading for pleasure. Efficiency is gained by learning to vary rate and comprehension depending upon purposes for reading. Students are encouraged to enroll in ENGLB 70 for access to individualized help in the Reading and Writing Center.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN CAC 204         14445 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN BS 160          13906 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN BS 120          15013 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN WIN 255         20638 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN WIN 255         20638 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Hansen             CRC MAIN BS 128          14511 Textbook


ENGRD 299    Experimental Offering in English - Reading    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Giedd              CRC MAIN T 116           20436 
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4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 59 (Reading Development with Writing), ENGWR 58 (Writing Development with Reading), eligibility for ENGWR 101 (College Writing) or ENGRD 110 (Comprehension Strategies and Vocabulary Development for College) or equivalent skills as demonstrated through the assessment process.

Course same as ENGWR 299.

Description: This integrated reading and writing course is designed to accelerate the preparation for college reading and writing competency requirement for students who are assessed into one level below transfer English courses. This course prepares students for ENGRD 310/312 and ENGWR 300 with integrated teaching and learning in both reading and writing to accelerate a pathway for English Reading and Writing requirements. Students will learn to develop reading skills in vocabulary expansion, unlocking meanings with context clues and work parts, increasing comprehension, SQ3R, and critical thinking. Students will also learn to develop skills in writing correct, clear, and concise sentences with proper English grammar that transfer to well developed and organized paragraphs and essays. Other skills include paraphrasing, summarizing, pre-reading and pre-writing techniques, revising and editing essays, analyzing and comparing ideas, identifying author's tone, bias, and purpose. Upon on successful completion of this course, students will have met the prerequisite for ENGRD 310/312 and ENGWR 300. This course may include a departmental final.

Hours: 72

COURSE NOTES:
Students may place themselves into the class, or upon advice from academic counselors. Students who are assessed into or have completed ENGWR 58/ENGRD59, or are assessed into ENRD 110 or ENGWR 101, or are serious about preparing for college level work, or are ready for a challenge are encouraged to take this integrated reading and writing course. Contact Professors Lesley Gale (galel@crc.losrios.edu or Shihni Giedd (giedds@crc.losrios.edu).


ENGRD 310    Critical Reading as Critical Thinking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGLB 70, ENGWR 101, or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This overview course covers the theory and practice of reading skills needed for proficient academic performance with emphasis on the following: 1) critical and analytical evaluation of college level expository, narrative, descriptive, and argumentative essays, 2) vocabulary development, 3) critical analysis and evaluation of research, 4) application in multicultural essays, fiction and nonfiction reading, 5) development of flexibility of reading rate, and 6) application in textbook, fiction, and nonfiction reading. This course meets the reading competency required for the A.A. and A.S. degrees. Additional work in the Reading/Writing Center (ENGLB 70) may be advised. May be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Giedd              CRC MAIN CAC 204         14770 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN BS 114          14500 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Hansen             CRC MAIN BS 120          13907 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Giedd              CRC MAIN Online          14720 Textbook
Online class.
Orientation: Tuesday, January 19, 4:30 p.m.- 5:50 p.m., LRC-203
Students who fail to attend the mandatory on campus orientation and provide proof of prerequisite or assessment test results will be dropped from the class on the first day of school. The required on campus final exam schedule will be announced at a later time. For more information, e-mail Professor at giedds@crc.losrios.edu
For additional online course information go to www.crc.losrios.edu/de


ENGRD 312    Academic Textbook Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 110 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGLB 70, ENGWR 101, or ESLW 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to refine students' ability to read, understand and respond to college-level textbooks across the curriculum. Activities emphasize discipline-based vocabulary, reading strategies, critical thinking, interpretation of figures, facts, and data and reading rates as they relate to academic success. This course meets the Reading Competency requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees. Students are encouraged to enroll in ENGLB 70 for access to individualized help in the Reading and Writing Center. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN BS 112B         14499 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016