Spring 2018 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 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN CAC 204         14614 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN BSS 112B        14141 Textbook
 

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN BSS 120         15088 Textbook
 

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Hansen             CRC MAIN BSS 128         14666 Textbook


ENGRD 113    Reading and Writing Skills for College    4.5 Units

Same As: ENGWR 109
Prerequisite: ENGRD 59 or ENGWR 58 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
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 word 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 authorÔs tone, bias, and purpose. This course is most ideal for students who are assessed into both ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101. Upon 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. This course is the same as ENGWR 109, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN P 131A          19827 
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4.5 units Lec and Lab

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-Apr 30
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LAB T.Abeid              CRC MAIN LRC 202           


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 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Giedd              CRC MAIN CAC 204         14897 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Giedd              CRC MAIN LRC 202         20497 Textbook
 

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN BSS 114         14660 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Giedd              CRC MAIN Online          14854 Textbook
Online class.
Orientation: Tuesday, January 17, 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 is scheduled for Monday, May 14 from 12:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. in CAC 204. 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 13-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Seamons            CRC MAIN BSS 160         14659 
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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017