Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLL 30 and ESLW 30 or other ESL courses at the appropriate level; advise adult school before taking ESLR 30.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on reading words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in short texts at the Novice-High level. Students will learn core vocabulary, spelling rules, phonetics, and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN BUS 140         17354 
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WF        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC N.Maffly             SCC MAIN RHS 228         17355 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 215         17356 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Muther             West Sac WSC 215         18060 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 40    Intermediate-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 90
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 40 and ESLW 40, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-Low level with an emphasis on building vocabulary and literal comprehension and increasing fluency. Students will discuss and write about readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC C.Kennedy            SCC MAIN RHS 228         17361 
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F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC C.Kennedy            SCC MAIN RHS 229         17361 Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 228         18177 Textbook
MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC D.Dayton             SCC MAIN RHS 228         17362 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC N.Tillement          West Sac WSC 216         17723 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 40 must also register for one section of ESLR 90, the ESL Center.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 50    Intermediate-Mid Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 90 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 91
Advisory: ESLL 50, ESLW 50, ESLG 50, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-Mid level, with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion, literal comprehension, inference, and dictionary skills. Students will practice critical thinking skills to understand, analyze, discuss, and write responses to ideas expressed in readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17371 
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TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 228         17372 Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17373 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC N.Lowey-Ball         West Sac WSC 216         18740 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 50 must also register for one section of ESLR 91, the ESL Center.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 90    ESL Center: Intermediate-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30, ESLR 30, or ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 40 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-low level. This course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 328         17711 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 328         17712 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         17713 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

W         10:45AM-12:35PM LAB G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 220         17720 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 91    ESL Center: Intermediate-Mid Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 50 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-mid level. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17714 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17726 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         20628 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        10:45AM-12:35PM LAB S.Muther             West Sac WSC 220         18741 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 92    ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 310 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-high level. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 328         17715 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 328         18702 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 93    ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 310, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 320 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the advanced-low level. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17716 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17717 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 310    Intermediate-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 91 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 92
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLG 310 and ESLW 310, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-High level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and comprehension of ideas and introduces students to library use. Students will use critical thinking skills to understand, paraphrase, summarize, and respond orally and in writing to ideas expressed in fiction and non-fiction readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Maffly             SCC MAIN BUS 239         17337 
Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN BUS 239         17338 Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 228         17339 Textbook
TTh       07:15PM-09:20PM LEC D.Michell            SCC MAIN RHS 228         17340 Textbook
On-Campus


ESLR 320    Advanced-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 92 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 310 and ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 93
Advisory: ESLG 320 and ESLW 320, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on refining academic reading skills at the Advanced-Low level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and analytical comprehension. Students will expand their skills in using the library to practice research. Students will use critical thinking skills to paraphrase, summarize, and synthesize readings. They will also do extensive discussion and writing based on critical analysis of readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN BUS 140         18061 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 229         18178 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    


ESLR 340    Advanced Reading Skills Through Literature    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 93 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 320 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: ESL 93, ESLW 340, or ESLW 341, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; AA/AS Reading Competency
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to improve vocabulary and reading skills for the advanced ESL learner. Students will gain an appreciation of various forms of literature from a variety of cultural groups. Students will also examine the historical and cultural environments in which the literature was created. Reading selections include essays, poetry, drama, short stories and novels. This course emphasizes critical thinking and reading skills needed for academic performance: (1) vocabulary development, (2) analysis and comprehension skills, (3) flexibility of reading rate. The course also emphasizes the comparison and contrast of universal and metaphorical themes. This course fulfills the Reading Competency requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN BUS 239         18239 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012