Spring 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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, associated spelling rules, and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         16680 
Textbook
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC L.Leek               SCC MAIN RHS 221         16681 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC R.Harroun            West Sac WSC 214         16682 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Michell            West Sac WSC 215         18329 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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 Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 90 (ESL Center: Intermediate-Low Reading Skills in ESL). ESLR 40 and ESLR 90 are both prerequisites for ESLR 50.
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 18-May 21
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 270         17275 
Textbook
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 221         16688 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC D.Leonard            West Sac WSC 215         16952 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 Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 91. ESLR 50 and ESLR 91 are prerequisites for ESLR 310 and ESL 315.
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 18-May 21
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 228         16694 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         16695 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 216         17652 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 17652
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 Los Rios 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 multilingual students. 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 lab course, together with ESLR 40, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 50. This course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 328         16940 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 328         16941 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 328         16942 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
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.

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 220         16949 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
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 Los Rios 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 multilingual students. 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. This lab course, together with ESLR 50, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 310. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         16943 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         16955 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         18248 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 220         17653 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
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 Los Rios 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 multilingual students. 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. This lab course, together with ESLR 310, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 320. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 328         16944 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17629 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
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 Los Rios 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 multilingual students. 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. This lab course, together with ESLR 320, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 340. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 328         16945 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         16946 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
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.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 92 (ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL) and 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 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 228         16666 
Textbook
Web-enhanced - 16666

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 221         16667 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Kennedy            SCC MAIN RHS 228         16668 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16668
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.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 93 (ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL) and 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 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 229         17186 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 17186    

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 311         17276 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended and Web-enhanced - 17276

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Tinti              SCC MAIN RHS 270         19804 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 19804
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: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 95, 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
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 18-May 21
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17317 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014