Spring 2016 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 16-May 18
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN BUS 140         16927 
Textbook
TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 229         16926 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:45AM-12:50PM LEC R.Harroun            West Sac WSC 216         18231 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 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 16-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17426 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 221         16930 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:45AM-12:50PM LEC N.Maffly             West Sac WSC 217         17139 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 16-May 18
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 228         16936 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Tinti              SCC MAIN RHS 229         20495 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
NEW SECTION - as of 11/20/15
On-Campus

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 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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Michell            SCC MAIN RHS 328         17128 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         17129 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17130 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 S.Whetstone          West Sac WSC 220         17136 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 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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 328         17131 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 328         17142 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         18178 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

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 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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Toy-Moy            SCC MAIN RHS 328         17132 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 328         17729 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

f 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 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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         17133 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Gere               SCC MAIN RHS 328         17134 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 ESLR 91 with a grade of "P" and ESL 53 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 92 (ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL). ESLR 310 and ESLR 92 are prerequisites for ESLR 320 and for ESL 325.
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 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 16-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 229         16919 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Humphers           SCC MAIN RHS 311         20729 Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
NEW SECTION - 20729 - as of 1/20/16
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 ESLR 92 with a grade of "P" and ESL 315 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 93 (ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL). ESLR 320 and ESLR 93 are both prerequisites for ESLR 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on refining academic reading skills for students at the Advanced-Low level with an emphasis on 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 16-May 18
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 311         17427 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
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 ESLR 93 with a grade of "P" and ESL 325 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 ESL 95 (Advanced Skills Lab).
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 advanced students. Readings include selected essays, poetry, plays, short stories, and novels. Students will read and discuss literature from a variety of cultural perspectives including contributions and social experiences of underrepresented ethnic or racial groups. This course emphasizes critical thinking skills and reading strategies 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. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 229         17462 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
On-Campus



Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 16, 2016