Reading

READ-070: Speed Reading, Credits = 1
Computerized program to help students improve their reading speed and comprehension. Students learn to train their eyes to see larger groups of words at a glance, keep their eyes moving efficiently as they read, and broaden their field of peripheral vision.

READ-072: Special Topics in Reading I, Credits = 1 - 5
Special reading needs are addressed for individual students; the student and instructor determine the area of emphasis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

READ-073: Special Topics in Reading II, Credits = 1 - 5
Special reading needs are addressed for individual students; the student and instructor determine the area of emphasis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

READ-074: Special Topics in Reading III, Credits = 1 - 5
Special reading needs are addressed for individual students; the student and instructor determine the area of emphasis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

READ-078: Basic Reading Skills, Credits = 5
Encourages and supports improvement of basic reading, comprehension, and study skills. Develops an understanding of the reading process and appreciation for the importance of reading both for pleasure and personal growth. Prerequisite: Entrance by placement exam.

READ-082: Special Topics in Reading IV, Credits = 1 - 5
Special reading needs are addressed for individual students; the student and instructor determine the area of emphasis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

READ-083: Special Topics in Reading V, Credits = 1 - 5
Special reading needs are addressed for individual students; the student and instructor determine the area of emphasis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

READ-084: Special Topics in Reading VI, Credits = 1 - 5
Special reading needs are addressed for individual students; the student and instructor determine the area of emphasis. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

READ-088: Reading Improvement, Credits = 5
Designed to improve how ably students utilize reading strategies to improve their overall comprehension. It reinforces skills in recognizing and using information selectively, increasing critical thinking about reading material, and increasing overall reading speed to better meet college reading demands. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or by successful completion of READ 078.

READ-098: College Reading Skills, Credits = 5
Designed to build strategies for reading success in the college reader who wants to improve reading speed, comprehension, summary writing, and critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or by successful completion of READ 088.

READ-099: College Reading Skills II, Credits = 5
Designed to build self-confidence in the college reader who wants to improve vocabulary, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. This course is taught by lecture, group discussion, and guided practice.