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RDG 100 College Reading
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Emphasizes effective reading, critical thinking, and study skills leading to increased reading comprehension necessary for college level texts in all subject areas. Successful use of Learning Management Systems (LMS) and navigating information technology is emphasized. Completion of this course with a grade of C or better fulfills the college reading proficiency requirement. Prerequisite: RDG091 or appropriate placement test score.

Prerequisites: RDG091 or appropriate placement score

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Employ subject area vocabulary effectively.(CSLO 2, 4)

2. (Analysis Level) Analyze textbook information and readings for topics, main ideas (stated or implied), and supporting details.(CSLO 2, 4)

3. (Analysis Level) Analyze readings and textbook assignments to find patterns of organization. (CSLO 2)

4. (Application Level) Demonstrate appropriate college level oral reading fluency. (CSLO 3)

5. (Synthesis Level) Formulate inferences from graphics and written texts. (CSLO 2,4)

6. (Comprehension Level) Outline and summarize reading material without plagiarizing.(CSLO 2)

7. (Comprehension Level) Identify author's purpose, tone and possible bias. (CSLO 2)

8. (Application Level) Apply critical reading/thinking strategies in order to evaluate evidence used to support specific claims. (CSLO 2, 4)

9. (Application Level) Apply appropriate reading and study strategies to comprehend information from academic texts and prepare for and take exams. (CSLO 2,3)

10. (Application Level) Use online learning management systems successfully in all modalities of instruction to facilitate the reading of online resources, supplements, and assessments. (CSLO 3)

11. (Application Level) Use informational technology (literacy skills) to search for specific information in library resources and credible online sources. (CSLO 3)

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Produce accurate word-processed outlines and summaries that follow the standard formatting and conventions of college-level writing and incorporate the efficient use of library resources, including online data bases.