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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 011 - College Reading and Study Skills II

Credit Hours: 3 Not for degree credit

A course to further improve the student’s reading and study skills. Content includes practice in comprehension, speed, vocabulary, listening, note-taking and test-taking.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate reading efficiency utilizing strategies to maintain adequate comprehension on tenth grade level expository prose;
  • identify topic, main idea, details, organizational patterns and transition devices in paragraphs and articles written at tenth grade level;
  • recognize common affixes and roots as an aid to increase vocabulary;
  • use context clues to find or infer word meanings in sentences and paragraphs;
  • use dictionary to discover or confirm the pronunciation, spelling and meaning of words;
  • combine listening strategies and notetaking skills to take complete and useable lecture notes;
  • apply SQRRR or another study system to a textbook chapter written at least at tenth grade level;
  • demonstrate ability to adjust reading rate to purpose and nature of material in order to maintain appropriate comprehension;
  • describe test management strategies that are appropriate before, during, and after test sessions; and
  • in order to exit developmental reading, the student will be able to meet stated objectives on material at a minimum tenth grade reading level.

F/S (C, N, S)

This course does not apply toward an associate’s degree.