COLLEGE READING 1023-M03
MWF 1:30-2:20 PM
INSTRUCTOR Teresa Fugate
OFFICE Everett / Academic Success Center, room 202
OFFICE HOURS M 9:00-9:30 AM; 10:30-11:00 AM; 3:30-4:30 PM
T 9:30-11:00 AM; 2:00-4:30 PM
W 9:00-9:30 AM; 10:30-11:00 AM; 2:30-4:30 PM
R 2:00-2:00 PM
F 9:00-9:30 AM; 10:30-11:00 AM
PHONE 270-384-8139 (office)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course emphasizes reading, critical thinking, vocabulary building, and learning strategies that help students read college textbooks effectively. Placement into this course may be based upon ACT of 15-17, SAT reading score of 382-415, or Accuplacer scores of 75-99. In addition, students who were placed into earlier courses in the Reading sequence (READ 0913, READ 1013) must successfully complete this course to fulfill sequence requirements. Any student may elect to take this course to develop and enrich reading skills that are essential to successful college work. Grading: A-C or Non-Credit. Students are not allowed to withdraw from this course as it is a skill-building course.
REQUIRED TEXT AND MATERIALS
Ten Steps to Advancing College Reading Skills 5th edition by John Langan
The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
2 packages index Cards (3 X 5)
6 Grade Master Sheets (buy at Lindsey bookstore)
3 ring binder
STUDENTS MUST PURCHASE AND UTILIZE THE REQUIRED CLASS MATERIALS! STUDENTS WHO DO NOT PURCHASE AND UTILIZE THE REQUIRED MATERIALS SHOULD EXPECT A FAILING GRADE.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Acquire new vocabulary through the use of context clues, pronunciation, and structural analysis (word parts).
2. Demonstrate improved reading fluency by segmenting/pronouncing unfamiliar words as read aloud.
3. Exhibit an understanding of implied main ideas and central points.
4. Demonstrate critical...