Reading

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RDG 52 BASIC READING 4 Units [Recommended Preparation:ESL 50 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on the specialized needs of the ESL and basic reading student. Provides effective strategies for reading: vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and critical thinking skills at the basic level. (Same as ESL 52.) [ND]
RDG 52 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81403 RDG 52 60 06:00PM-07:50PM TTH 427 Gibert,Marcia 18 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
RDG 54 DEVELOPMENTAL READING 4 Units [Prerequisite: RDG 52 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on developmental reading skills which include application of effective reading strategies, vocabulary development, identification of main ideas, supporting details, patterns of organization, critical thinking skills, the reading-writing connection, study strategies, and technical skills. [ND]
RDG 54 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81413 RDG 54 60 06:00PM-07:50PM MW 428 Sutton,Joanne 18 10*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
RDG 56 INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE READING 4 Units [Prerequisite: RDG 54 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on vocabulary development, identification of main ideas, supporting details, inferences, fact and opinion, patterns of organization, critical thinking skills, writing about reading selections, and application of study skills at the introductory college reading level. [ND]
RDG 56 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81425 RDG 56 60 06:30PM-08:20PM MW 427 Carranza,Veronica 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81426 RDG 56 62 06:30PM-08:20PM TTH 429 Cisneros,Samuel 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
RDG 158 COLLEGE READING 3 Units [Prerequisite: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on critical thinking and the analytical interpretation of the following college discourse modes and genres: narration (fiction and nonfiction), argumentation, persuasion, exposition and poetry. Integrates the reading of college-level material with writing and critical thinking assignments. [D; CSU]
RDG 158 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81391 RDG 158 60 05:00PM-06:15PM TTH 429 Cisneros,Samuel 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81392 RDG 158 602 05:00PM-06:15PM T 428 Anderson-Cruz,Helen 18 1*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81393 RDG 158 62 06:30PM-07:45PM MW 429 Perez,Fiona 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81399 RDG 158 86 05:00PM-06:15PM MW 5207 Goodrich,June 18 1*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 8
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

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