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
89640 RDG 52 80 08:30AM-10:20AM TTH 5206 Lynch,David 18 4*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 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
89650 RDG 54 80 08:30AM-10:20AM MW 5206 Shumaker,Patrice 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 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
89664 RDG 56 80 10:30AM-12:20PM TTH 5206 Pumpelly,Emma 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
89665 RDG 56 82 10:30AM-02:35PM F 5206 Perez,Fiona 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 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
89630 RDG 158 680 08:30AM-10:00AM F 5206 De la Toba,Claudia 18 9*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
89633 RDG 158 80 10:30AM-11:45AM MW 5206 Shumaker,Patrice 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM
89634 RDG 158 82 12:30PM-01:45PM TTH 5206 Law,Cathy 18 1*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:15 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 7
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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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