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READING 69V Internship: Reading Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the reading internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the fall or spring semesters including internship units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in reading. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of tutoring basic skills and thinking skills Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. (CSU)

READING 90 Introduction to Reading and Writing Skills Units 4
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in READING 98.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading through intensive work in word attack, comprehension, vocabulary, and study skills. This course meets the Level I reading requirement and may be repeated three times. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 90A Introduction to Reading and Language Skills Units 3-4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the first course of a program designed to improve reading through the study of phonetic analysis, basic sight words, spelling, vocabulary development, and basic comprehension. The course meets the level I reading requirement. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 90B Introduction to Reading and Language Skills Units 3-4
Prerequisites: READING 90A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the second course of a program designed to improve reading through the study of phonetic analysis, basic sight words, spelling, vocabulary development, and basic comprehension. The course meets the level I reading requirement. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 90C Beginning Reading and Language Skills Units 3-4
Prerequisites: READING 90B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the third course of a program designed to improve reading through the study of structural analysis, word recognition, vocabulary development, spelling, and comprehension. The course meets the level I reading requirement. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91A Reading in Literature Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitation on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of literature. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in literature. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91B Reading in Health Science Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of health science. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in health science. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91C Reading in Science Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of science. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in physical science. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91D Reading in World Geography and Culture Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of world geography and culture. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in world geography and culture. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91E Reading in History Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of history. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in history. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91F Reading in Children's Literature Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building knowledge of the literature written for children. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with avaried forms of literature written for children. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 92 Reading and Writing for Personal Growth and Career Success Units 6
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the reading and writing techniques needed for success in the work world. The student learns techniques for comprehending textbooks and other reading material, studying vocabulary specific to a field of study, and writing paragraphs and reports. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 95 Reading and Writing Techniques Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide practice in academic reading and writing techniques. The student learns techniques for comprehending textbooks and other college level reading material, writing summaries and responses, writing an essay, and learning vocabulary specific to a field of study.

READING 97A Textbook Reading and Study Strategies Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student in applying reading and study strategies to a textbook from another course. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97B College Research Strategies Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an authentic experience in college level research. Through a study of the life of a famous person, the student learns the notetaking, research, and presentation skills needed for college courses. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97C The Research Paper Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who needs assistance in applying reading and writing research techniques to an assigned research paper from another course. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97D Summary Writing Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer techniques and practice in writing summaries of articles from journals and other publications. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97E Vocabulary Enrichment Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to enrich his/her vocabulary for career and academic purposes. A variety of strategies are taught to enhance the student's ability to understand and retain new vocabulary words. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97F Basic Grammar for Writing and Speaking Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer practice in the basic conventions of grammar within the context of reading and writing assignments. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97G Spelling Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the student improve spelling skills by using sight words he/she already recognizes to spell polysyllabic words. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97H Reading Literature Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to expand his/her understanding of literature through group discussions. The student reads, discusses, and analyzes a broad range of literature in preparation for literature courses. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97I Conversations and Idioms for Non-Native Speakers Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the non-native speaker who wants practice in using American expressions. The student learns to use and understand idiomatic expressions through literature and discussion groups. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 98 Individualized Reading Skills Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction in reading and learning skills ranging from word attack skills through critical reading. The course meets the level I reading requirement. Units earned in this coure do not count toward an associate degree.




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