ENG 18: Reading Essentials (3 credits)

Course Description

This course provides practice in developing basic reading skills and learning strategies to help students succeed in college. Vocabulary development, comprehension skills, and study skills are the focus of this course. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Placement Into ENG 18 or higher, grade of "C" or better In ENG 8, or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate an increase in reading vocabulary through various ways, such as applying newly learned reading vocabulary in writing assignments.
  • Apply literal, interpretative, and critical reading skills to comprehend and analyze various types of reading material.
  • Apply various study skills strategies, such as a reading-study system to understand and retain information in informative material, time management, and lecture and textbook notetaking strategies.

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