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ENG 8: Reading and Writing Fundamentals (4 credits)

Course Description

This course focuses on building basic reading, writing, and life skills for college or employment success. Individualized instruction will supplement regular classroom instruction to provide the necessary practice of reading and writing skills. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Placement into ENG 8 or higher; or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Incorporate newly-learned vocabulary into reading, writing and oral communication activities.
  • Apply literal, interpretive, and critical reading skills to comprehend and analyze various types of reading material.
  • Produce clear, concise, grammatical sentences.
  • Apply appropriate study and learning strategies to support learning and success.
  • Summarize main ideas from paragraphs and short articles.

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