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READ 083  Reading Proficiency 1  (1)

A web-based reading program that addresses the key components of reading at adequate rates with good comprehension. Provides intensive practice in improving visual and perceptual skills, comprehension skills, and vocabulary acquisition. Students' progress is continually monitored and adjusted. Recommended for students who are preparing for career and program placement or admittance tests. This is a pass/no credit course.

READ 084  Reading Essentials  (5)

For students who wish to develop a solid foundation of basic reading skills as preparation for college and workplace reading needs. Class builds reading proficiency, reading fluency and vocabulary. In addition to classroom instruction, class utilizes an internet reading program and web site as a means of communication. PREREQUISITE: Appropriate placement score or instructor's permission.

READ 094  Reading Improvement  (5)

For students who wish to develop their reading skills for college, work, or pleasure. Emphasizes the identification of main ideas, relevant details, and organizational patterns to improve reading comprehension. Also addresses vocabulary development and reading rate. PREREQUISITE: READ 084 with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or appropriate English/reading placement.

READ 104  Reading Mastery  (5)

Emphasizes the development of the critical reading and thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) needed for courses in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Presents active reading strategies and study reading techniques. PREREQUISITE: Completion of READ 094 with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or ENGL 097; or appropriate placement score; or instructor's permission.