Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 05, 2020  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 098 Textbook Reading

2 credits
This course is designed for students who want to improve their ability to follow directions and understand the materials they read for both technical and academic work at a college level. Students currently taking ENGL 099  or ENGL& 101  will find additional support for their reading improvement in this course.

Prerequisites: ENGL 092 , and ENGL 093A  or ENGL 093B ; or equivalent placement score.

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use a variety of strategies to comprehend unfamiliar vocabulary
  • Identify the elements of a textbook or manual
  • Read and follow directions for tests, textbook activities, and technical procedures
  • Locate essential information in technical manuals and reports
  • Recognize main ideas and supporting details in passages
  • Summarize essential information
  • Relate supporting details to main idea
  • Formulate and ask questions related to text
  • Make predictions and hypotheses about text
  • Interpret information charts, graphs and instruments pertaining to discipline/program

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 10 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20