Reading (X)

  • EDUC-X 100 Practice in Reading and Study for Self-Improvement (1-3 cr.) Attempts to discover weaknesses in the student's methods of reading and study, and to provide remedial exercises. Much of the work is done on an individual basis. (Offered at regional campuses only.) Variable course title. Grades S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 101 Techniques in Textbook Reading (2-3 cr.) Instruction and guided practice in techniques for learning from printed materials. Emphasis is on graining information from text and practical retrieval and discussion of concepts. Much of the work is done on an individual basis. Variable title course. Graded S/F.
  • EDUC-X 105 Learning Strategies for Accounting (1 cr.) C: Student must be enrolled in BUS-A100 in the same semester. A help class for BUS-A100, this class assists students in mastering accounting information and determining the best study strategies for accounting.
  • EDUC-X 116 Learning Strategies for Finite Math I (2 cr.) Help course for MATH-D116, assisting students with mastering finite mathematics. Student must be concurrently enrolled in MATH-D116.
  • EDUC-X 117 Learning Strategies for Finite Math II (2 cr.) Help course for MATH-D117, assisting students with mastering finite mathematics. Student must be concurrently enrolled in MATH-D117.
  • EDUC-X 150 Reading/Learning Techniques I (1-3 cr.) Emphasis on mechanics of reading, flexibility in reading, styles of learning, listening comprehension, vocabulary development, word attack, reading comprehension, and reading rate. Variable course title. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 151 Reading/Learning Techniques II (1-3 cr.) Develops higher levels of learning skills, with instruction and practice in critical reading and listening, understanding and applying principles, and methods of learning. Variable title. Graded S/F.
  • EDUC-X 152 Reading/Learning Techniques III (1-3 cr.) P: University Division Students. Offered in two options: as a reading rate course with major topics covering reading rate development, comprehension power, skimming, and scanning; or as individualized study for students who want to work in a special area in conjunction with an instructor on an individually designed program. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 153 Reading and Reasoning for the New College Student (2-3 cr.) Emphasis on transition to college-level analytical and critical reading, including argument analysis; convergent, divergent, and constructive reading of texts; and concept/theme building through reading. Experiences in the main library and career services center are provided. Students will address issues of commitment and persona; responsibility for college learners. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 155 Critical Reading and Research Seminar (3 cr.) Focus is on academic literacy for high achieving or honors students, including critical reading on challenging materials, inquiry, acclimation to the environment of high expectations, and both social and intellectual diversity of a university campus. Readings and inquiry center on a theme selected for particular groups. Variable title course.
  • EDUC-X 156 College and Life Long Learning (1-2 cr.) Students attend 11 public workshops on a  wide range of reading, study, and learning skills topics offered by the Student Academic Center and meet for 13 individual conferences with instructors or peer mentors to discuss concepts and application. Emphasis is developing on positive and eliminating negative behaviors. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 157 Key Strategies for Academic Success (1-3 cr.) P: EDUC-X 158. Three one-hour modules cover personal aspects of learning, college-level intellectual skills and strategies, and performance on examinations.
  • EDUC-X 158 Culture of College (3 cr.) This course presents a comprehensive view of college as a culture to be learned and understood while developing academic and personal skills that support success. It is intended for students on academic probation or entering students who would benefit from sustained support for a full semester. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 159 Connecting with Campus Resources (2 cr.) Students construct a plan for academic success in consultation with instructors and peer mentors, seek out resources and experiences to fulfill that plan, and complete collaborative and writing activities to enrich their insights. Focus is on learning to function as active members of the campus learning community. Variable title course.
  • EDUC-X 160 Mastering Academic Skills for Reinstated Students (3 cr.) A team approach is taken to supporting students who have successfully petitioned for reinstatement after academic dismissal. Students meet regularly with an instructor, peer mentor, and counseling intern while completing four course units geared toward developing the academic skills and understanding necessary for success.
  • EDUC-X 201 Basic Computer Literacy (1-3 cr.) Graded S/F.
  • EDUC-X 400 Diagnostic Teaching of Reading in the Classroom (3 cr.) P: EDUC-L 409 and EDUC-X 470. Diagnosis of reading difficulties and solution to problems through research, conference, and practice in the use of materials and equipment.
  • EDUC-X 401 Critical Reading in the Content Area (1-3 cr.) Aids elementary and secondary teachers in the development of instructional strategies that assist students in the comprehension, critical analysis, and integration of ideas presented in print material of various subject matter areas.
  • EDUC-X 425 Practicum in Reading (1-8 cr.) P: Senior status and completion of all professional education coursework with a C or better grade. Students will work in selected elementary and secondary classrooms, diagnosing reading problems and developing students' reading competence. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 460 Books for Reading Instruction (3 cr.) P: Must have at least Sophomore standing. Examines use of trade books and non-text materials for teaching language arts and reading K-8. Specials sessions may focus on specific student populations.
  • EDUC-X 470 Psycholinguistics for Teachers of Reading (1-3 cr.) P: Must have at least Sophomore standing. Explores the linguistic and cognitive dimensions of language. Discusses relationships among the systems of language and among the various expressions of language. Always includes topics on semantics, grammar, and dialect.
  • EDUC-X 490 Research in Reading (1-6 cr.) Variable title. Individual research. Graded S/F. May be repeated.

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