READ Courses

Opposite each course title are three numbers such as 3-2-4. The first number indicates the number of regular classroom hours for the course each week; the second number indicates the number of laboratory hours per week; and the third number indicates the hours of credit awarded for the successful completion of the course. Listed in parentheses at the end of each course description is the term(s) that the course is normally offered. F=Fall, S=Spring, and M=Summer.

The college reserves the right to cancel or delete any course with insufficient enrollment.

Courses

READ 0098. Learning Support Reading. 3-0-3 Units.

Teaches reading skills necessary for success in studying and comprehending college-level courses. Emphasizes vocabulary, literal and inferential comprehension, analysis, efficiency, and reading rate. Prospective students will be required to score 80 or above on the COMPASS reading exam to exempt this course. (Institutional Credit)(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in a degree-level program.

READ 1100. Reading Skills. 3-0-3 Units.

Improves vocabulary, comprehension, critical reading, and other skills related to the student's technical program. Enables the student to read and comprehend course texts, reports, business letters, and other forms of business communication. (Career Course exclusively for certificate students).(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: COMPASS reading placement score of 70 or above or successful completion of READ 0090.

READ 3251. Children's Literature. 2-2-3 Units.

Surveys past and current literature available for use with the young child as well as the role literature should play in early literacy development.(M)
Prerequisites: Completion of EDUC 3287 with a grade of C or above, courses in the professional education program are not available to transient students who have not met the program requirements.

READ 3262. Teach Cont & Proc: Read Educ. 2-2-3 Units.

Introduces skills, approaches, materials, and methods of reading instruction.(F,S)
Prerequisites: Completion of EDUC 3101, EDUC 3263, EDUC 3271, EDUC 3285, and EDUC 3287, all with grades of C or above, courses in the professional education program are not available to transient students who have not met the program requirements.
Corequisites: EDUC 3286, EDUC 4261, EDUC 4263, and ESOL 4240.

READ 3456. Reading across Curric Sec Educ. 2-2-3 Units.

Includes an examination of content literacy - the ability to use reading, writing, talking, listening, and viewing processes to learn subject matter across the curriculum. Covers content assessment, responsiveness to literacy needs, linguistic and cultural differences, research-based best practices, and learning with electronic texts.(S)
Prerequisites: Completion of EDUC 3120, and EDUC 3274, with grades of C or above; courses in the professional education program are not available to transient students who have not met the program requirements.
Corequisites: EDUC 4953 and Secondary Education Content Area Specific Internship.

READ 4251. Assess/Correction Read Educ. 2-2-3 Units.

Provides undergraduate students with knowledge and skills to administer informal assessments in determining children's reading strengths and weaknesses. Requires students to analyze test results and prescribe reading strategies to help children advance through the reading process. Field experience required.(F,S)
Prerequisites: Completion of READ 3262, EDUC 4263, EDUC 4261, EDUC 3286, ESOL 4240, all with grades of C or above; courses in the professional education program are not available to transient students who have not met the program requirements.
Corequisites: EDUC 4251, EDUC 4262, EDUC 4284, and ESOL 4241.