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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RDG 087 Introduction to Academic Reading Skills

Credits: (3EQ)
Designed to meet the needs of students who need to strengthen their core academic reading skills. Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary building, and comprehension skills such as paraphrasing, outlining and summarizing. The vocabulary component will focus on efficient methods of deriving meaning from context, Latin and Greek roots and affixes, and the dictionary. The reading comprehension component will focus on improving comprehension at literal, inferential and evaluative levels, using a variety of literary genres and non-fiction texts. Prerequisite(s): Placement test Co-requisite(s): RDG 087L .