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 Course Title:   Reading Foundations

 Title Abbreviation:   READING FOUNDATIONS

 Department:    READ

 Course #:    96

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    330104

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Instruction and practice in developing basic reading through phonics, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Course includes individual tutorial and computer-aided instruction. (No computer experience required.)

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Students will be able to:
    • Demonstrate basic vocabulary knowledge
    • Apply word attack skills
    • Build comprehension of short passages
    • Vary reading rate
    • Value other perspectives

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.7 Identify and evaluate connections and relationships among disciplines.

Course Contents

  1. Demonstrate basic vocabulary knowledge
  2. Apply word attack skills
  3. Build comprehension of short passages
  4. Vary reading rate
  5. Value other perspectives