Reading (858)

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For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

858-713 BSE Reading 1

Introduces basic reading skills needed by adults for everyday living. The students expand their vocabulary by learning to recognize and pronounce words. Emphasis is placed on understanding the material read, including books, computer software and newpaper articles. A variety of instructional approaches will be used.

Aid Code: 73 - Beg ABE (0-5.9).
Credits: 3

858-762 Reading 2

This course will include dictionary use, vocabulary in context, main ideas, supporting details, inferences and vocabulary building. Successful completion of Reading 2 is required for progression to Reading 3. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 74 - Interm ABE (6.0-8.9).
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (COMPASS Reading Skills, 001 or AccuPlacer Reading Comp, 020 or ACT Reading, 01)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724124858-76208/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*Svejda, E.Central
Fall 201751053858-76208/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*McLeish, R.Monroe

858-763 BSE Reading for COMPASS

This course will provide instruction in reading skills needed to be successful on the COMPASS reading test.

Aid Code: 74 - Interm ABE (6.0-8.9).
Credits: 2

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729680858-76308/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*Svejda, E.Central

858-764 Reading 2 GED Review

The course focuses on reading in the GED content areas. It includes skills of comprehension, application, and analysis as needed for the GED content area tests at the pre-GED level. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 74 - Interm ABE (6.0-8.9).
Credits: 3

858-771 Reading 3 GED Review

This course further develops reading in the GED content areas. It includes continued work in comprehension, application and analysis as needed for the GED content area tests. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 76 - HS Dip,GED.HSED (9.0-12.9).
Credits: 3

858-790 Reading 3

This course focuses on word analysis strategies, building vocabulary and comprehending at an inferential and critical level. The purpose is to establish the groundwork for college reading. Successful completion of Reading 3 with a C or better is required for progression to Intro to College Reading. *Credits earned in this course will not be counted toward the number of credits needed for any degree. This course is not eligible for financial aid, and the credits do not count in enrollment status for financial aid eligibility.*

Aid Code: 76 - HS Dip,GED.HSED (9.0-12.9).
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: (ASSET Reading Skills, 31 or COMPASS Reading Skills, 033 or ACT Reading, 10 or AccuPlacer Reading Comp, 034 or 858-762)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201727836858-79008/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*Soravia, J.Beloit
Fall 201729894858-79008/23/2017 - 12/18/2017TBA*McLeish, R.Monroe