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Welcome to SCC’s Reading Department!

The Reading Program helps students develop college-level reading strategies to increase comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking for success in all types of reading demands: personal, academic, and career.

Whether you are on your way to a CSU, UC, earning a certificate, or just want to get that academic edge, SCC’s Reading courses have something to offer everyone. Learn how to read effectively and critically think in all areas of your life!

Spring 2019 Reading Course Offerings


Reading 101

Introduction to Academic Reading (3 units)

Instruction toward students' mastery of higher-level vocabulary, reading comprehension at the level of proficiency, critical evaluation of college-level text, and improvement of reading rate.

  • CSU transferable course
​Class​Time & LocationInstructor
​READ-101-68322 (68322) Intro to Academic Reading​02/11/2019-06/09/2019 Online​​A. Freese

 

Reading 130

Reading Strategies Across the Curriculum (1 unit)

This course is designed to help students approach difficult reading materials in their content area courses by introducing several effective reading strategies, such as those from the Reading Apprenticeship Project. This is a support course for discipline specific courses.

  • CSU transferable course
Class
Time & Location
Instructor
​​READ-130-65229 (65229) Rdg Strategies Across Curricu​02/12/2019-06/04/2019
1 Lecture Tuesday
09:15AM - 10:05AM
Humanities Bldg, Room H-239
Section 65229 is part of a learning community. You must be enrolled in Math 219, section 64459.
​​A. Freese
​READ-130-65270 (65270) Rdg Strategies Across Curricu02/13/2019-06/05/2019
1 Lecture Wednesday
10:45AM - 11:35AM
Humanities Bldg, Room H-239
Section 65270 recommends enrollment in ACE 052/053 + ESL 305/570
​K. Lyons
​READ-130-65271 (65271) Rdg Strategies Across Curricu​02/13/2019-06/05/2019
1 Lecture Wednesday
11:40AM - 12:30PM
Humanities Bldg, Room H-239
Section 65271 recommends enrollment in ACE 102/093 + ESL 601/580
​K. Lyons

 

Reading 150

Critical Reading (3 units)

This course addresses the relationship between critical reading and critical thinking, including emphasis on the development of critical reading and thinking skills that facilitate the interpretation, analysis, criticism, and advocacy of ideas encountered in academic reading.

  • CSU transferable course
  • CSU GE (Plan B): Area A3: Critical Thinking
  • SCC GE (Plan A): Area E2: Communication and Analytical Thinking
         
Class
Time & Location
​Instructor
READ-150-65055 (65055) Critical Reading
02/11/2019-06/09/2019
1 Lecture Monday, Wednesday
10:15AM - 11:40AM
Humanities Bldg, Room H-232
​A. Freese
​READ-150-65053 (65053) Critical Reading​02/12/2019-06/06/2019
1 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday
10:15AM - 11:40AM
Humanities Bldg, Room H-232
​A. Freese
​READ-150-69339 (69339) Critical Reading​02/11/2019-06/09/2019
Online
​K. Lyons
​READ-150-65057 (65057) Critical Reading​02/11/2019-06/09/2019
Online
​K. Lyons