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ENGL0040 – Reading Strategies pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This developmental reading course is designed to provide students with a foundation in more advanced reading and study skills. Students will develop increased proficiency in reading and understanding college-level texts. Students will learn to recognize the main ideas in articles and chapters, summarize content and read actively and critically. In addition, the course will concentrate on reading-related study skills such as effective note-taking from texts, proper annotation of texts and reading skills for effective test taking. An emphasis on building college-level vocabulary will also be stressed.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Differentiate between fact and opinion in texts.
  2. Summarize content and recognize main ideas in articles and chapters.
  3. Develop reading skills and apply active reading strategies.
  4. Improve confidence and interest in reading.
  5. Read critically college level texts in diverse disciplines.
  6. Develop effective note-taking and test-taking strategies related to reading.
  7. Develop college level vocabulary.
  8. Develop and apply meta-cognitive strategies to reading.
  9. Differentiate among various reading purposes and apply correlative tactics.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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