2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Reading

RDNG 051 – 0 Credits, 5 Billable Hours
College Reading I

Provides instruction in vocabulary development, basic reading strategies, literal comprehension skills, and an introduction to critical reading skills. Sessions in a computer reading lab provide extensive practice of skills. Successful participation in and completion of this course requires that student skills be at the secondary level. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Eligibility to enroll in RDNG 051 is based on reading placement test scores. Students must also demonstrate secondary level skills in order to remain enrolled in RDNG 051.

RDNG 052 – 0 Credits, 1 TO 4 Billable Hours
College Reading II

Develop the skills for understanding and analyzing college-level reading materials. Instruction will be provided in the following areas: improving vocabulary acquisition skills, increasing literal comprehension skills, and developing critical reading skills. Sessions in a reading laboratory provide extensive practice of reading skills. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of RDNG 051 or ACLT 052 or reading placement scores.

RDNG 102 – 2 Credits
Vocabulary Development

An independent study that helps students improve their vocabulary skills utilizing a college vocabulary textbook. Students will determine word meanings from the vocabulary of many different content areas with a focus on literacy and academic terms. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

RDNG 103 – 2 Credits
Spelling Development

An independent study that helps students improve their spelling by learning how the sounds of words are related to the basic vowel and consonant patterns of English. Diagnostic tests will determine mastery of spelling skills. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.