Course Abstract Details
READ E, Author's purpose
READ E, Developing College Reading Skills - Author's Purpose and Rhetorical Strategies is required for any student who, on the basis of the reading diagnostic, needs improvement in the ability to recognize the purpose of a passage, how the author uses language to achieve that purpose, the author's tone and rhetorical strategies. Students will also work on developing vocabulary for improved reading comprehension. Students required to take this module, must also register for READ-A or A2. Successful completion of the required modules identified on the diagnostic test satisfies the reading pre-requisite for credit level classes. Four hours lecture each week. 0 credits. 1 billable hour.
The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study: