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好书如挚友 hǎo shū rú zhì yǒu.
A good book is a good friend. -- Chinese proverb

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READ 100 SPEED READING:  METHODS and APPLICATIONS  3.0 Units

This course is designed to increase reading speed by developing an improved reading method through learning rapid -reading techniques, gaining flexibility in adjusting reading speed to suit purpose for reading and difficulty of the material, overcoming habits of regression and subvocalization, recognizing basic writing structures and literary elements as aids to comprehension.
Transfer Credit: CSU

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Don't let this happen to you!  Take Read 101, a CSU/UC transfer study skills course!

READ 101 LITERACY and LEARNING for COLLEGE SUCCESS  3.0 Units

This course focuses on providing students with powerful success strategies and tools for college completion and career success. These skills include applying reading and learning strategies, using time management techniques, determining and setting goals, employing effective study-reading strategies, utilizing listening and note-taking skills, preparing for and taking tests, using memory techniques, and developing their information literacy.  Students will develop a personalized set of study and learning strategies to achieve academic success in college, describe vital campus resources and explain how these Cerritos College resources can aid in student success.  Students will also
identify essential college success factors that aid in college completion, persistence, task planning, responsibility and control; additionally, they will identify the elements in main ideas, supporting details, and central point in readings from various disciplines,
identify types of relationships between sentences in paragraphs, and
use critical reading strategies to distinguish between fact and opinion, inference, purpose and tone, and argument of multiple paragraph reading selections.
When course materials are not compatible with a person's disability, the instructor will develop an Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP).
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

 

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Take a critical Thinking course!

READ 103 CRITICAL THINKING and ACADEMIC LITERACY  3.0 Units

This course focuses on the development and application of reading skills in the interpretation, analysis, criticism, and advocacy of ideas encountered in academic readings across the curriculum and Internet media sources. When course materials are not compatible with a person's disability, the instructor will develop an Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP). (Formerly Read 200)
Transfer Credit: CSU;UC

 
The above course fulfills the Critical Thinking requirement for the AA degree and CSU/UC (IGETC)!

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