好书如挚友 hǎo shū rú zhì yǒu.
A good book is a good friend. -- Chinese proverb
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
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 learn and apply scientifically grounded and practical
tips and tools to build emotional intelligence, identify learning preferences, and
apply brain-compatible study habits. 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
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