Nov 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RD 087 - Preparatory Academic Reading

3 Credit(s)

Students will learn active reading strategies such as finding main idea and supporting details to improve textbook comprehension. In addition, students will develop techniques for enlarging vocabulary and creating study tools. Reading selections from actual first-year textbooks are part of the course.

Corequisite: EL 115R  

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Locate information about words in context from bound and on-line dictionaries
2. Examine reading selections to find main idea, supporting details, transitions, and patterns of organization
3. Mark text selectively and ask questions of the text
4. Expand background knowledge through frequent outside readings and written responses
5. Analyze and evaluate his/her growth as an active reader

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