RD 117: Advanced College Reading

Credits 3
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Further exploration of topics covered in RD 115, emphasizing inferential, critical, and technical reading.

Course Outcomes

After successful completion of Reading 117, students will be able to:

  • Read textbooks and research material with increased effectiveness
  • Expand both general and specialized vocabularies
  • Develop inferential reading skills
  • Develop awareness and application of nuances, imagery, figurative language, connotation, symbolism, irony, and satire
  • Read not only with enjoyment but with a sense of enlightenment
  • Respond to texts both verbally and in writing, presenting ideas and opinions based on the reading
  • Access campus support services and other learning resources
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