Preparing for College Reading 90 ( Official )
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Mt. San Antonio College

 

 

September 16, 2014

 

 

Effective Term:   201010 - Summer 2010

Course ID:

READ   90

Title:

Preparing for College Reading

 

Division:

Library and Learning Resources Division

Department:

Learning Assistance Department

Discipline:

Reading

Short Title:

College Reading Prep

 

Course Status:

Approved

Maximum Class Size:

  24

 

 

Method of Instruction:

 

 Lecture

 Work Experience, Occupational

 Laboratory

 Work Experience, General

 Lecture and Laboratory

 Open Entry/Exit

 Independent Studies

 Apprentice

 Distance Learning (Distance Education Delayed) for online courses

 Distance (Hybrid Online) for online supported courses

 

** MAXIMUM CONTACT HOURS **

** CREDIT UNITS **

 

  Lecture Hours:

  54.00

  3.00   

 

  Lab Hours:

  

 

  Activity Hours:

  

 

  Clinical Hours:

  

 

  Total Hours:

  54

 

 

Taxonomy of Programs (TOPS) Information:

TOPS Code and Course Program Title:

152000 - Reading

 

SAM Priority Code: 

A.

Apprenticeship

Courses offered to apprentices only.

B.

Advanced Occupational

Courses taken in the advanced stages of an occupational program. Each “B” level course must have a “C” level prerequisite in the same program area.

C.

Clearly Occupational

Courses taken in the middle stages of an occupational program. Should provide the student with entry-level job skills.

D.

Possibly Occupational

Courses taken in the beginning stages of an occupational program.

E.

Non-Occupational

 

Discipline Placement:


State Transfer Code:

C1 Not Transferable, AA/AS Degree

Grading Method:

Optional Letter Grade or P/NP

Frequency Offered:

 Fall

 Winter

 Spring

 Summer

 On Demand

Earn Credit:

Non-repeatable Credit - equates to 0 repeats

 

Transfer Status

Baccalaureate Status is granted by the Educational Design General Education and Baccalaureate Level Subcommittee.

 CSU Transferable         CSU Approval Date:                      (mm/dd/yyyy)                  

 UC Transferable             UC Approval Date:                      (mm/dd/yyyy)                 

 

Course Requisites

Prerequisite:

READ 80 or satisfactory score on reading placement test

Co requisite:


Advisory:


 

Course Special Designators


Course Description:

Prepares students for college textbook reading. Emphasizes understanding vocabulary and college level text analysis and comprehension.

Course Outline:

•Vocabulary Strategies:
-Word concept map
-KIM chart
-4 Square

•Reading Strategies for Textbooks:
-Textmapping
-Mindmapping
-PLAN
-4 Levels of Comprehension
-Questioning:4 levels of comprehension, essential question

•Metacognitive Processes:
-Reflection
-Self Assessment

•Strategic vocabulary evaluation

•Strategic reading comprehension evaluation

•Schema building/background knowledge:
-KWL
-Summarizing

•Discipline Specific Textbook Analysis
-Comparisons within and between textbooks

•Shared Reading Experience

•Final Assessment

Lab Outline:


Course Measurable Objectives:

1. Create, evaluate, and respond to questions that reflect a variety of comprehension levels using college level texts.
2. Evaluate and apply appropriate college level textbook reading strategies.
3. Evaluate and apply vocabulary strategies in the context of college level texts.
4. Analyze connections among a variety of college level texts.
5. Create accurate maps of college level texts and textbook chapters demonstrating summarization and understanding.
6. Analyze structural elements of college level textbooks from a variety of disciplines

Course Methods of Evaluation:

Category 1. Substantial written assignments for this course include:

•One page written reflection:
-Summarizing text
-Personal use of reading strategies
-Comparisons of texts
-Response to essential question

If the course is degree applicable, substantial written assignments in this course are inappropriate because:


Category 2. Computational or non-computational problem solving demonstrations:

•Develop maps identifying associations among ideas in text

Category 3. Skills Demonstrations:

•Graphic representation of vocabulary strategy on a minimum of ten words.

Category 4. Objective Examinations:


Sample Assignments:

1. Using a section from a selected textbook, create a list of all unknown vocabulary words. Apply a vocabulary strategy for effectiveness. Write a reflection to communicate your thoughts about the process.
2. Create a textmap of a chapter from a college level textbook. Create questions that are appropriate to the content. Answer the questions and identify the level of comprehension of each.
3. Create a P.L.A.N from a textmap. Compare the textmap and P.L.A.N. processes for effectiveness. Present your findings to the class.

 

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