REA 100 - Reading and Thinking in the Disciplines
This course is designed specifically to meet the reading and thinking needs in a particular discipline. Learning strategies will focus on skills necessary for success in the content course, such as note-taking, graphic or visual materials, and/or laboratory preparation and application. Likewise, critical and active reading performance will focus on the needs of the discipline: understanding and evaluating scholarly research, discipline-based vocabulary, textbook management, reading flexibility, and other higher-level thinking appropriate to the discipline.
This course is intended to be taken in conjunction with another course in a different discipline. Please see master schedule for offerings. May not be repeated for credit.
ACCUPLACER READING SCORE BETWEEN 71-80.9
MCC General Education: MCC-IL - Information Literacy (MIL)
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Apply the reading process to texts in the content course.
2. Articulate comprehension of college texts.
3. Formulate appropriate inferences while reading college-level text.
4. Apply vocabulary strategies in the content course.
5. Employ reading strategies, such as note-taking, annotating, paraphrasing, and other skills, appropriate to content course.
6. Connect texts to broader themes of the discipline.
7. Apply various read-study systems, such as SQ3R, in the content area.
8. Illustrate ability to transfer reading skills to other disciplines.
9. Employ metacognitive strategies.
Course Offered Fall and Spring