Reading (858)

858-700. HSED 5.09 Readings in Health-C. (1 Credit)

This classroom-based course explores the concepts of health and wellness as well as human growth and development.

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858-701. HSED 5.09 Readings in Health-L. (1 Credit)

This lab-based course explores the concepts of health and wellness as well as human growth and development.

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858-710. Reading - Level I. (2 Credits)

The learner who successfully completes Reading Level I is a beginning reader who learns to read. This reader has a basic sight vocabulary and the ability to use word attack skills to decode words. The Level I reader comprehends at a literal level and begins to comprehend at inferential and critical levels. This reader applies prior experience to a variety of written and illustrative materials and transfers reading skills to the workplace, school and everyday life.

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858-711. Reading 1. (2 Credits)

Level 1 Reading (Grade equivalent 0 - 1.9) emphasizes reading simple material on familiar subjects and comprehending simple compound sentences in single or linked paragraphs containing a familiar vocabulary. Learners who successfully complete Level 1 Reading achieve Beginning Basic Education Benchmarks according to NRS guidelines.

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858-721. Reading 2. (2 Credits)

Level 2 Reading (Grade Equivalent 2.0 - 3.9) emphasizes reading text on familiar subjects that have a simple and clear underlying structure. Learners use context to determine meaning, and can interpret actions required in specific directions. Learners read simple charts, graphs, labels, payroll stubs, and simple authentic material. Learners who sucessfully complete Level 2 Reading achieve Low Intermediate Basic Education Benchmarks according to NRS guidelines.

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858-731. Reading 3. (2 Credits)

Level 3 Reading (grade equivalent 4.0 to 5.9) emphasizes reading text on familiar subjects or from which new vocabulary can be determined by context. Learners read simple descriptions and narratives and can make some minimal inferences about familiar texts and compare and contrast information from texts. Learners read authentic materials on familiar topics such as simple employee handbooks. Learners who successfully complete Level 3 Reading achieve High Intermediate Basic Education Benchmarks according to NRS guidelines.

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858-732. Reading 3. (2 Credits)

In a traditional classroom, Level 3 Reading (grade equivalent 4.0 to 5.9) will emphasize reading text on familiar subjects or from which new vocabulary can be determined by context. Learners read simple descriptions and narratives and can make some minimal inferences about familiar texts and compare and contrast information from texts. Learners read authentic materials on familiar topics such as simple employee handbooks. Learners who successfully complete Level 3 Reading achieve High Intermediate Basic Education Benchmarks according to NRS guidelines.

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858-740. Reading - Level II. (2 Credits)

The learner who successfully completes Reading Level II is a developing, independent reader who reads to learn. This reader uses word analysis strategies, is building vocabulary and comprehends at an inferential and critical level. This reader applies prior experience and knowledge to a variety of written and illustrative materials and transfers reading skills to the workplace, school and everyday life. This reader sets goals and manages time and resources. The successful Level II reader is prepared to study for high school or high school equivalency requirements.

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858-741. Reading 4. (2 Credits)

Level 4 Reading (grade equivalent 6.0 - 8.9) emphasizes comprehension of a variety of materials such as periodicals, non-technical journals on common topics, and expository writing. Learners identify spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors and follow simple multi-step directions. Learners identify the main idea in reading selections and use context to determine meaning. Learners who successfully complete Level 4 Reading achieve Low Adult Secondary Education Benchmarks according to NRS guidelines.

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858-742. Critical Thinking/Workplace. (1 Credit)

Problem solving and decision making skills are addressed through the integration of acquired knowledge and practical application of skills in this course designed primarily for adults preparing for the world of work. This course is a required component in the Competency Award Program (CAP) basic education certificate program.

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858-743. Effective Learning. (1 Credit)

Learners will recognize and use learning techniques to apply and adapt new knowledge and skills in both familiar and changing situations. Learners will apply appropriate reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to express information, ideas and opinions. Learners will be able to identify, assimilate and integrate information and ideas. This course is a required component in the Competency Award Program (CAP) basic education certificate program.

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858-751. Reading 5. (2 Credits)

Level 5 Reading (grade equivalent 9.0 - 10.9) emphasizes comprehension of a variety of literary works including primary source materials and professional journals. Learners explain and analyze information, use context cues and higher order processes to interpret meaning of written material, and read technical information and complex manuals. Learners who successfully complete Level 5 Reading achieve High Adult Secondary Education Benchmarks according to NRS guidelines.

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858-770. Reading - Level III. (2 Credits)

Non-credit option for students who wish to build their reading skills or improve their study skills. Designed to meet specific student needs including nursing students who are reviewing for the Pre-Admission Exam (PAX).

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858-773. Reading for Health Occupations. (1 Credit)

This non-credit course is designed for potential nursing or allied health students identified by placement testing (Compass of 75 - 84, Asset 40 - 43) or TABE score grade equivalent below 12.9. This self-paced course in the Reading Lab focuses on improving student vocabulary and nonfiction reading skills using health -related materials. All materials are provided in the lab.

Prerequisites: (COMPASS-Reading Skills 75 or ASSET-Reading Skills 40 or 838-105 with a minimum grade of C)

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858-780. HS Literature - The Novel. (2 Credits)

This adult high school credit course emphasizes reading, evaluation, and understanding modern literature.

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858-786. Pre-College Reading. (2 Credits)

This non-credit course is for students identified by placement testing. Focus on improving nonfiction-reading skills related to vocabulary in context, implied and stated main ideas, supporting details, patterns of organization, inferences, and argument. Students who pass Pre-College Reading can advance to Introduction to College Reading and Study Skills.

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858-792. Test Prep - PAX Verbal. (1 Credit)

Non-credit course for students preparing for the verbal portion of the NLN PAX-RN test. Students may choose to take this course or be referred by an advisor or the nursing department. All materials provided in the Reading Center (B110N.)

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858-797. Academic Support-Spec Services. (3 Credits)

This course provides remedial instruction to support students enrolled in technical diploma and associate degree programs.

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858-799. Academic Support - Reading. (3 Credits)

This non-credit option is designed for those who want semester-long support for Introduction to College Reading and Study Skills.

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