APPLIED READING TECHNIQUES

  • Program: English
  • Course: Applied Reading Techniques
  • Course #: ENGL0921
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is structured to give students an opportunity to apply the basic vocabulary and comprehension skills learned in Reading Techniques. In addition, the course will focus on higher level thinking skills including drawing inferences and reading critically.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Manage reading and studying of college textbook material
Summarize academic and technical readings objectively
Paraphrase academic and technical readings objectively
Adapt college reading process to task
Apply word recognition strategies to college level academic and technical vocabulary
Acquire college level academic and technical vocabulary words
Infer meaning from explicit and implied college level text information
Draw conclusions from explicit and implied college level text information
Apply college reading strategies to informational, expository, and persuasive text
Apply critical reading skills to college level text
Construct meaning from college level text

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 with a grade of C or better. Basic computer literacy skills required
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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