Course Abstract Details
READ B, Main Idea
READ B, Developing College Reading Skills - Main Idea is required for any student who, on the basis of the reading diagnostic, needs improvement in identifying the main idea of a passage, distinguishing the main idea from supporting ideas, or determining the central focus of a passage even when it is not explicitly stated. Students will also work on developing vocabulary for improved reading comprehension. Students required to take this module, must also register for READ A or A2. Successful completion of the required modules identified on the diagnostic test satisfies the reading pre-requisite for credit level classes. Four hours lecture each week. 0 credits. 1 billable hour.
The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study: