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Reading - College Preparatory Studies

A course designed to enable college students to become more aware of themselves as readers and to develop strategies and skills to meet the demands of college reading. Emphasis is placed on comprehension. Specific strategies covered include vocabulary development, active reading strategies, outlining skills (including identifying the main idea, supporting details and patterns of organizations). This course does not count toward graduation of NCTC. 48 lecture hours

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A course intended to continue the improvement of reading skills with particular emphasis on critical and analytical reading strategies. The course begins with a review of active reading strategies for informational texts and ends with an emphasis on critical reading of persuasive texts. Critical reading skills covered include identifying an author's purpose, tone, bias, and logic. This course does not count toward graduation at NCTC. 48 Lecture hours

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Last updated: 06/29/2017