Reading Developmental Ed (REAV)
This course is designed to build basic reading skills including word analysis and vocabulary development. Emphasis is placed on literal comprehension skills including recognition of main idea, supporting details, contextual analysis and critical thinking.
This course is designed to give students a strong foundation in college-level reading skills including comprehension, reading rate, and critical thinking. Classroom activities, technology tools and labs, and other appropriate methods will be used to practice these skills. A collegewide final exam, with a weight of 25% of the course grade, is required.
This course addresses, in condensed form, the same learning objectives of REAV 0017. It is designed to develop critical reading skills needed for success in college-level courses. Course delivery is a combination of class lecture, activities, and individually prescribed technology-based assignments. The course is open to any non-exempt student, but students with scores below 95 on PERT, or comparable scores on other placement tests, are advised to enroll first in REAV 0017. This course may be taken for maximum credit of 8.