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Jenny Nolen
Prog. Co-Coordinator
619-644-7278

Office 52-567

jenny.nolen@gcccd.edu
Jenny Nolen
Janet Bellinghiere
Janet Bellinghiere 
Prog. Co-Coordinator
619-644-7526

Office 52-569B

janet.bellinghiere@gcccd.edu  

 
College Reading classes are usually held in Rooms 547 and 548. Each room has a sign on the door, "College Reading."
 

Do you want to read faster, understand better, and remember more? At Grossmont College you can enjoy a comprehensive reading skills program that challenges at multiple reading levels. Your program will be individualized, and you will compete against yourself, not against other students. In addition, computer-assisted instruction will help you increase your reading speed. Most students average two full grade levels of reading improvement for a single semester of work.

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English 090R: Reading Skills Development

ENGLISH 090R: READING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
3 units, 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory
Recommended Preparation: Completion of assessment process with appropriate score for entrance to English 090. Concurrent enrollment in English 090.This course is designed as a develop- mental course for students needing to improve basic reading skills. Emphasis is placed on building vocabulary, improving comprehension, increasing reading speed, and applying basic study skills. This course is offered on a Pass/No Pass basis only. (Non-degree credit course)

English 098R: Reading Fundamentals

ENGLISH 098R: READING FUNDAMENTALS
3 units, 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory
Prerequisite: “Pass” grade in English 090 and 090R or equivalent or assessment recommendation for English 098. Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in English 098. This course is designed to provide an introduction to effective reading skills and strategies. An emphasis is placed on expanding vocabulary, improving reading comprehension, and increasing speed. Students will also learn basic strategies for inferential and critical reading. (Non-degree credit course)

English 110R: Principles of College Reading

ENGLISH 110R: PRINCIPLES OF COLLEGE READING
3 units, 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory
Prerequisite: A "C" or "Pass" grade or higher in English 098R or assessment score indicating placement in English 110. Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in English 110. This course is designed to develop effective reading skills and strategies necessary for the reading of college level material. Emphasis is on developing vocabulary geared toward college textbooks and learning strategies.

English 105-106-107: College Reading

ENGLISH 105-106-107: COLLEGE READING
3 units, 3 hours lecture
A program of systematic reading improvement aimed at developing higher speed, better comprehension, and more efficient study methods. Offered for one, two, or three semesters. Individualized to suit each student’s needs and abilities.

 

English 108: College Vocabulary
ENGLISH 108: COLLEGE VOCABULARY
2 units, 2 hours lecture

Systematic study of word origins and relationships. Emphasis on recognition and accumulation of college level vocabulary. Transfers to CSU

Last Updated: 08/18/2018
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