RDG 0311 Reading I Non-Native Speakers

RDG 0311 is an introductory course to develop reading processes and skills as part of the Linguistic Diversity Bridge Program. Placement is based on the approved reading exam. This course is intended to transfer the existing reading background from the students' first language into English. Vocabulary and syntax specific to the English language will be addressed. Throughout the course, students will learn and apply reading and English as a Second Language strategies to a variety of genres. This course emphasizes the interrelatedness of listening, speaking, reading and writing through multiple opportunities to use language in the context of a reading workshop. Students enrolled in this course must demonstrate learned proficiency by receiving a grade of "C" or higher in the course and by passing an exit exam. Students unable to demonstrate proficiency are required to enroll in RDG 0312 the following semester. This course does not fulfill requirements within the General Education Curriculum. Students who place into RDG 0311 are unable to enroll in the following courses: BIO 1321/1121, HIS 2301, HIS 2303, HIS 2324, PSY 1301, and POL 2311.


3 Credits