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Below is information on different courses offered by the Library & Learning Resources Division. Click on the icon below to be taken to the appropriate section, or to view a list of currently open LLR courses you can enroll in.


Learning Assistance (LERN)

LERN 48  Basic Math Skills Review

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   

Math fundamentals: adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers, and adding, subtracting and multiplying decimals. Emphasis on math learning strategies such as organization and managing math anxiety.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923217LERN:48MW8:00am - 9:25amM. Hall6-112
Fall 201923247LERN:48TR9:45am - 11:10amP. Watkins6-137

LERN 49  Math Skills Review

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: LERN 48 or appropriate placement

Improves knowledge of basic math. Includes operations and applied problems in whole numbers, fractions, decimals, proportions, percents, and integers. Covers math study strategies such as learning preferences and self-assessment.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923218LERN:49MW9:45am - 11:10amM. Hall6-112
Fall 201923219LERN:49MW11:30am - 12:55pmM. Hall6-112
Fall 201923220LERN:49MW1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Ma6-112
Fall 201923221LERN:49TR11:30am - 2:40pmP. Russell6-131
Fall 201923237LERN:49TR9:45am - 11:10amJ. Ma6-112
Fall 201923238LERN:49TR11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Ma6-112
Fall 201923245LERN:49MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Ma6-137
Fall 201923246LERN:49TR8:00am - 9:25amP. Russell6-112
Fall 201923248LERN:49TR9:45am - 11:10amR. Prehn6-134
Fall 201923249LERN:49TR11:30am - 12:55pmL. Abuzalaf6-130
Fall 201923458LERN:49T6:30pm - 9:40pmF. Jaramillo6-112

LERN 81  Improving Writing

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   

Develop as a writer through practice and reflection. Improve writing process and product through prewriting, writing, editing, and revising. Develop writing strategies and confidence in a community of writers.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923222LERN:81MW8:00am - 9:25amM. Emery6-130
Fall 201923223LERN:81TR8:00am - 9:25amS. Ezzell6-130

Library & Instructional Media (LIBR)

LIBR 1  Library Research Methods and Resources

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Development of academic research plans to answer research questions with selection, synthesis, and ethical use of sources. Includes research question development and modification, use of a variety of types of sources, synthesis and communication of ideas, and attribution and citation of sources.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923374LIBR:1F8:00am - 11:10amJ. Burton6-238

LIBR 1A  Introduction to Library Research

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 18   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Introduction to academic research, with finding, evaluating, and citing sources. Includes research topic development, search techniques, criteria to evaluate information, and ethical use of sources. This class is recommended for students who have not taken LIBR 1.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923244LIBR:1AT12:00pm - 2:05pmE. Rios-Alvarado6-238

Reading (READ)

READ 70  Approaches to Reading

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   

Entry level reading course which includes comprehension, vocabulary strategies, and self-reflection on reading.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923224READ:70TR8:00am - 9:25amD. Rowley6-132

READ 80  Exploring Reading Strategies

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: READ 70 or satisfactory score on reading placement test

Reading comprehension, vocabulary strategies, and self-awareness of reading capabilities using narrative and expository text.

READ 90  Reading College Texts

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: READ 80 or appropriate placement on assessment measures

Effective college textbook reading with an emphasis on vocabulary and cross disciplinary textbook analysis and comprehension.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923227READ:90MW9:45am - 11:10amK. Lyons6-130
Fall 201923228READ:90MW11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Lowe6-132
Fall 201923229READ:90TR8:00am - 9:25amB. Gonzales6-131
Fall 201923230READ:90TR9:45am - 11:10amS. Ezzell6-130
Fall 201923231READ:90MW11:30am - 12:55pmK. Hartouni6-130
Fall 201923232READ:90M6:30pm - 9:45pmM. Gomez-Lecaro6-131
Fall 201923239READ:90MW9:45am - 11:10amB. Gonzales6-131
Fall 201923241READ:90MW8:00am - 9:25amB. Gonzales6-131
Fall 201923477READ:90MW8:00am - 9:25amK. Hartouni6-132
Fall 201923479READ:90TR11:30am - 12:55pmE. Shah6-132

READ 100  Analysis and Critical Reading

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: READ 90 or appropriate placement on assessment measures

Critical reading course focusing on the effective use of critical thinking in a cross-disciplinary framework. Emphasis on the development of critical reading skills of interpretation, analysis, and evaluation of a variety of academic texts across disciplines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923233READ:100TR9:45am - 11:10amB. Gonzales6-131
Fall 201923234READ:100MW11:30am - 12:55pmB. Gonzales6-131
Fall 201923242READ:100TR9:45am - 11:10amE. Shah6-132

Studying Techniques (STDY)

STDY 80  Foundations for Academic Success

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

College success course emphasizing academic achievement that promotes learning through self awareness, time management, listening, note taking, oral and written communication, test taking, memorization, and the use of campus resources using a brain-based perspective.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923548STDY:80TR11:30am - 12:55pm6-136

STDY 85A  Basic Overview of Strategies for Academic Success

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   

College success study techniques course emphasizing memory, motivation, note-taking, test-taking, and time management strategies.

STDY 85C  Success Skills for Online Learning

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   

Prepares students to take online classes and introduces students to strategies for online learning. Introductory college success course overview for online learning using a brain-research perspective emphasizing success strategies.

STDY 100  University-level Practices for Academic Success

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Advanced transfer-level college success course emphasizing research-based effective practices for academic success, including self-knowledge and self-regulation, learning theories, preparation for transfer, academic study strategies, health and wellness, and critical thinking.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201923549STDY:100TR9:45am - 11:10am6-136

Tutor Training (TUTR)

TUTR 10A  Introduction to Tutoring

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Introduction to tutoring, with an emphasis on tutoring strategies, problem solving, and working with a diverse student population.

TUTR 10B  Tutoring in the English Language

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Tutoring in the English language with an emphasis on approaches to working with students on written drafts and addressing the needs of non-native speakers.

TUTR 10C  Tutoring as a Supplemental Instructor

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Tutoring as a Supplemental Instructor with an emphasis on tutoring in the classroom and in small groups under the supervision of a designated instructor.

TUTR 10D  Tutoring in Mathematics

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   
Prerequisite: MATH 71

Tutoring in mathematics with an emphasis on strategies to promote active learning.

TUTR 10R  Tutoring in Reading

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   
Advisory: Eligibility for READ 100

Application of strategic reading processes and approaches to reading tutoring. Prepares students to become tutors for reading.


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