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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 202121986LERN:48TR9:45am - 11:10amJ. Ma; P. Russell6-112

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 202121987LERN:49TR11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Ma; P. Russell6-112

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 202121988LERN:81TR8:00am - 9:25amS. Ezzell6-130

Library & Instructional Media (LIBR)

LIBR 1  Library Research Methods and Resources

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

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.

LIBR 1A  Introduction to Library Research

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

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.


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 202121990READ:70MW8:00am - 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 appropriate placement

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

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202121993READ:80TR9:45am - 11:10amS. Ezzell6-XXXX

READ 90  Reading College Texts

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

Examine cross-disciplinary college-level texts and apply critical reading and vocabulary strategies. Emphasis on integration and synthesis of academic information through vocabulary acquisition, cross disciplinary textbook analysis, comprehension, and critical thinking as applied to all types of academic reading including digital texts.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202121995READ:90MW8:00am - 9:25amS. Ezzell6-130
Fall 202121996READ:90MW9:45am - 11:10amS. Ezzell6-130
Fall 202121999READ:90MW11:30am - 12:55pmS. Ezzell6-130
Fall 202122000READ:90M6:30pm - 9:40pmJ. Phillips6-131
Fall 202122001READ:90TR8:00am - 9:25amD. Kelly6-131
Fall 202122003READ:90TR9:45am - 11:10amD. Kelly6-131
Fall 202122004READ:90TR11:30am - 12:55pmD. Kelly6-131

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 202122017READ:100MW9:45am - 11:10amK. Lyons6-131
Fall 202122019READ:100TR11:30am - 12:55pmO. Chan6-132
Fall 202122025READ:100M6:30pm - 9:40pmK. Hartouni6-132

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 202122026STDY:80MW11:30am - 12:55pm6-XXXX

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 202122030STDY:100MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Ma; R. Prehn6-112

Tutor Training (TUTR)

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