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| ABED111 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||ABED111|
|COURSE TITLE:||Literacy Reading|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||1-4|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:|
The course is designed to develop reading, speaking, writing, and comprehension skills for individuals with an assessed reading grade equivalent level of 0-5.9 as determined by standardized testing. Four instructional methods are stressed: language experience, sight words, phonics (consonants), and word patterns. Instruction is provided on a tutorial basis.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Increase sight word bank.
- Improve word analysis and decoding skills.
- Read with accuracy.
- Read with fluency.
- Increase analytical and critical thinking skills.
1. Increase sight word bank
A. Assisted reading through the language experience approach
B. Assisted reading through materials selected for vocabulary building
2. Improve word analysis and decoding skills
B. Word patterns
C. Syllabication techniques
3. Read with accuracy
A. Continue assisted reading
B. Use reading and writing activities geared to the student's
4. Read with fluency and meaning
A. Increase oral reading
B. Increase silent reading
5. Increase analytical and critical thinking skills
A. Document facts and differentiates facts from opinions
B. Organize facts into a proper sequence
C. Draws accurate conclusions
D. Gets the main idea from what was read
E. Draws inferences from what was read
F. Defines new words from contextTEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstoreEVALUATION:
Student will receive and "S" for satisfactory progress or an "I" for incomplete based on attendance and participation as well as mastery of assigned task.
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|