Reading for College Success
Course Number:   DCHSP4225

Course Overview
FormatDelivery What's This?
StructureComplete What's This?
InstitutionFOUNDERS (FL)
SubjectLanguage Arts Electives
Education LevelHigh School
Credit Equivalent 1/2
ScheduleSelf Paced
End Datesee below
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Course Fee$274.50
Registration
Registration Due Dateanytime


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Course Description
How will reading affect a student's future? How does reading shape the world around us? This course helps students answer these questions and prepare for college and career success. Reading is a vital skill in the information age, when we are bombarded with a constant stream of information. Being able to determine and comprehend the main ideas in this constant flow is imperative to success both in the academic world and in the world of work. Learning to discern fact from opinion and bias from objectivity will empower students to make better life and work decisions, while effective note taking and summarizing skills help students achieve their goals in higher education and in the career of their choosing.

Major Topics and Concepts
Discerning the Main Idea
Identifying Clues Within Texts
Effective Summarization
Note Taking Applications
Choosing Your Note Taking Style
Free Choice Reading
Web 2.0 Skills
Recognizing Organizational Patterns
Decoding Signal Words
Understanding Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast
Styles of Analysis
Implications of Tone
Recognizing Bias and Opinion
Persuasive Language Tools
Making an Inference
Predictions, Questioning and Context
Connotations and Allusions
Hidden Hints in Writing
Preparing for the CPT and College Entrance Tests

Self Paced Scheduling Information
Complete Courses
- Full Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 9 months
- 1/2 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 4 months
- 1/4 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 2 months
Abbreviated Courses
- Abbreviated Full Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 60 days.
- Abbreviated 1/2 and 1/4 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 30 days.
Partial Courses
- Monthly courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 1 month


Delivery Method

  • Internet
  • Real-Time Web-Based Text Meeting Access


Course Materials
This course requires the purchase of additional materials.

Format
Delivery : This is a virtual course delivered entirely by an established education organization, including a virtual instructor, to students and educators.

Structure
Complete : This is the complete version of the virtual course.


Courses and course detail are subject to change without notice.
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