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    Walters State Community College
  Feb 21, 2018
2011-2012 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DSPR 0800 - Developmental Reading

3 credit(s)

Using vocabulary and readings designed for students placing above tenth grade reading level but below college level, this course addresses these reading skills: to understand vocabulary in context, recognize main ideas, detect supporting details, identify the main idea or central point, use transitions and development patterns for reading comprehension, distinguish between facts and opinions, make logical inferences, recognize the author’s purpose and tone, and understand the components of an argument. The course requires a substantial amount of writing to accomplish these objectives. This course constitutes the TBR required sequences based on placement. This course adds 3 credit hours to the graduation requirements for students enrolled. DSPR 0800 ESL is designed for students whose native language is not English. Listening and speaking will be stressed. Prerequisite(s): Admission and exit is by the college assessment procedure or successful completion of DSPR 0700, Basic Reading only F, S, Su

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