Essential Reading (Bridge Course)

This course is designed to improve basic reading, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. The reading instruction is geared toward individuals with an interest in Information Technology.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course Module
Rio Salado College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Grammar, spelling, reading, functional informational text, graphic information, signs and symbols, decoding words, information technology vocabulary, picture cues, prefixes, suffixes, affixes, context clues, defining words, root word

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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