INRW 0402 - Integrated Reading and Writing
4 credit hours. 4 lecture hours. 0 lab hours.
Prerequisites: A grade of “C” and the appropriate placement test scores.
Corequisites: STSK 0305 or EDUC 1300 or PSYC 1300
This second-level course is a combined lecture/lab, performance-based course designed to develop students’ critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus of the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of academic essays. This is a course with a required lab. The course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and writing.
Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
1. Locate explicit textual information, draw complex inferences, and describe, analyze, and evaluate the information within and across multiple texts of varying lengths.
2. Comprehend and use vocabulary effectively in oral communication, reading, and writing.
3. Identify and analyze the audience, purpose, and message across a variety of texts.
4. Describe and apply insights gained from reading and writing a variety of texts.
5. Compose a variety of texts that demonstrate reading comprehension, clear focus, logical development of ideas, and use of appropriate language that advance the writer’s purpose.
6. Determine and use effective approaches and rhetorical strategies for given reading and writing situations.
7. Generate ideas and gather information relevant to the topic and purpose, incorporating the ideas and words of other writers in student writing using established strategies.
8. Evaluate relevance and quality of ideas and information in recognizing, formulating, and developing a claim.
9. Develop and use effective reading and revision strategies to strengthen the writer’s ability to compose college-level writing assignments.
10. Recognize and apply the conventions of Standard English in reading and writing.
Any student enrolled in an Integrated Reading and Writing course at Temple College will be eligible to utilize the Writing Center. The Main Campus Writing Center is open Monday - Thursday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, and Friday 8:00 AM - Noon. The Writing Center is staffed by the Writing Center Coordinator, qualified staff members or peer tutors.
While every effort has been made to align our pre-requisites with the majority of major receiving institutions, it is ultimately the learner’s responsibility to be aware of his/her institution’s particular pre-requisites.
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