Foundations of Reading and Writing Lab
- Course Number:
- ALC 51
- Transcript Title:
- Foundations of Reading and Writing Lab
- Jul 25, 2022
- Jun 29, 2023
- Total Credits:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture / Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement:
- Satisfies General Education requirement:
- Grading Options
- P/NP, Audit
- Default Grading Options
- Repeats available for credit:
Improves reading and writing skills such as, but not limited to: grammar, punctuation, essay writing, critical thinking, text analysis, text response, and college success skills. Utilizes computer software, textbooks/workbooks, and tutoring to support students through 30 hours of individualized faculty-led learning, student-centered learning. May be taken three times for credit. Prerequisite: placement into IRW 115 or WR 115. Audit available.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply reading and writing skills taught in the related learning community courses.
Suggested Outcome Assessment Strategies
The determination of assessment strategies is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: writings (journals, self-reflections, pre writing exercises, essays), quizzes, tests, midterm and final exams, group projects, presentations (in person, videos, etc), self-assessments, experimentations, lab reports, peer critiques, responses (to texts, podcasts, videos, films, etc), student generated questions, Escape Room, interviews, and/or portfolios.
Course Activities and Design
The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.
- Grammar and punctuation
- Paragraph development
- Essay development
- Writing process
- Reading comprehension
- Reading and proofreading strategies
- Vocabulary: context clues, dictionary skills, and spelling
- Speaking and listening
- Use of lab's self-paced learning resources - tutorials, computer programs, videos, and others