Course Number:
IRW 115L
Transcript Title:
Foundation Critical Read/Write
Created:
Aug 11, 2022
Updated:
Aug 11, 2022
Total Credits:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture / Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement:
No
Satisfies General Education requirement:
No
Grading Options
Default Grading Options
Repeats available for credit:
0
Prerequisites

Corequisites

IRW 115

Course Description

Focuses on the foundational skills, concepts, and communication needed to be successful in Critical Reading and Writing. Provides appropriate support in writing, reading, and study skills in an interactive setting. Co-requisite: IRW 115.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to effectively engage with the concepts and skills needed in IRW 115.
  2. Utilize study habits and learning strategies that promote success in IRW 115.

Suggested Outcome Assessment Strategies

Quizzes, reflections, lab assessments, projects

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.

Course Content

Outcome #1: Demonstrate the ability to effectively engage with the concepts and skills needed in IRW 115.
  • Annotation
  • Active reading skills
  • Essay idea development
  • Essay organization
  • Thesis development
  • Utilizing writing process (drafting and editing)
  • Communicating research
  • Conducting scholarly research
Outcome #2: Utilize study habits and learning strategies that promote success in IRW 115.
  • Time management and scheduling
  • Organization for learning and reviewing / portfolios
  • Self-reflection and student skill self-assessment
  • Reading skills for composition and other studies
  • Effectively using on-line homework systems and Learning Management Systems

Suggested Texts and Materials

https://www.oercommons.org/courses/blueprint-for-success-in-college-indispensable-study-skills-and-time-management-strategies/view