Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: DENG-0110- Section: 1
Integrated Reading and Writing Support Course
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|Description||Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. This Intervention is designed specifically for students assessed at BASE levels 3-4 and must be part of a student?s co-enrollment (co-requisite) enrollment:
? as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student?s success in the developmental IRW course, or
? as a contextualized and/or integrated basic skills instructional support for a Career/Technical Education cou
|Prerequisites||Co-enrollment with DENG 0410. This weekly course is a supplement designed to endure success in the IRW course.|
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
Locate explicit textual information, draw complex inferences, and describe, analyze, and evaluate the
information within and across multiple texts of varying length.
Comprehend and use vocabulary effectively in oral communication, reading, and writing.
Identify and analyze the audience, purpose, and message across a variety of texts.
Describe and apply insights gained from reading and writing a variety of texts.
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.
Determine and use effective approaches and rhetorical strategies for given reading and writing situations.
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.
Evaluate relevance and quality of ideas and information in recognizing, formulating, and developing a claim.
Develop and use effective reading and revision strategies to strengthen the writer’s ability to compose
college-level writing assignments.
Recognize and apply the conventions of standard English in reading and writing
* Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
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Students will use Hawkes Learning software in both 0110 and 0410 courses.
|Our discussions will reflect the work students are completing that week in DENG 0410.|
Students are expected to complete the Hawkes Learning software requirements by the assigned due date.
|Final Exam Date||December 12, 2020 - 8:00 AM Through December 12, 2020 - 11:00 AM|
|Grading Scale||Students will receive an S or U depending on whether they satisfy the requirements of the instructor.|
50%: Results from Section 1 of Hawkes Learning software.
50%: Class discussion, participation, and supplemental assignments.
|Attendance Policy||Please attend class every Friday. Meeting each week is our only means of improvement.|
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|