Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

ENGL 095 - Integrated Reading and Writing


PREREQUISITES: IVYT 1XX and demonstrated competency through appropiate assessment
COREQUISITES: IVYT 1XX
PROGRAM: English
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
LECTURE HOURS MIN: 3
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Fall 2022

Prepares students for the demands of reading and writing in a variety of college-level courses. Cross disciplinary materials are used in an integrated approach to reading, writing, and critical thinking.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be expected to:

  1. Read with increased flexibility and effectiveness in order to understand diverse materials, including college-level texts.
  2. Recognize and differentiate between stated and implied main ideas and supporting details.
  3. Identify and use patterns of organization in reading and writing.
  4. Use critical reading and writing skills.
  5. Increase comprehension of texts through vocabulary building, summarizing, outlining, mapping, and note taking, which may include adapting individual learning styles.
  6. Interpret visual rhetoric such as graphs, tables, charts, and other images.
  7. Construct grammatically correct, accurately punctuated sentences that convey the writer’s intended meaning.
  8. Read and respond to professional and academic writing.
  9. Create compositions that reflect writing process strategies.
  10. Apply the research process and write at least one essay that includes selection, evaluation, integration, and appropriate documentation of sources in MLA and/or APA styles.


COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -  

  • Purpose
  • Tone
  • Bias
  • Inferences
  • Fact and opinion
  • Main ideas
  • Supporting details
  • Patterns of organization
  • Figurative language
  • Vocabulary
  • Annotation of texts
  • Organizational and comprehension strategies
  • Audience awareness
  • Composition development
  • Rhetorical situation
  • Writing process
  • Voice
  • Research process
  • Virtual library
  • Coherence
  • Professional and academic writing
  • Academic honesty/plagiarism
  • Standard written English
  • Collaboration
  • Peer evaluation

 
GRADING POLICY
A course grade of C or higher is required for successful completion. Students who do not meet this standard are encouraged to retake the Accuplacer placement exam.

Grading Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 59% F

 
Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)