Richland CollegeSchool of CommunicationsLavaca 208, 972-238-6943DIRW 0315 – Developmental Integrated Reading/WritingInstructor: Deborah AtchleyOffice: Crockett Hall Room 110Office Hours: By appointment or beforeand after classPhone: 972-238-6140Email: [email protected]Course:DIRW 0315Section:81123Days/Times:MW 1:25-2:45Room: D252Term:Fall 2019Certification Date:September 9, 2019Drop Date:November 14, 2019Course DescriptionPrerequisite:The successful completion of DIRW 0305 or DWRI 0305 or DREA 0305 or anappropriate TSI test score.Co-requisite/Concurrent:This is a co-requisite course and requires continuous concurrentenrollment with ENGL 1301 or a 3-hour TSI component core course. Course pairing options willvary depending on the campus.Course Description:Continued integration of critical reading and academic writing skills areemphasized along with just-in-time support. Successful completion of this course fulfills the TSIrequirements for reading and/or writing. (3 Lec.)Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085912Co-Requisite ClassStudents enrolled in this class must also enroll inEnglish 1301.81123.Note:If you drop DIRW, you must also drop ENGL 1301.1
Required Textbook/MaterialsFundamentals of College Writing,2ndEdition (ISBN: 978-1-5249-9076-3)MyReadingLab (ISBN:978-0-2058-6924-4)USBSet of markers or highlighters (at least 4 colors)Small 3-ring binder and one set of dividersDIRW 0315 Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to do the following:1.Locate explicit textual information, draw complex inferences, and describe,analyze, and evaluate the information within and across multiple texts ofvarying 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 oftexts.4.Describe and apply insights gained from reading and writing a variety of texts.5.Compose a variety of texts that demonstrate reading comprehension, clearfocus, logical development of ideas, and use of appropriate language thatadvance the writer’s purpose. 6. Determine and use effective approaches andrhetorical strategies for given reading and writing situations.