Ordway Hall, Room 203A
Fall I 2023: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Monday - Thursday; and by appointment.
If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.
Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws.
Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.
If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.
As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
INRW-0303-LC8 Integrated Reading and Writing
Corequisite: ENGL 1301
The course is designed as a co-requisite, supplemental course for ENGL 1301. The course concentrates on the integration of reading and writing skills. This course does not transfer and is not applicable toward any degree.
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(3 sem hrs; 3 lec, 1 lab)
On Campus Course
The Little Seagull Handbook with Exercises, 4th Edition. (Bundled with access code for InQuizitive for Writers)
If you have questions regarding your textbooks, call the AC Bookstore at (806) 371-5307.
Access to a computer is required.
Internet access is required for this course. Students may use the computers in The Underground, which is located in the basement of the Ware Student Commons to complete their assignments. Students may also access their assignments via the Internet at home or from an AC parking lot on the Washington Campus.
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
All rules and regulations set forth in the "Student Code of Conduct" section in the current edition of the Students' Rights and Responsibilities publication will be followed in this course. (Please see link above.)
Please show respect and courtesy to your instructor and your classmates.
Other responsibilities include:
The following criteria will be used to determine your grade:
|F||59 or below|
Final grades are based on the following percentages:
15% Midterm Exam
15% Final Exam
Prompt and regular attendance is necessary for satisfactory achievement. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to attend class on time. It will be the responsibility of the student to drop the class by the withdrawal date should he/she stop attending; otherwise, a grade of "F" will be given. One course cannot be dropped without dropping both, which might have serious financial aid consequences.
Tuesday: Time Management
Wednesday: InQuisitive Registration, Memory Skills, Lab: How to Use InQuisitive
Thursday: Sentence Fragments, Lab & Quiz
Monday: Comma Splices, Lab & Quiz
Tuesday: Reading: "Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset"
Wednesday: Fused Sentences, Lab & Quiz
Thursday: Unnecessary Commas, Lab & Quiz
Monday: Subject-Verb Agreement, Lab & Quiz
Tuesday: Omitted Commas, Lab & Quiz
Wednesday: Reading: "The Most Important Factor..."
Thursday: Pronoun Agreement, Lab & Quiz
Monday: Words Often Confused, Lab & Quiz
Tuesday: Reading: "Factors That Influence..."
Wednesday: Incorporating Quotes, Lab & Quiz
Thursday: Midterm Exam
Monday: Apostrophe Errors, Lab & Quiz
Tuesday: Reading: "The Five Most Common Barriers..."
Wednesday: Finding Sources, Lab & Quiz
Thursday: Errors That Matter, Lab & Quiz
Monday: Integrating Sources, Lab & Quiz
Tuesday: Reading TBA
Wednesday: Punctuating Quotes, Lab & Quiz
Thursday: Preparing for and Taking Exams
Monday: Pronoun Case, Lab & Quiz
Tuesday: Reading TBA
Wednesday: Individual Meetings with Skip
Thursday: Learning Styles
Monday: Final Essay Workshop
Tuesday: Review for Final
Wednesday: No Class
Thursday: Final Exam
INRW-0303 and ENGL-1301 are linked together and known as a co-requisite pairing. Successful completion of both courses is essential. One course cannot be dropped without dropping both, which might have serious financial aid consequences. If your INRW-0303 course average or test grade is below 70, you will be referred to tutoring at your instructor's discretion.
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