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1 English Prairie State College Experiments with Structure and Curriculum

2 Before 2005… English credit hours Reading credit hours

3 The new English 099 English credit hours Reading credit hours English credit hours (writing + critical inquiry)

4 The new English 099 English 099 – 6 credit hour course Combines instruction in writing with instruction in critical inquiry/reading Often team-taught by two instructors Placement based on writing sample

5 The results PROS Higher levels of intellectual engagement and excitement among students and faculty High-interest texts for discussion Reading in the context of writing, writing in the context of reading

6 The results CONS 6 credit hours is a long time and eats up financial aid Students who dont need Reading instruction have to take full course

7 099 learning communities English credit hours (writing + critical inquiry) Gen Ed (Psych, Bio, Sociology, Business) 3-4 credit hours

8 The results PROS Specific intellectual context Motivation of credit-bearing course CONS Difficulty enrolling enough students high school feel

9 The new new English 099 English credit hours (writing + critical inquiry) English credit hours (writing only) Gen Ed (Psych, Bio, Sociology, Business) 3-4 credit hours English 101 (transfer course) English credit hours (writing only) 1 2 3

10 The new new English 099 English credit hours (writing + critical inquiry) Same as beforeteam-taught, same curriculum BUT only students who need instruction in both writing and Reading

11 The new new English 099 English credit hours (writing only) Gen Ed (Psych, Bio, Sociology, Business) 3-4 credit hours Learning communities model…

12 The new new English 099 English 101 (transfer course) 8 students + 16 students English credit hours (writing only) 8 students Accelerated model

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