Presented at: 12th Annual Developmental Education Regional Forum

Plunge Into It, Move With It, and Join the Dance

Session Description

Piloting and fully implementing a co-requisite model for INRW and Composition I has been a positive experience at Texarkana College for the faculty and students. A fully implemented course since Spring 2015, TC has data, strategies, curriculum, and challenges to share about this process.

Session Goals

During this session we will:

  • Provide attendees with details about the pilot and full implementation process
  • Share classroom strategies
  • Reveal curriculum and sequencing
  • Provide tips for implementation (challenges)
  • Analyze data

Full Description

The presentation will focus on how Texarkana College approached piloting and fully implementing the co-requisite model of INRW and Composition I. Data from prior to the pilot through Fall 2016, will reveal the success of the model. Specific curriculum choices, sequences, and changes will be shared, as well as specific classroom strategies used by various professor teaching the courses. Attendees will be provided a list of challenges experienced at TC while implementing the courses. Also, a time for questions and answers will be provided. The information will be shared via Power Point and handouts will be provided too.

Presented by: 
Jones, Melisa

Single Session

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm


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Great handout! Appreciate Lisa's willingness to share resources with attendees.

Thank you for sharing the additional handouts!

Great job - looking forward to the shared documents

Slides were illegible on screen & handout. Choose colors with better contrast.