Instructional Services

*INSV101R  Success Strategies - 1 Class Hours/1 Credits
This course is designed to increase the student's ability to succeed in a learning environment.  Focus will be on assisting the student to develop academic, social, and interpersonal skills.  The content will include: communication, organizational and time management skills, learning styles, and study skills strategies.  College and community resources, along with issues related to a healthy lifestyle, will also be discussed.  A variety of teaching methodologies will be used to facilitate the learning process. (Prerequisites: Minimum Accuplacer Reading score of 38, or Written Permission of Instructor)

*INSV011R  Reading Strategies - 3 Class Hours/3 Credits
This is a preparatory course designed to develop the comprehension skills, critical thinking skills and vocabulary skills necessary for reading college level materials and textbooks. Credits do no apply toward degree requirements. (Prerequisites: One of the following: Minimum Accuplacer Reading score of 38, Minimum Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 42, or Written Permission of Instructor)

*INSV030R  Introduction to Chemical Principles - 2 Class Hours/2 Credits
This course is a conceptual introduction to the basic principles related to the structure of matter and the nature of chemical reactions. Particular attention will be given to the types of reactions that apply to the health field. Since this course is high school level chemistry course, credits earned will not count towards graduation requirements.

*INSV040R  Foundations of Information - 1 Class Hours/1 Credits
This course is an introduction to understanding the many mechanisms of information available to us and their uses in support of academic success and high standards of evidence.

*INSV098R  Introduction to College Composition - 3 Class Hours/3 Credits
Students taking Introduction to College Composition learn to utilize the steps of the writing process including pre-writing, drafting, revising, and proofreading. To stimulate an interest in writing and the writing process, students are encouraged to write on topics that are personally meaningful. Using both short and full-length writing assignments, students concentrate on finding unity, logical order, and clarity in their writing. In addition, students are re-introduced to many of the fundamental concepts of writing via a review of parts of speech, grammar, mechanics, and proper sentence construction. Furthermore, emphasis is placed on developing sentence variety, eliminating awkward and wordy constructions, and identifying incomplete and incorrectly joined sentences, students taking Introduction to College Composition must receive a grade of C or better to advance to College Composition I. (Co/Prerequisites: Appropriate Accuplacer Reading score of 56 and Sentence Skills score of 42)

INSV110R  Service Learning Experience I - 1 Class Hour/1 Credit
This course will engage students in service experiences within the community. Service Learning is the integration of service and learning where each is valued as necessary for the other. It is a way of learning that takes place through and within the performance of meaningful community service. The focus of the service projects will be to facilitate and enhance academic learning. Students will commit to a sustained community service project with the approval of faculty for a minimum of 16 hours for the semester and will participate in reflection seminars that take place bi-weekly throughout the semester. A variety of teaching methodologies will be used to facilitate expression of new learning. A summative portfolio will be used for students to provide evidence of project success and learning.

INSV111R  Service Learning Experience II - 1 Class Hour/1 Credit
This course will be a continuation of the Service Learning experience for students who have successfully completed INSV110. This course will allow students to continue to support an established service project and or mentor beginning Service Learning students. The student will commit to a sustained community service or mentoring objective for a minimum of 12 hours over the course of one semester. A variety of teaching methodologies will be used to facilitate expression of new learning. A summative portfolio will be used to provide evidence of project success, learning and or leadership experiences.(Prerequisite:INSV110R or Permission of Instructor)

INSV112R  Service Learning Experience III - 1 Class Hour/1 Credit
This course will be a continuation of the Service Learning experience for students who have successfully completed INSV110R and INSV11R.  This course will allow students to continue to support an established service project or mentor new Service Learning students in organizing and implementing Service Learning experiences.  The student will commit to a sustained community service or mentoring objective for a minimum of 16 hours over the course of one semester. Students will participate in reflection seminars that will take place throughout the semester. A variety of teaching methodologies will be used to facilitate expression of new learning. A summative portfolio will be used to provide evidence of project success, learning and or leadership experiences.(Prerequisite:INSV110R, INSV111R or Permission of Instructor)

* Credits do not count toward graduation requirements.

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