The Fast and the Curious Accelerated Learning Community

The Fast and the Curious

Accelerated Learning Community

For students who almost test into Writing 121

For highly motivated students who almost but don't quite test into Writing 121 (with a Reading Score of 76 or above and a Writing score of 85-95). This learning community will begin with your current abilities in reading, writing, and critical thinking, and support you as you fulfill the expectations and outcomes of Lane's transfer-level Writing 121 course. To promote your success, you will simultaneously enroll in Academic Literacy (RD 121), to help you build skills in academic literacy.

While this will be a challenging learning community, you will have the assistance of dedicated faculty who have designed the curriculum to be collaborative. "The Fast and the Curious" will also facilitate your acceleration by providing you with experienced peer mentorship. You'll get to know other students well as you work together in both of these courses.

Upon successfully completing this learning community, you will have "fast tracked" through WR115 and WR121, completed a 4-credit elective course, and built skills that will support you throughout your entire college career.

Registration Information for Winter 2015

For clearance to register, visit Candice Johnson or Linda Schantol in Language, Literature and Communication, Center Building, Room 457.

These courses are designed for you to take together. Enter both CRNs in myLane at the same time. Once registered, you may not drop one class without dropping both classes.

CRN 34040, RD121 Academic Literacy, MW 12:00p-01:20p, F 12:00p-12:50p
CRN 32730, WR115 Introduction to College Writing, TuTh 12:00p-01:50

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WR115 Introduction to College Writing

RD 121 Academic Literacy