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Where is the syllabus located?

The syllabus is located in the INRW 0420 student’s Canvas lab course. To access the lab course, login to ACES, and click the MY COURSES tab. Find Integrated Reading & Writing II Lab, and click on the Home icon in front of the course name. This will take you to the homepage. There is a link at the bottom for your syllabus.


What is going on this week in lab?

Check the course outline within your syllabus or look at the Modules page in Canvas to see which assignments are due in any particular week.


Why do I have to do this?

The lab is a state-mandated complement to your INRW 0420 course. You will be provided with support such as online modules, tutoring, and supplemental activities that will strengthen your writing and skills for success in your INRW class.


Am I supposed to come in at my designated lab time?

Yes. You should come to lab at the time at which you registered.


What are the fall, spring and summer hours?

Hours are located under the INRW 0420 Lab Schedule to the right.


Do I have to come every week?

Yes, students are required to attend lab once per week in fall and spring semesters and twice per week in summer or flex semesters.  If you miss a lab, it is your responsibility to make up the missed lab within one week. Attendance is key to being successful with the INRW class and lab.


Can I access this at home, and if so, what is the website?

If you did not complete your lab work during your lab time, you may access your Canvas course through ACES by following the instructions in the first question above. However, you still are required to come in during your designated time each week.


What is open lab?

Open lab is a time for you to receive assistance on your INRW 0420 assignments, complete your lab modules, or conduct research for a class assignment. You may also receive supplemental exercises if you need extra practice with a particular skill.


What is my grade in the lab, and where can I find it?

You can locate your lab average by clicking the GRADES tab in the menu on the left in your Canvas course. Your lab grade is 20% of your INRW class grade.


Do I need a book or access code for the lab?

No, we have created the lab materials for you so that you do not need to purchase anything else. .


What major programs or services are offered by lab?

The INRW 0420 Labs are actually part of the INRW 0420 classes. Students enrolled in the labs receive instruction through a modularized curriculum, tutoring, and other supplemental instruction related to their course to strengthen their writing and reading skills, which will help them be more successful in their INRW 0420 class.

How can I make up a day I missed?

If you miss a lab day, you need to make it up within one week by contacting your lab instructor and arranging a time to come in.

How do I format a paper?

English papers are written in Modern Language Association (MLA) format. However, each INRW instructor may have specific formatting requirements. Please check with your INRW 0420 class instructor for specific formatting requirements for your course.  You may also visit the Rose R. Thomas Writing Center in NTB 405, or you may ask the Lab staff for help.


Where can I find additional help?

Talk to the lab instructors if you are struggling with a particular skill; they will assist you in locating resources and will provide you with individualized tutoring.


Contact Information

Norris Technical Building (NTB) 405
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INRW 0420 Lab Schedule

Fall/Spring Schedule
Day Time
Monday 8-5pm
Tuesday 8–5pm
Wednesday 8–5pm
Thursday 8–5pm
Friday 8–5pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed