Amy Lerman, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - English

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: 20

480-461-7362

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

CRW170 Introduction to Writing Fiction 3 Credits
Practice in writing fiction through a process of prewriting (invention and discovery), writing, analysis and evaluation (in workshop), and revision; practice in manipulating various elements and forms of fiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33840
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33840 Students may contact instructor at: amy.lerman@mesacc.edu

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG091 or ESL097 or WAC101, or a grade of B or better in ALT100, or (a grade of C in ALT100 AND Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL OR WAC101 OR ENG100A+).
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36237
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

12 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at amy.lerman@mesacc.edu

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020

Additional Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

ENG217 Personal and Exploratory Writing 3 Credits
Using writing to explore one's self and the world one lives in; emphasis on journal writing as a source and inspiration for public writing. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38055
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 38055 Students may contact instructor at: amy.lerman@mesacc.edu

ENH241 American Literature Before 1860 3 Credits
Includes literature written prior to 1860 in the United States. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33837
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

7 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33837 Students may contact instructor at: amy.lerman@mesacc.edu

ENH255 Contemporary U.S. Literature and Film 3 Credits
Strengths and weaknesses of literature and film. Challenges of adapting literature to film. Addressing racial, ethnic, gender, class and religious differences between cultures and mediums. Use of narrative in each medium and how it translates various cultural values and assumptions. Specific genres present in literature and film. Cultural metaphors and symbols used in literature and film. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33789
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

13 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33789 Students may contact instructor at amy.lerman@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2020

CRW200 Readings for Writers 1 Credits
Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW150 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36567
Dobson Campus
INST OFF
Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

2 of 3
Seats Available

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