Amy S. Lerman, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - English

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: 20

480-461-7362

Classes Taught

Spring 2019

CRW150 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic aesthetics and techniques in contemporary creative writing within a variety of genres. Introduction to the analytical concepts and terminology necessary to understand, interpret, and enact contemporary creative writing. Facilitation of writing practices and evaluation. Introduction to literature's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30913
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

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
37168
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019

Class Started

ENG091 Preparatory Academic Writing III 3 Credits
Emphasizes preparation for first year composition with a focus on critical writing, reading, and thinking skills and processes at an increased level of academic complexity.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG081 or ESL087, or permission of Department or Division.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30890
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

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

ENH242 American Literature After 1860 3 Credits
Includes literature written after 1860 in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30943
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2019

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
30900
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/18/2019 - 05/10/2019

Closed

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
30875
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/28/2019 - 05/10/2019

Class Started

Summer 2019

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
17623
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019

Open

2 of 3
Seats Available

Fall 2019

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
24846
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

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.
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
38801
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

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

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
24842
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

24 of 25
Seats Available

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
24787
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2019

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
24874
Dobson Campus
Lecture
10/14/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

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