Amy Lerman, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - English

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: 20

480-461-7362

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

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
25661
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
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
28023
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

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
36204
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36204 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: amy.lerman@mesacc.edu

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
25685
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2020

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
25651
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 25651 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. 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
25631
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 25631 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: amy.lerman@mesacc.edu.

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