Anna McWhirter

Residential Faculty - Reading

Reading

Education Studies

Psychological Science

Office: AD 42 - Room: 04

480-461-7182

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

I am happy to accomodate your schedule and meet virtually outside any posted hours if that works better for you. Please email me and we'll set up a time: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu.


 

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3 Credits
Develop and apply critical thinking skills through critically reading varied and challenging materials. Includes analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and synthesis through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(ENG101 or ENG107) and (RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG100LL or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113)] or a grade of B or better in ALT100 or an appropriate district placement or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29508
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2022 - 12/16/2022
Sa
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

29511
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Class Ended

Notes: This is an 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.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Class 29511 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

RDG282AA Service-Learning Experience in Reading 1 Credits
Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36503
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Field Based
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Fall Flex Start 2022

CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3 Credits
Develop and apply critical thinking skills through critically reading varied and challenging materials. Includes analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and synthesis through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(ENG101 or ENG107) and (RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG100LL or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113)] or a grade of B or better in ALT100 or an appropriate district placement or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31210
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/12/2022 - 12/16/2022
Mo
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31210 Flexible attendance options will be available, please contact anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu for more information.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

29509
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/12/2022 - 12/16/2022
Mo
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29509 Flexible attendance options will be available, please contact anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu for more information.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits
Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29479
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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 29479 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

RDG100LL Disciplinary Literacy Lab 1 Credits
Supplemental instruction for college-level discipline courses. Focus on developing effective reading processes to address a range of literacy needs including reading, writing, digital, numerical, financial and informational literacies.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area or permission of Instructor.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Reading Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants may be able to place into a higher level course or place out of all reading requirements; participants will be better prepared for success. Click here for more information and to register.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31048
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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 31048 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Class 31048 Concurrent enrollment required in RDG100LL Class 31048 and any section of PSY101 or PSY132.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

37106
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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 37106 Students may contact instructor at annah.mchwhirter@mesacc.edu

39065
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 39065 Concurrent enrollment required in any section of PSY101 or PSY132.

Winter Intersession 2022

CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3 Credits
Develop and apply critical thinking skills through critically reading varied and challenging materials. Includes analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and synthesis through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(ENG101 or ENG107) and (RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG100LL or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113)] or a grade of B or better in ALT100 or an appropriate district placement or permission of Instructor.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Reading/Writing Boot Camps that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29831
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an 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 29831 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Winter Intersession Classes

Spring 2023

CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3 Credits
Develop and apply critical thinking skills through critically reading varied and challenging materials. Includes analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and synthesis through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(ENG101 or ENG107) and (RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG100LL or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113)] or a grade of B or better in ALT100 or an appropriate district placement or permission of Instructor.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Reading/Writing Boot Camps that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29989
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 03/10/2023
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

1 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29989 Flexible attendance options will be available, please contact anna.mcwhirter for more information.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

30157
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 03/10/2023
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30157 Flexible attendance options available. Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

29337
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an 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 29337 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

EDU291 Children's Literature 3 Credits
Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34082
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

21 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Spring Flex Start 2023

EDU291 Children's Literature 3 Credits
Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34083
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/31/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits
Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29885
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

18 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 29885 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

RDG100LL Disciplinary Literacy Lab 1 Credits
Supplemental instruction for college-level discipline courses. Focus on developing effective reading processes to address a range of literacy needs including reading, writing, digital, numerical, financial and informational literacies.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30867
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 30867 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Class 30867 Concurrent enrollment required in any section of PSY101 or PSY132.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

30868
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 30868 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Class 30868 Concurrent enrollment required in any section of PSY101 or PSY132.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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