Anna McWhirter

Residential Faculty - Reading

Reading

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

Spring 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
28820
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

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.

Class 28820 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.

28821
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

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.

Class 28821 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.

Spring 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
29554
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/24/2022 - 05/13/2022
Mo
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

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 29554 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.

29744
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022
Mo
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

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 29744 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.

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
29428
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

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.

Class 29428 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
34736
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

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.

Class 34736 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Class 34736 Learning Community. Students must be concurrently enrolled in RDG100LL 34736 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).

34737
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

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.

Class 34737 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Class 34737 Learning Community. Students must be concurrently enrolled in RDG100LL 34737 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).

Summer 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
15905
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022

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 15905 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).

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

Open

21 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.

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).

29512
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Open

25 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.

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 29512 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

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

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

Open

11 of 20
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 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

Open

20 of 25
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 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

Open

23 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 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

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 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
Dobson Campus
Online Course
In Person
Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 37106 Students may contact instructor at annah.mchwhirter@mesacc.edu

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