Elizabeth Simpson

Full Time Faculty - English

English

Office: RDM-PV Palo Verde - Room: 243

480-654-7219

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:30 PM - 1:30 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:30 PM - 1:30 PM 
    

Online

    By appointment

Fall 2022

In Person Open Office Hours:  MW11:00 am - 12:00 pm   TTH 12:30-1:30. No appointment needed during regularly scheduled office hours. (I'm ususally in my office by 7:00 am, so you are welcome to come by between 7:00 and 7:45 am if you're an early riser ).

Office: Red Mountain Campus. Palo Verde Building (Second Floor). Office: PV243 

If you are unable to come to office hours, you are welcome to email me with questions at any time. 

Please contact me if you would like to set up a live-online appointment with me and I will schedule you for a google hangout or cranium café session when it is convenient for both of us.

 

Profile

B.A. English and French  Ball State University, Muncie, IN

M.Ed--English Education, Arizona State University

ABD-Curriculum and Education, Arizona State University

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

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
38022
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Started

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

28647
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Closed

28644
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Started

30441
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

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

Honors Program Only

36693
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 36693 is designated for the First Year Experience (FYE) for first generation and FSS students. Enrollment is restricted to recent high school graduates from Mesa Public Schools who have applied to be part of the FYE cohort. For more information, contact Ashley Armour at ashley.armour@mesacc.edu.

Spring 2023

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
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
29704
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

5 of 18
Seats Available

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

31026
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

8 of 18
Seats Available

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

Honors Program Only

34333
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

8 of 13
Seats Available

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

34259
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

9 of 18
Seats Available

ENH295 Banned Books and Censorship 3 Credits
History, motivations, and effects of censorship in a democratic society. Censorship and book banning as a method of silencing diverse voices. Critical analysis of banned or challenged literature for children and adults. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28694
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

17 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 28694 Students may contact instructor at: elizabeth.simpson@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

Phi Theta Kappa Mentor-- 2010, 2011, 2022

Arizona Master Teacher 2011, 2012

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