Joshua Rathkamp

Full Time Faculty - English

Program Director :

English

480-461-7560

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
25662
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

CRW160 Introduction to Writing Poetry 3 Credits
Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25686
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 25686 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 the instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

27110
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

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
25681
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 25681 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: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

CRW201 Portfolio 1 Credits
Close analysis of the creative writing portfolio culminating in selection, revision, editing, and compiling of the student's own literary work in a portfolio. Students meet individually with instructor to choose, prepare, and compile their work.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to Creative Writing(CRW) program, completion of nine (9) credit hours of CRW course work, or permission of Program Coordinator.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25687
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

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

CRW260 Intermediate Poetry Writing 3 Credits
Emphasis on writing a series of original poems; analysis and evaluation of the functions and effects of established works of poetry; concentration on evaluation and revising students' poetry through intensive workshops.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW160 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27111
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2020

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
37787
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 37787 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: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

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

37943
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 37943 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: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

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

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