Lorane Barrera

Faculty - OYO

Reading

Office: AD 42 - Room: AD02

480-461-7610

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Online

 

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Office hours can be held in person at the SD campus or virtually through a Webex link. To ensure your visit is valuable, email ahead of time. Expect a response within 24 hours Monday through Friday. You may also schedule an appointment outside of office hours if needed. 

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

ALT100 Academic Literacy Through Integrated Reading and Writing 4 Credits
Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.
Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30121
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Class Ended

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

34710
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
Tu
4:25 PM - 6:05 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 34710 Students may contact instructor at: lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

30120
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 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 30120 Students may contact instructor at: lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

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

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
34711
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
Tu
8:20 AM - 9:25 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 34711 Students may contact instructor at: lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

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

Class 34711 Early College Academy Only

30530
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
We
8:20 AM - 9:25 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 30530 Students may contact instructor at: lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

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

Class 30530 Early College Academy Only

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
15907
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022

Open

14 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.

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

Class 15907 Students may contact instructor at: lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

RDG100 Successful College Reading 3 Credits
Emphasis on reading study strategies for any introductory class in any subject area. Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS), how to successfully read course textbooks and assessments, how to navigate information technology and development of academic vocabulary.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ALT100, or RDG081, or appropriate reading placement or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16237
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Closed

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

16139
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Closed

Notes: Class 16139 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.

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

Fall 2022

ALT100 Academic Literacy Through Integrated Reading and Writing 4 Credits
Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.
Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.
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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30799
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

3 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 30799 Students may contact instructor at lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

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

30941
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
4:25 PM - 6:05 PM

Open

9 of 17
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.

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

Class 30941 Students may contact instructor at lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu

RDG100 Successful College Reading 3 Credits
Emphasis on reading study strategies for any introductory class in any subject area. Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS), how to successfully read course textbooks and assessments, how to navigate information technology and development of academic vocabulary.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ALT100, or RDG081, or appropriate reading placement or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area or permission of Instructor.
Students who test into RDG091 are now able to satisfy the RDG091 requirement with RDG100. This class is designed to help students read the necessary college level material used in a companion course in another discipline. Students must be co-enrolled in any introductory course in another content area to take RDG100. 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31212
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

10 of 17
Seats Available

Notes: 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).

31007
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

12 of 17
Seats Available

Notes: 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 Flex Start 2022

ALT100 Academic Literacy Through Integrated Reading and Writing 4 Credits
Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.
Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.
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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30774
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

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

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