Nadine 'NAR' Arroyo Rodriguez

Residential Faculty - Journalism, Mass Communication & Humanities

Program Director :

English

Office: EF 2 - Room: 121-C

480-461-7270

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM9:00 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  
 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   

Online

Online

Online

  
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment  

During office hours students may email questions or request a telechat (scheduled through Google Meet). 

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22268
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

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 22268 Students may contact instructor at: nadine.rodriguez@mesacc.edu

JRN201 News Writing 3 Credits
Writing and producing news for the media. Associated Press (AP) editing style, writing skills, and organizational structure for news.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22301
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 22301 Students may contact instructor at: nadine.rodriguez@mesacc.edu

JRN215 News Production 3 Credits
Writing, editing, and publishing the student newspaper on multiple platforms. Emphasis may vary according to student goals.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in JRN201 or [(ENG101 or ENG107) and permission of Program Director or Instructor].
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24032
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 24032 Students may contact instructor at: nadine.rodriguez@mesacc.edu

JRN240AC Journalism Internship 3 Credits
Journalism work experience with a newspaper or other news organization. 80 hours of designated work per credit. Maximum of 6 credits allowed.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in JRN215.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23876
Dobson Campus
INST OFF
Field Based
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

MCO120 Media and Society 3 Credits
Study of historical and contemporary roles of media and its pervasiveness in society as it relates to culture, politics and education.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23681
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

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 23681 Students may contact instructor at: nadine.rodriguez@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2021

JRN205 Copyediting 3 Credits
Specific skills and techniques of copyediting. Understanding of editing skills to enhance a writer's abilities whether one's own or someone else's. Critically evaluate word usage and meaning to achieve the 3 Cs of writing clarity, completeness and conciseness.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23345
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/18/2021 - 12/17/2021

Open

6 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 23345 Students may contact instructor at: nadine.rodriguez@mesacc.edu

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