Robert Baron, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - Professor of English and Film

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: 10

480-461-7611

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM8:30 AM - 9:00 AM8:30 AM - 9:30 AM8:30 AM - 9:00 AM8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

Profile

Classes Taught

Summer 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.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17089
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 06/25/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 17089 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

17461
Dobson Campus
Lecture
06/29/2020 - 07/30/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 17461 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

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.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17119
Dobson Campus
Lecture
06/29/2020 - 07/30/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 17119 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

HUM209 Women and Films 3 Credits
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17458
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 06/25/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 17458 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

HUM215 Film Comedy 3 Credits
Explores the basics of humor in film by tracing its roots through a historical examination of a variety of arts, artists, and theorists. Focuses on films' unique contributions to the world of laughter. Investigates how comedy, and film comedy in particular, provides an essential and unifying force for culture and society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17105
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 06/25/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 17105 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

Fall 2020

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
33710
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

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 33710 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@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.

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
33815
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

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 33815 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@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.

ENH140AA Sports in Literature and Film 3 Credits
Explores how sports are and have been represented in narrative literature and film, using examples from a range of U.S. media. Investigates the ways in which narrative representation engages changing cultural and historical contexts, and shapes of how fields of human endeavor are perceived. Focus on analysis of narratives' form and content, and the construction of meaning. Prerequisites: Appropriate reading placement and eligibility for ENG101 as indicated by appropriate writing placement.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35901
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

5 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 35901 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

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.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33791
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

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 33791 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

HUM209 Women and Films 3 Credits
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35675
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 35675 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

HUM210 Contemporary Cinema 3 Credits
A study of contemporary films, directors and critics with emphasis on evaluating film as an art form. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33827
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33827 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

HUM215 Film Comedy 3 Credits
Explores the basics of humor in film by tracing its roots through a historical examination of a variety of arts, artists, and theorists. Focuses on films' unique contributions to the world of laughter. Investigates how comedy, and film comedy in particular, provides an essential and unifying force for culture and society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33873
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Closed

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 33873 Students may contact instructor at: robert.baron@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

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