Todd Fredson, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - English

English

Office: 1 - Room: 6

480-461-7561

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM1:30 PM - 2:30 PM2:30 PM - 3:30 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    

And by appointment

Profile

Dr. Fredson has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Southern California and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Arizona State University, as well as a Bachelor of the Arts degree from the University of Puget Sound.

Classes Taught

Spring 2019

CRW200 Readings for Writers 1 Credits
Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW150 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30901
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019

Class Started

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.
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
30731
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Closed

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

30736
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

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

30940
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

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

ENH251 Mythology 3 Credits
Deals with the myths and legends of civilizations with the greatest influence upon the development of the literature and culture of the English speaking people, and compares those myths with myths from other cultures. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30821
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

HUM292 The Art of Storytelling 3 Credits
Explore the art and origin of storytelling. Provide a variety of storytelling techniques, styles and exercises to enhance the delivery of telling stories. Assist in the integration and application of storytelling to the learning environment in the classroom. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30879
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWe
4:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Class Started

Fall 2019

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
27263
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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
39161
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/21/2019 - 12/13/2019
We
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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
39162
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/21/2019 - 12/13/2019
We
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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.
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
24706
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

11 of 24
Seats Available

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

24737
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

19 of 24
Seats Available

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

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
24824
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

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