Todd Alan Fredson, Ph.D.

Full Time 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 2020

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
25652
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).

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 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
25494
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Closed

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

25682
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

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

ENH214 Poetry Study 3 Credits
Involves reading, discussing, and analyzing poetry of various forms and from selected periods. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36210
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36210 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: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

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
25580
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25580 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

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
25633
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
4:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Class Started

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