Anna McWhirter

Residential Faculty - Reading

Reading

Education Studies

Psychological Science

Office: AD 42 - Room: 04

480-461-7182

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM7:00 AM - 9:00 AM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Online

Online

Online

  
   By appointmentBy appointment

Office hours are held in AD42 office number 04 and also in EF5S. I am happy to accomodate your schedule and meet face to face or virtually outside any posted hours if that works better for you. Please email me and we'll set up a time: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu.


 

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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
28790
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 03/08/2024
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

This section is part of the I Belong Initiative. Students will have the opportunity to check out an iPad for use during the semester

Class 28790 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

28135
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 03/08/2024
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

This section is part of the I Belong Initiative. Students will have the opportunity to check out an iPad for use during the semester

Class 28135 Flexible attendance options will be available, please contact anna.mcwhirter for more information.

28293
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 03/08/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

This section is part of the I Belong Initiative. Students will have the opportunity to check out an iPad for use during the semester

Class 28293 Flexible attendance options available. Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

27521

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

This section is part of the I Belong Initiative. Students will have the opportunity to check out an iPad for use during the semester

Class 27521 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

29646

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

This section is part of the I Belong Initiative. Students will have the opportunity to check out an iPad for use during the semester

Class 29646 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits

Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders.

Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27471

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

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 27471 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

EDU291 Children's Literature 3 Credits

Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31453
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
1:30 PM - 2:45 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.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 31453 Flexible attendance options are available for this course, please contact the course instructor for more information. Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

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
14880

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 14880 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@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 ESL202, 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
14990

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 14990 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

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
14221
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024
Mo
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

14 of 20
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.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may choose between in person and live online attendance options. Please contact anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu for more information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

15387
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024
Mo
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

15 of 20
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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may choose between in person and live online attendance options. Please contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu for more information.

14220

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

18 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

16027

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

20 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 16027 For student Athletes Only

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 16027 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@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 ESL202, or appropriate reading placement, or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area, or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: 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
14563

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

17 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 14563 Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

EDU291 Children's Literature 3 Credits

Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13489
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/09/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

16 of 24
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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Students may contact instructor at: anna.mcwhirter@mesacc.edu

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