Elizabeth Simpson

Residential Faculty - English

English

Office: RDM-PV Palo Verde - Room: 243

480-654-7219

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:30 PM - 1:30 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:30 PM - 1:30 PM 
    

Online

    By appointment

Spring 2024

Please attend office hours if you would like help, have questions, or are just in need of chocolate!

In Person Open Office Hours:  MW 11:00 am -12:00 pm,   TTH 12:30-1:30. No appointment needed during regularly scheduled office hours.  I am happy to make appointments for other times if needed. Friday appointments--either in-person or via Google Meets (appointment only).

Office: Red Mountain Campus. Palo Verde Building (Second Floor). Office: PV243 

If you are unable to come to office hours, you are welcome to email me with questions at any time. 

Please contact me if you would like to set up a live-online appointment with me and I will schedule you for a google hangout or cranium café session when it is convenient for both of us. 

 

Profile

B.A. English and French  Ball State University, Muncie, IN

M.Ed--English Education, Arizona State University

ABD-Curriculum and Education, Arizona State University

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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
29045
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

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

Honors Program Only

29462
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Class Started

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

26867
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Closed

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

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
26917

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 26917 Students may contact instructor at: elizabeth.simpson@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Spring Flex Start 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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
27868
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:25 AM

Class Started

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

Summer 2024

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: Writing test score or (C or better in ENG091 or ESL097or WAC101) or (B or better in ALT100) or (ALT100 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+) or (ESL202 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+).

General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15036

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

18 of 18
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 15036 Students may contact instructor at: elizabeth.simpson@mesacc.edu

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

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Fall 2024

ENH110 Introduction to Literature 3 Credits

Introduction to international literature through various forms of literary expression; e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, short story, and novel. Provides a global overview of literature with special emphasis on diverse cultural contributions of women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33994
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33994 Reserved for Honors Program students only.

Degrees & Awards

Phi Theta Kappa Mentor-- 2010, 2011, 2022

Arizona Master Teacher 2011, 2012

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