Jeannie Hofmeister

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 343
Hours
(Fall 2014) M/W 11:15am-12:00pm; also by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5696

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 121 - 15 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 227
CRN: 41322 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jeannie L. Hofmeister Students will read and write about literary texts critically and closely. The course emphasizes recursive reading and writing processes that encourage students to discover, explain, question and clarify ideas. To this end, students will study a variety of genres as well as terms and concepts helpful to close analysis of those genres. They will practice various forms of writing for specific audiences and purposes. Students will reflect on and develop critical awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses as readers and writers. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 12 pages of formal revised writing.

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ENGL 121 - 20 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 JRC 227
CRN: 41327 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jeannie L. Hofmeister Students will read and write about literary texts critically and closely. The course emphasizes recursive reading and writing processes that encourage students to discover, explain, question and clarify ideas. To this end, students will study a variety of genres as well as terms and concepts helpful to close analysis of those genres. They will practice various forms of writing for specific audiences and purposes. Students will reflect on and develop critical awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses as readers and writers. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 12 pages of formal revised writing.

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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 203 - 07 Brothers and Keepers M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 227
CRN: 22469 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jeannie L. Hofmeister Pride, jealousy, anger, power and control. Rivals yet friends. This course will explore the unique relationships between brothers and close male friends. How do they respond during times of crisis? Is the eldest always the best leader? How do brothers/male friends respond to emotional suffering? How do men communicate their deep love and respect for each other? Possible texts may include: DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP by Willa Cather, THE SUN ALSO RISES by Ernest Hemingway, A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT by Norman McClean, ORDINARY GRACE by William Kent Krueger, THE BURGESS BOYS by Elizabeth Strout, and DRUM TAPS by Walt Whitman. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing.

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