Mary Frandson

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 317
Hours
(Fall 2014) T 12:00-2:00pm; also by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5622

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 121 - 27 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 307
CRN: 41333 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mary E. Frandson 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 204 - 03 Re-Envisioning America - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 212
CRN: 42497 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mary E. Frandson From the first conception of a New World to the latest re-envisioning of America, this course will survey a kaleidoscopic view of adapting American literacies through the visual arts, maps, collage and photomontage, letters, cartoons, social networks, hip-hop ballads, film, and the language of campaign speeches and inaugural addresses. We will explore how literary genres grow out of a need for expression of what it means to be an American, and question whether or not there exists a philosophy that shapes an American intellectual identity. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing.

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ENGL 204 - 04 Re-Envisioning America - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 212
CRN: 42498 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mary E. Frandson From the first conception of a New World to the latest re-envisioning of America, this course will survey a kaleidoscopic view of adapting American literacies through the visual arts, maps, collage and photomontage, letters, cartoons, social networks, hip-hop ballads, film, and the language of campaign speeches and inaugural addresses. We will explore how literary genres grow out of a need of expression of what it means to be an American, and question whether or not there exists a philosophy that shapes an American intellectual identity. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 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 201 - 04 Passports: Poetry Around World - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 305
CRN: 22459 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mary E. Frandson This course examines the conventions of, and development within, a literary genre during a specific period or across literary history. It may also explore the particular choices made by writers working in several genres and the effects of those choices on us as readers. The course will examine both the conventions and innovations practiced by writers working within one or more genres or periods, and may include study of the authors' reflections on their own work and the work of their fellow writers. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing.

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