Yvonne Asp-Grahn

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 345
Hours
(Fall 2014) T/R 11:45am-1:15pm; also by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5654

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 121 - 30 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 210
CRN: 41341 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Yvonne E. Asp-Grahn 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 - 35 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 210
CRN: 41342 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Yvonne E. Asp-Grahn 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 - 40 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 208
CRN: 41661 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Yvonne E. Asp-Grahn 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 - 11 (Im)Perfect Worlds - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 452
CRN: 22473 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Yvonne E. Asp-Grahn What will our future look like? Where will technology take us? What values will we continue to teach, and which ones will we let slip away? In this class, we will study works of speculative fiction that explore what society may look like in the future, whether that is through technology, culture, religion, or politics. Possible titles include Jack London's “The Iron Heel," Phillip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP, George Orwell's classic text 1984, and Margaret Atwood's ORYX AND CRAKE. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing.

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