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Spring, 2016 Schedule
English 120 #62873 (MW 9:30-10:45)Required Texts: 1) Mike Palmquist's The Bedford Researcher 5th edition & access to Launchpad; 2) Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief; 3) Photocopied Reader. Note: Buy Book 1 at the NVC bookstore only; bring Book 2 to class starting on Wednesday, 1/27.
- Office Hours (drop in):
- M 11 am-12:30 pm
- T 11 am-12 pm
- W 11 am-12:30 pm
- Th 11 am-12 pm
- & by appointment
View or print the course syllabus: English 120 62873 Syllabus Spring 2016.pdf
To access materials for English 120, please click on the English 120 link at the left side of the page. English 123 #65120 (TTh 9-10:50) Required Texts: 1) Janet E. Gardner's Reading and Writing about Literature: A Portable Guide, 3rd Edition; 2) Shakespeare's The Tempest (SparkNotes No Fear Version); 3) Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun; 4) Photocopied Reader. Note: Books 1, 2, & 3 are available to buy at the bookstore. View or print the course syllabus: English 123 65120 Syllabus TTh Spring 2016.pdf To access materials for English 123, please click on the English 123 link at the left side of the page.
Online English 123 (#66229) & Materials:
To access the English 123 #66229 Blackboard course, click on the link: NVC Blackboard Online Login.
Required Texts: 1) Janet E. Gardner's Reading and Writing about Literature: A Portable Guide, 3rd Edition; 2) Shakespeare's The Tempest (SparkNotes No Fear Version); 3) Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun; 4) Mary Shelley's Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus 1818 uncensored version.; 5) Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts; 6) additional readings in Blackboard.
Watch the English 123 Online Welcome Video.
View the English 123 online welcome letter (spring 2016).(Email sent to all students registered in or English 123 #66229.)