Prof GGP’s Spring 2011 Online Classes @ LACC

English 102 Online

In English 102 Online, we will discuss literature as an art form through close analytical readings of selected essays, short stories, poems, and a play. Story-telling and oratory are as old as humanity; through our exploration of assigned texts across several layers and dimensions, we will also learn about and practice college argumentation and critical thinking. For English 102 Online, there will only be one regular class meetings for the mandatory orientation in FH 302 on Wednesday, February 9 from 2 – 3 pm. The rest of the course will proceed online using LACC’s Etudes Portal, accessible at http://www.lacitycollege.edu via the For Students tab. You will not be able to log in for the course in Etudes until the beginning of classes. Instructions about how to log in may be found at www.lacitycollege.edu/online/Menu.htm. If you already know how to log in, you can go directly to https://myetudes.org/portal after February 6.

Textbook:        S. Hirschberg & T. Hirschberg (2004).  Discovering the Many Worlds of Literature.  New York: Pearson Longman.

Prof GGP will not add any students to English 102 until the Orientation.

Linguistics 2

Linguistics 2 presents a general introduction to the scientific study of language in society. Topics include linguistic variations and their relationships to geography and identity in both monolingual and bi/multilingual settings; language, culture, and cognition; language socialization; conversation analysis, and discourse analysis. There will only be one traditional class meeting on Thursday, February 10th at the City College @ Wilshire Satellite Campus, Room CCW 229 for the mandatory orientation from 4:30 pm to 6 pm.  The rest of the class will proceed online. To complete the required online coursework, you will need to access the Linguistics 2 Online Web Course at hostedclasses.com/patthey and register. To register and enroll online, every student needs a valid email address and the Linguistics 2 Moodle Course Key—TBA at the Orientation.

Textbook: Mesthrie, R., Swann, J. Deumert, A., & Leap, W. L. (2000). Introducing Sociolinguistics. Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.

Prof GGP will only add students to Linguistics 2 at the Orientation.

Questions? Contact profggpc@yahoo.com!

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About profggp

Professor of English, ESL, and Linguistics @ LACC
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