Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

English - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Develop Reading Versatility — 3528
ENG 0410 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will develop more versatile reading and study skills such as greater speed and comprehension of varied reading materials, improved retention of subject matter, skimming, and scanning of textbooks and magazine articles, improved vocabulary and word recognition, and greater enjoyment and understanding of literature. Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Develop Reading Versatility — 3571
ENG 0410 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will develop more versatile reading and study skills such as greater speed and comprehension of varied reading materials, improved retention of subject matter, skimming, and scanning of textbooks and magazine articles, improved vocabulary and word recognition, and greater enjoyment and understanding of literature. Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Composition I Workshop — 3572
ENG 0500 – 2 credits
Nancy R. Griswold

Students will work in a supportive classroom setting with their peers and a workshop instructor to ensure they have the tools needed for success in ENG 1510. Students will drive class instruction through their questions about ENG 1510 course content, processes, and assignments. Additionally, students will spend time workshopping draft compositions and will engage in discussion about successful time management and overcoming barriers to success in college. Corequisite: ENG 1510. J, fall/spring; C, fall/spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 11:00 am – 11:50 am
English Comp I (coreq 3572) — 3573
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Nancy R. Griswold

Students will develop skills in critical reading, rhetorical analysis, and argument. Students will read rhetorically and critically, and will analyze a variety of texts on current, inter-disciplinary topics. The course focuses on writing for specific audiences and purposes with an emphasis on academic composing. As such, students will develop skills that prepare them for academic and professional writing as they practice recursive writing processes and learn to enter conversations through informed and effective academic expression. Corequisite: Support courses as determined by college placement. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
English Composition I — 3792
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Nancy R. Griswold

Students will develop skills in critical reading, rhetorical analysis, and argument. Students will read rhetorically and critically, and will analyze a variety of texts on current, inter-disciplinary topics. The course focuses on writing for specific audiences and purposes with an emphasis on academic composing. As such, students will develop skills that prepare them for academic and professional writing as they practice recursive writing processes and learn to enter conversations through informed and effective academic expression. Corequisite: Support courses as determined by college placement. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
English Composition II — 3534
ENG 1530 – 3 credits
Dale G. Yerpe

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantial, and logical essays. They will develop critical thinking and writing skills required in higher education, employment, and life. Students will also learn to conduct research and write a research paper. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
English Composition II — 3581
ENG 1530 – 3 credits
Johnny A. Stein

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantial, and logical essays. They will develop critical thinking and writing skills required in higher education, employment, and life. Students will also learn to conduct research and write a research paper. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 241
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
English Composition II — 3582
ENG 1530 – 3 credits
John Keating

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantial, and logical essays. They will develop critical thinking and writing skills required in higher education, employment, and life. Students will also learn to conduct research and write a research paper. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Children's Literature — 3821
ENG 2440 – 3 credits
Ella M. Ames

Students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of children's literature with emphasis on identification and familiarization of the different types of children's literature, the influence that literature can have on children's and adults' lives, and the development of effective and creative methods of using literature with children. Use of current technology is included. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 267
Jan 25 – May 14 Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Creative Writing — 3568
ENG 2540 – 3 credits
Christopher Munde

Students will develop and practice creative written expression. Emphasis on poetry or prose may vary with instructors, but primary attention is placed on the development of a student's writing style. Prerequisites: ENG 1530. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
American Lit before Civil War — 4104
ENG 2550 – 3 credits
Gilbert N. Higgins

Students will study key works of early American literature (pre-1865) in their literary, cultural, and historical contexts. Students will be asked to explore what "American" means and what major ideas were at work to create a cultural definition for that term. In addition to studying the traditional texts of authors such as Hawthorne, Whitman, Fuller, Emerson, Bradstreet, Franklin, Bradford, etc., students will be exposed to literature outside of the New England canon including Native Americans, French and Spanish colonizers, and African slaves. Prerequisites: ENG 1530. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Mar 3 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm