Teaching

COMPETENCIES

Arizona State University

  • ENG 101 – English Composition I
    • Discovers, organizes and develops ideas in relation to the writer’s purpose, subject and audience. Emphasizes modes of written discourse and effective use of rhetorical principles.
  • ENG 102 – English Composition II
    • Critical reading and writing; emphasizes strategies of academic discourse. Research paper required.

Grand Canyon University

  • UNV 100 – Developmental Writing Skills
    • This course is for students who need to improve their foundational English writing skills and strategies. The class reviews fundamentals such as grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and effective paragraph development. It also focuses on the basics of prewriting and revision strategies, style, and development. Students begin with simple writing tasks, but progressively increase to more complex multi-paragraph essay assignments in preparation for academic writing at the college level.
  • ENG 105 – English Composition I
    • This is a course in writing academic prose, including various types of essays, arguments, and constructions. A writing-intensive course.
  • ENG 106 – English Composition II
    • This course explores various types of research writing, with a focus on constructing essays, arguments, and research reports based on primary and secondary sources. A writing-intensive course.
  • ENG 350 –
    • This course is a study of outstanding authors, their works, and the literary movements from the Colonial Age to Romanticism (1850).
  • ENG 356 – The Short Story
    • This course is a study of the short story in English and in translation, its development, the different types, and an analysis of technique.
  • COM 100 – Fundamentals of Communication
    • This course is an introduction to the field of communication with emphasis on the history of communication study, relevant communication theories guiding current research, the contexts in which communication occurs, and issues faced by students of communication. The course focuses on introducing students to various communication models as well as theories and skills in interpersonal communication, small group communication, mass communication, intercultural communication, and public communication.

Arizona Christian University

  • ENG 101 – English Composition I
    • This is a course in writing academic prose, including various types of essays, arguments, and constructions. A writing-intensive course.
  • ENG 102 – English Composition II
    • This course explores various types of research writing, with a focus on constructing essays, arguments, and research reports based on primary and secondary sources. A writing-intensive course.
  • COM 203 – Introduction to Communication
    • This course seeks to answer five key questions: What is communication? Where does it occur? How does it occur? Why does it matter? How do we study it? In answering these questions the course provides an introduction to major issues in the field of communication.

Ohio Christian University

  • EN1000 – English Composition I
    • This course emphasizes the process of research and writing.  Learners will gain and refine skills of developing a thesis, organizing content, and revising drafts to express ideas clearly and correctly.  Social media platforms will be explored to enable students to network professionally.

Regent University

  • ENGL 101 – English Composition I
    • Study and development of skills in planning, writing, and revising the expository essay, with attention given to developing a thesis, providing adequate support, and developing paragraphs with clear introductions and conclusions. This course should be taken in the first year.
  • ENGL 102 – English Composition II
    • An introduction to research skills and academic writing. Students learn and practice the common steps and formats in writing a university-level research paper, such as writing and submitting proposals, writing literature reviews, following general research paper formats, and using an annotated bibliography.
  • ENGL 205 – Literature of the Western World
    • Great literary works in the Western tradition from the ancient to the present.
  • ENGL 211 – British Literature I
    • Survey of English literature from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century (450-1798). Primary emphasis is placed upon the works of major writers, with general references to the historical, social and biographical backgrounds as necessary information for an understanding of the literature. Parallel reading and reports are required.
  • COM 708 – History of Communication
    • Interdisciplinary analysis of communication history, with special focus on the emergence and influence of communication systems and technologies on societies and cultures observed through a biblical lens.
    • Required course in doctoral pedagogy; team-taught as a teaching assistant alongside of full-time Regent University faculty during fall 2015.

COURSEWORK FOR ADVANCED STUDY

Doctoral Courses at Regent University 

  • COM 700 – Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COM 701 – Historical/Critical Research Methods
  • COM 702 – Quantitative Research Methods
  • COM 703 – Qualitative Research Methods
  • COM 704 – Applied Research Methods
  • COM 705 – Advanced Communication Theory
  • COM 708 – History of Communication
  • COM 709 – Theology and Communication
  • COM 730 – Writing for Publication
  • COM 785 – Family Communication
  • COM 791 – Doctoral Pedagogy in History of Communication
  • COM 795 – Dissertation Research I and II
  • COM 797 – Qualification Examinations
  • COM 799 – Dissertation Mentoring

Master’s Courses at Regent University 

  • COM 507 – Social Media and Internet Marketing
  • COM 628 – Leadership Theory and Communication
  • COM 631 – Organizational Communication
  • COM 652 – Crisis Communication

Master’s Courses at Mercy College

  • ENGL 500 – Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism
  • ENGL 501 – Themes and Genres of Medieval Literature
  • ENGL 502 – Humanism in Renaissance Texts
  • ENGL 503 – Reason and Imagination
  • ENGL 506 – History of Poetic Forms
  • ENGL 509 – Perspectives on the Essay
  • ENGL 510 – Theory and Practice of Expository Writing
  • ENGL 514 – Major Authors: Chaucer
  • ENGL 515 – Literature of Colonial America
  • ENGL 516 – Thesis Seminar

Other Courses

  • RES 320 – Foundations of Research