Jessica Penner’s Profile

Faculty
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Jessica Penner
Title
Adjunct Professor
Department
English
Academic interests

English Literature, Theater, Creative Writing, ESL

Bio

Professor Jessica Penner earned a BA in English Literature and Theater from Eastern Mennonite University, an MFA in Creative Writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and a certificate in TESOL at the School of International Training. She has taught at Long Island Business Institute, James Madison University, Gotham Writers’ Workshop, and 32BJ SEIU. Her creative work appears in Wordgathering, Bellevue Literary Review, Luna Luna, Necessary Fiction, The Fiddleback, Rhubarb, and the anthology Tongue Screws and Testimonies. She was nominated by BLR for a Pushcart Prize. Her first novel, Shaken in the Water (Foxhead Books/Workplay Publishing), was named an Editors’ Choice by the Historical Novel Society. She lives in the Bronx.

Skype
jessica.penner78

My Courses

ENG1101 English Composition 1, FA2019 MW

ENG1101 English Composition 1, FA2019 MW

This is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques and an introduction to library research methods. Readings from distributed handouts and the textbook, The Place Where We Dwell, are assigned for classroom discussion and as models for essay writing.

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2019 D437

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2019 D437

This is an advanced course in communication skills, including the expository essay and the research essay. It is expected that students in ENG1121 will: • Read and listen critically and analytically, including identifying an argument’s major assumptions and assertions and evaluating its supporting evidence. • Write clearly and coherently in varied, academic formats (such as formal essays, research papers, and reports) using standard English and appropriate technology to critique and improve one’s own and others’ texts. • Demonstrate research skills using appropriate technology, including gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing primary and secondary sources. • Support a thesis with well-reasoned arguments, and communicate persuasively across a variety of contexts, purposes, audiences, and media. • Formulate original ideas and relate them to the ideas of others by employing the conventions of ethical attribution and citation.

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2017 D343

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2017 D343

This is an advanced course in communication skills, including the expository essay and the research essay. It is expected that students in ENG1121 will: • Read and listen critically and analytically, including identifying an argument’s major assumptions and assertions and evaluating its supporting evidence. • Write clearly and coherently in varied, academic formats (such as formal essays, research papers, and reports) using standard English and appropriate technology to critique and improve one’s own and others’ texts. • Demonstrate research skills using appropriate technology, including gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing primary and secondary sources. • Support a thesis with well-reasoned arguments, and communicate persuasively across a variety of contexts, purposes, audiences, and media. • Formulate original ideas and relate them to the ideas of others by employing the conventions of ethical attribution and citation.

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2019 D473

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2019 D473

This is an advanced course in communication skills, including the expository essay and the research essay. It is expected that students in ENG1121 will: • Read and listen critically and analytically, including identifying an argument’s major assumptions and assertions and evaluating its supporting evidence. • Write clearly and coherently in varied, academic formats (such as formal essays, research papers, and reports) using standard English and appropriate technology to critique and improve one’s own and others’ texts. • Demonstrate research skills using appropriate technology, including gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing primary and secondary sources. • Support a thesis with well-reasoned arguments, and communicate persuasively across a variety of contexts, purposes, audiences, and media. • Formulate original ideas and relate them to the ideas of others by employing the conventions of ethical attribution and citation.

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2019 D444

ENG1121 English Composition 2, SP2019 D444

This is an advanced course in communication skills, including the expository essay and the research essay. It is expected that students in ENG1121 will: • Read and listen critically and analytically, including identifying an argument’s major assumptions and assertions and evaluating its supporting evidence. • Write clearly and coherently in varied, academic formats (such as formal essays, research papers, and reports) using standard English and appropriate technology to critique and improve one’s own and others’ texts. • Demonstrate research skills using appropriate technology, including gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing primary and secondary sources. • Support a thesis with well-reasoned arguments, and communicate persuasively across a variety of contexts, purposes, audiences, and media. • Formulate original ideas and relate them to the ideas of others by employing the conventions of ethical attribution and citation.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

Developmental Writing Resource Archive

Developmental Writing Resource Archive

This is an electronic archive of course readings, CATW articles, and other Developmental Writing resources. Click on “Project Site” to view the full archive (on the right)

ARCHIVE: FYSP DW-DR Instructors

ARCHIVE: FYSP DW-DR Instructors

This site is created for new instructors teaching developmental reading and writing courses for the First Year Summer Programs. Included are sample syllabi, notes on suggested texts and essays, and sample lesson plans and activities.

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