Jennifer Sears’s Profile

Faculty
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Jennifer Sears
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
English
Office
Namm 503
Email address

My Courses

Brain on the Page-Fall 2017

Brain on the Page-Fall 2017

This combined ENG92W and ENG 1101 course aims to simplify the process of translating ideas and thoughts from your brain to the page. Through critical readings, analysis of visual materials, research, and self-exploration, you will gain basic writing tools and gain confidence in recognizing your unique ideas and develop methods to convey them. This class is a First Year Learning Community. (Header Image: “Brain Page 368” by Sue Clark; taken from “The Home and School Reference Work, Volume I” 1917. Public Domain/Flickr Creative Commons.)

ENG1101-Freshman Writing/Emotions 1101

ENG1101-Freshman Writing/Emotions 1101

This ENG1101 course introduces concepts of critical writing and thinking along with skills integral to constructing and documenting a college-level essay. As a First Year Learning Community, we will pair with Psychology 1101 to explore the emotional impact of the first year college transition and consider ways to identify and deal with new stressors.

ENG 092W Sears

ENG 092W Sears

This course covers essay writing and grammar skills for students in Developmental Writing.

Emotions 101: ENG 1101-LC 49

Emotions 101: ENG 1101-LC 49

This Learning Communities course themed Emotions 101: Learning to Navigate the Challenges of College and Life will offer readings, writing assignments, and a shared movie, “127 Hours,” enabling students to identify stresses in their own lives, recognize stresses they share with other students entering college, and collaboratively develop effective coping skills to address them. This material will be combined with academic rigor and requirements for both PSY 1101 and ENG 1101.

Brain on the Page-Spring 2017

Brain on the Page-Spring 2017

This course combines two composition courses: ENG92W and ENG1101. Skills addressed include critical reading, summarizing, paraphrasing, paragraph and essay structure, methods for integrating outside sources, approaches to effective research, and fundamentals of MLA format. By learning to read as writers and to write as readers, we will hone skills to effectively translate thoughts and opinions onto the page.

My Projects

FYLC – First Year Learning Communities

FYLC – First Year Learning Communities

Welcome to the First Year Learning Communities Open Lab project page. If you are interested in joining the Reflective Writing Project or just learning more about events, resources and information related to the FYLCs at City Tech please request membership!

FYLC – Faculty

FYLC – Faculty

This is a Working Space for Faculty who participate in First Learning Learning Communities. This site is a private website open to FYLC Faculty.

OER Fellowship

OER Fellowship

This is a collaborative space for faculty in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship, and anyone interested in OERs and open pedagogy.

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

A virtual resource exchange of teaching practices

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)

My Clubs

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

This is a private group for new hires participating in the New Faculty Seminar series for the 2014-2015 academic year. The members of the group are composed of the seminar leaders as well as the faculty. This group will be used as the main communication site between all participants and facilitators and as a repository for the documents made available throughout the seminar series.