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KARL SHERLOCK
English / Creative Writing
Email: karl.sherlock@gcccd.edu

 

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Professor Karl SherlockKarl Sherlock

Professor of English

 

 

 

Department/Programs:

Contact Info:

  • Email: karl.sherlock@gcccd.edu. If you are currently enrolled in this instructor's courses, please use Canvas messaging instead of e-mail for all contact.
  • Office: 52-558A (enter Bldg. 52 main doors, first office to the right) I will not be meeting students on campus this semester. See below for more info. 
  • Spring 2022 Online Office Hours: See Canvas or your course syllabus for hours. All meetings will be held via Zoom video conferencing. Dates and times to be made available on your Canvas course website. 

Courses:

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SPRING 2022

  • ENGLISH 120: COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND READING
    • 16-week (01/31/22 to 06/06/22): sections 4508 and 4814
    • 12-week, late-start (02/28/22 to 05/27/22): section 8541
    • 8-week, late start (04/04/22 to 05/27/22): section 7459
GENERAL INFO

3.0 Units 

Meets 100% online

Asynchronous (self-paced; class meetings  do not follow a weekly schedule of days/times; attendance optional for periodically scheduled online meetings)

 

PREREQUISITE

C” grade or higher or “Pass” in English 99, 109, or 110 or ESL 119 or 120 or equivalent or completion of the assessment process with appropriate score for entrance to English 120.

 

REQUIRED TEXTS FOR PURCHASE (PRINT OR E-BOOK)

The following are pertinent to these sections of English 120 and may be purchased online as e-book/Kindle editions or as print editions. Audiobook versions available for some text. ISBNs indicate paperback editions only.

  

Brotherton, Rob. Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories. Reprint edition. Bloomsbury Sigma,  2017. ISBN: 9781472915634

 

Hawley, Katherine. Trust: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780199697342

 

Shermer, Michael. Why People Believe Weird Things. Revised ed. Holt Paperbacks, 2002. ISBN: 9780805070897

 

Hacker, Diane and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference. 9th ed. Bedford/St. Martins, 2018. ISBN: 9781319057442

 

SUPPORT RESOURCES ON-LINE

These online resources are free of charge and used for editing and revising course assignments.

Purdue University, College of Liberal Arts. Purdue OWL. owl.purdue.edu/

 

 


Karl Sherlock's Academic Background

  • B.A.., University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • M.A., University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Independent Study, School Of Irish Studies, Dublin
  • Fulbright, Uniwersytet Warszawski
  • M.F.A., University Of California, Irvine
  • Doctoral Study, SUNY Binghamton 

About the Instructor

  

Courses Taught:

  • English 098: English Fundamentals
  • English 110: College Composition
  • English 020: Support for Freshman Composition
  • English 120: Composition and Reading
  • English 124: Advanced Composition
  • English 126: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • English 140-143: Poetry Writing I-IV
  • English 160-163:  Drama Writing I-IV
  • English 219: Views of Death and Dying In Literature
  • English 231: American Literature I

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