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KARL SHERLOCK
English / Creative Writing
Email: karl.sherlock@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-644-7871

Karl Sherlock

Karl Sherlock

Associate Professor


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Contact Info:

Email:
Phone: 619-644-7871
Office: Bldg. 52, Rm. 558A
Office Hours: M-W 6-7PM / T-Th 3:30-5PM (Sp 2018)

 

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ENGL 098: ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS ° Section 6442 [M-W]

Course Notes:

SECTION 6442, 4.0 cr.
MW 7:00 - 8:45 PM
BLDG 52, RM 570
Prerequisites:
"Pass" in ENGL 090 & ENGL 090R or min. "C" or "Pass," in ENGL 105 or equivalent, or assessment rec. for ENGL 098.  Recommended prep: concurrent enrollment in ENGL 098R. 
Required Texts: 

Touchstones: A Guided Approach to Writing Paragraphs and Essays. Ed., Chris Juzwiak. Boston:  Bedfords/St. Martins, 2013. ISBN: 9781457630897

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference. 8 ed. Bedfords/St. Martins, 2014. ISBN: 9781457666766

Sherlock, Karl. The Mind of a Sentence: A Parts Of Speech Resource. 2nd ed.  On-Line.  Grossmont College / Karl J. Sherlock, 2014. Also available for download as a password-protected PDF; use password in your printed syllabus.

  

ENGL 120: COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND READING ° Section 7212 [T-Th]

Course Notes:

SECTION 7212, 3.0 cr.

M W 2:00 - 3:15 PM
BLDG 51, RM 576

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or ESL 119 or equivalent or assessment recommendation for ENGL 120.

Required Texts:

Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandell. Patterns For College Writing (MLA Updated). 13th edition. Boston: Bedfords/St. Martins, 2015. ISBN: 9781319088064.

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference.  8th edition. Boston:  Bedfords/ St. Martins, 2015. ISBN: 9781319083533.

 

ENGL 120: COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND READING ° Section 4812 [T-Th]

Course Links:

English 120 website

Course Notes:

SECTION 7231, 3.0 cr.

T Th 5:30 - 6:45 PM
BLDG 53, RM 543

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or ESL 119 or equivalent or assessment recommendation for ENGL 120.

Required Texts:

Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandell. Patterns For College Writing (MLA Updated). 13th edition. Boston: Bedfords/St. Martins, 2015. ISBN: 9781319088064.

Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference.  8th edition. Boston:  Bedfords/ St. Martins, 2015. ISBN: 9781319083533.

ENGL 140-143: POETRY WRITING I-IV ° Section 7274-7277 [Th]

Course Notes:

If you have any difficulty registering for this course, contact Department Chair, Oralee Holder, oralee.holder@gcccd.edu. 

SECTIONS 7274-7277, 3.0 cr.
TH 7:00 - 9:50 PM
BLDG 51, RM 579  
Prerequisites English 140:
English 120: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 120 or equivalent;
Recommended Preparation:

ENGL 122.

Prerequisites English 141-143:

English 141: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 140
English 142: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 141
English 143: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 142

Required Texts:


Kazim, Ali. The Fortieth Day. BOA Editors Ltd, 2012.

ISBN: 9781934414040

Lehman David and Edward Hirsch, Eds. The Best American Poetry 2016. Scribner, 2016.
ISBN: 9781501127564

Limon, Ada. Bright Dead Things: Poems. Milkweed, 2015.
ISBN: 9781571314710

Recommended Texts:

Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. Anchor, 1995. ISBN: 9780385480017

   
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Instructor'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

LinkedIn Profile | Associate Professor, English | Co-Coordinator, Creative Writing Program | 

COURSES TAUGHT

  • English 098: English Fundamentals
  • English 120: Composition and Reading
  • 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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KARL SHERLOCK
English / Creative Writing
Email: karl.sherlock@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-644-7871

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