English

Faculty

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Degrees:
  • BA English, Dallas Baptist University
  • MA English, University of Texas at Arlington

Courses Taught:
  • ENG091
  • ENG101
  • ENG102
  • ENH251
  • ENH101
  • ENH/EDU231
  • ENH230
  • ENG213

Teaching/Research Interests:
  • Rhetoric/Composition

Professional Activities:
  • Residential Faculty Phoenix College 1991-2008
  • Residential Faculty Paradise Valley Community college 2008-present
  • President, Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association 2017-2018
  • Member, National Council of the Teachers of English
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Degrees:
  • BA, English Literature, Western Washington University
  • MA, TESL/TEFL, Central Washington University
  • PhD, Psychology of Cognition and Instruction, Grand Canyon University

Courses Taught:
  • Grammar (ESL 010, ESL 020, ESL 030, ESL 040)
  • Writing (ESL 012, ESL 022, ESL 032, ESL 042)
  • Preparatory Academic Writing (ESL 077, ESL 087, ESL 097)
  • First-Year Composition (ENG 107, ENG 108)

Teaching/Research Interests:
  • Educational neuroscience
  • Neuromyths
  • Refugee and immigrant student experience
  • Generation 1.5 students
  • Creative thinking

Professional Activities:
  • Adjunct faculty, Central Washington University 2002-2003
  • Adjunct faculty, Yakima Valley Community College 2003
  • Adjunct faculty Mesa Community College 2003-2005
  • Residential faculty, Paradise Valley Community College since 2005
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Dr. David Pegram

Degrees:
  • BA, English, California State University - Long Beach
  • MFA, Creative Writing, Wichita State
  • PhD, English Education, Arizona State

Courses Taught:
  • First-Year Composition ENG101 (including Honors)
  • First-Year Composition ENG102 (including Honors)
  • Introduction to Literature ENH110
  • Introduction to Screenwriting CRW190
  • Sports in Literature and Film ENH140AA

Teaching/Research Interests:
  • Learning Communities, Sports Literature, Media Analysis, Cultural Capital, Reflective Writing, Arts-Based Research

Professional Activities:
  • PVCC, Residential Faculty since 2014
  • Arizona State University, 2008-2014
  • Northern Arizona University, 2007-2008
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Degrees:
  • BA - Notre Dame College
  • MA - University of Toledo

Courses Taught:
  • English 091, English 101, and English 102

Teaching/Research Interests:
  • Assessment and Critical Thinking

Professional Activities:
  • PVCC Residential Faculty since 2005
  • Assessment for Learning (ALT) Co-chair
  • Critical Thinking Academy Co-Chair
  • HLC Criterion Co-chair