Glendale Community College

English Department's Resources for Students

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email address and webpage

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Prop 300Proposition 300 affects all students. Please review the enrollment procedures for all the Maricopa Community Colleges.

What can I do with a
major in English?

The ability to communicate clearly and directly is a key to career advancement in many aspects of business, government, and community service.  Read more about careers for people with a major in English.



Courses and Programs
Course Information  Course prerequisites, descriptions, sequences.
Course Syllabi Current semester and archived syllabi.
Creative Writing Courses Good Words for Creative Writers Program
Developmental Literacy Courses Courses to prepare you for college-level work.
ESL Courses  English as a Second Language.
eCourses  Online, hybrid and open entry
courses offered in an alternative delivery.

Department Standards and Policies
Classroom Policies and Standards Attendance, promptness, and personal integrity.
English Composition: A Guide to the Possible Dream

Contains general policies and procedures, describes courses and their basic requirements, and explains instructors' shared objectives and standards for evaluating students' work.

Plagiarism Policy and Resources to Avoid Plagiarism

How Essays are Graded in ENG091 and ENG101
Example of an excellent ENG102 research paper (.rtf format)

Academic Assistance
Center for Learning Free tutoring and testing services.
College 101: Not the 13th Grade
a PowerPoint presentation
Department Handbook A Writer's Resource 2nd ed. with Catalyst
Library Media Center
offers Chat with a librarian
Links for Writers
Helpful sites for source-based writing, essays, and more.
Literature Web Poetry, books online, children's and classical lit and more.
MLA Formatting and Style Guide from the Purdue OWL
Writing Center
Make an appointment to discuss your writing.
Electronic Writing Center Submit writing for feedback electronically.

Computer Access and Technology Resources On and off campus computing help.
GCC Online Tutorials 
elf-running tutorials designed to introduce you to many of the basic computing skills you'll need at Glendale Community College.
Goals for Computer Supported English Courses
Student Help Desk
Student computing information, email, and help with computing or call (623) 845-4357 (623-845-HELP).
Gmail (GoogleApps@Maricopa) Access your student email from a webpage.

Student Publications
The Traveler GCC's Art and Literary Magazine
The Voice GCC's Student Newspaper

Student Services
Midnight Metaphors Creative Writers Club
Open to all students, they meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Campus Information & Services
English Scholarships and Financial Aid
Grades, transcripts, registration.

Page maintained by: Marla DeSoto  Revised 10/7/2011
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