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The English Program at Casper College
So much more than commas

Remember when English class was boring?  Remember that teacher who droned on and on about grammar rules without showing you how and why those rules work?  Here at Casper College you’ll find dedicated, caring instructors who want to help you make English work for you in your world.

Ben Lareau's English Composition classQuote

Contact Information:    
Kathy Coe
Academic Assistant
(307) 268-2606
MU 137
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Patrick Amelotte
Department Head
(307) 268-2729
SH 141
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MISSION STATEMENT
CASPER COLLEGE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS & HUMANITIES~ ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

 The English Department’s primary mission is to provide excellent writing and reading instruction for students at all levels of experience and development. The English Department’s mission aligns with the Casper College mission to give students “opportunities to improve quality of life and sustainable community building and citizenship” through the study of how reading, writing, and language intersect to create purposeful thoughts and actions.

  • Patrick Amelotte
    • Phone: (307) 268-2729
    • Office: SH 141
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  • Melanie Booth
    • Phone: (307) 268-2396
    • Office: LH 294
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  • Joseph Campbell
    • Phone: (307) 268-2387
    • Office: LH 181
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  • Sarah Colvert
    • Phone: (307) 268-2385
    • Office: SH 135
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  • Jill Hughes
    • Phone: (307) 268-2383
    • Office: LH 180
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  • Benjamin Lareau
    • Phone: (307) 268-2382
    • Office: LH 182
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  • Karen Moenkhaus
    • Phone: (307) 268-3324
    • Office: SH 134
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  • Terry Rasmussen
    • Phone: (307) 268-2480
    • Office: PS 336
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  • Cara Rodriguez
    • Phone: (307) 268-2116
    • Office: SH 131
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  • Darby Sawyer
    • Phone: (307) 268-3356
    • Office: SH 132B
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  • Julia Whyde
    • Phone: (307) 268-2502
    • Office: SH 140
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  • David Zoby
    • Phone: (307) 268-2379
    • Office: SH 119
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The English Program at Casper College
So much more than commas

Whether you're an English major with questions about literary criticism or a comp student struggling to write your first college paper, this is the place to be. Get writing help, the scoop on why you have to take composition and helpful link all right here!

Composition Students

Lit. Majors - information coming soon!

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Need some writing help?

Relax, we can help!

Here are some places to look for answers to those questions:

The Purdue Online Writing Site
Without a doubt, this is one of the best online resources for writers.  From commas to MLA, from topic selection to revision and editing, they’ve got it covered, and it’s easy to use!

The Elements of Style
This is an online copy of William Strunk's time honored volume of help for writers.  While old, it is still considered an authority.  The original was published in 1918.

Hypertext Guide to English Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage Rules
Thorough--and huge--site will link you to any aspect of grammar, punctuation, and usage.  It also contains examples and exercises.

Web of Online Dictionaries
This page contains links to more than 400 dictionaries of over 130 different languages.

Common Errors in English
This is a wonderful site that explains dozens of common English errors and contains links to other English-related issues.

Don’t forget about the Casper College Writing Center! They are available to personally answer your writing questions. 

Spring 2015 Workshop Schedule
Fifty minute workshops covering diverse topics are open to all students
Presented by English Writing Center, Student Success, and Goodstein Foundation Library

We make every effort to adhere to the schedule, but please note that workshops may be rescheduled.

 

 

MARCH
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1

2

12:00 p.m.
SH 132
MLA (formatting and citations)
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
Career Management
presented by Wesley Bertagnole

6:00 p.m.
LI 215A
What the CRAAP? (Learn to evaluate websites with the CRAAP test: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose.)
presented by Jeannette Murrell

3

 

4

3:00 p.m.
SH 132
You Want This to Be Interesting? (titles, introductions, and conclusions)
presented by Darby Sawyer

5

6:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Research in Your PJ's! (How Can I Find Full-text articles at 3AM?)
presented by Michelle DeSalvo

6 7
8

9

Mid-term Week

1:00 p.m.
SH 132
Tell Me What You Know (test taking strategies)
presented by Darby Sawyer

10

Mid-term Week

11

Mid-term Week

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
The Spice of Writing (sentence varieties: compound, complex, and compund/complex)
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

12

Mid-term Week

 

13

Mid-term Week

14
15

16

Spring Break - No Classes

17

Spring Break - No Classes

18

Spring Break - No Classes

19

Spring Break - No Classes

20

Spring Break - No Classes

21
22

23

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
Someone Else Said It (handling quoted material)
presented by Darby Sawyer

24

3:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Write It! Cite It! (How to manage citations with RefWorks.)
presented by Beth Floyd

25

10:00 a.m.
SH 132
Résumés and Cover Letters
presented by Wesley Bertagnole

26

27

12:00 p.m.
SH 132
The Uh-Ohs of Writing (run-ons and comma splices)
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

1:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Not Just Paper! (How to find ebooks.)
presented by Sarah Mailloux

28

1:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Research in Your PJ's! (How Can I Find Full-text articles at 3AM?)
presented by Michelle DeSalvo

29

30

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
Prepare Your Academic Plan
presented by Wesley Bertagnole and Janet DeVries

31

6:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Uncover and Discover! (Where do I start the research process?)
presented by Sarah Mailloux

       

 

APRIL
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
     

1

1:00 p.m.
SH 132
Agonizing Apostophes (use and misuse of apostrophes in contractions, possession, and special circumstances)
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

2

3:00 p.m.
SH 131
APA (formatting and citations)
presented by Darby Sawyer

3 4
5

6

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
The Uh-Ohs of Writing (run-ons and comma splices)
presented by Darby Sawyer

7 8

9

4:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Research in Your PJ's! (How Can I Find Full-text articles at 3AM?)
presented by Michelle DeSalvo

6:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Get Specific! (How can I use the subject databases to find peer-reviewed articles?)
presented by Michelle DeSalvo

10

11

1:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Write It! Cite It! (How to manage citations with RefWorks.)
presented by Beth Floyd

12

13

3:00 p.m.
SH 132
Who, Which, and That (relative clauses)
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

14

15

 

16

9:30 a.m.
SH 132
Hanging Where You Don't Belong, or Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say (misplaced and dangling modifiers
presented by Darby Sawyer

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
Interviews
presented by Janet DeVries

17

18

1:00 p.m.
LI 215A
What the CRAAP? (Learn to evaluate websites with the CRAAP test: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose.)
presented by Jeannette Murrell

19

20

2:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Write It! Cite It! (How to manage citations with RefWorks.)
presented by Beth Floyd

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
Salary Negotiation
presented by Janet DeVries

21

22

2:00 p.m.
SH 132
Mechanical English II (confusing commas)
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

23

9:30 a.m.
SH 132
The Agony and the Ecstacy of Writing Correctly (proofreading/editing from student's own paper)
presented by Darby Sawyer

24

1:00 p.m.
LI 215A
Research in Your PJ's! (How Can I Find Full-text articles at 3AM?)
presented by Michelle DeSalvo

 

25
26

27

1:00 p.m.
SH 132
Hanging Where You Don't Belong, or Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say (misplaced and dangling modifiers
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

28

29

3:00 p.m.
SH 132
The Agony and the Ecstacy of Writing Correctly (proofreading/editing from student's own paper)
presented by Darby Sawyer

30

12:00 p.m
SH 132 .
Stress Management
presented by Teresa Wallace

   

 

MAY
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
         

1

 

 

2
3

4

12:30 p.m.
SH 132
Me and My Firend (using pronouns properly
presented by Karen Moenkhaus

5 6

7

3:00 p.m.
SH 132
Tell Me Waht You Know (test taking strategies)
presented by Darby Sawyer

8 9
10

11

Finals Week

12

Finals Week

13

Finals Week

14

Finals Week

15

 

 

16
17 18 19 20 21 22

23

 

 

24 25 26 27 28 29

30

 

 

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