Stephanie E Denney

Photo of Stephanie E Denney Department English Department 
 Office Batmale Hall 562
 Phone (415) 239-3386
 Mailbox L197
 E-Mail sdenney@ccsf.edu
 Fall 2012 
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Fall 2012 Teaching Schedule
ENGL 26 Engl Grammar & Sentence Comb 3.0
ADVISE: Completion/concurrent enrollment in ENGL 90 or higher, or ESL 150 or higher
70859 001 Lec T R 09:40-10:55AM CLOU U222 Deadlines Final Book ENGL 92 Basic Reading and Writing II 3.0
PREREQ.: ENGL 91 or placement in ENGL 92 ADVISE: Completion/Concurrent Enrollment in ENGL 9. Also requires 16 hours in the lab by arrangement
74058 X04 Com M W F 09:10-11:00AM 08/18-10/17 MUB A188 Deadlines Final Book
Driving Question: "How Can We Achieve Success?" NOTE: This is an accelerated course. Students will be required to enroll in the companion section of ENGL 93 during the first week of class. Add code for ENGL 93 will be provided by the instructor, and this 6-unit accelerated course will run the entire semester.
ENGL 96 Academic Writing and Reading 3.0
PREREQ.: ENGL 93 or 94, or placement in ENGL 96 In addition to class time, this course requires 16 hours of Distance Learning Lab
75587 X18 Com T R 12:10-03:00PM 08/19-10/16 BATL U551 Deadlines Final Book
Driving Question: "What is Justice?" NOTE: This is an accelerated course. Students will be required to enroll in the companion section of ENGL 1A during the first week of class. Add code for ENGL 1A will be provided by the instructor, and this 6-unit accelerated course will run the entire semester.

B.A., University of California, Berkeley (1990); M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison (1991, 1999).

Professor Denney has been a member of the CCSF faculty since 1997.

She is dedicated to broadening educational opportunities for those traditionally excluded from higher education. As a teacher, she is tough and holds her students to a high standard, but she is also readily available to help her students to learn and succeed.

For nine years, Dr. Denney served as the Basic Skills Coordinator for the English Department and was and remains heavily involved in research and innovative curriculum. She runs or serves on many of the committees which develop innovative curriculum such as that for English 91 and the accelerated/intensive English 9293 and 96/1A. She has frequently served on her department's Curriculum Committee and various level committees. Previously, she was the English Department Assessment Coordinator and level coordinator for English 93, and she continues to remain heavily involved in assessment in her department.

Dr. Denney has also served on the campus-wide Basic Skills Committee and on the Basic Skills Initiative. Currently, she is involved with two Academic Senate committees: she chairs the Professional Development Activities Committee and serves as a member on the Educational Policies committee. She also serves on the Faculty Association Planning Committee.

In 2005, Dr. Denney attended the month-long Kellogg Institute for Developmental Educators in Boone, North Carolina. She is a member of the National Association of Developmental Educators and has given presentations at several national conventions.

She also is remotely involved in the Nancy W. Denney Scholarship for Single Parents Committee at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, which provides scholarships and a residence for single parents attending that school.

Dr. Denney also was a member of the team that won the BSI 2009 grant, organized a Summer Leadership Institute at San Francisco State, and created the California Community Colleges Success Network (3CSN), which provides professional development to community colleges throughout the California.

Dr. Denney's hobby is lifelong learning. She reads just about everything she can get her hands on, from psychology, history, political science, and economics, to classical and contemporary literature, graphic novels, and science fiction. Not surprisingly, she is addicted to podcasts, in particular This American Life, Radiolab, Planet Money, Freakonomics Radio, 99% Invisible,and various history and science podcasts. She frequently watches TED Talks and RSA videos.

Finally, travel, by car or plane, national or international, is her passion. When she has time and money, she loves to experience different cultures firsthand.

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