Dr. Gretchen Skivington
Romance Languages/Humanities Professor
|Office Location: || MCML 127, Elko Campus|
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- Monday: 9-10:30 am
- Tuesday: 9-10:00 am
- Wednesday: 9-10:30 am
- Thursday: 9-10:00 am
- Friday: by appointment
- Phd Philosophy/Comparative LIterature, UC-Davis, 2000
- MA, Spanish, French literature; Basque Studies, minor, UNR, 1984
- BA, English PBK, UC-Berkeley, 1978
- I and Thou, Martin Buber
- The Wisdom of Uncertainty, Allan Watts
- The Collected Works of, Shakespeare
- Emerson's Essays, Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Zen in the Art of Archery, Eugen Herrige
- Remembering Heraclitus, Richard Geldard
- Faust, Goethe
- Don Quijote, Cervantes
- Les Essais, Montaigne
- William Blake, George Herbert, Rumi, Mallarme, Emily Dickinson, Garcia Lorca, St. John of the Cross, Yeats, Rumi, Basho, Keats, Tagore, ee cummings, WH Auden, Walt Whitman
- hiking & biking
- reading & writing
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|Title:||First Year French I|
|Catalog Description: ||Development of language skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and structural analysis. Language practice required. [H*]|
|My Comments:||Beginning French FREN 111-112 follow the same syllabus, format, and online program (vhlcentral.com "Promenades") ||
|Title:||Critical Thinking and Reasoning|
|Catalog Description: ||Covers nonsymbolic introduction to logical thinking in everyday life, law, politics, science, advertising; common fallacies; and the uses of language, including techniques of persuasion. [H*]|
|My Comments:||*syllabus will change for S'16 online only||
|Title:||Second Year Spanish I|
|Catalog Description: ||Considers structural review, conversation and writing, and readings in modern literature. [H*]|
|My Comments:||Intermediate Spanish SPAN 211-212 follows the same syllabus, format and online program (vhlcentral.com "Vistas")||
|Catalog Description: ||The advanced student of Spanish will be exposed to a free-writing approach in the composition of essays in Spanish. Auxiliary activities will include vocabulary development and grammatical refinement as well as a grounding in and further review of Spanish grammar and the use of idiomatic speech. [H]||
|Title:||Practicum in Spanish in the Community|
|Catalog Description: ||Supervised experience as an interpreter or translator using Spanish for local agencies or schools.|
|My Comments:||Community job placement.|
40 hours intership & log required.