A.A., Cottey College
A.B., University of California, Riverside
M.A., University of California, Riverside
|Classes Taught||British Literature, Capstone Portfolio, College Comp I & II, Connections: Women Worldwide, Connections: Culture & Human Values, Connections: Science, Fiction & Cinema, Introduction to Education, Introductory Composition, Major Issues in World Literature, Reading Classes, Teach Women's History Across the Curriculum, Women in Literature|
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Carol Hammond started teaching English courses at the college on a part-time basis in 1983; she became full-time in 1987. Over the course of her career at YC, Ms. Hammond taught a full array of English courses. She loved teaching in the classroom, the interchange between students and faculty, and student in-class presentations.
Carol also had numerous non-teaching duties. In 1987, she was the liaison with the Prescott Campus Library. At that time, all library instructions went through the English Department and she worked to bring fresh ideas to the library orientations. As her career progressed, she was an Academic Advisor for three years, English Department Head for four years, full-time Outcomes Assessment Coordinator for three years, and a mentor to faculty incorporating assessments into their classes.
She appreciated the opportunities the college and teaching provided her to learn and share. She adapted composition and literature courses to the online environment and taught one of the first online English classes. She also helped the English Department develop its portfolio assessment project. This activity led to her collaboration with other institutions (NAU and Dine College) on portfolio assessment.
Team teaching with other faculty members also brought her great satisfaction: Gennie Fuemmeler (Intro to Education), Kathryn Reisdorfer and Michael Ruddell (Portfolio), Roz Ashby (Women Worldwide), Ken Abbott (Science, Fiction & Cinema), Edith Baker (Women in Literature) and Lenora Warnock (Reading/Composition courses).
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Carol Hammond retired in 2010 and received Emeritus Faculty status in April, 2011.