Teaching History [1] of
John A. Dowell
Writing, Rhetoric, & American Cultures [2]
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1033
jdowell@msu.edu

last updated 9/13/09


Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Year / Semester Sections Class Location and/or
Title of Course
Hours Total Hours
1985 / Fall 1  Anthropology 120 Greenville, KY  3  3

1986 / Spring

1  Anthropology 120 Glasgow, KY  3  6
1  Anthropology 120 KET: "Faces of Culture" [3]  3  9
1986 / Fall 1  Sociology 100 Glasgow, KY  3  12
1987 / Spring 1 Anthropology 120 Glasgow, KY  3  15
1 Sociology 100 Hartford, KY  3  18
1 Anthropology 120 KET: "Faces of Culture"  3  21

1987 / Fall

2 Sociology 100 Grice Hall, WKU  6  27
1 Anthropology 120  Glasgow, KY  3  30
1988 / Spring 1 Anthropology 120  KET: "Faces of Culture"  3  33
1  Sociology 100  Hartford, KY  3  36
1  Sociology 100  Glasgow, KY  3  39
1988 / Summer 1  Anthropology 120  Russellville, KY  3  42
1988 / Fall 1  Anthropology 120  Glasgow, KY  3  45
1  Sociology 100  Grice Hall, WKU  3  48
1  Sociology 100  Glasgow, KY  3  51
1989 / Spring 2  Sociology 100  Glasgow, KY  6  57
2  Sociology 100  KET: "Focus on Society"  6  63
 0.25  Sociology 430 [4]  Criminology  1  64

Total @ WKU: 21-1/4 classes (times three hours each [with SOC430 exception] = 64 hours)


Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Year / Semester Sections Class Title of Course Hours Total Hours
1989 / Fall 2  English 111  Introductory Writing 6 6
1990 / Spring 1  English 112  Varieties of Writing 3 9

1990 / Fall

1  English 112  Varieties of Writing 3 12
1  English 200  Literature of Laughter 3 15
1991 / Spring 1  English 203  Literature of Laughter 3 18

1992 / Fall

1  English M111  Introductory Writing - Mac 3 21
1  English 111  Introductory Writing 3 24
1  English 203  Literature of Laughter 3 27
1993 / Spring 1  English P112 [5]  Varieties of Writing -
Placement - Mac
3 30
1993 / Summer 1  SFP Computing Seminar [6]  Using the Macintosh 3 33
1993 / Fall 2  English X111 [7]  Introductory Writing - Mac 6 39

1994 / Spring

1  English P112  Varieties of Writing -
Placement - Mac
3 42
1  English 200  Literature of Laughter 3 45

1994 / Fall

1  English P112  Varieties of Writing -
Placement - Mac
3 48
1  English 200  Literature of Laughter 3 51

1995 / Spring

1  English P112  Varieties of Writing -
Placement - Mac
3 54
1  English 200  Literature of Laughter 3 57

1995 / Fall

1  English P112  Varieties of Writing -
Placement - Mac
3 60
1  English 200  (Dark Technological)
Fantasy Literature
3 63

1996 / Spring

1  English X112  Varieties of Writing - Mac 3 66
1  English 200  Literature of Laughter 3 69
1996 / Fall 1  Popular Culture 280  Intro to Popular Music 3 72
1997 / Spring 1 Popular Culture 165 Popular Culture & Media 3 75

Total @ BGSU: 25 classes (times three hours each = 75 hours)


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Year / Semester Sections Class Title of Course Hours Total Hours
1997 / Fall 2  ATL150 [8] Evolution of American Thought 8 8
1 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 12
1998 / Spring 1 ATL150 Evolution of American Thought 4 16
2 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 8 24
1998 / Fall 3 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 12 36
1999 / Spring 1 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 40
2 ATL150 Evolution of American Thought 8 48
1999 / Fall 3 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 12 60
2000 / Spring 3 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 12 72
2000 / Fall 3 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 12 84
2001 / Spring 3 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 12 96
2001 / Fall 2 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 8 104
2002 / Spring 1 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 108
2002 / Fall 1 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 112
2003 / Spring 1 ATL135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 116
2003 / Fall 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 120
2004 / Spring 1 AL210 Introduction to Web Authoring 3 123
1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 127
2004 / Fall 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 131
2005 / Spring 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 135
2005 / Fall 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 139
2006 / Spring 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 142
2006 / Fall 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 146
2007 / Spring 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project 4 150
2007 / Fall 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 154
2008 / Spring 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 158
2008 / Fall 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 162
2009 / Spring 1 WRA135 Community Service-Learning Project [9] 4 166

Total @ MSU: 37 classes (times four hours each [with AL210 exception] = 166 hours)

GRAND TOTAL OF HOURS TAUGHT: 318


-- NOTES --

1 Not including previous hours taught as a Teaching/Graduate Assistant in both Sociology and Folklore. [back]
2 Known until August 2003 as American Thought & Language. [back]
3 All KET (Kentucky Educational Television) classes met at Western Kentucky University four times during the course of the semester. I constructed, administered, and evaluated exams, supplemented the televised lectures, responded to student questions both during class sessions and office hours, and determined final evaluations. [back]
4 Criminology, taught for Dr. Edward Bohlander as he was on temporary medical leave. [back]
5 Eng P112 classes are for students who advance-place into GSW's final course. [back]
6 21 single hours taught as the BGSU Summer Freshman Program's Computer Instruction Coordinator; now a part of the Academic and Multicultural Initiatives Freshmen Development Program. [back]
7 M111/2 became X111/2 Fall semester of 1993. [back]
8 ATL = Department of American Thought and Language; again, now known as Writing, Rhetoric, & American Cultures. [back]
9 Related to the YouVote.msu.edu non-partisan voting initiative. [back]