Kelly Peinado
Professor, English Department, Ventura Community College Ventura, CA

Contact me at kpeinado@vcccd.edu, or (805) 654-6400, ext. 1329.


Courses Taught in Spring 2013:


Eng. 22B  Survey of American Literature II, 1865 - present

3 units  Meets T-Th 10 - 11:15 a.m

Required Text:  Baym and Levine Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th Edition, volume 2.


 Eng. V01B Critical Thinking Through Composition and Literature    3 units

  • Meets T-Th 11:30 - 112:45
  • Required Texts:  Abcarian The Human Experience
  • Paul and Elder  The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking:  Concepts and Tools

Eng. V01A   College Composition, partially on-line     5 units

Two sections, meeting 75 minutes per week, with the balance of class work completed via internet. Our first meeting is a mandatory class orientation in the regularly scheduled classroom.

Required Texts: 

Rules for Writers by  Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers, Bedford St. Martin, Seventh Edition

VC Voices 2012/13.  An anthology of student writing, VC Publications, 2012

Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell (available in the VC Bookstore, but you can get it elsewhere, or borrow it from the VC library)



Office  LRC 336 

Office Hours for Spring 2013:

MW 1:30 - 2:45in LRC 336

Tu 1:00 - 2:00

Th 1:30 - 3:00 in the Reading/Writing Center, LRC first floor

Office Phone Number:  (805) 654-6400, ext. 1329

Faculty e-mail address:  kpeinado@vcccd.edu