MAJ Patricia Matchin
Title: Faculty - English
|SPRING 2016 Schedule|
|Course ID||Sec||Course Name||HS/JC|
|ENG 042||01||English 4B||HS|
|ENG 042||02||English 4B||HS|
|ENG 042||05||English 4B||HS|
|ENGL 1123||24||Freshmen Composition II (Area I)||JC|
|ENGL 1123||36||Freshmen Composition II (Area I)||JC|
|ENGL 1123H||36||Coll Fresh Comp II||HS|
B.A. in Psychology from New Mexico State University
M.A. in Education from New Mexico State University
Currently taking Literature classes online with Oxford University.
2005-2007Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Teacher of 7th and 8th graders at Gadsden Middle School
2007-Present Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â I am currently teaching High School Seniors and Freshmen Composition II. In the past I have taught 9th and 10th graders; I enjoyed teaching Dante Alighieri, William Shakespeare, Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury, and Truman Capote. During the summer of 2011, I discovered I had a passion for British Literature.Â I became an instant fan of J.R.R. Tolkien and Charlotte Bronte.Â I just recently found my liking for Anglo-Saxon poetry. I have also taught Writer’s Workshop and Freshmen Composition I..
|Honors, Awards and Publications:|
John F. Burton Professorshipâ€”Academic Year 2014-2015
With this professorship I spent three weeks in Southern England, touring the different sites of King Arthur with a guide and several acclaimed Arthurian authors.
John Peter Bogle Professorshipâ€”Academic Year 2011-2012Â Â
In July 2011, I attended the Oxbridge Teacher Summer Seminar in Oxfordshire, England focusing on Fantasy Literature Â
Meritorious Award for Service to the Schoolâ€”work with the NMMI Assessment Taskforce.
Along with my teaching duties, I also serve on several committees for the Institute.
Assessment Task Force
Persistence and Completion Committee
Admissions Review Committee