Faculty Profile

James Duban

Title
Faculty Director
Department
Honors College
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Professor
English
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Cornell University, 1976.
Major: English and American Literature
MA, Cornell University, 1975.
Major: English and American Literature
BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1972.
Major: English Literature

Current Scheduled Teaching*

HNRS 2900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2019 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HNRS 2900.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2019
HNRS 4100.002, Honors Colloquium, Spring 2019 SPOT
HNRS 2900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2018
HNRS 4100.001, Honors Colloquium, Spring 2018 SPOT
HNRS 2900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2017
HNRS 4100.001, Honors Colloquium, Spring 2017 SPOT
HNRS 2900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2016 SPOT
HNRS 4100.001, Honors Colloquium, Spring 2016 SPOT
HNRS 1500.003, Introduction to Research : An Interdisciplinary Perspective, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HNRS 4100.001, Honors Colloquium, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ENGL 3830.001, American Literature to 1870, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
ENGL 2500.002, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ENGL 4400.001, American Fiction, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
ENGL 5900.720, Special Problems, Spring 2011
ENGL 3830.002, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Spring 2011 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ENGL 3923.001, American Jewish Writers, Spring 2010
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
ENGL 3830.002, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Spring 2010
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Fall 2009
ENGL 3923.001, American Jewish Writers, Spring 2009
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
ENGL 3830.002, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Spring 2009
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2008
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Fall 2008
ENGL 3923.001, American Jewish Writers, Spring 2008
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Spring 2008
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2007
HNRS 1000.001, Honors Freshman Seminar, Fall 2007
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Fall 2007
ENGL 4400.001, American Fiction, Summer 5W1 2007
ENGL 3923.001, American Jewish Writers, Spring 2007
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2007
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Spring 2007
ENGL 4400.001, American Fiction, Fall 2006
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2006
HNRS 1000.001, Honors Freshman Seminar, Fall 2006
ENGL 4400.001, American Fiction, Summer 5W1 2006
ENGL 4400.003, American Fiction, Spring 2006
ENGL 3923.001, American Jewish Writers, Spring 2006
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2006
ENGL 4400.001, American Fiction, Fall 2005
ENGL 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2005
HNRS 1000.001, Honors Freshman Seminar, Fall 2005
ENGL 4400.001, American Fiction, Summer 5W1 2005
ENGL 4400.003, American Fiction, Spring 2005
ENGL 3923.001, American Jewish Writers, Spring 2005
ENGL 6942.720, Directed Research, Spring 2005
ENGL 6944.720, Directed Research, Spring 2005
ENGL 6941.720, Directed Research, Fall 2004
HNRS 1000.002, Honors Freshman Seminar, Fall 2004
ENGL 3830.001, Studies in American Literature to 1870, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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