Faculty Profile

Raina Joines

Title
Principal Lecturer
Department
English
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

MFA, University of Florida, 1997.
Major: Creative Writing (Poetry)
BFA, Wichita State University, 1994.
Major: Performing Arts (Theater)

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ENGL 3840.001, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Spring 2021
ENGL 3840.003, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Spring 2021
ENGL 1310.006, College Writing I, Spring 2021
ENGL 2341.001, Literature, Media, and Popular Culture, Spring 2021
ENGL 3840.001, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 3840.003, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 1310.031, College Writing I, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 2341.001, Literature, Media, and Popular Culture, Fall 2020 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*

ENGL 3000.001, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 3000.004, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 2400.002, Literature, Media, and Popular Culture, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2400.003, Literature, Media, and Popular Culture, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.004, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2400.001, Literature, Media, and Popular Culture, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.006, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.008, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3840.002, American Literature 1870 to the Present, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2440.001, Banned Books and Literary Scandals, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.004, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.007, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3000.005, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.003, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.010, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3924.001, Women's Literature, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
WGST 3720.001, Women's Literature, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3000.004, Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.010, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 1325.004, Writing About Literature II, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 1325.007, Writing About Literature II, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 3150.002, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2220.005, Survey of World Literatures from 1700 to the Present, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2211.001, Survey of World Literatures from Antiquity to 1700, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 2210.001, Survey of World Literatures from Antiquity to 1700, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ENGL 1321.002, Honors Composition II, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.004, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ENGL 1310.082, College Writing I, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.002, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 2210.006, Survey of World Literatures from Antiquity to 1700, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3450.001, Short Story, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 1321.002, Honors Composition II, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.004, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 2220.001, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 2220.012, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ENGL 3150.002, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 2211.001, Masterpieces of world literature from the Ancients Through the Early Renaissance, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 2220.007, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 2220.009, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ENGL 3450.001, Short Story, Summer 5W1 2013
ENGL 1320.041, College Writing II, Spring 2013
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2013
ENGL 3150.004, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2013
ENGL 2221.002, Survey of world literature since the Renaissance, Spring 2013
ENGL 1320.016, College Writing II, Fall 2012
ENGL 1320.023, College Writing II, Fall 2012
ENGL 1320.029, College Writing II, Fall 2012
ENGL 2220.002, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Fall 2012
ENGL 2328.001, American Literature from 1870 to Present, Summer 5W1 2012
ENGL 1320.047, College Writing II, Spring 2012
ENGL 1320.063, College Writing II, Spring 2012
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2012
ENGL 3360.001, Survey of Classical Literature, Spring 2012
ENGL 1320.033, College Writing II, Fall 2011
ENGL 1320.038, College Writing II, Fall 2011
ENGL 2220.003, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Fall 2011
ENGL 3360.001, Survey of Classical Literature, Fall 2011
ENGL 2328.001, American Literature from 1870 to Present, Summer 5W1 2011
ENGL 2328.003, American Literature from 1870 to Present, Spring 2011
ENGL 1320.026, College Writing II, Spring 2011
ENGL 1320.044, College Writing II, Spring 2011
ENGL 1321.002, Honors Composition II, Spring 2011
ENGL 1310.040, College Writing I, Fall 2010
ENGL 1310.071, College Writing I, Fall 2010
ENGL 1311.002, Honors Composition I, Fall 2010
ENGL 3150.002, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2010
ENGL 2328.001, American Literature from 1870 to Present, Summer 5W1 2010
ENGL 2328.001, American Literature from 1870 to Present, Spring 2010
ENGL 1320.001, College Writing II, Spring 2010
ENGL 1320.053, College Writing II, Spring 2010
ENGL 2221.001, Survey of world literature since the Renaissance, Spring 2010
ENGL 1310.002, College Writing I, Fall 2009
ENGL 1310.011, College Writing I, Fall 2009
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2009
ENGL 3924.001, Women's Literature, Fall 2009
WMST 3720.001, Women's Literature, Fall 2009
ENGL 3840.001, Studies in American Literature 1870 to the Present, Summer 5W1 2009
ENGL 1320.003, College Writing II, Spring 2009
ENGL 1320.048, College Writing II, Spring 2009
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2009
ENGL 2220.002, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Spring 2009
ENGL 1313.005, Computer Assisted College Writing I, Fall 2008
ENGL 1313.013, Computer Assisted College Writing I, Fall 2008
ENGL 1313.016, Computer Assisted College Writing I, Fall 2008
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Fall 2008
ENGL 2328.001, American Literature from 1870 to Present, Summer 5W1 2008
ENGL 1320.034, College Writing II, Spring 2008
ENGL 1320.048, College Writing II, Spring 2008
ENGL 3150.001, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2008
ENGL 3150.003, Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry, Spring 2008
ENGL 1310.003, College Writing I, Fall 2007
ENGL 1310.018, College Writing I, Fall 2007
ENGL 1310.034, College Writing I, Fall 2007
ENGL 2220.004, Masterpieces of world literature since the Renaissance, Fall 2007

* 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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