Kyesha Jennings

Education

M.A., English and African American Literature, North Carolina A&T University, 2011

B.A. Secondary English Education, Lincoln University, 2010

Professional Affiliations

·      Sigma Tau Delta (2011)

·      College English Association (CEA 2013-15)

·      Popular Culture/American Culture Association (ACA/PCA 2014-15)

·      Piedmont Alliance for Composition (2013-15)

·      Hip-Hop in the Heartland Institute (2015)

·      Popular Culture/American Culture Association (Midwest Region) (2015-16)

·      Columbia University Institute for Research in African American Studies (2016)

Academic Experience

Danville Community College

Danville, VA

Full Time Instructor                                                                            2014- Present

ENG 111- Composition I

ENG 112- Composition II

*Including online via Blackboard

ENG 241- American Literature

*Including online via Blackboard

ENG 253- Survey of African American Literature I

*Independently developed this course; first time taught in 10 years at DCC

ENG 254- Survey of African American Literature II

*Independently developed this course; first time taught in 10 years at DCC

Davidson County Community College

Thomasville, NC

Full Time Instructor (time-limited)                                                    2013- 2014

Adjunct English Instructor (Online)                                                   2012-Present

ENG 111- Expository Writing

*Including online via Blackboard & Moodle

ENG 112- Argument Based Research

ENG 112- Writing Across the Disciplines

* Including online via Moodle

ENG 113- Literature Based Research

* Including online via Moodle

ENG 114- Professional Research and Reporting

* Including online via Moodle

HUM 120- Cultural Studies (Caribbean Culture)

*Online via Moodle

*Independently developed this course; first time ever taught at DCCC

ENG 262- World Literature

*Online via Moodle

ENG 242- British Literature

*Online via Moodle

Guilford Technical Community College

Jamestown, NC

Full Time Instructor (time-limited)                                                    2013

Adjunct, English Instructor                                                                 2012-2014

ENG 112- Argument Based Research

*Including Online via Moodle

ENG 102- Applied Communications

ENG 111- Expository Writing

*Including Online via Moodle

ENG 131- Introduction to Literature

 Mount Olive College

Durham, NC

Adjunct, English Instructor                                                                    2012-2014

AVD 100- Advisement and Fundamentals of Student Success

*Five Week Accelerated Course

ENG 111- Composition I: Expository Writing

*Five Week Accelerated Course

ENG 111- Composition I: Writing and Inquiry

*Five Week Accelerated Course

ENG 112- Composition II: Writing about Literature

*Five Week Accelerated Course

ENG 112- Composition II: Writing/Research in the Discipline

*Five Week Accelerated Course

ENG 231- American Literature

*Ten Week Accelerated Course Online via Moodle

 

"The function of [hip-hop] is to teach one to think intensively and critically. Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education" -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.