Effective Writing: American Stories (WR100.01T)
Effective Writing helps students cultivate the analytical reading, writing, and research skills they need to succeed in college and in life beyond the university. Students develop a process for writing as they examine American culture through nonfiction in various genres and consider these stories—and their own—in cultural context.
Terre Ryan earned a B.A. in English at Fairfield University, an M.B.A. in marketing at Baruch College, an M.A. in creative writing at CUNY’s City College of New York, an M.A. in literature at the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in English at the University of Nevada, Reno. Before coming to Loyola, she taught at the University of Montana, the University of Nevada, Reno, and Fordham University. Dr. Ryan writes about culture and the environment.
Introduction to Statistics: Studying Life Stories through Data, Analysis, and Film (ST110.01T)
This course will introduce the discipline of statistics often with examples and data that relate to the human experience. And, by absorbing the stories of peoples’ lives through the medium of film, we will aim for a deeper understanding of life choices and life paths.
Prerequisites for ST110: MA004 or a score of 56 or better on Part I of the Math Placement Test or a math SAT score of 560 or better or a math ACT score of 24 or better or any other MA 100-level course. Students interested in this pairing are strongly encouraged to take the Math Placement Exam before June 3, 2013.
With a Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Loyola Maryland, Dr. Auer brings a numbers side of things and a people side of things to his 32 year career as a stat professor at Loyola University Maryland. With a passion for film, dance, music, travelling, and baseball, his interests go well beyond math and stat.
Abbie Day graduated from Florida State University where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Sport Management. She continued her education at Florida State University, earning a Master’s degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs. Upon receiving her degree, Abbie served as an Assistant Academic Coordinator with North Carolina State University’s Athletic Support Program for Student Athletes. Abbie joined Loyola University's Office of Academic Affairs for Varsity Athletics in August of 2010.