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Mary Jo Wainwright
Mary Jo Wainwright

Mary Jo Wainwright

Professor of History

M.A. in History, California State University, East Bay
B.A. in History, University of California, Berkeley

Before coming to the Imperial Valley in 2004, I lived most of my life in the San Francisco Bay area.  I worked in the legal field before I began teaching computer applications in 1995 and community college history in 1998.  I also work as a public historian and consultant on museum exhibits and published my first book in 2007: Images of America, Pleasanton, California.  I specialize in California and United States History.

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Tuesday, 30 March 2010 16:35

Instructor Information

Written by Mary Jo Wainwright

Contact Informationmaryjo.wainwright@imperial.edu

IVC Campus, Room 1714
IVC Phone: (760) 355-6527

The best way to reach me is by email.  If you want to talk with me over the phone, please email me your phone number and a good time to call you and I will be glad to call you back.  My on-campus office hours are listed below for Fall 2014.
                                         
Office Hours:  Monday:        4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   
                           Tuesday:        1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
                           Wednesday:  4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (online only)
                           Thursday:       9:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.

                           No Office Hours During Summer or Winter sessions

Courses Taught:

History 120 - U.S. History to 1877
History 121 - U.S. History from 1877 to present
History 222 - California History

Required Textbooks for Fall 2014:
History 120:     Out of Many, Vol. One, Brief Sixth Edition, Faragher, et al. 2012 (ISBN-9780205010639)      

History 121:   Out of Many, Vol. Two, Brief Sixth Edition, Faragher, et al. 2012 (ISBN-9780205010622); 

Make sure you get the right book for the class. 
If you have any questions, please email the instructor at maryjo.wainwright@imperial.edu  


Please log into Blackboard to get lecture outlines and chapter study guides for all classes.  https://imperial.blackboard.com/

Attention Online Students:

There are two mandatory on campus meetings for the History 120 Online classes:

1. Mandatory Orientation:  August 18, 2014 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 2734

2. Final Exam: December 8, 2014 from 4:30 to 5:50 p.m. in Room 2734

If you are a registered student, you must come to the Orientation, or you could be dropped from the class if you do not contact me prior to 4:30 p.m. with a good reason why you cannot come and you must be self-sufficient in being able to log on to Blackboard and completing the first assignments. Attending the Orientation is the first step to your successful completion of this course.

If you are trying to crash the class, the ONLY way you can crash is to come to the Orientation.  I will not know how many openings I have until then.  Further instructions will be given at the Orientation.

You can log in to Blackboard before the Orientation to browse around and check out the class and you can bring your questions to the Orientation.

See you at the Orientation.