This page includes forms and documents providing more information about the Writing Program's mission, committments, and research.
At Illinois State University, Student can self-select either ENG 101 or ENG 101.10 as their first-year composition course. The following self-placement assessment is a tool we offer students to help them make the decision about which course is right for them.
The ISU writing program collects student work in ENG 101 and ENG 145 each semester. We occasionally ask students to allow us to use their work for particulate types of research and teaching purposes.
Student can allow or deny consent for the use of their work using the Permissions Form:
Students with a concern about a Writing Program teacher, first meet with Nancy McKinney and then complete the following form:
Students sometimes have questions or concerns about their grades in your ENG 101 or ENG 145 series course. The first step should always be to request a meeting with the course instructor to discuss the issues.
The writing program has developed a set of goals and expectations for both students and instructors.
This document describes in detail the learning outcomes for English 101 and English 101.10.
This document describes in detail the learning outcomes for English 145 and English 145.13.
Students in 101 and 145 who conduct interviews or other kinds of research requiring informed consent can work with the documents provided by the ISU Institutional Review Board for this kind of research: