The mission of the First Year Writing Program at Illinois State University is to support the instruction of ENG 101 and ENG 145 courses. This includes both training instructors in techniques for successful teaching generally, and helping instructors understand the course and program goals. Our mission also includes the production of course materials and resources for instructors.
The Writing Program at ISU administers two general education writing courses:
More information about the first year writing program is available at our website: http://isuwriting.com
The Writing Program at Illinois State offers a variety of first-year writing courses as well as special themed sections of these courses.
Locate forms and documents used by the Writing Program.
While English 101 and English 145 are not proficiency courses, the Writing Program will occasionally make exceptions for students (usually transfer students) who have already completed a wide range of writing at the college level.
Information about how to appeal a final grade in a Writing Program course and how to express a concern about a Writing Program teacher.
The main text for English 101, the Grassroots Writing Research Journal is published twice per year and includes articles by Illinois State students.
A list of University resources of interest to students enrolled in a first year writing course.
Professor Joyce Walker
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