ENG 145.13

ENG 145.13 is an intermediate writing courses designed for upper-level students, specifically for students with majors in the College of Business. The ENG 145 series courses fulfill an intermediate writing requirement for students in these majors, and 145.13 is required for majors in many COB departments.

Course Overview

Students in ENG 145.13 will study the relationship between the conventions that govern writing in different areas related to College of Business sub-disciplines; they will learn to recognize distinctions and affinities between different genres in both workplace and academic settings, and they will learn to analyze discourse conventions and use that knowledge in their writing. Building on both their existing knowledge of writing situations, and research into specific writing situations and tasks, they will develop techniques for writing flexibly and effectively for different audiences, forums and purposes. Through research and practice in a range of writing genres and situations, they will develop their ability to address the discursive conventions of genres in their discipline.

ENG 145.13 is usually includes only COB majors, but can also include students in politics and government and occasionally students from other majors as well. 

Important Information about ENG 145.13

The following links offer overall information about the course to interested readers, which may include students, other ISU faculty and administrators, advisors, parents, prospective instructors, etc.

Learning Outcomes for ENG 145.13

The Learning Outcomes for ENG 145.13 are goals for our classrooms, and also a statement of our values as a Writing Program.

ENG 145.13 Course Structure and Topical Outline

A detailed description of the course with demographics, summary learning outcomes, a breakdown of the major divisions of a typical ENG 145.13 semester.

ENG 145.13 At A Glance

This short infographic offers a quick explanations of what students learn in ENG 145.13, along with some tips for how ISU instructors can use that knowledge as part of writing assignments in upper-level course at ISU.

Sample Syllabi

The sample syllabi provides an example of the basic information that you might find in a syllabus for the course.

For ISU Faculty and Instructors:

We’ve created an info graphic (What students Learn in ENG 145.13) that can help ISU instructors think about not only how to use the knowledge students gain in ENG 145.13, but to understand what they can expect their students to be able to do as a result of completing this course.

NOTE: Writing Program instructors (including new instructors who have received their ULID) can access even more syllabi and full course plans at our Writing Program Instructors Resources in ReggieNet.