Mar 01, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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ENG 2800 - Writing with Research

In this dedicated writing course, students explore how academic writing functions in the creation of knowledge and contributes to ongoing scholarly and public conversations. Students are invited to engage in academic writing (particularly researched arguments) as emerging scholars and find answers to their important questions. The course offers practice in effective library research, techniques of documentation (e.g. APA), and the sharing of research findings through multiple means (e.g. research paper, video, speech, social media).

Requisites: ENG 1510 or 1610
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Foundations: Advanced Writing
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TME002 Second Writing Course
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:  

  • Students will be able to articulate how writers make choices for their audiences based on context and purpose.
  • Students will be able to use appropriate, relevant, and compelling content to illustrate mastery of the subject, conveying the writer’s understanding, and shaping the whole work. Control writing style and grammar.
  • Students will be able to present their research findings in a range of modes (e.g. paper, video, speech), implementing choices in formatting, organization, citation system, and style that are appropriate to the genre and audience.
  • Students will be able to use source texts (written, oral, behavioral, visual, or other) appropriately to extend, argue with, develop, define, or shape their ideas.
  • Students will be able to use syntax and mechanics effectively to communicate ideas.
  • Students will be able to find, categorize, and evaluate multiple types of secondary sources.
  • Students will be able to summarize, critique, synthesize, and document sources to effectively support their own arguments.
  • Students will be able to follow a line of inquiry from developing appropriate research questions to composing polished findings that can be shared with a variety of audiences.
  • Students will be able to use informal and scaffolded writing genres (e.g. ethnographic field notes, annotated bibliography, research journal) to support their research processes.

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