Introductory Composition at Purdue

Introductory Composition at Purdue is the home of English 106, 108, and 304. Learn more about the different versions of our courses, and consider which one might be best for you.

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ICaP News Blog

Fall 2020 Quintilian Award Winners (2/18/21): Congratulations to our Fall 2020 Quintilian Award winners, instructors whose evaluations rank in the top 10% across the ICaP program. Read more.


Instructor Spotlight: Dee McCormick

Instructor Spotlight: Dee McCormick (2/03/21): ICaP Online Course Coordinator Dee McCormick on teaching writing and research and how ICaP adapted to the COVID-19 pandemicRead more.



Instructor Spotlight: Cody Krumrie

Instructor Spotlight: Cody Krumrie (5/04/20): Cody Krumrie, ICaP assistant mentor for 2019-2020, recently completed a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in renaissance dramaRead more.



Instructor Spotlight: Gabe Lonsberry

Instructor Spotlight: Gabe Lonsberry (4/08/20): Ph.D. candidate Gabe Lonsberry on the ubiquity of Shakespeare, teaching critical thinking, and how instructors can make the composition classroom their ownRead more.


Instructor Spotlight: Kate O'Donoghue

Instructor Spotlight: Kate O'Donoghue (2/22/20): ICaP instructor Kate O’Donoghue, a first-year MFA student in poetry, on reflection, resistance, and collapsing the binary between academic and creative writing. Read more.

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