English - Fort Wayne

On the following pages are resources specifically for ENGL courses at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne.

Most English classes have some type of research assignment, but the end product varies from class to class. These pages are designed to provide detailed information on some of the most common English assignments.

English Assignments

Annotated Bibliographies

Annotated Bibliographies are lists of citations that include brief descriptions of each source that usually summarize and critique the information in the source.

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Argumentative/Persuasive Essays

When writing an argumentative essay, you need to choose a controversial topic, analyze both sides of the argument, and then use that information to convince readers to agree with your perspective.

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Harry Potter's Social Impact

This assignment analyzes the Harry Potter series and looks into the impact the books have had on society.

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Occupational Research

The goal of this assignment is to research an occupation you are interested in pursuing. The resources provided here will help you look into various statistics you will need for your paper.

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Ivy Learn App

IvyLearn has an app! Access your courses on your mobile devices - check assignment details, what's due, responses to your discussion posts. Download the app “Canvas by Instructure” from the App Store or Google Play.

Open the app, and in the search bar where it says Find your school type in Ivy Tech (it should autocomplete and take you to the IvyLearn sign in)

Sign in and click yes when asked to Allow Canvas to access your account.

Answer yes or no to receiving push notifications on your device: if you have a limited data plan, you may want to say no! (You can set your notifications preferences in Account – Settings: this will control what if any notifications you receive as email or as text messages for every class.)

If you log out of the app, you will need to find your school, sign in, and allow access to connect to IvyLearn again.