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Introduction to Creative Writing (11113.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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  • Winter Term, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (192534) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184506) - View

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Syllabus

This unit engages students with diverse forms of imaginative writing, while introducing concepts that are core to sound creative development. As students read and write poetry, fiction, essays, screenplays and multimedia texts they foster skills in language, narrative and creativity that can be applied beyond the given form and beyond the classroom. Students will be encouraged to develop their writer's eye, to keep a writing journal, and to make disciplined and inventive use of the revision process. The unit will introduce students to the professional field of writing and publishing, and will also develop their abilities to create and participate in a fertile writing community.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Write short creative works for different audiences;

2. Utilise and develop individual and collaborative strategies for creative productivity;

3. Produce work to a professional standard; and

4. Discover and engage with the communities and marketplaces that support contemporary writing.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

1 hour on-campus lecture and 2 hour on-campus tutorial.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

8304 Introduction to Creative Writing.

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