Poetry and the Imagination (11117.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critique and craft language with attention to what is vivid, musical and memorable;
2. Learn by heart and recite a celebrated poem;
3. Work collaboratively in order to critique, appraise and edit poems; and
4. Reflect upon and adjust to peer critique and self-reflection of poetic work.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
Prerequisites11113 Introduction to Creative Writing.
Incompatible units9308 Poetry and the Imagination.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Dr Owen Bullock|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||On-Campus||Dr Paul Magee|
Weekly Poetry Selections
These are all available as free pdfs or links on our Canvas page.
Seven Centuries of Poetry in English, 5th edn, ed. John Leonard (London: Oxford University Press, 2003). (This text is unfortunately out of print, but it is widely available second-hand.)
Contemporary Australian Poetry, ed. Martin Langford, Judith Beveridge, Judy Johnson & David Musgrave (Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2016).
Tutorial participation is highly recommended; students who do not attend 80% of tutorials may find it difficult to pass this unit. Students must give a recitation in class for Assigmnent 2.
Students who attend campus for class or other purposes must play their part in keeping our campus and community safe by following these basic guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission:
- Practise good hand hygiene, washing hands regularly;
- If you do happen to cough or sneeze, please do so into the crook of your elbow, dispose of tissues immediately and wash hands immediately
- Practise effective physical distancing;
- Follow all directions of teaching and other UC staff regarding safety measures;
- Stay off campus if you are unwell and get tested according to ACT Government guidelines, and
- Follow University communications about campus arrangements https://www.canberra.edu.au/coronavirus-advice
Required IT skills
The unit will make use of UC's online Canvas site. Regular access to this site is essential for completing the unit. Basic word-processing skills are also expected.
Work placement, internships or practicums