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Provides students with foundational knowledges in active reading and writing practices and prepares them for a writing life based on creativity, critical interpretation and writing skills. Students will begin a portfolio of creative work and engage in the giving and receiving of critical feedback integral to their writing practice.
Module 1: What is creative-writing practice? How readers and writers respond to texts
Module 2: Narrative structure I: establishing a voice and point of view
Module 3: Narrative structure II: creating a plot
Module 4: Building characters
Module 5: Creating a sense of place and setting
Module 6: Writing and rewriting
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||understand the connections between creativity and writing practice|
|2||demonstrate knowledge of foundational creative writing skills|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of the different forms/genres of creative writing|
|4||reflect critically on their own and others' writing.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- understand the connections between creativity and writing practice
- demonstrate knowledge of foundational creative writing skills
- demonstrate an understanding of the different forms/genres of creative writing
- reflect critically on their own and others' writing.
Teaching and assessment
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