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EL2011 - Creative Writing

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

The subject involves both practical and theoretical explorations of the art of creative writing. It covers a wide range of the essential techniques required to create successful poetry, prose and dialogue. An emphasis will be placed upon students developing a broad skills base, rather than specialisation in any one genre. Aspects of presentation, audience reception, editing and cultural contexts will be covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • students completing this subject should develop skills in writing and editing creative work in a range of genres;
  • students should be able to present creative work for publication and performance at a professional standard.

Subject Assessment

  • tutorial attendance and participation (20%)
  • multidraft Essays (80%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EL3011 EL5011

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Lecturer: Dr Emma Maguire.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Lecturer: Dr Emma Maguire.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Emma Maguire
Lecturer: Dr Roger Osborne.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.