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EL2011 - Creative Writing

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EL3011 EL5011

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (20%); multidraft Essays (80%).

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mr Chrystopher Spicer.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (20%); multidraft Essays (80%).

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.