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WRIT11023 Beginning Creative Writing
Beginning Creative Writing
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General Information

Overview

This unit has as its focus the development of basic writing techniques necessary for the creative reproduction of personal and imaginative experience. In this unit you will investigate and practice techniques such as narrative viewpoint, characterization, dialogue and description of setting via drafting and editing creative writing pieces. The Unit is suitable for intending teachers and students with no prior learning in creative writing.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 1
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 1 - 2023

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 9 January 2023
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from SUTE Evaluation Report Personal Reflection

Feedback

Students fail to find value in the critical reflection task

Recommendation

Further scaffold the critical reflection assessment, or review as to whether it is the best way of assessing the writing process.

Feedback from SUTE Evaluation Report

Feedback

Assessment criteria require further clarity and less words

Recommendation

Review and rewrite assessment criteria to be more aligned with the Learning Objectives.

Feedback from Teacher Evaluation Report

Feedback

Lecturer provided valuable feedback

Recommendation

Continue to provide valuable feedback to all students who participate in the live and online opportunities for feedback.

Feedback from Teacher Evaluation Report Observation

Feedback

Students would value live weekly lectures

Recommendation

Increase the number of live Zoom workshops and consider timetabling.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Information for Unit Learning Outcomes has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 9 January 2023
Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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