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WRIT12010 - Creative Writing II: Writing Beyond the Page

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit builds on the writing techniques and expereince acquired in Creative Writing I: Fundamentals of Writing. The student will undertake a writing project which may take the form of a short story, play, suite of poems or any approved mixture of these, using experimental writing techniques.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 4
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Creative Writing I: Fundamentals of Writing

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).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2017

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Distance
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Online
Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Online
Term 1 - 2021 Profile
Online
Term 1 - 2022 Profile
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).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 0%
2. Written Assessment 45%
3. Written Assessment 55%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 30% response rate.

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.

Source: Student feedback
Feedback
By far in my writing courses I felt uncomfortable with what I was writing but content & incredible support from my lecturer was the key to my success.
Recommendation
Continue to provide relevant content and encouragement and support to students to pursue their creative ambitions and build confidence.
Action Taken
Lecturer continued to provide relevant content and encouragement and support to students to pursue their creative ambitions and build confidence.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
The assignments are practical and give the students an opportunity to try out real projects that [they] have been working on.
Recommendation
Maintain the focus on practical assessments that allow students to pursue their own creative projects.
Action Taken
Practical assessments were maintained that connected learning to real world projects.
Source: Student feedback Self reflection
Feedback
Update of lectures and links required.
Recommendation
Lectures and content to be updated as part of the Refresh of the unit for 2021.
Action Taken
The unit has not yet had a full CQURenew refresh. It is recommended that these issues be taken into account during this process.
Source: Have your Say Student Evaluation
Feedback
Students reported resources and communication guided and encouraged their creativity.
Recommendation
Recommend that lecturer continue to provide relevant resources and timely communication.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Have your Say Student Evaluation
Feedback
Students indicated a desire for more communication in the unit.
Recommendation
Recommend that lecturer continues to encourage students to participate in opportunities for communication and feedback (this was somewhat hampered this term by the very small class size).
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the process of drafting and redrafting a sustained piece of creative writing.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment