Version Effective: 15th of June, 2021
Version Effective: 15th of June, 2021

PDC89993 - Ficto-memoir: Re-story Your Life Through Fiction

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential is aimed at students who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in using ficto-memoir to fictionalise an adverse personal life experience as a tool to explore possibilities for personal change. The micro-credential explores the key concepts of identity, perspective and focusses on developing storytelling and creative life writing skills. Learners are able to record their emotional affect before and after the course to assess any changes. Learners will explore creative strategies for elevating subordinate life stories and creating fictional characters and events to explore possibilities for change.

This micro-credential is offered as a non-credit bearing micro-credential and can be added to your digital portfolio.

Entry Requirements

Students who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in using ficto-memoir to fictionalise an adverse personal life experience as a tool to explore possibilities for personal change. Applicants must complete the Expression of Interest to gain to gain access to this micro-credential. 

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

Students who wish to participate in this online workshop must complete the expression of interest form.

Study Area
  • Creative, Performing and Visual Arts
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This online micro-credential is aimed at students who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in using ficto-memoir to fictionalise an adverse personal life experience as a tool to explore possibilities for personal change.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe how personal stories and perspectives create meaning, and impact on identity
  2. Demonstrate awareness and understanding of ficto-memoir and techniques used to fictionalise personal experience
  3. Develop a fictionalised version of a personal experience using ficto-memoir techniques
  4. Reflect on the ficto-memoir process as a resource for personal change.
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