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ALW101 - Writing Craft

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:P West
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses and D311, D312, D313, D326, D346, D347, D370, D391

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This is a unit of interrelated reading and writing. Students will lay the basis of good editorial and writing practice. Computer, language and research skills are developed to underpin work in scriptwriting, non-fiction and fiction. Set texts are used to demonstrate basic expository and narrative techniques.

Assessment

Sketching with words (500 words): 10%

Memory as seed (1500 words): 40%

Place as encounter (1500 words): 40%

Participation and seminar duiscussion: 10%

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