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ALW720 - Narrative Nonfiction: Stories of Place

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Freeman




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit enables students to explore nonfiction narrative storytelling with a particular focus on place. The unit emphasizes the synthesis of research with narrative storytelling skills. Students will participate in intensive discussions of ideas and work-in-progress, as well as critical reading and analysis of a range of published materials.


Research proposal with annotated bibliography (1000 words) 20%

Creative assignment (2500 words) 50%

Engagement with feedback processes (1500 words) 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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