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Unit details

ALW101 - Writing Craft

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
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

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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 discussion: 10%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* 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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