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ALW101 - Writing Craft

Unit details

Year2016 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:

Trimester 1: Patrick West

Trimester 3: Antonia Pont

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%

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