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ALW720 - Narrative Nonfiction: Stories of Place

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


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.


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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