ALW730 - Creative Nonfiction: the Personal Essay
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||J Scicluna|
|Incompatible with:||ALW601, ALW630|
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.
This unit is designed to provide skills in writing the creative nonfiction form, as well as an understanding of the theoretical contexts and subtexts that underpin creative nonfiction writing. Particular emphasis will be focussed on the personal essay as a form of creative nonfiction narrative. Intensive discussion of ideas and work-in-progress will be undertaken, as will critical reading and analysis of a range of published materials.
Creative folio/reflective essay (1500 words) 30%
Creative assignment (2500 words) 50%
Engagement with feedback processes (1000 words) 20%
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.