ALW102 - Writing Spaces: Paradigms and Provocations


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Education course or course D311, D312, D313, D326, D330, D346, D347, D370, D385 or D391





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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week
1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including:
1 x 1-hour class per week (recorded)
1 x 2-hour seminar or equivalent per week


This unit focuses on writing in the narrative ‘spaces’ of screenplay, creative nonfiction, poetic drama, and extended fiction. Key texts in each space are framed as social interventions and critical provocations. Through interrelated reading and writing practice, students are encouraged to respond to the critical concepts of the unit, producing work that traverses creative and analytical modes.

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