ALW223 - Creative Nonfiction: Inquiry, Integrity, Vulnerability
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Education course or D311, D312, D313, D326, D330, D346, D347, D370, D385 or D391
Students must have passed unit ALW101 or ALW102
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including:
This unit considers creative nonfiction, from the lyric essay to personal journalism, as modes of inquiry into contemporary events and experiences. Through reading and analysis, students will develop an understanding of the genre and where it sits in the present media and publishing landscapes. In seminars, writing exercises and workshops will focus on elements of craft such as persona, structure and research, and key concepts such as memory and ethics. Students will be encouraged to take risks and experiment as they represent the real events in imaginative and compelling ways.
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