ALW225 - Designing Fictions

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: ALW101 and ALW102
Corequisite:

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, D391

Incompatible with:

ALW325

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 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including: 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week in the form of response to seminar based discussion boards

Content

This unit explores technical and discursive aspects of fiction-writing, with reference to highly regarded texts. The unit involves much exploration of creativity and experimentation; improvisation and revision. Students must be prepared to do considerable practical work in and out of seminars. Each student will submit a complete original work or works of fiction. This work may be presented in a number of forms, including short story, hypertext, fiction for installation or exhibition, for example.

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