The Creative Artefact: Publication Folio B - 2016

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Unit summary

PWR80003

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
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  • Availability for 2016: SP2
  • Availability for 2017: SP2
  • Assessment: Assignment - 60%-70% , Online Discussion - 30%-40%

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2016 Fees
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Domestic 2,650.00
Domestic continuing 2,078.00
International 2,900.00
International continuing 2,328.00

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This unit allows students to develop advanced writing techniques and creative artefact planning skills  through the production of a major piece of work for publication. It will also extend students’ knowledge about a range of writing genres and insights into the writing process. It exposes students to the many different approaches to the practice of writing by critically appraising a range of writing practitioners and published works. It will also further develop and apply critical, theoretical and reflective understandings through the frame of practice-led research to assist in the development of a student’s own folio of original work.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the unit.

After successfully completing this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate and critically reflect on a range of complex creative techniques, methodologies, and theoretical approaches to undertaking and completing a substantial research-based project.
  2. Demonstrate a high level of creative and practical skill, including peer-based analysis, in the staged and autonomous production of their chosen form of artefact, from outline to practice-led research, to structural development, to finished prose.
  3. Generate a substantial research-based creative project, and produce and evaluate reflexive theorisations about their practice and project and the practice and projects of others.
  • Assignment — 60%-70%
  • Online Discussion — 30%-40%

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • LPW705B — The Creative Artefact: Publication Folio B (Previously LPW701B)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

Do not enrol into this unit if you have completed LPW701B. You should have completed the Graduate Dipiloma of Arts (Writing) and Graduate Certificate of Arts (Writing) before enrolling in this unit.

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In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

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This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Producing the orginial work: creativity, inspiration, perspiration
2The student as a multi-generic writer
3Popular fictional and non-fictional forms
4Poetics and performance
5Hybrid genre such as fictocriticism and narrative nonfiction
6Genres of Writing
7Poetry
8Short stories
9Narrative non-fiction
10Song writing
11Food writing
12Crime writing
13Popular writing
14Business writing

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Printable format materials

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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