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Portfolio Development for Writers

Undergraduate | CUR-PWP324 | 2024

Learn to manage your writing brand through development of your online presence and portfolio. Take a closer look at science, travel and fashion writing. Examine how different writing personas can be cultivated to fit different professional contexts.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
Duration
13 weeks

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Portfolio Development for Writers

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. identify and describe the narrative techniques and writing practices employed in self-branding within professional writing contexts
    2. develop written works that employ work personas appropriate to various online and offline genres of writing
    3. analyse and interpret various published texts, peer-produced texts and personal creative practices in various genres
    4. critically engage with and assess ethical and cultural issues involved in the production and management of personal and professional writing personas.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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