Storytelling and Genre Writing
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- identify the principles and techniques of storytelling in a selected genre;
- apply techniques of storywriting effectively in developing a concept for a short writing project;
- apply a working understanding of the role of reading and research in genre writing; and
- apply the principles and techniques of revision and editing appropriate to a selected genre and readership.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in Diploma in Arts
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Creative writing is a process that draws on experience, research, craft, feedback and revision. This subject is an introduction to writing creative narratives. It will introduce you to essential storytelling techniques and provide a vocabulary for understanding the craft of constructing narratives that reflect genre conventions and reader expectations. You will learn skills in creative writing through constructing a story that is inspired by a theme such as place. In this subject you will be guided through the stages of developing an idea, designing, drafting and editing a story. You will explore how selected authors portray places, events, characters and themes. Build your confidence with storytelling and enhance your writing skills within a supportive and flexible university learning environment at UNE.
Assessment 1 Scene and Statement: 250 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-2 Assessment 2 Story Plan and Research Record: 1250 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Assessment 3 Edited Story and Reflection: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Story Plan and Research Record (30%)
- Scene and Statement (10%)
- Edited Story and Reflection (60%)
Current study term: 26 Jun 22 to 23 Sep 22
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