EN 311 Creative Writing
S1A 2010 BE
Carter, Angela L.
MFA Creative Writing, University of ArizonaBA English and French, University of Iowa
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Monday January 11th through Sunday March 7th
9:00 AM - 2:10 PM
Textbook: Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft (Penguin Academics Series),
By Janet Burroway
Published by Longman
Pub. Date: Jun 9, 2006
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grading: Total Points: 100
Late Submission of Course Materials: Work is due at the start of class on its due date. This course depends upon your active participation for the workshops to be successful. Your perspective and commentary are important and it is difficult to make-up workshops. For this reason, please contact the instructor in advance of foreseeable absences to coordinate alternate workshops or plan ahead to make-up in-class activities.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: We will work together very closely in this class. The more you invest in the class, the more you will learn about your writing and the stronger it will become.
Students are expected to:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
A detailed schedule for class reading assignments and writing prompts from the textbook will be distributed on the first day of class. Each week we will use writing prompts and readings from the course book to explore a topic of the writing craft. Throughout the eight weeks, you will explore a multitude of genres and writing styles while developing your final project. Tuesdays will be devoted to discussion of craft, readings, and experimenting with different exercises. Thursdays will be devoted to discussion of craft and workshop.
WEEK 1: Introductions, goals, readings, writing prompts
WEEK 2: Readings, writing prompts, drafting, workshop
WEEK 3: Readings, writing prompts, drafting, workshop
WEEK 4: Readings, writing prompts, drafting, workshop
WEEK 5: Readings, writing prompts, drafting, workshop
WEEK 6: Readings, writing prompts, revision, workshop
WEEK 7: Readings, revision, workshop
WEEK 8: In-class readings, portfolio workshop, portfolio due
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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Last Updated:12/8/2009 7:49:22 PM