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Provincial Creative Writing
CRWR 050

Creative Writing 050 is for writers with little or no experience in creative writing who wish to develop their skills in writing poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of writing in the three genres, and will be guided through the creative writing process in a workshop-style approach to learning.

  • Total Hours: 120
  • Lecture Hours: 60
  • Seminars and Tutorials: 60
Total Weeks:  16

This course is offered online:  No

Prerequisites: English 040 Advanced English, or equivalent, or permission of the instructor

Learning Outcomes:

  • Read and analyze both published and student writing;
  • Apply the principles of creative writing when writing original poems, short stories and plays;
  • Examine and evaluate student writing in a concise and constructive manner;
  • Consider and respond to the comments about their writing;
  • Apply revision and editing skills when improving writing;
  • Incorporate a broad range of styles and techniques to make their creative writing realistic and engaging;
  • Participate actively in the workshop-style approach to creative writing.
Grading System:  Letters, Percentage

Passing Grade:  D (50%)

Percentage of Individual Work:  100

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

    Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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