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ENGL& 236 - Introduction to Creative Writing

5 credits

Recommended Preparation
Placement in ENGL& 101  or a C or better in ENGL 095 .

Experimental creative writing workshop focused on acquiring new skills. Instruction in literary devices and narrative techniques. Individualized, self-directed learning in virtually any written genres of the student’s choice, with an emphasis on identification and imitation of genre-specific features.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Understand and employ elements of form and content in both prose and verse
    • Understanding and manipulating the major structural elements of prose and verse
    • Understanding and manipulating the essential techniques of imaginative writing
    • Observing and employing the rules of standard English usage
  • Use the steps in the writing process to craft effective essays, stories and poems
    • Developing initial ideas into coherent, structured drafts
    • Revising to enhance structure and technique
  • Use collaborative critical tools to benefit classmates in their writing
    • Reading the work of others in order to understand and evaluate
    • Offering constructive feedback about idea, voice, style, fluency
    • Accepting feedback about writing for idea, voice, style, fluency
    • Considering others’ feedback and using appropriate tools for revision

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