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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

WRI10001 Contemporary Reading and Writing Practices AND WRI10003 Short Story Writing AND WRI10002 The Nature of Narrative AND ENG00400 Introduction to Written Texts AND 132 credit points in any SCU units AND

Unit aim

Engages students in a major project of writing and critical practices which are alert to the relationship between writing and cultural production. The result will be a creative writing project with an exegesis, written during the session.

Unit content

  • Developing a writing project proposal
  • Developing a major writing project

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 define a major self-directed writing project and plan the research necessary to complete it
2 demonstrate a capacity to provide and respond to critical feedback
3 contextualise their own writing practice in terms of other contemporary writing and relevant critical/theoretical frameworks
4 produce a substantial piece of writing in a form consistent with publishing standards/professional writing practice
5 demonstrate a level of writing skill appropriate to a major writing project.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. define a major self-directed writing project and plan the research necessary to complete it
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate a capacity to provide and respond to critical feedback
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. contextualise their own writing practice in terms of other contemporary writing and relevant critical/theoretical frameworks
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. produce a substantial piece of writing in a form consistent with publishing standards/professional writing practice
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate a level of writing skill appropriate to a major writing project.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4: