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Unit of Study WRI10003 - Short Story Writing (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 develop a regular writing practice and engage in rewriting of your own work by using workshopping techniques and critical practices
2 make constructive criticism of your own and others' writing projects
3 recognise a range of writing strategies and critical practices in the literary and nonliterary within various genres
4 explore relationships between authorship, point of view and identity, intertextuality and postmodern strategies, gender and genre, language and cultural representation
5 understand the notion of place and its influence on the subjectivity of the writer, reader and the text, and the ways in which this contributes to ideologies of nationhood and culture.

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

  1. develop a regular writing practice and engage in rewriting of your own work by using workshopping techniques and critical practices
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  2. make constructive criticism of your own and others' writing projects
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. recognise a range of writing strategies and critical practices in the literary and nonliterary within various genres
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. explore relationships between authorship, point of view and identity, intertextuality and postmodern strategies, gender and genre, language and cultural representation
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  5. understand the notion of place and its influence on the subjectivity of the writer, reader and the text, and the ways in which this contributes to ideologies of nationhood and culture.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.