CREATING NON-FICTION

HUS3CNF

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The main aim in this subject is to improve each individual student's writing skills through the study and practice of non-fiction writing across the creative arts -- including creative writing prose, media arts writing and performance writing. In the weekly class we combine analysis of case studies with practical exercises in a range of formats and styles. Students will be introduced to concepts of how genre, audience and medium affect the writing process and creative works.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNorie Neumark

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Advanced demonstration and reflection on knowledge of the practices, languages, forms, materials, technologies and techniques in the Creative Arts discipline

Activities:
Participation in workshops of individual and group projects and summarise on line; comment on at least 1 other's posts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Advanced understanding of research methodologies for Creative Arts practice

Activities:
Reading and analysis of examplary works and presentation of summary of that work in class
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Demonstrate advanced ability to translate ideas from class discussion and individual research into written form

Activities:
Online proposals and revised proposal for projects
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through advanced critical and reflective Creative Arts practice

Activities:
Working individually and in teams to realise Creative Arts projects in researched, and conceptually sophisticated Creative Arts practice
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through advanced critical and reflective thinking.

Activities:
Reading and analysis of exemplary works and presentation of summary of reading and analysis in class and online
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

06. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues and apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts discipline,

Activities:
Reading, in class and on line posts and discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

07. Work independently and collaboratively in the Creative Arts discipline in response to project demands.

Activities:
Working independently and in teams to realise projects in ways that are attentive to ethical concerns and cultural awareness
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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