WRITING FICTION

ENG2WFI

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed for those who wish to write creatively and focuses on the craft of fiction, and especially the short story. Students will draft and edit two short stories during the semester and provide feedback to other students on their draft stories. We read and discuss selected Australian short fiction in different styles, voices, and genres, and do hands-on writing exercises in class. It provides a theoretical framework and practical skills for writers and readers.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKelly Gardiner

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesModelled in readings, explored in lectures and tutorials, and developed in written assignments.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 60 credit points of level 1 subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsENG3WFI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Generate short fictional narratives with clear structure and expression.
02. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and application of the terms and concepts introduced during the subject.
03. Develop effective strategies for offering and receiving constructive feedback within a diverse cohort.
04. Engage critically with fictional texts.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKelly Gardiner

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Students are required to attend 2 hours of class per week only. Some of the classes may be offered online.#

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Fiction analysis: Tutorial (250 words equivalency)Students provide written feedback to peers on draft stories, use this as a basis for class discussion, and then hand sheets to the tutor for assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

Fiction analysis: Lecture (250 words equivalency)In-class quiz analysing the week's set reading.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKelly Gardiner

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Students are required to attend 2 hours of class per week only. Some of the classes may be offered online.#

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Fiction analysis: Tutorial (250 words equivalency)Students provide written feedback to peers on draft stories, use this as a basis for class discussion, and then hand sheets to the tutor for assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

Fiction analysis: Lecture (250 words equivalency)In-class quiz analysing the week's set reading.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKelly Gardiner

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Fiction analysis: Tutorial (250 words equivalency)Students provide written feedback to peers on draft stories, use this as a basis for class discussion, and then hand sheets to the tutor for assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

Fiction analysis: Lecture (250 words equivalency)In-class quiz analysing the week's set reading.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKelly Gardiner

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Students are required to attend 2 hours of class per week only. Some of the classes may be offered online.#

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Fiction analysis: Tutorial (250 words equivalency)Students provide written feedback to peers on draft stories, use this as a basis for class discussion, and then hand sheets to the tutor for assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

Fiction analysis: Lecture (250 words equivalency)In-class quiz analysing the week's set reading.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKelly Gardiner

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Students are required to attend 2 hours of class per week only. Some of the classes may be offered online.#

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Fiction analysis: Tutorial (250 words equivalency)Students provide written feedback to peers on draft stories, use this as a basis for class discussion, and then hand sheets to the tutor for assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO4

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One 2,000-word assignmentPeer feedback given on one of the major assignments during workshop.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

Fiction analysis: Lecture (250 words equivalency)In-class quiz analysing the week's set reading.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4