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Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

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Art of Writing

Location: 

The Camphill School, Glenmoore, PA; instructor-led individual study at various locations across North America.

Length: 

30 hours (variable – over several weeks).

Dates: 

September 2017 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate greater confidence in their (writing) voice; use semi-structured writing activities to focus and free their thoughts; differentiate between objective, subjective, and figurative descriptions; construct descriptive sentences which reflect a working understanding of English conventions, such as grammar, syntax, and punctuation; organize phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in a clear and meaningful way; make choices about structure, voice, tone, diction/word choice, style, and level of formality appropriate to the assignment and rhetorical situation; develop flexible strategies for generating ideas, revising, editing, and proofreading work; write with increasing credibility, courage, and awareness; support interpretations and reasoning with evidence from experiences, observations, and texts; participate in a group process of sharing, reading, and responding to works-in-progress based on the peer review and workshop model used in class; revise their work in response to peer and instructor feedback while maintaining their individual responsibility to what they know to be true and good; proofread to ensure work is properly formatted, syntactically and grammatically correct, and free of punctuation and spelling of errors; use electronic environments to draft, review, revise, edit, and share their written work; uphold academic honesty by properly incorporating and attributing other’s ideas and concepts in their work (i.e. direct quote, paraphrase, summary, in-text citation).

Instruction: 

An introduction to the principles and practice of academic, artistic, and contemplative writing with an emphasis on Creative Nonfiction. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Curative Education, Inclusive Social Development, Creative Writing, Communicative Studies, or Writing (10/20).

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