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Creative Writing ENG 310

Formerly Creative Writing ENG 310 (EDU 310); also Creative Writing
Location: 
Faith Builders Educational Programs, 28527 Guys Mills Road, Guys Mills, PA.
Length: 

Version 1: 45 hours (5 to 15 weeks). Version 2: 45 hours (5 to 12 weeks).

Dates: 
Version 1: July 2001 - October 2003. Version 2: November 2003 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: write a 2,500-word short story with well-drawn characters and a well-defined plot; write poetry demonstrating a variety of styles and experimenting with a variety of topics; demonstrate variety in creative expression by writing monologues, dialogues, character sketches, epigrams, anecdotes, journal entries; design creative writing assignments for various age levels in the classroom; and find inspiration for writing by reading and following up with journaling.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics covered in the course are elements of the short story; writing dialogue, descriptions, beginnings and endings; examining model short stories; revising; stimulating activities for teaching creative writing; ways of presenting, sharing and publishing creative writing in school; critiquing and evaluating writing; and elements of style. Methods of instruction include classroom lecture, discussion and critiquing. Evaluation criteria include examinations and projects.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Creative Writing Methods (10/03). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Creative Writing (04/07) (11/10) (10/15 revalidation).

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