Course Description

Course Name

Writing Contexts 1: Thinking Like A Writer

Session: VLNF3423

Hours & Credits

20 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Assessment: practical/oral group presentation [20%]; notebook demonstrating that the writer has been using the 'toolkit' during the module [50%]; critical reflection essay and works cited list (correctly constructed) [30%]
This module will teach students how to conceive of themselves as creative artists through their engagement with a series of well-established creative writing techniques including a writer?s notebook, free-writing, meditation and mindfulness techniques, close reading, writing in situ, creative visualisation and close observation. Students will be encouraged to work independently and in groups to examine the meaning and significance of creativity, their creative process, and ways to access their writing selves and voices.

*Course content subject to change