Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of Creative Writing (Coursework and Minor Thesis) prior to 2010.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Elizabeth Macfarlane
This seminar subject is designed to enrich writers' understanding of what research involves for extended writing projects. The value of strategic reading with a view to structural and formal innovation will be promoted throughout, as will the invaluable role of a writer's notebook. Students will also engage in reading published writer's notebooks and interviews on research practice. The subject includes detailed Information Sessions on library databases and resources, research grant applications, and human ethics processes.
|Objectives:||Students completing this subject will: |
|Assessment:||A researched creative assignment of 2500 words 50% (due end of semester), a critical essay of 2000 words 30% (due end of semester) and written and oral tutorial presentation of 500 words 20% (due in assigned week).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
This subject supports the individual student's Minor Thesis project. Seminars will be conducted by guest speakers. Weekly readings will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students successfully completing this subject will be able to: |
Master of Creative Writing (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
Master of Publishing and Communications
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