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2021-2022 Course Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 230 - Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
A course devoted to the advanced study and writing of fiction, emphasizing the development of narrative techniques and an expanded understanding of contemporary fiction writers and their work.
Competencies
  1. Develop critical reading and writing skills
    1. Identify literary elements in fiction
    2. Demonstrate active reading and rereading for the purpose of creative writing
    3. Apply reading of student and/or published texts to the act creative of writing
  2. Examine various approaches to crafting works of fiction
    1. Comprehend fiction writing techniques
    2. Determine the purpose and effect of creative writing techniques as they relate to composing fiction
  3. Compose original creative works of fiction
    1. Demonstrate effective creative writing process
    2. Construct multiple works of fiction
    3. Incorporate various creative writing approaches, such as character, plot, point of view, etc.
  4. Critique original student writing as part of the creative process
    1. Demonstrate awareness of craft elements in a peer’s writing
    2. Assess effectiveness use of techniques in a peer’s work
    3. Synthesize critiques as an avenue to revision
  5. Revise one’s own work for the purpose of substantial development
    1. Review the use of fiction techniques applied to individual written work
    2. Develop multiple drafts of fictional works
  6. Evaluate the role of diverse creative writing communities
    1. Identify creative writing communities that represent diverse cultures
    2. Establish a participatory relationship with one or more literary or creative writing communities, such as literary publications, writing groups, public readings, etc.



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