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Course Description

Give voice to your inner story teller. Examine various genres including fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry and drama through discussion, writing exercises and close reading of published work. Receive instructor and peer feedback consistent with your level of experience and comfort. The focus will be on generating ideas and learning the basics of the creative writing process.

Course Details

Broad Learning Outcome:

Upon successful completion of Creative Writing Explorations, you will be able to trust the importance of what you write on the page. This initial affirmation as a writer is critical to your learning the craft in any of its forms. You will be able to identify the conventions of genre and how to mould them for your creation.

Supporting Learning Outcome Statements

By completion of this course, successful student will be able to: 

  • Produce a personal portfolio of creative writing and other potential items for future work 
  • Apply knowledge and skills to write a good story, poem or personal essay 
  • Experiment and take risks with genre 
  • Participate in a supportive writing community 
  • Apply good self-editing practice and listening skills for changing and building your creative writing

Prerequisites

Prerequisite for online versions (only): Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Jun 25, 2019 to Aug 19, 2019
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Textbook Title: Three Genres: The Writing of Literary Prose, Poems and Plays
Author: Stephen Minot
Publisher: Longman
Edition: 9th Edition 
ISBN-10: 0205012752
ISBN-13: 978-0205012756

Section Notes

Prerequisite: Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

You may not register online for this course until you have successfully completed Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course by telephone if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L). Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am Mountain Time on the start date. A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Type
Online
Dates
Sep 24, 2019 to Nov 18, 2019
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Textbook Title: Three Genres: The Writing of Literary Prose, Poems and Plays
Author: Stephen Minot
Publisher: Longman
Edition: 9th Edition 
ISBN-10: 0205012752
ISBN-13: 978-0205012756

Section Notes

Prerequisite: Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

You may not register online for this course until you have successfully completed Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course by telephone if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L). Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am Mountain Time on the start date. 

Type
Online
Dates
Jan 28, 2020 to Mar 23, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Textbook Title: Three Genres: The Writing of Literary Prose, Poems and Plays
Author: Stephen Minot
Publisher: Longman
Edition: 9th Edition 
ISBN-10: 0205012752
ISBN-13: 978-0205012756

Section Notes

Prerequisite: Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

You may not register online for this course until you have successfully completed Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course by telephone if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L). Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am Mountain Time on the start date. 

Type
Online
Dates
Jun 23, 2020 to Aug 17, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Textbook Title: Three Genres: The Writing of Literary Prose, Poems and Plays
Author: Stephen Minot
Publisher: Longman
Edition: 9th Edition 
ISBN-10: 0205012752
ISBN-13: 978-0205012756

Section Notes

Prerequisite: Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

You may not register online for this course until you have successfully completed Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course by telephone if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L). Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am Mountain Time on the start date. 

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