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Course Description

Creative non-fiction is a genre that is committed to the close observation and recording of a world. The story is important, as it contains the poetry, the drama of everyday life, and its substance. Examine models of writing in memoir, travel and nature writing, and the personal essay.

Course Details

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

1. Define the components of creative nonfiction

2. Recognize creative nonfiction as a genre distinct from other writing fields

3. Recognize the importance of receiving constructive criticism on their writing

4. Give constructive feedback on their peers’ writing

5. Critically assess their lives as a format for creative nonfiction writing

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) and Creative Writing Exploration (WRI 140) 

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Apr 07, 2020 to Jun 01, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction 
Author: Miller, Brenda and Paola, Suzanne  
Publisher: McGraw-Hill 
Edition: 2 Edition (Feb 10 2012)  
ISBN-10: 0071781773  
ISBN-13: 978-0071781770
Section Notes

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online and Creative Writing Exploration (WRI 140) 

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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