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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Lifelong Learning (LLC)

Undergraduate Course: Starting to Write 1 (LLLG07065)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is a course for beginners or those wishing to refresh the basics of writing poetry and short stories. The writing exercises are designed to stimulate and encourage original and lively work. Learn how to revise a first draft and how to give and take critical feedback in a positive, constructive way.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2015/16, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  14
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Portfolio: 2,000-2,500 words of prose or 6 pages of poems and a critical reflective essay of approximately 800 words detailing the genesis and process of writing the credit assessment
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
Practice elements of the craft (such as dialogue, creating character).
Identify strengths and weaknesses in their own work and others' work.
Edit their work beyond the initial draft.
Understand the need to experiment and practice writing to find their own confident voice
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMs Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
Email: m.pierquin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912
Email: D.McMillan@ed.ac.uk
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