This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for WRIT 203 in 2015.
WRIT-203 – Writing for Print Media
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||either (WRIT 101, 80 further pts) or permission of Programme Director|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||Linguistics & Applied Language||Restrictions:||None|
This course focuses on how to produce the creative genres of print journalism: personal essay, personality profile, review, commentary, and investigative or feature article. Students are introduced to research and interview procedures, composition techniques - including those characteristic of creative nonfiction - and responding to their own and others' texts. 100% internal assessment.
Course Book available from vicbooks. Approx $15.
Gerard, P. (1996) Creative Nonfiction. Cincinnati: Story Press. (Available from VUW library on closed reserve)
Cheney, T. Writing Creative Nonfiction. Ten Speed Press. (Available at vicbooks at price of $34.95 or at VUW library on closed reserve)
Minot, S. Literary Nonfiction: The Fourth Genre. Prentice Hall. (Available at vicbooks at price of $47.95)
Perl, S. and M. Schwartz (2006) Writing True: The Art and Craft of Creative Nonfiction. Houghton Mifflin. (Library closed reserve)
Trimester 2 2014
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||11054^(L1)||14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014||Mon||1410 - 1700||Murphy [Kelburn]||108||Keith Comer*||8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014||Mon||1410 - 1700||Murphy [Kelburn]||108||19730^(L3)||14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014||Thu||0900 - 1150||Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]||103||Keith Comer*||8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014||Thu||0900 - 1150||Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]||103|
Course Outline Information
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