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ENG 175 - Creative Writing with Publication

Students interested in imaginative writing have the opportunity to investigate concepts and to practice techniques implicit in three genres:  nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.  In addition, the class publishes a 100-page bound annual book presenting creative works drawn from a campus-wide group of writers, which include staff, students, faculty, and alumni.  Learning format involves class discussions, work-shops, and personal conferences with the instructor.  Students are expected to work on various aspects of magazine production, including soliciting, editing, and arranging pieces.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

Credits: 5
5 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and appreciate the complexity and subtlety of excellent writing to use as models for their own writing.
  2. Understand writing as a process of discovery, that meaning emerges through a sustained revison process involving intense reflection,analysis, and collaboration.
  3. Be more aware of the rhythms and nuances of language that will inform their prose and be more aware of the fluidity of the narrative line, thus informing their poetry with a sense of balance.
  4. Have a sence of their own original voice and vision, unmediated by other interpretations.
  5. Have more experience making editing choices in their writing and in proofreading the work of other writers while remaining faithful to the spirit of that writer's intentions.
  6. Have more experience in critiquing and selecting appropriate high-quality work. 
  7. Have more experience in juxtaposing works with other submissions for a magazine that amplify, complement or serve as counterpoint to each selection.

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