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- Acquire a range of approaches to writing for performance, and a grasp of their contexts and underlying principles.
- Demonstrate an understanding of dramaturgical structure and function, both within and across scenes.
- Develop a personal writing style. and also have an ability to write in different registers and for different contexts.
- Be able to collaborate in a creative environment, and to offer discerning support for the work of others.
- Have the capability to initiate both creative and interpretative projects.
- Have the capacity to set writing goals that are attainable and challenging.
- Develop the ability to be bold and original in creative problem-solving.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Because this is a practical writing class, students are required to write short pieces, both in-class and for class, culminating in a 10 minute short play by the end of semester||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
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• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Because students are often asked to write "on the spot" immediate feedback is given, both by the lecturer, and by their peers in the SGT. For slightly longer pieces written to bring in to class, a more detailed report will by given by the lecturer to help them tighten and strengthen the impact of their writing. Support and suggestions are also given for the 10-minute play they must complete.