EDF40080 Writing Project Preparation

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module is a preparatory module for your writing project.

Credits are to be awarded on a Pass/Fail basis, based on the completion of the following:
• Creative Project Proposal: A written document outlining the planned creative project, followed by the presentation of this proposal.
• Submission of the first sample of the work
• Engagement with the supervisory/developmental process
• At the end of the semester, students will make another submission of a sample of creative work (10 pages estimate), and also a sample of the critical reflection (5 pages), and, finally, a short report outlining the progression of the project (500 words)

Please note:

Students are not allowed to submit work that has been previously assessed as a significant component of a module. Work that has been drafted as a writing exercise in any class can be.)

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this module you will have:
1. A greater understanding of the development of a project from concept to creative work.
2. A practical understanding of how to plan and outline a longer piece of creative writing.
3. A greater appreciation of writing in the literary genre of your choice.
4. An increased ability to reflect critically on your writing process and your own creative work.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Seminar (or Webinar)

4

Project Supervision

4

Autonomous Student Learning

192

Total

200

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Approaches include one-to-one supervision embracing conception, development and delivery of creative project; practical criticism; strategies for redrafting and enhancing work-in-progress. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Project: Combination of in-class presentation and final portfolio. Unspecified n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

100

Yes

Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Meetings with supervisor to assess development of work in progress, discuss changes and strategies to improve and enhance work; student will receive notes and suggestions.