Course Title: Write extended stories

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Write extended stories

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM5911C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email: Brendan.lee@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

Write Extended Stories is taught within the course Storytelling, which is made up of two competencies Write Simple Stories and Write Extended Stories. Strong storytelling is an essential component of screenwriting and the competency Write Extended Stories delivers the skills, craft and knowledge required to write longer stories.

This competency Write Extended Stories (CUFWRT402A) is delivered and assessed with Write Simple Stories (CUFWRT302A).



 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFWRT402A Write extended stories

Elements:

1. Analyse extended story writing requirements.

2. Prepare to write extended stories.

3. Draft extended stories.

4. Write final drafts.


Learning Outcomes

  On successful completion of this course, you will be able to use both linear and non-linear structures to write simple and extended stories,. You will build your understanding and overview of the history and importance of storytelling.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.