Course Title: Write fiction material

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4405 Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing

Course Title: Write fiction material

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 70

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Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7370C

City Campus

TAFE

515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Dzintra Boyd and Sarah Vincent

Course Contact Phone: +61399254269 (Dzintra)

Course Contact Email: pwecoordinators@rmiteduau.onmicrosoft.com



Course Description

Do you have stories to tell, characters to bring to life and ideas to share? Are you looking to hone your craft and seek publication? In this class, you’ll learn how to plan, write and revise different forms of short fiction. From exploring a story’s potential in a writer’s journal to fine-tuning a completed short story, this course covers the creative and technical skills that will inform your approach to writing and publishing fiction.



Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAWRT405 Write fiction material

Elements:

1. Determine requirements for fiction material

2. Plan and prepare to write fiction material

3. Create draft of fiction material

4. Complete the fiction material


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will be able to:

  • create an effective writer’s journal
  • employ fictional techniques to write flash fiction and extended fiction
  • offer and use feedback to enrich your creative practice
  • use style guides and software to present work professionally.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include a range of practical and theory components. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.

This is a Vocational Education and Training qualification and is assessed for Competency. To be assessed as Competent means you have consistently demonstrated the required knowledge and skills at a standard required in the workplace. To be assessed as Competent in this course, you will need to complete each assessment task to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

Results that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment