Course Title: Storytelling

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6045

Course Title: Storytelling

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 68.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Brendan Lee

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This module develops skills in telling a story from the basis of both conceptual elements and craft elements.      

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBM387 Storytelling

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the historical environment for storytelling.
2. Demonstrate the key elements of the craft of storytelling.
3. Demonstrate and evaluate the individual elements of storytelling and the issues involved in revising and redrafting stories. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course includes:
 - 3 Stories (1500 – 2500 words each)
 - In class exercises