Mar 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
    
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

ENG 150 - Creative Writing I

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Course Description: The forms of poetry, the short story and the novel are explored through each student’s written efforts to find the genre in which he/she is most comfortable. All classes are seminars in which each individual is expected to assume, at various and appropriate times, the roles of author-reader, critic and editor.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Humanities
Note(s): N/A


Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Use their own creative process to plan and execute projects of their own conception in their chosen genre(s) of fiction and/or poetry
  • Demonstrate their abilities to respond sensitively and thoughtfully to a variety of writers, writing styles, and genres
  • Demonstrate, through the writing of at least one original work of fiction, an understanding of some of the elements of fiction
  • Demonstrate, through the writing of at least one original work of poetry, an understanding of some of the elements of poetry
  • Articulate some elements of an aesthetics of writing, and use them to evaluate their own work and the work of others
  • Demonstrate their understanding of the peer review and group workshop process, participating in both the “giving” and “receiving” of written and verbal feedback, commenting on the works of other classmates and listening to the comments of others about their own work
  • Produce a portfolio of writing that exemplifies the outcomes above


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