Creative Writing
Course code
BFR6028.FK
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Loovkirjutamine
Course title in English
Creative Writing
ECTS credits
4.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
56
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2018/2019  Autumn semester
Michael Andrew Keerdo-Dawson (inglise keel)
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide students with techniques to help them explore their creativity through and within writing.
Brief description of the course
Exploring how to create: giving inspiration access, finding the germ of a character and bringing them to life, writing stream of consciousness, exploring students own personalities, observing how they relate to others, examining their own histories and mining their own experiences, accessing parts of their imagination which are currently unavailable to them through games and creation focused exercises, and learning to change their own perspectives in order to better understand the perspectives of others.
Independent work
Independent work will include writing a guided journal and creating their own piece of prose.
Learning outcomes in the course
Students will be equipped to engage in creative writing and will be better able to create new ideas from scratch.
Assessment methods
Exam.

Examination 40%
Practical work 40%
Exploratory writing 20%
Teacher
Michael Keerdo-Dawson
Study literature
Various works of fiction (TBC).