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Creative Writing for All - Centre Based

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Delivered online
Mixed Level
10:00 - 12:15
10 weeks

This course will be delivered online for now and will resume in the classroom as soon as possible. In this Creative Writing course in Margate you will develop a writing discipline through class writing exercises and weekly assignments. You will explore both how to write creatively and how to write effectively. You can choose whether to write from your own life or fiction. You will also explore another aspect of creative writing, such as, poetry or play writing.There is an expectation that you will share your writing in class and learn to give and receive constructive feedback. You will have the opportunity to review and refine your work to achieve a finished piece with which you are satisfied.The four learning outcomes for this course are: 1) Develop a regular writing habit by completing weekly writing exercises. 2) Contribute to class discussions and give and receive constructive comment. 3) Create characters and use different points of view. 4) Develop proofreading, editing and drafting skills

How will I be taught?

This course will be delivered online. Students will join the class from home and be able to exchange and in interact with other learners as they would in the classroom (speaking, listening, writing in the chat box). This measure is dictated by circumstances and the course will be delivered back in the classroom as soon as possible. Our tutors strive to create a relaxed and informal atmosphere where students can work at an appropriate pace. Teaching methods are varied, incorporate many styles including some one-to-one tuition and are adapted to enable students to achieve their full potential. If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.Your tutor will assess your progress against the outcomes of he course and your own personal outcomes and will offer advice and guidance on how you are doing. You will also complete an ILP to record and monitor your progress and achievements.

What can I do next?

Other creative writing or Literature courses.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course from beginners to those with some experience of writing creatively.This course is for anyone who enjoys reading and would like to explore their own creativity and discover if they have a talent for fiction writing. You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free, secure and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website

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If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAR/109586/K/LC.