Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CACW105
Subject Name Writing Foundation: Poetry
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence CACW102
Assessment Portfolio 40% Portfolio 45% Reflection 15%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.
Availability Not Available in 2019

Subject Description
This subject provides an introduction to the creative writing process, focusing on poetry. In this subject, you will engage with a range of poetic works on the way to developing your skills as a poet. You will identify and utilise a range of poetic techniques, including voice, rhythm, imagery, metaphor, etc. You will have the opportunity to develop your own voice as you experiment with poetic devices, negotiate the drafting process, workshop your own and others' writing, and edit your own work.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify and utilise a wide range of poetic techniques
2. Articulate in general terms the ways in which a poem creates meaning
3. Apply a range of drafting and editing skills to a poetic text in order to enhance its structure, stylistic consistency and sense of flow


Textbook Information
Set texts to be available from UOW bookshop from commencement of session.
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