Review article on conceptions of creative writing

Pinnock, Winsome (2003) Review article on conceptions of creative writing. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1 (1). pp. 92-94. ISSN 1740-5106

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Gregory Light’s article touches upon some of the problems of learning and teaching creative writing as an academic discipline. It highlights the distinction between deeper learning and surface reproduction of knowledge as it relates to creative writing studies. This has interesting implications, as there is a tendency, with creative writing studies, to focus on the finished product (the texts produced by students) rather than on the learning process and the relationship between the two. Light’s study is useful for helping me to formulate teaching strategies that bridge that divide.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigations in university teaching and learning; creative writing studies; teaching strategies
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Department: School of Social Professions
Centre for Professional Education and Development (CPED)
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 10:53
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 10:57


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