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120017 SE BEd 10: Wahlbereich für Studierende des Lehramts (PM) - KPH (2021W)

Creative Writing and Text Production

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work
Th 07.10. 16:00-17:30 Digital


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 24 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Portfolio Deadline: 3 Feb. 2022

Thursday 14.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 21.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 28.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 04.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 11.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 18.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 25.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 02.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 09.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 16.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 13.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 20.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Thursday 27.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Acquiring Language Skills through Creative Writing
Literary genres and their characteristics
Key features (point of view, voice, character, dialogue, plot)
Examples of best practice
Text genres for standards tests and school leaving exams (Kompetenzorientierte Reifeprüfung)
Introductory section, course overview outlining key areas of work within each unit
Presentation of required reading and recommended reading
Online discussion forum
Peer feedback
Lecturer responses to texts and exercises
Assessment and feedback

Learning outcomes
By the end of this course, students will be able
To recognize and name key features in literature
To understand what effects these features produce
To apply these features in their own creative writing
To establish a link between creative writing and language learning

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment is based on a portfolio of sample texts and class performance.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The objective of this course is to enable students to teach writing skills by (1) focusing on standards-based text types, their characteristics and criteria of assessment and by (2) experimenting with creative writing techniques as a means to explore English in an interesting and motivating way that goes beyond traditional classroom activities.

Examination topics


Reading list

Materials and sample texts to be provided in Moodle.
Lodge, David, ed., The Art of Fiction (Penguin, 1992) ISBN: 0140174923 (recommended, not required)

Association in the course directory

BEd 046/407 Modul 10
Lehrinhalt: 12-0504

Last modified: Tu 24.08.2021 11:14