University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CRWR 2003 - Travel Writing

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 4015
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: 9 hours per week for 4 weeks
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: High level of English literacy competency
Incompatible: ENGL 2063
Assessment: Participation (10%), Portfolio (30%), Writing exercise (20%), Final writing piece (40%)

This course is a practical introduction to travel writing through history and practice. It covers ways to begin and develop a sustained and reflective travel writing practice, including revision and editing. Students will workshop their own and other students' work, in order to develop the capacity to revise and self-edit. It also considers the ethics of travel and tourism from the context of a range of readings. The course consists of a series of exercises designed to develop aspects of the travel writer's craft and a selection of connected readings from classical and contemporary travel writing in a range of genres, styles and techniques. Students will write a final travel piece, which will include a reflective exegesis on their practice.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4015 Mon 29/06/2020 Fri 03/07/2020 Wed 22/07/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
95057 LE01 50 24 29 Jun - 20 Jul Monday 10am - 11am  
Note: This lecture will be held online
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
95058 WR01 50 24 29 Jun - 20 Jul Monday 11am - 1pm  
29 Jun - 20 Jul Monday 2pm - 4pm  
30 Jun - 21 Jul Tuesday 11am - 1pm  
30 Jun - 21 Jul Tuesday 2pm - 4pm  
Note: Delivery of this course will be virtual face-to-face via Zoom and/or webinar, and Myuni capabilities. When choosing your tutorial times, please ensure that you can attend all classes at the scheduled time. Your attendance is required.