Course title:
Creative Writing Workshop – Be Inspired
Tutor:
Stella Stocker
Course ID:
C3746996
Start date:
20/01/2022
End date:
24/03/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Thu 20 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 27 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 03 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 10 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 17 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 24 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 03 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 10 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 17 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Thu 24 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Total sessions: 10
Total number of classroom hours: 20
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 20
Date
Thu 20 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 27 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 03 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 10 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 17 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 24 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 03 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 10 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 17 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Thu 24 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
10
Total number of classroom hours:
20
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
20
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Reigate Quaker Meeting House
47 Reigate Road
Reigate
RH2 0QT
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 2 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£90.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners and improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
The only qualification is an interest in developing and enjoying creative writing skills. Work in progress can be brought to the first meeting but is not essential.
Course aim:
The aim is to help develop and channel your writing ability, whether as a hobby or for publication with discussion of many aspects of writing, projects and readings of your work in a constructive and friendly setting. Beginners are welcome.
Course description:
This course will help to develop and channel your writing ability, whether as a hobby or for publication. The emphasis is on individual development. All forms are included, notably short stories, novels, plays, feature articles, writing poetry and autobiography and memoirs. You will be invited to read your work and have feedback in a constructive and friendly setting. We will have discussions on many aspects, such as shaping short stories, creating characters and using description. There will also be short writing projects in class. Beginners are welcome.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. show development of writing ability
2. write in a chosen form or forms
3. progress ability to assess your own work
4. know how to present your work for publication, if desired
5. n/a
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk