Video published on April 26, 2019
Last updated on 5/22/2019
Visual: Animated video for Creative Writing for Social Change CAEX Course 6600/6601
Audio: Soft instrumental music
Audio: Emily Dahlen: Hello, Walden University students.
If you answered yes to any of these questions and you are a master’s or doctoral student, consider enrolling in the Center for Academic Excellence course, Creative Writing for Social Change.
Rest assured you do not need to have any prior experience with creative writing to take the course. Come with an open mind!
In Creative Writing for Social Change you explore how creative writing has influenced social movements and write your own piece on a social issue. Topics covered in the 6-week course include
The course includes practice in both writing and analyzing creative works. First, you research how creative writing has contributed to social change. In the following weeks, you dive into the genres of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Using the tools in the course, you write in each of these genres and ultimately choose one of your rough drafts to revise. You then leave the course with a polished piece of creative writing on a social change topic.
To register for an upcoming term, contact Student Success Advising at firstname.lastname@example.org.