Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2023

Course Description

A workshop focused on the writing of short fiction using modern and contemporary short stories as models and inspiration.

Student Outcomes

Course Student Learning Outcomes
Course Student Learning Outcomes (Students will…)

  1. Understand the elements and structural components of fiction.
  2. Analyze literature through a creative writing lens.
  3. Familiarize themselves with the workshop process.
  4. Learn about the revision process.

Measurements (means of assessment for student learning outcomes listed in first column)

  1. Through the crafting of your own work, class discussion of published stories, and reading the course textbook, you are expected to demonstrate your understanding of the elements and structure of fiction.
  2. Through class discussion of published texts, you will demonstrate your understanding of the elements of fiction and how a story is crafted.
  3. Through three workshop sessions, students will learn about the workshopping process (comportment, critiques, and accepting feedback, etc.)
  4. Through class discussion and the revising of one story, students will learn the intricacies of the revision process.