FI:VV026 Creative Writing Workshop - Course Information
VV026 Creative Writing WorkshopFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
- doc. PhDr. Josef Prokeš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. PhDr. Karel Pala, CSc.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Josef Prokeš, Ph.D.
- Tue 18:00–19:50 B410
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- ! V026 Creative Writing Workshop
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Informatics (programme FI, B-IN)
- Informatics (programme FI, M-IN)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Informatics (programme FI, M-IN)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Informatics (programme FI, M-SS)
- Information Technology (programme FI, B-IN)
- Course objectives
- The subject strives after arousing the students' creativity by means of their own artistic activity (mainly literary). The goal of the course is to generate an interest in the active and non-consumer attitude to life both in oneself and other people.
- The point in writing, catharsis, graphomania. What to write about (finding a topic). Brainstorming. Different approaches: creative, eclectic, compilational. Choosing a topic, collecting info, study and empathy, syllabus. Non-literary texts (non fiction). Automatic writing. Metaphor creation. Inspiration from science, literary texts, painting, architecture. Diary and its forms. Collage of ones own and other texts. Collective writing. Change of perspective, change of tense. Choice of genre and its changes. Variations, imitations, parody. Plagiarism. Manuscript, the first draft. Language games and reproduction exercises. Theatre performance. Text reviewing and editing, compositional and stylistic amendments, corrections, annotation, information about the author. Author's reading. Critical evaluation, polemic, the ethics of critisism. Copyright. Book presentation.
- Texts on the Internet.
- A set of texts written by the students throughout the course.
- Assessment methods (in Czech)
- Při kolokviu účastníci odevzdají soubor textů vytvořených během semestru.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.