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Teach a writer to fish

Thebo, M, May, S, Albers, R, McNair, P and English, L (2009) Teach a writer to fish. In: Creative Writing In Education : NAWE Autumn Conference, 13 - 15 November 2009, Chilworth Manor, Southampton, UK.

Abstract

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” - Chinese proverb. A well-rounded creative writing programme must strive to teach its writers to fish by helping them develop a capacity to work independently and identify career opportunities that allow them to use the variety of skills they have learned at university. Programme directors and tutors from Columbia College Chicago and Bath Spa University presented overviews of their programmes and specific course work in oral communication, creative enterprise, editing, publishing, new media, and other subjects.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2015 23:49
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 18:26
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/3591
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