Professional Development: Project Outreach

This course sends students into local schools, retirement homes, shelters, at-risk youth groups, and so on, to lead creative writing sessions. A portion of the weekly class time occurs in these community settings. Field logistics, practice writing experiences, teaching techniques, and field experiences are discussed. Students act as literary activists, teaching and lending inspiration. Open to BA Creative Writing & Literature and MFA Creative Writing & Poetics students, also to others by permission of the program. Cross-listed as WRI381.
Course Number: WRI781
Units: 3.0