Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? (New Writing by Dianne Donnelly

By Dianne Donnelly

This publication explores the effectiveness of the writing workshop within the inventive Writing school room, looking past the query of even if the workshop works to contemplate replacement pedagogical types. the wishes of a transforming into and various scholar inhabitants are important to the members' attention of non-normative pedagogies. This publication is a must-read for all academics of artistic Writing.

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College English 64 (2), 205–227. Ritter, K. and Vanderslice, S. (2007) Introduction: Creative writing and the persistence of ‘lore’. In K. Ritter and S. Vanderslice (eds) Can it Be Taught? (pp. xi–xx). Portsmouth: Boyton Cook. Royster, B. (2005) Inspiration, creativity, and crisis: The Romantic myth of the writer meets the contemporary classroom. In A. ) Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project (pp. 26–28). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. Shelnutt, E. (1999) Isolationism in writing programs: What can be done?

38). ’ 16 Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? ’ Likewise, my workshop survey indicates that creative writing teachers try to engage with students as individuals rather than abstractions. ’ Some creative writing teachers are responding to the ‘shifting nature of students’ readings in new media, film, and digitized images, music/texts’ (Cole, 2007: 7) by adding digital writing workshops. ’ George Mason University offers an introduction to digital writing in the genres as part of its creative writing concentration program.

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