Joshua R. Rathkamp

Residential Faculty - English

Program Director : Creative Writing

English

480-461-7560

Classes Taught

Spring 2019

CRW150 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic aesthetics and techniques in contemporary creative writing within a variety of genres. Introduction to the analytical concepts and terminology necessary to understand, interpret, and enact contemporary creative writing. Facilitation of writing practices and evaluation. Introduction to literature's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30914
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

CRW160 Introduction to Writing Poetry 3 Credits
Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30944
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019

Class Started

32494
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

CRW170 Introduction to Writing Fiction 3 Credits
Practice in writing fiction through a process of prewriting (invention and discovery), writing, analysis and evaluation (in workshop), and revision; practice in manipulating various elements and forms of fiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30937
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019

Class Started

CRW201 Portfolio 1 Credits
Close analysis of the creative writing portfolio culminating in selection, revision, editing, and compiling of the student's own literary work in a portfolio. Students meet individually with instructor to choose, prepare, and compile their work.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to Creative Writing(CRW) program, completion of nine (9) credit hours of CRW course work, or permission of Program Coordinator.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30945
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019

Class Started

CRW260 Intermediate Poetry Writing 3 Credits
Emphasis on writing a series of original poems; analysis and evaluation of the functions and effects of established works of poetry; concentration on evaluation and revising students' poetry through intensive workshops.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW160 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32495
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

Summer 2019

CRW150 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic aesthetics and techniques in contemporary creative writing within a variety of genres. Introduction to the analytical concepts and terminology necessary to understand, interpret, and enact contemporary creative writing. Facilitation of writing practices and evaluation. Introduction to literature's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17311
Dobson Campus
Lecture
07/01/2019 - 08/01/2019

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

Fall 2019

CRW150 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic aesthetics and techniques in contemporary creative writing within a variety of genres. Introduction to the analytical concepts and terminology necessary to understand, interpret, and enact contemporary creative writing. Facilitation of writing practices and evaluation. Introduction to literature's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24867
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

CRW160 Introduction to Writing Poetry 3 Credits
Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24885
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

24658
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

CRW170 Introduction to Writing Fiction 3 Credits
Practice in writing fiction through a process of prewriting (invention and discovery), writing, analysis and evaluation (in workshop), and revision; practice in manipulating various elements and forms of fiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24886
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

CRW200 Readings for Writers 1 Credits
Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW150 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24869
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

3 of 3
Seats Available

CRW201 Portfolio 1 Credits
Close analysis of the creative writing portfolio culminating in selection, revision, editing, and compiling of the student's own literary work in a portfolio. Students meet individually with instructor to choose, prepare, and compile their work.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to Creative Writing(CRW) program, completion of nine (9) credit hours of CRW course work, or permission of Program Coordinator.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24876
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
08/17/2019 - 12/13/2019

Open

3 of 3
Seats Available

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