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The 'Start Writing Fiction' MOOC: Teaching a class of twenty-five thousand.

Neale, Derek (2015). The 'Start Writing Fiction' MOOC: Teaching a class of twenty-five thousand. Writing in Education(67) pp. 58–61.

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Abstract

This article describes the launch, content and approach of the UK's largest creative writing MOOC, the OU's 'Start Writing Fiction' which is delivered on the Futurelearn platform. In so doing it considers how such a successful phenomenon might change of affect creative writing pedagogy, writing practice and the teaching of writing.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 1361-8539
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Keywords: Creative Writing, MOOC, Futurelearn, open access, fiction, writing, character, online workshops, peer reviewing
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Contemporary Cultures of Writing
Item ID: 52823
Depositing User: Derek Neale
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2018 14:20
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 19:15
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/52823
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