This creative writing MOOC will focus on writing about identities, communities, and social issues in poetry and plays. There is no cost to enroll; registration is completely free for all participants. No writing experience is required. This MOOC welcomes writers of all communities and identities
This MOOC will:
Encourage you to experiment in both poetry writing and playwriting Encourage you to explore the intersections between these two genres Encourage you to explore the intersections of individual, community, and global identities Encourage you to examine the effect of current social issues on individual, community, and global identities Foreground the principles of writing poetry and plays Support your experience of creative and cultural exchange with writers around the world!
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.