Creative writing

Course Information
TitleΔημιουργική γραφή / Creative writing
Title in FrenchÉcriture créative
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006436

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
· Improvement of reading and writing skills (comprehension and wording) · Ability to distinguish different types of texts as well as stylistic characteristics · Familiarization with the art of writing · Stimulation of the students’ creativityUse of various writing techniques and strategies ·
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of this course is to improve the students’ linguistic background and gradually introduce them to the art of writing. At first, students have the opportunity to study a variety of literary texts and consequently discover the complex structure of those works. On a second level, students are encouraged to write their own texts (poem, short story, fairytale etc.) making use of the writing strategies they have learned during the semester.
creative writing, art of writing
Course Organization
Laboratory Work351.4
Reading Assigment261.0
Written assigments391.6
Student Assessment
Students evaluation is based on: writing exercises and active participation during class (50%) and written exams at the end of the semester (50%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1)OULIPO,Atlas de littérature potentielle,Gallimard,coll."Folio essais",1988. 2)Roche Anne,Guiguet Andrée,Voltz Nicole,L'atelier d'écriture:éléments pour la rédaction du texte littéraire 3)Rodari Gianni,Grammaire de l'imagination,Rue du monde,coll."Contre-allée",1997 4)Odile Pimet,Claire Boniface,Ateliers d'écriture,esf éditeur,coll.didactique du Français,1999
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