MOOC-Packs


Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in Poetry and Plays

 

This MOOC-Pack focuses on writing about identities, communities, and social issues in poetry and plays. This MOOC is currently live; if you'd like to join the live MOOC, visit NovoEd.com.

 

Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in Fiction and Nonfiction

 

This MOOC-Pack focuses on writing about identities, communities, and social issues in fiction and nonfiction.

 

How Writers Write Fiction 2016: Storied Women

 

Centered on the characters created by women writers and the female characters created by all writers, this MOOC-Pack provides a progressive study of how authors from around the world approach each aspect of writing fiction, and features talks on craft from over a dozen prominent writers of fiction.

 

Whitman's Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, and Disaster

 

This MOOC-Pack uses previously published writings, readings, and discussion topics on the IWP's WhitmanWeb, along with new class videos from Professors Ed Folsom and Christopher Merrill, in a multi-genre examination of war and reconciliation - past and present - through the lens of Walt Whitman's Civil War writings.

 

#Flashwrite: Teen Poetry MOOC

 

Designed for teen students but open to writers of all ages, this MOOC-Pack offers a study of the basic but essential elements of writing poetry.

 

How Writers Write Fiction 2015

 

Designed for both beginning and experienced writers, this MOOC-Pack offers a progressive study through the craft of writing fiction, featuring video talks from nearly twenty prominent authors of fiction.

 

How Writers Write Poetry 2015

 

Designed for both beginning and experienced writers, this MOOC-Pack offers a progressive study through the craft of writing poetry, featuring video talks from nearly twenty prominent authors of poetry.

 

How Writers Write Fiction 2014

 

This MOOC-Pack offers a progression through the principles and practice of writing fiction - from world building, to narrative structure, to revision - and features talks on craft from over a dozen acclaimed authors of fiction.

 

How Writers Write Poetry 2014

 

This MOOC-Pack offers a progression through the principles and practice of writing poetry - from sketching, to meter, to constraints - and features talks on craft from twenty acclaimed authors of poetry.

 

Every Atom: Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself"

 

Centered on a series of video conversations between Professors Ed Folsom and Christopher Merrill, this MOOC-Pack provides a compelling, in-depth study of Walt Whitman's poem "Song of Myself."