Course Description

Poetry Writing

Poetry expresses the deep intuition and heart of language. It makes and translates what is ordinary into vibrant new ways of thinking. In this introductory course, students will explore a toolbox of poetic techniques, locate their own voice as well as write and edit their work. Students will become confident in their ability to write poetry through practice, discussion and feedback from the instructor and peers. This course is open to all level of writers.

Course Details

By completion of the course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify the vocabulary and terms associated with poetry
  • Write poems across a variety of genres
  • Provide effective feedback to others on their poetry writing
  • Apply poetic text to storytelling
  • Identify poetry's place in literature in the way poetry intensifies language, emotion and representation

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Asynchronous
Oct 15, 2024 to Nov 25, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $329.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required.
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.


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