この専門講座について

100%オンラインコース

自分のスケジュールですぐに学習を始めてください。

フレキシブルなスケジュール

柔軟性のある期限の設定および維持

初級レベル

約14か月で修了

推奨3時間/週

英語

字幕:英語, フランス語, スペイン語

習得するスキル

Short Story WritingFiction WritingCreativityCopy Editing

100%オンラインコース

自分のスケジュールですぐに学習を始めてください。

フレキシブルなスケジュール

柔軟性のある期限の設定および維持

初級レベル

約14か月で修了

推奨3時間/週

英語

字幕:英語, フランス語, スペイン語

専門講座のしくみ

コースを受講しましょう。

Coursera(コーセラ)の専門講座は、一連のコース群であり、技術を身に付ける手助けとなります。開始するには、専門講座に直接登録するか、コースを確認して受講したいコースを選択してください。専門講座の一部であるコースにサブスクライブすると、自動的にすべての専門講座にサブスクライブされます。1つのコースを修了するだけでも結構です。いつでも、学習を一時停止したり、サブスクリプションを終了することができます。コースの登録状況や進捗を追跡するには、受講生のダッシュボードにアクセスしてください。

実践型プロジェクト

すべての専門講座には、実践型プロジェクトが含まれています。専門講座を完了して修了証を獲得するには、成功裏にプロジェクトを終了させる必要があります。専門講座に実践型プロジェクトに関する別のコースが含まれている場合、専門講座を開始するには、それら他のコースをそれぞれ終了させる必要があります。

修了証を取得

すべてのコースを終了し、実践型プロジェクトを完了すると、修了証を獲得します。この修了証は、今後採用企業やあなたの職業ネットワークと共有できます。

how it works

この専門講座には5コースあります。

コース1

Creative Writing: The Craft of Plot

4.7
1,859件の評価
602件のレビュー

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there. We will learn how to outline and structure a plot, discuss narrative arc, pacing and reversals and reveal the inevitable surprise: connecting the beginning, middle and end.

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コース2

Creative Writing: The Craft of Character

4.5
995件の評価
284件のレビュー

At the center of a good story are the characters in it. In this course aspiring writers will discover how to build and bring to life complex, vivid and unforgettable characters. We will study the choices a writer makes to bring all characters to life on the page, and we will perform written exercises in order to develop a variety of writing and pre-writing techniques, in order to create a variety of characters. We will learn how to use our own life experiences, and the people we know (and how not to!). We will develop inner (thoughts and feelings) and outer (appearance, habits, behavior) lives for our characters and see how that can lead us to richer and more interesting stories. We will breathe life into our characters and let them surprise us.

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コース3

Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description

4.7
760件の評価
224件のレビュー

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to the techniques that masters of fiction use to ground a story in a concrete world. From the most realist settings to the most fantastical, writers will learn how to describe the physical world in sharp, sensory detail. We will also learn how to build credibility through research, and to use creative meditation exercises to deepen our own understanding of our story worlds, so that our readers can see all that we imagine.

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コース4

Creative Writing: The Craft of Style

4.7
615件の評価
173件のレビュー

Your style is as unique and distinctive as your face, your voice, except that you can choose it, you can can work on it, enhance it. In this course we will introduce aspiring writers to the art of putting pressure on written language. We will study the use of metaphor and imagery, and demonstrate how clarity, grace, and inventiveness in word choice are imperative to a story’s success. Writers will emerge with the revision skills essential to all writers of good stories and good prose.

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コース5

Capstone: Your Story

4.6
170件の評価
66件のレビュー

Everything comes together in the Capstone. You will draft a complete story, narrative essay, or memoir of 8–15 pages. With the advice of your peer readers, you will revise, rewrite, and complete it. The skills you’ve learned of plotting, setting, physical description, characterization, and stylistic clarity and innovation will culminate in an original work of art all your own. We’ll discuss the steps that professional writers take to bring their work into the public world. Along the way you’ll learn the patient habits of revision that make up the writer’s life.

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講師

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Brando Skyhorse

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
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Amy Bloom

Distinguished University Writer in Residence and Director of the Shapiro Center for Creative Writing
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Amity Gaige

Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing
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Salvatore Scibona

Frank B. Weeks Visiting Professor of English

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ウェズリアン大学(Wesleyan University)について

At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit. ...

よくある質問

  • はい。まず始めに興味のあるコースカードをクリックして登録します。コースに登録して修了することによって、共有できる修了証を取得するか、無料でコースを聴講してコースの教材を確認することができます。専門講座の一部であるコースにサブスクライブすると、専門講座全体に自動的にサブスクライブされます。進捗を追跡するには、受講生のダッシュボードにアクセスしてください。

  • このコースは完全にオンラインで提供されているため、実際に教室に出席する必要はありません。Webまたはモバイル機器からいつでもどこからでも講義、学習用教材、課題にアクセスできます。

  • この専門講座では大学の単位は付与されませんが、一部の大学では専門講座修了証を単位として承認する場合があります。詳細については、大学にお問い合わせください。

  • This Specialization will take 3-6 months to complete.

  • The courses in this Specialization will be offered continually on demand. The capstone will be offered 4 times per year.

  • The Specialization courses will be rigorous and taught at the college level, but will be accessible to advanced high school students as well.

  • No, courses do not need to be taken in a specific order - the courses have staggered opening times to allow you to jump in to whichever course fits your schedule best!

  • After completing this Specialization, students will be able to craft an original story, whether fictional or taken from life, that will absorb a reader’s interest from the beginning and hold it through the end.

  • Each course is taught by an esteemed author and professor. Collectively, they have published over a dozen novels and won numerous awards, including features in such publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and O: The Oprah Magazine. More information about each author is provided in their individual biographies.

  • Write Brothers (www.write-bros.com) offers several different tools for writers to craft their stories in an environment dedicated to writing, including Dramatica Pro, Outline 4D, and Movie Magic Screenwriter. The software is designed to help with all phases of writing, from brainstorming to outlining to formatting.

    Scrivener (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php) is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping you get to the end of that awkward first draft.

    Scribophile (www.scribophile.com) is a writing community focused on feedback, a central tenet of the Specialization you're embarking on here. Share your work, receive thoughtful critiques from other writers, improve your writing craft, and engage in a strong community of "the friendliest and most successful writing workshop online."

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