Courses Catalogue

Short Stories

COURSE CODE: KIS 3204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

The meaning of short stories, nature of short stories, aims of teaching and learning short stories.

Oral forms of short stories and their functions. Written forms of short stories and their function.

The nature of essay and short stories. Case studies of essays and short stories form different regions and periods.

Themes, styles and techniques, forms

Creative writing tasks

MODE OF DELIVERY

  1. Lectures
  2. Reading assignments
  3. In class discussions
  4. Guided discovery

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

  1. Whiteboard and Markers
  2. Flip Charts
  3. LCD Projectors
  4. CDs, DVDs and Tapes