AbstractMost textbooks and other teaching resources approach the teaching and learning of sociological theory from the perspective of scientific argumentation. There is an alternative approach, which is based on using creative writing tools—such as poetry and prose—to learn theory. This essay provides a discussion of the two main modalities of creative theory...
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- To apply social theory to creative writing by defining accurately the original meaning of a key idea or ideas and by producing a "working definition" that applies the ideas to the particular creative writing piece.
- Students should demonstrate accurate conceptual understanding and application of the key idea or ideas.