Educational Resources

education 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession. 3. a degree, level, or kind of schooling: a university education. 4. the result produced by instruction, training, or study: to show one's education. 5. the science or art of teaching; pedagogics - Syn. 1. instruction, schooling, learning. Education, training imply a discipline and development by means of study and learning. Education is the development of the abilities of the mind (learning to know). Training is practical education (learning to do) or practice, usually under supervision, in some art, trade, or profession (Webster's, p 621)

learning, intellectual acquirement or acquisition or attainment, stocking or storing the mind, mental cultivation, mental culture, improving or broadening the mind; mastery of skills; self-education, self-instruction; knowledge, erudition; teaching, instruction, schooling, enlightenment, illumination; tutelage, tutorage, tutorship; tutoring, coaching, private teaching; spoon-feeding; direction, guidance; pedagogy, pedagogics, didactics; catechization; programmed instruction (Chapman, pp. 426-427)

Antioch University, Los Angeles
Besides developing the creative writing skills of the student, the program focuses attention on examining social and ethical issues related to the role of a writer in contemporary society and pluralistic culture.

Creative Writing Programs - The New School
For almost 80 years, The New School has been a vital center for writing and the instruction of writing. Since 1996, The New School has offered the master of fine arts (MFA) in Creative Writing with concentrations in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for children. n addition to the MFA program in Creative Writing, The New School also offers the innovative undergraduate Riggio Honors Program: Writing & Democracy, as well as an outstanding array of writing workshops for the general public, most of which may be taken on a credit or non-credit basis.

San Diego Area Writing Project
The San Diego Area Writing Project (SDAWP) at UCSD is dedicated to improving the quality of teaching and learning of writing in San Diego. The SDAWP recognizes that writing is a catalyst for the broad expression of ideas and opinions. We consider written expression by participants in our programs to be an opportunity for further dialogue and discussion.

San Francisco State University
Creative Writing at San Francisco State University offers students a chance to develop their writing under the tutelage of an actively publishing faculty and visiting writers in poetry, fiction and playwriting.

University of California, Santa Cruz
Links to the Humanities Department.

Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature: Creative Writing (University of California, Santa Barbara)
The "Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research" provides general creative writing resources, fiction, poetry, drama, screenwriting, zines & journals, programs, depts, and MFAs.

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