The theory of language learning in communicative language teaching includes: activities involving real communication; carrying out meaningful tasks; and using language, which is meaningful to the learner to promote learning (Brown, 2001). It is the observation of the author of this study that developing creative thinking in the process of creative writing can better enhance critical language learning, which make for creative language learning (Muhammad Kamarul Kabilan, 1999). This has resulted to a set of Instructional Materials that uses the latest trends to accelerate learning to survive in the twenty first century by facilitating the creative process. Processing the steps involved in writing the three literary genres: poetry, fiction and drama with a compilation of references (glossary of literary terms, a mini thesaurus, suggested readings, etc.), through metaphorming (Siler, 1996); raising the awareness, discovery, understanding, acceptance and confidence of language learners to indulge in creative writing individually and in small groups (Ortigas, 2003); combining responses or ideas in English in novel ways (Smith, Ward and Finke, 1995), and to use elaborate, intricate, and complex stimuli and thinking patterns (Feldman, 1997) to become fully human.
Cited as: BICBIC, Cecille W. Creative Writing Digest. Master’s Thesis, MSU-IIT. 2007.
Course/Degree: Master of English Language Studies (MELS)
School/Institution/University: School of Graduate Studies, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology
School Address: Tibanga, Iligan City, Philippines
Published in: 2007