Learning Goals


MFA Creative Writing Program Assessment Plan 2012

Rutgers University - Newark


Goal 1: Students will demonstrate a high-level of ability to write and complete a revised, full-length work of literature in a primary genre concentration (fiction or poetry).


Goal 2: By graduation, students will be able to write critically about structure, craft, and literary traditions of the work of various published authors.


Goal 3: Students are prepared for entry into the public life of literature, which includes locating their own work in the context of contemporary literary practice, preparing their work according to professional standards, teaching creative writing, and participating in diverse literary communities.