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Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Upper Divison English, clip 9 of 14

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Title: Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Upper Divison English, clip 9 of 14
Authors: Place-based WAC/WID Hui
Keywords: place-based writing
writing across the curriculum
writing in the disciplines
Writing Intensive courses
scholarship of teaching and learning
show 57 morewriting pedagogy
general education requirements
kinds of learning
sense of place
secondary education
hawaiian history
hawaiian language
future generations
learning hawaiian values
passing on hawaiian values
project-based learning
photo collage
u.s. military
military training
ahupuaa system
kahuku beach
na wai o leva
hawaiian tradition
alternatives to capitalist economy
hawaiian subsistence systems
loi kalo
subsistence farming
economy of subsistence
artist statements
project proposals
secondary education
art teacher
photography teacher
hawaiian history
educate young people
photograph collage
artist statement
project proposal

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Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Borges, Ghialana. 'Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Upper Divison English, clip 9 of 14.' Interview with Jim Henry. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
Abstract: Brief excerpt from interview: I want to become a teacher, so secondary education... photography and then art, and then also I would love to teach Hawaiian history or something that pertains to Hawaiian. I feel like the younger generation needs to learn these things. I think definitely making my map, [photography] had an influence... I did it in photoshop. It was like a collage of photographs of Kahuku... I also talked about the militarization of Kahuku, because they train up there in the mountains of Kahuku... I wanted to incorporate Hawaiian values... so I took the ahupuaʻa system. I started from the ocean, photographs of Kahuku beach, and then I went on to the land and the mountains and then where Nā Wai o Lewa is, and then the sky. Ahupuaʻa is the traditional system that Hawaiians used for subsistence... They had ahupuaʻa boundaries from the ocean to the mountain, so everybody that lived in one ahupuaʻa had everything that they needed from fish in the ocean to loʻi kalo to harvesting things in the mountains. It was kind of like an economy of subsistence. Writing is necessary for everything. Like in art, we write artist statements, project proposals.
Description: This item includes a segment of a student interview in a Writing Intensive course in Upper Divison English at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The interview was conducted in 2014, and in this clip the interviewee is responding to the question 'As you anticipate life after graduation, what are your goals and aspirations? Do you see writing figuring into them?'
Pages/Duration: Duration: 00:04:17
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Appears in Collections:Student: Ghialana Borges

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