Student: Seok H. "Peter" Yun

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The class culminates with a final research paper that examines the intersection of culture and the environment from a geographical perspective. As the final exam for the course, the paper is to be 7-8 pages in length and accompanied by a 7 minute class presentation. More details on this assignment will be distributed in class.

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    Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Geography, clip 12 of 12
    ( 2015) Place-based WAC/WID Hui ; Yun, Seok H. ; Henry, Jim
    Brief excerpt from interview: It's still a diamond in the rough. I have to edit [my paper], but yes I was able to actually use a local, Hawaiʻi-oriented problem and relate it to the class... It's the conservation of the Hawaiian monk seal and how a lot of discourses of what society believes are kind of being a big hindrance to that.
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    Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Geography, clip 11 of 12
    ( 2015) Place-based WAC/WID Hui ; Yun, Seok H. ; Henry, Jim
    Brief excerpt from interview: See [a Writing Intensive course] not so much as a class where you get an A, but see it as a way that you can develop your writing; because writing is a very important skill, so use that opportunity to really really cultivate your skills versus just meeting due dates and doing the bare minimum.
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    Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Geography, clip 10 of 12
    ( 2015) Place-based WAC/WID Hui ; Yun, Seok H. ; Henry, Jim
    Brief excerpt from interview: This was the first class that applied to real life I guess so I believe I'll never forget this class just from the fact that it was an eye-opening experience. I keep using that phrase, but that's what the class was: eye-opening.
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    Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Geography, clip 9 of 12
    ( 2015) Place-based WAC/WID Hui ; Yun, Seok H. ; Henry, Jim
    Brief excerpt from interview: After taking Geography 330 I think everyone has an obligation to make some sort of positive change around them because there are a lot of problems in the world and [this class has] wisened me up to it so now I feel like I have a general obligation to be helpful...
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    Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Geography, clip 8 of 12
    ( 2015) Place-based WAC/WID Hui ; Yun, Seok H. ; Henry, Jim
    Brief excerpt from interview: [My perspective] towards Native Hawaiians [is different] now, not having the stereotypes that clouded my eyes... I think toward Native Hawaiians, it would be a lot different from just treating them as any other people versus treating them as very special people that have special ties to this place.