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Title: Instructor interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Indo-Pacific Languages, clip 12 of 16
Authors: Place-based WAC/WID Hui
Interviewer: Henry, Jim
Bost, Dawne
Interviewee: Simanu-Klutz, Fata
Keywords: place-based writing
writing across the curriculum
writing in the disciplines
Writing Intensive courses
scholarship of teaching and learning
show 12 morewriting pedagogy
general education requirements
kind of learning
educational context
sense of place
community outreach
interdisciplinary teaching
literary representations

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Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Simanu-Klutz, Fata. 'Instructor interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Indo-Pacific Languages, clip 12 of 16.' Interview with Jim Henry and Dawne Bost. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
Abstract: Brief excerpt from interview: I've been a student at Mānoa for the last twenty years: my BA and MA were in education, and I added an MA in Pacific Island Studies, in preparation for a PhD in History... So I've gotten on the Faculty Senate, and I'm on a committee on Academic Policy and Planning, I want to add a Pacific voice not only for the Samoan students but also for the Pacific, Hawaiʻi, local Asians. In fact, the whole Hawaiʻi population needs that sense of place... for learning purposes, they need that sense of place, they need that context, where they're coming from... I was trying to make [world history] relevant [for a Chinese-background student] by asking 'what do you think was going on in China while this was happening in Europe?'... Pacific literature would not be here without looking at World History, because Pacific literature is a response to Euro-American literature and their representations of the Pacific islands... So when you talk about place, whose place do we bring in? And I think for whatever course you are teaching... an interdisciplinary approach is more sensible.
Description: This item includes a segment of an an instructor interview in a Writing Intensive course in Indo-Pacific Languages at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The interview was conducted in 2013 and in this clip the interviewee is responding with general comments about education at UH Mānoa.
Pages/Duration: Duration: 00:07:41
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Appears in Collections:Instructor: Manumaua (Fata) Simanu-Klutz

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