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Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 5 of 15

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Title: Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 5 of 15
Authors: Place-based WAC/WID Hui
Interviewer: Henry, Jim
Interviewee: Eagle, Alana
Keywords: place-based writing
writing across the curriculum
writing in the disciplines
Writing Intensive courses
scholarship of teaching and learning
show 23 morewriting pedagogy
general education requirements
kind of learning
final product
final draft
reaction paper
scientific article
journal article
student perceptions of grading
scientific writing
academic writing
writing improvement
understanding course content
writing organization
reading response
response to scientific articles
semesterly progress
clarity in writing

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Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Eagle, Alana. 'Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 5 of 15.' Interview with Jim Henry. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
Abstract: Brief excerpt from interview: I think the final project was successful because of my organization, not because of my writing finesse . . . Taking our scientific journal articles and reading through them, pages and pages, and highlighting what the main points were, and adding a little opinion into it--I thought that was pretty successful . . . The response I gave to you was the only one I got a 9.5 on . . . he would let us do rewrites . . . This one was further along in the semester, and maybe my writing got clearer . . . For me, the definition of success in writing is the balance of clearly communicating the point of the paper, with adding some opinion . . . For Professor Turano, success is improvement, because you become a stronger writer, and showing that you learned and grasped the information.
Description: This item includes a segment of a student interview in a Writing Intensive course in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The interview was conducted in 2015, and in this clip the interviewee is responding to the question 'What elements of your writing performances would you identify as strong or successful, and why? What defines success for you? What do you think determines success for this instructor?'
Pages/Duration: Duration: 00:02:27
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Appears in Collections:Student: Alana Eagle

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