Instructor interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Indo-Pacific Languages, clip 5 of 16

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2015
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Place-based WAC/WID Hui
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Henry, Jim
Bost, Dawne
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Brief excerpt from interview: We're looking at a whole range of majors here. We're also looking at students who are not used to expressing themselves. Once we begin to see the Pacific through Albert Wendt's eyes, that prior experience [informs writing]. They bring in their own experience, their understanding of Samoa, to bear on their reading. Their first language is critical. A lot of them are comfortable using both languages. It's not English I'm teaching here, it's literature.
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This item includes a segment of 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 to the question 'What observations on course dynamics and discussions do you have?'
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place-based writing, writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, Writing Intensive courses, scholarship of teaching and learning, writing pedagogy, general education requirements, challenge/solution, kind of learning, educational context, scaffolding, critical thinking, bilingual classroom
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Simanu-Klutz, Fata. 'Instructor interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Indo-Pacific Languages, clip 5 of 16.' Interview with Jim Henry and Dawne Bost. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
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Duration: 00:05:42
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Indo-Pacific Languages 427B: Topics in Pacific Literature (The Writings of Albert Wendt)
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