Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 3 of 14

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2015
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Place-based WAC/WID Hui
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Brief excerpt from interview: He wanted us to not just the answer the questions that were based off articles, not just regurgitating, but dig in deeper. he wanted us outside sources, to get the overall message . . . I had experience with the topic of climate change in American history class . . . We're in a zone that is prone to flood by tsunamis and sea level rise . . . connecting what i learned to what i see on a daily basis . . . animal science you focus on agricultural, animals and production of those species. And that applies to climate change and thus renewable energy because we're trying to find ways to reduce our carbon footprint. And livestock animals actually have the biggest carbon footprint out there ... the amount of resources, the amount of feed that goes into them.
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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 2014, and in this clip the interviewee is responding to the question 'In responding to your instructor's writing assignment, what challenges did you face?'
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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, educational context, challenge/solution, identity, sense of place, summarizing course materials, use of outside sources, office hours, student meeting, climate change, applying course content personally, Animal Science major, agriculture, animals, production, reduce carbon footprint, livestock animals, feed, farm operations, analytical challenge, relating to real life, outside sources, regurgitation, professor-student conferences, climate change, American history, interdisciplinary, Polynesia, sea-level rise, daily observations, tsunami zone, agricultural production, carbon footprint, livestock animals, methane production, resource expenditure, Waianae, swine production, garbage repurposing
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Ortaleza, Joeleen. 'Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 3 of 14.' Interview with Jim Henry. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
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