Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 8 of 15

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2015
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Place-based WAC/WID Hui
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Brief excerpt from interview: After that course I do know more about Hawai'i, because our struggle here is imported energy. And we had to learn not only about what kind of renewable energy resources are being sought for the future, but also about every energy source that we have and have had . . . A lot of them seem ridiculous that we are still using them, and trying to get more of them--for example, oil, or nuclear energy. Why are we using nuclear energy when we can't store the leftover? People know that food has to be imported, but they don't think as much about energy. They could buy an electric vehicle, but they are still plugging it into their house, which runs off of oil. My parents have solar panels and mom drives a hybrid.
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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 2015, and in this clip the interviewee is responding to the question 'Do you know more about Hawaiʻi or the Pacific, and if so, what?'
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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, sense of place, identity, imported energy to Hawaii, renewable energy, oil, local ignorance, imported food to Hawaii, electric car, electric vehicle, hybrid car, solar panels, energy sources, nuclear energy, nuclear waste, citizen disconnection, family
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Eagle, Alana. 'Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, clip 8 of 15.' Interview with Jim Henry. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
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Duration: 00:01:37
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Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences 236: Renewable Energy
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