Instructor interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in a sophomore honors seminar, clip 5 of 10

Place-based WAC/WID Hui
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Brief excerpt from interview: Students who come to these kinds of classes... they see the rich opportunity, it's one of those moments where you see the blossoming of young minds. Part of our task as faculty is pulling back the blinders so people have a broader peripheral vision... a broader perspective of what's going on. Listen to the conversations going on by people all around the world... It is about their beginning to... come to an understanding that this is about them... about how engaging they want to be in bringing this knowledge to the classroom environment... Student brings up this idea of I know this place, I know something about this place, and brings up this idea in a more meaningful way... then you just see them light up.
This item includes a segment of an instructor interview in a Writing Intensive course in a sophomore honors seminar 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 observations on course dynamics and discussions do you have?'
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, educational context, kind of learning, student-centered learning, student motivation, motivating students, student voice, instructor expectations, multiple sites of learning, fluid classroom spaces, promoting student dialogue, expanding student perspectives, student engagement, professor expectations, de-centered class, classroom arrangement, classroom space, classroom meeting space, classroom meeting place, community-based learning, government agencies, ngos
Cusick, John. 'Instructor interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in a sophomore honors seminar, clip 5 of 10.' Interview with Jim Henry. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
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Honors 491 (Sophomore Seminar): Sustainability Courtyard / Community Engagement
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