Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Nursing, clip 6 of 13

Place-based WAC/WID Hui
Henry, Jim
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Brief excerpt from interview: My weakness is when we are given free rein of what we want to write about, and narrowing down the topic for me is hard because there are so many different ideas that pop into my head. Do I go the easy route and go Hawaiian 'cause I know lots of Hawaiian people or do I want to challenge myself and look for someone who is Chuukese? or 'cause I don't know anyone when I have to go outside of my bubble to find somebody, which is what I did because I wanted to learn. I really liked my interview . . . I wanted to try a different culture just so I could learn about different aspects of it, and it was challenging because I didn't know where to start and so I just started asking people I knew . . . as a healthcare professional I'm supposed to be willing to just go and talk to everyone and I think it's comfortable when you're in a hospital setting or if you're in a healthcare setting that that's your job, but doing that in your own personal environment, it was hard for me. It was nerve-racking.
This item includes a segment of a student interview in a Writing Intensive course in Nursing at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The interview was conducted in 2014, and in this clip the interviewee is responding to the question 'What elements of your writing performances would you identify as weak or less than successful, and why?'
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Sugimoto, Eileen. 'Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Nursing, clip 6 of 13.' Interview with Jim Henry. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
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Nursing 453: Cultural Aspects of Health Management in Indigenous Populations
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