Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in American Studies, clip 16 of 17

Place-based WAC/WID Hui
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Brief excerpt from interview: There's certain types of identification biases that people bring with them. I think for some of the non-indigenous students who are taking the class, they see the instructor is pretty indigenous looking, and I feel that could have contributed to an initial impression where they felt maybe they should censor their speech or monitor what they were saying. But by a couple weeks in, she had proven through her actions that it wasn't an absolute wall to you engaging in this discussion.
This item includes a segment of an a student interview in a Writing Intensive course in American Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The interview was conducted in 2013 and in this clip the interviewee is reflecting on personal politics and classroom dynamics.
place-based writing, writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, Writing Intensive courses, scholarship of teaching and learning, writing pedagogy, general education requirements, socialization, identity, instructor identity, political views, relationship to subject, discussion, facilitation, rhetorical question, classroom environment, sociology, identification bias, discussion, guilt
Burk, Brendon. 'Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in American Studies, clip 16 of 17.' Interview with Jim Henry and Dawne Bost. Scholarspace. Sep. 2015. Web.
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American Studies 220: Introduction to Indigenous Studies
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