Student interview for Place-Based WAC/WID writing instruction in Geology & Geophysics, clip 3 of 17

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/10125/38128
Author(s):
Place-based WAC/WID Hui
Tags:
place-based writing; writing across the curriculum; writing in the disciplines; Writing Intensive courses; scholarship of teaching and learning; writing pedagogy; general education requirements; kind of learning; sense of place; challenge/solution; socialization; writing process; fieldwork; scientific writing; passive voice; fieldnotes
artifact description
Brief excerpt from interview: It's very different to write research [rather] than a journal. Going to a real life setting, it's almost instinctual to write like a journal entry. It's hard to get your mind in the gear to write like a scientist... So you have to not write passively, and also remove yourself from it... That was the challenge and taking all these notes and drawing a clear picture.