WID Interviews

WID Interviews - Jonathan Mike Lindle Pam Presser UW Brain...

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Jonathan “Mike” Lindle Pam Presser UW Brain Matters 30 Sept. 2011 UW/WID Interviews The first interview I conducted was with my house proctor Justin Woods. He is a very caring and accessible person and I am happy to have started with him. I began by asking him to describe what a WID is in his own words. He said that, “being able to go beyond a UW, a WID gives students the opportunity to develop writing skills in a signific- ant area of interest”. This immediately changed my view, or ignorant perception of the WID. I simply thought it was just another writing class. The WID that he took was Social and Political Philosophy and he felt that the course itself was enriching and useful to take. Justin loved the fact that he could write within the confines of his major. The topic of his final paper was, “Comparing and contrasting Thomas Hobbs and John Locke’s political philosophy when it comes to civil disobedience and rebellion.” I asked him if he used any outside sources and he said that he did not. He only used materials that were
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