English Composition II - Dr. Lovell's class
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Interview with Alberto Alvaro Rios
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Melissa Childers: What made
you become a teacher?
Laura Whitaker: Did you have
teacher(s) that helped you to develop your writing? Does this still continue to be a
process for you? I am a chaplain and it is easy for me to inquire or come up with
questions to ask others; it is more difficult for me to come up with answers for those
questions when I ask them of myself. Thank you for your work with us; it will be most
AR: Hello, Kim. This is a good question. How much of my own work do I use in my own classroom? None. That is, I don't use any of my own creative work. I do, on the other hand, use essays and such that I've written about writing. My feeling is that the classes I teach are about my students, not me--my students and their work. Sometimes I make exceptions in special circumstances, but I often have students come back after the semester is over and they are shocked to learn that I've actually written books.
Web page author and
instructor: Dr. Linda Lovell
This page was last updated on 11/20/2007.