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ERIC Number: EJ1113419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1522-7502
First, Do No Harm: Teaching Writing in the Wake of Traumatic Events
DeBacher, Sarah; Harris-Moore, Deborah
Composition Forum, v34 Sum 2016
Sarah DeBacher and Deborah Harris-Moore offer their experiences with teaching in the aftermath of traumatic situations. DeBacher, who taught at the University of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and Harris-Moore, who taught at UC Santa Barbara following a mass shooting, explore the difficulty of teaching writing in the wake of traumatic events.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California (Santa Barbara); Louisiana (New Orleans)
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