[YSPNetwork] article - "when student writing could be a red flag"
Donna.Noonan at state.or.us
Mon Apr 7 12:53:56 PDT 2008
>From a colleague from "Inside Higher Ed"
When Student Writing Could be a Red Flag
As creative writing instructors have discussed how to respond to
disturbing or strangely violent student writing in the months since the
Virginia Tech shooter*s bloody paper trail came to light, many have
pointed to the value of professional judgment. But how does a new
teaching assistant distinguish a legitimate artistic exploration of a
violent or dark subject from a sign that a writer may be a danger * and
then, if need be, respond effectively?
See http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2007/09/05/writing for rest of
Donna G. Noonan, MPH, CHES
Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Injury Prevention & Epidemiology Program
Oregon Public Health Division
800 NE Oregon, Ste 772
Portland, OR 97232
donna.noonan at state.or.us
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