# LaTeX code for New Personas

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These are the new personas developed for GWrit by Rockwell, Chartier, Graves and Graves. These are focused on users of GWrit that are part of a large course.

\textbf{Virgil Irwin}
\begin{itemize}
\item  First year student in Science. Native Albertan. Grew up in a small town (Vulcan.) Is not a Trekkie!
\item  Hates Shakespeare. Knows that they need to improve their writing, but not interested in literature. Taking WRS 101.
\item  Is taking the course because they want to be able to write lab reports, literature reviews, and so on.
\item  Won???t go to writing centre for help.
\end{itemize}

\href{/index.php/CIRCA:Virgil_Scenarios}{ Virgil Scenarios}

\textbf{Chung-Li}
\begin{itemize}
\item  English is not native language. Chinese. Came over 2 years ago. Completed bridging programme, but struggling with NA academic essay as a genre.
\item  Taking WRS 101. In a separate section of the class for second language student.
\item  In Business. Motivated because they want to work in international business.
\item  They are tempted to imitate when writing new genres. They don???t know what???s involved in writing an academic essay.
\item  Goes to CfW to get help.
\end{itemize}

\href{/index.php/CIRCA:Chung-Li_Scenarios}{ Chung-Li Scenarios}

\textbf{Jennifer}
\begin{itemize}
\item  English is her first language. Did well in English. Thinking of majoring in English.
\item  Took first year English (124) and did well, but wasn???t challenged. So she decides to try WRS 101.
\item  Very competent. Does everything well. Figures stuff out quickly.
\item  Not very computer-savy, but very language savy.
\item  Might be interested in becoming a peer-tutor.
\end{itemize}

\textbf{Ivanova}
\begin{itemize}
\item  Majored in Engineering and now is middle management in a firm.
\item  Annoyed with the quality of writing she is seeing in incoming engineers from her alma mater. Believes that the real problem is grammar, spelling and punctuation. Has read and loved Eats, Shoots and Leaves.
\item  Willing to donate a limited amount of time. Has committed 10 hours over the course of the term.
\item  Would find it hard to come to campus, but happy to do online training.
\item  Very comfortable with online technologies and training.
\end{itemize}

\href{/index.php/CIRCA:Ivanova_Scenarios}{ Ivanova Scenarios}

\textbf{Cyril}
\begin{itemize}
\item  Full professor. In charge of the course. Comfortable with computers.
\item  Directed a writing programme with over 1000 students in a course with a staff of over 20.
\item  The teaching of this course is also research. Wants to test hypotheses about student learning in online environments.
\item  Interested in applications of text analysis and automated grading in writing instruction.
\end{itemize}

\href{/index.php/CIRCA:Cyril_Scenarios}{ Cyril Scenarios}

\begin{itemize}
\item  Paid peer-tutor. She has done peer-tutoring in the past.
\item  Is not that comfortable with computers and is anxious about the new system. She would rather tutor f2f.
\item  3rd year Women???s Studies student thinking about applying to graduate school next year.
\item  She???s taken the tutoring course and has written about 20-30 papers.
\end{itemize}

\textbf{Kendall Hunter}
\begin{itemize}
\item  Grad student in English and interested in critical theory. Writing their thesis on rhetoric of economics in political pamphlets in Edwardian England.
\item  No training in rhetoric and composition. Assigned to be a TA for this course as part of their funding package.
\item  Writes with a fountain pen and prides themselves on not using social media.
\end{itemize}

\textbf{Ellen}
\begin{itemize}
\item  16 years old. A native speaker. Grade 11.
\item  Have some experience on computer, and has been used the Internet for 7 years.
\item  Loves play computer games.
\item  Loves fan finction.
\item  Going to participate in a Writing Marathon on GWrit.
\end{itemize}

\textbf{Alex}
\begin{itemize}
\item  22 years old. An international undergraduate student majored in Computer Science at U of A.
\item  Strong background in computer science.
\item  Effective in verbal and written English, and has some difficulties in academic paper writing.
\item  Hope to improve writing skills from feedback (commenting) from friends.
\end{itemize}

\textbf{Sophia}  Sophia is 30 years old, and new immigrant to Canada from Syria. She has very little knowledge of English. She has some experience on website develop. She heard from her brother that GWrit provides an writing environment which might be helpful for her writing skills. Then she signup an account, and starts a writing challenge to her brother.
\begin{itemize}
\item  30 years old.  New immigrant to Canada.
\item  Some experience on website develop.
\item  She heard from her brother that GWrit provides a writing environment which might be helpful for her writing skills..
\item  She signup an account, and starts a writing challenge with her brother.
\end{itemize}