HOC

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AcronymDefinition
HOCHands of Christ
HOCHouse of Commons
HOCHigher-Order Component (computer programming)
HOCHeart of Camden (New Jersey)
HOCHospital Outpatient Clinic
HOCHead of the Caudate (neurochemicals)
HOCHouse of Councilors (Japan)
HOCHouse of Correction (various locations)
HOCHigh Oil Consumption
HOCHoly Orthodox Church
HOCHost Organizing Committee (various organizations)
HOCHome Ownership Center
HOCHellenic Olympic Committee
HOCHead of Chancery
HOCHuman Intelligence Operations Cell (US DoD)
HOCHospice of the Chesapeake (Laurel, MD)
HOCHome Owners Club (contractor resource)
HOCHigh Oil Corn (livestock)
HOCHumanists of Colorado (Denver, CO)
HOCHumanitarian Operations Center
HOCHouse of Communication (Germany)
HOCHistoric Oregon City (Oregon City, OR)
HOCHeroes of Cybertron (Transformers, gaming)
HOCHands-On Component
HOCHearing Officer Conference
HOCHeap of Crap
HOCHome of Champions (monument; British Columbia, Canada)
HOCHalogenated Organic Compound
HOCHelicopter Operations Coordinator
HOCHigh Off Contact
HOCHistory Of Coverage
HOCHome Owners Cover (insurance)
HOCHighest Outgoing Channel
HOCHomepage of Chemometrics
HOCHazardous Organic Constituents
HOCHydrophobic Organic Chemical
HOCHeadquarters Operations Company (Army specific)
HOCHalogenated Organic Carbon
HOCHigher Order Concern (writing)
HOCHand of Conviction (gaming, EverQuest)
HOCHerndon Optimist Club (Herndon, VA)
HOCHead Of Component
HOCHalf Operational Capability
HOCHybrid Operational Control
HOCHouse of Clairice
HOCHurricane Operations Center
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The situation was complicated by the educational background of students, whose secondary education in (English) writing focused on lower order concerns (such as grammar and spelling), rather than on higher order concerns (such as coherence, cohesion, or flow) (Van Steendam et al.).
However, whereas writing tutors at my institution are often taught to be indirect and focus on higher order concerns, such strategies are not always practical for working with English Language Learners (ELL), who may have writing experiences different from those of native speakers or may have brought perceptions of tutor-tutee roles from their home countries.
ELL writers must understand the slow process that writing partnerships may take and that tutors as well as ELL writers themselves should prioritize higher order concerns, rather than focusing on those lower order concerns for which professors may penalize them more heavily.
As Shanti Bruce advises in ESL Writers: A Guide for Writing Center Tutors, "[W]e can't always dismiss this request [for grammar help] in favor of what we may consider the higher order concerns to be.
While grading these assignments, I also look ahead to issues of thesis and development, both higher order concerns that I indirectly refer to in the assignment instructions.
Similar to Korzybski's structural differential and the scientific method of reasoning or abstracting, the lower level needs and specifics on Maslow's hierarchy must be addressed first before one can move on to the higher order concerns or the needs of love, self-esteem, and self-actualization.
Cross and Catchings' coding of students' statements as expressing Higher Order Concerns (HOCs) or Lower (or Later) Order Concerns (LOCs) allows the authors to examine how their practices fulfill their writing center mission.
Should tutors learn how to better address these middle and lower level concerns, or should they try to steer writers in the direction of the higher order concerns of argumentation and organization that they have been traditionally trained to address?
Even though that may be the problem that is marked (numerous superficial errors), I can guarantee that we can review the paper using the writing center's hierarchy, higher order concerns before lower order concerns.
It further indicates we are fulfilling our mission, as we believe that the students' focus on higher order concerns, while also being mindful of later order concerns, helps them develop flexible strategies for writing and revision.
While the papers often suffered from numerous higher order concerns, like lack of focus, development, organization, and support, our group could only cover one or two major issues.
Jennifer Beattie traces the evolution of her tutoring practices from focusing on grammar to emphasizing higher order concerns and then back to a middle ground that acknowledges the importance of both.
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