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Horton, Akesha Monique – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Hip-hop has exploded around the world among youth. It is not simply an American source of entertainment; it is a global cultural movement that provides a voice for youth worldwide who have not been able to express their "cultural world" through mainstream media. The emerging field of critical hip-hop pedagogy has produced little…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Music, Critical Theory, Global Approach
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Mahony, Kate; Hunt, Adrienne; Daley, Deborah; Sims, Susan; Adams, Roger – Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 2009
Reliability and measurement precision of manual muscle testing (MMT) and hand-held dynamometry (HHD) were compared for children with spina bifida. Strength measures were obtained of the hip flexors, hip abductors, and knee extensors of 20 children (10 males, 10 females; mean age 9 years 10 months; range: 5 to 15 years) by two experienced physical…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Congenital Impairments, Measures (Individuals), Human Body
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Mayes, Eve – English in Australia, 2010
Hip Hop Based Pedagogy is a significant movement in the United States that uses hip hop texts not as "gimmicks to entice students to be compliant and cooperate" but for their expression of "enduring and comprehensive themes" (Ladson-Billings, 2009, p. ix). Texts that draw on students' popular cultures can be used in a manner…
Descriptors: Standard Spoken Usage, Popular Culture, High School Students, Socioeconomic Status
Jocson, Korina M., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2013
In what ways can teachers build on youth culture to improve learning opportunities in the classroom? In this fascinating and highly readable collection, Korina M. Jocson brings together more than two dozen scholars, artists, educators, and youth workers to illustrate how nondominant youth can be engaged through various social justice arts…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Art Education, Art Activities, Student Projects
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Peel, Nancye M.; Wilson, Cecilia – Educational Gerontology, 2008
This article describes the experience of interviewing frail older people in a research project investigating hip fracture risk factors. Specific methodological strategies to maximize participation and data quality and to facilitate the interview process related to participant inclusion criteria, initial approach, questionnaire format, and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Risk, Foreign Countries, Older Adults
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Rees, Charlotte E.; Wearn, Andy M.; Vnuk, Anna K.; Sato, Toshio J. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2009
Although studies have begun to shed light on medical students' attitudes towards peer physical examination (PPE), they have been conducted at single sites, and have generally not examined changes in medical students' attitudes over time. Employing both cross-sectional and longitudinal designs, the current study examines medical students' attitudes…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Examinations, Educational Practices
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Haynes, John; Miller, Judith – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: Pre-service teacher education (PSTE) programmes for generalist primary school teachers have limited time allocated to Physical Education, Health and Personal Development. In practice, teachers in schools are required to assess motor skills despite the fact that their training provides minimal preparation. This necessitates creative…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education, Peer Evaluation, Student Evaluation
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Baker, Sarah; Cohen, Bruce M. Z. – Youth & Society, 2008
This article focuses on gendered youth music practices in community-based organizations (CBOs) in Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Drawing on interviews and observational fieldwork from the Playing for Life research project, the authors highlight the absence of young women from many activities, especially in the area…
Descriptors: Music, Music Activities, Females, Foreign Countries