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Provencher, Ashley; Kassel, Ruth – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
Institutions of higher education increasingly have adopted high-impact practices (HIPs) as a means to increase student retention and engagement. Yet, the growth and assessment of these practices have primarily focused on a student's first and final years, which can contribute to a second-year slump. Administrative data from a small, 4-year liberal…
Descriptors: College Students, School Holding Power, Learner Engagement, Student Participation
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Petchauer, Emery – Urban Education, 2015
One fundamental breakthrough in the field of hip-hop education in recent years is the shift from understanding hip-hop solely as content to understanding hip-hop also as aesthetic form. In this article, I chart the roots of this shift across disciplines and focus on what it might mean for the future of hip-hop education, pedagogy, and research in…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Urban Education, Teaching Methods, Aesthetics
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Kelly, Lauren Leigh – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2016
This article explores the ways in which females who identify with hip-hop often develop and construct their identities in relation to media representations of blackness and femininity in hip-hop music and culture. In order for educators to support female students in constructing identities of empowerment and agency, they should be willing and able…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Femininity, African American Culture
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Sulé, V. Thandi – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
Sense of belonging is recognized as a factor contributing to persistence to graduation. Furthermore, interactional diversity is associated with learning and civic outcomes--touted higher education goals. Hip-hop culture, one of the most influential cultural creations of the mid-20th century, has succeeded in attracting devotees from diverse…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Music, Popular Culture, College Students
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Esan, James Adebayo – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the amount of fat stored around the hips and thighs (waist-to-hip ratio) of college students in Ikere Ekiti, Nigeria, after a 12-week circuit strength training programme. The study adopted randomised pre-test post-test control group research design. Simple random sampling technique and fish bowl method with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Body Composition, College Students, Physical Fitness
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Stewart, Dafina-Lazarus; Nicolazzo, Z. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
This article asserts whiteness as an ideology that reaches beyond race/racism to shape and reproduce other interlocking oppressive systems. In higher education, this notion of whiteness permeates commonly celebrated "high impact practices" (HIPs) to undermine the success of trans* students in US postsecondary education. Through an…
Descriptors: College Students, Whites, Racial Bias, Higher Education
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Sulé, Venice Thandi – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
Given the prevalence of racial segregation in the U.S., college is an opportunity to prepare students for diversity through cross-racial interaction. Hip-hop, a culture steeped in black and Latino experiences, has significant white supporters. Through diversity and critical whiteness frameworks, this research considers how white hip-hop collegians…
Descriptors: Males, Popular Culture, Music, African Americans
Petchauer, Emery – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students' lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Music, Researchers
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Sanchez, Deborah M. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2010
This study explores the epistemology present in hip-hop music and its reflection in the writing of one African American student in a postsecondary transitional English class. An integration of hip-hop and academic literacy practices in the student's essay challenges the supremacy of a "standard" academic English and deficit perspectives about…
Descriptors: African American Students, Epistemology, Music, Popular Culture
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Petchauer, Emery – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
Much more than a musical genre, hip-hop culture exists as an animating force in the lives of many young adults. This article looks beyond the moral concerns often associated with rap music to explore how hip-hop as a larger set of expressions and practices implicates the educational experiences, activities, and approaches for students. The article…
Descriptors: Music, Student Experience, Popular Culture, Cultural Influences
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Schönfeldt-Aultman, Scott M.; Morrison, Carmen – Multicultural Education, 2015
Alex U. Inn is the co-founder and one of the two MCs of the hip-hop drag king group, Momma's Boyz. Momma's Boyz celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2014. Carmen Morrison is the offstage name of Alex U. Inn, though "Carmen" now goes by Alex offstage, as well. Within this interview, the names "Carmen" and "Alex" are…
Descriptors: Dance, Popular Culture, Interviews, Identification (Psychology)
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Kuh, George – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
This article traces the evolution of holistic student development as the centerpiece of the college experience in the 1960s to its current all-too-often overlooked function in postsecondary education, and it explains why students, employers, and the democracy all benefit from educating the whole person. Holistic student development encompasses…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Student Development, College Students, Job Skills
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Schreiber, Brooke Ricker – Language Learning & Technology, 2015
This paper presents a case study of the multilingual writing practices of a Serbian university student on Facebook, examining how he uses multiple varieties of English and Serbian images and video to shape his online identity and establish membership in local and global communities. Drawing on data from stimulated-recall interviews, online…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Music, Language Usage
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Henry, Wilma J.; West, Nicole M.; Jackson, Andrea – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
This article explores unique issues regarding the effects of hip-hop culture on the identity development of young Black female college students. Through the lenses of womanist and Black feminist perspectives, the intersecting impact of race and gender are reviewed within the context of the competing influences of hip-hop on Black female identity.…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Music, Popular Culture
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Rodriguez, Louie F. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2009
Hip hop culture is typically excluded from conventional educational spaces within the U.S. Drawing on the experiences of an educator who works with urban high school students and university level pre- and in-service educators, this article examines the role of hip hop culture for student engagement in two settings--an alternative high school…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, High Schools, Urban Youth, Popular Culture
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