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Cason, Marti B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation examines elementary teacher candidates' perceptions of hip-hop culture and utilizing hip-hop pedagogy in a mathematics classroom. This study demonstrates how elements of hip-hop may be integrated into an elementary mathematics methods course to develop pedagogical knowledge that challenges teacher candidates to explore the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Popular Culture, Mathematics Instruction
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Zilvinskis, John – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
High-impact practices (HIPs), such as undergraduate research, internships, and senior-capstone projects, are prominent within the academy. Scholars surmise aspects of HIP quality (e.g., student effort, peer collaboration, and faculty interaction) are related to desired outcomes for students (e.g., engagement, GPA, and satisfaction). Using data…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Undergraduate Students, Student Research
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Belle, Crystal – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2016
Current scholarship suggests that many youths identify with hip-hop, especially youths of color. Study of this artistic form has been suggested as a means of helping youths acquire and become fluent in literacy practices. This article explores how the use of a hip-hop literacies curriculum addressed the literacy skills of urban ninth-grade English…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music, Culturally Relevant Education, Minority Groups
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Sweat, Jeffrey; Jones, Glenda; Han, Suejung; Wolfgram, Susan M. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2013
This High Impact Practices (HIPS) contribute to higher retention and graduation rates. HIPS are effective for racial and ethnic minorities in particular, who disproportionately experience high and persistent levels of postsecondary attrition. Little is known about the mechanism by which HIPS promote retention. Based on a random survey of 268…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Predictive Validity, Academic Persistence, Graduation Rate
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Cotten, Christopher; Thompson, Carla – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Twenty-first-century universities must contend with demands from two constituencies: students wishing to compete in a progressively globalized employment marketplace and employers seeking savvy, prepared, and competent graduates who can "hit the ground running." One response that holds great promise and has been supported by research is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Service Learning, Social Work
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Knouse, Stephanie M. – Dimension, 2017
This investigation examines how students responded to the content and critical approach in an undergraduate course in Hispanic linguistics titled "Bilingualism in the Spanish-Speaking World." To enhance learning, students participated in one of two high-impact practices (HIPs)--service-learning or a research investigation--as their final…
Descriptors: Spanish, Linguistics, Undergraduate Students, Spanish Speaking
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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Weber, Karen; Myrick, Keri – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2018
This pilot study assessed how using electronic portfolios (ePortfolios) as a meta-high impact practice (meta-HIP) might influence student learning through reflective practice. Eleven undergraduates participating in a summer research program reflected weekly on their research experiences through building and using ePortfolios, and attended three…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Electronic Publishing
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Petchauer, Emery – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2012
This article theorizes and charts the implementation of a learning activity designed from the hip-hop aesthetic of sampling. The purpose of this learning activity was to enable recent urban school graduates to reflect upon their previous schooling experiences as a platform for future learning in higher education. This article illustrates what…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Graduates, Sampling, Urban Education
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Bhattacharyya, Prajukti; Chan, Catherine W. M.; Waraczynski, Meg – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Engaging in undergraduate research is identified as a High Impact Practice (HIP), an experience that improves student learning outcomes. In this paper, we report the differences in the relative rates of increase in skill and knowledge gains associated with early engagement in undergraduate research from students who have little to no prior…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Novices, Student Attitudes
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Ortiz, Nickolaus A.; Capraro, Mary M.; Capraro, Robert M. – Journal of Negro Education, 2018
In the present study we explored how culture affects the learning experiences of students in a mathematics classroom. The first author, an African American male, taught a class composed solely of two Asian and 15 White students. During this two-week statistics course, students were asked to engage in a "per-formative" assessment that was…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, African American Culture, White Students, Asian American Students
van Santen, Nick – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore what impact, if any, a spiritually-focused Living-Learning Community (LLC) had on the spiritual development of 16 student participants at a small, faith-based college. LLCs are considered a high impact practice (HIP) because they promote a high level of student engagement (Kuh, 2008). College in…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Living Learning Centers, Peer Relationship, Social Isolation
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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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Emdin, Christopher – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2010
The critiques of rap artists and other participants in hip-hop culture provide data for teachers and researchers to investigate the attitudes of US urban youth towards schooling. This study explores the complex relationships between hip-hop and science education by examining how rap lyrics project beliefs about schooling, the relevance of existing…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Music, Urban Youth, Science Education
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Slaten, Christopher D.; Rivera, Roberto C.; Shemwell, Daniel; Elison, Zachary M. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2016
A growing body of research suggests educators need to focus on cultivating social and emotional competencies that youth will need to thrive in the new knowledge economy (Durlak, Weissberg, Dymnicki, Taylor, & Schellinger, 2011). For marginalized urban youth, in particular, few have derived programs and interventions to assist with these…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Urban Youth
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