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Adjapong, Edmund S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation explores the context of urban science education as it relates to the achievement and engagement of urban youth. This study provides a framework for Hip-Hop Pedagogy, an approach to teaching and learning anchored in the creative elements of Hip-Hop culture, in STEM as an innovative approach to teaching and learning demonstrates…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, African American Culture, Music, Popular Culture
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
Byrd, Brenna Reinhart – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation investigates the media's portrayal of the linguistic situation of the predominantly Turkish migrant communities in Germany by analyzing data gathered from films, television clips, interviews, radio clips and the Internet, paying specific attention to the vowel systems of each speaker. I observe that the most salient aspect in…
Descriptors: Vowels, Phonology, Migrant Workers, Foreign Countries