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Prier, Darius D. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
In this article, the social imagination of community-based sites of urban resistance enable out-of-school literacy practices in Black popular culture to foreground the contemporary context in which youth empowerment is nurtured in out-of-school learning settings. Second, the author chronicles how youth advocates in hip-hop--based community…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music, Cultural Context, African American 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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Baszile, Denise Taliaferro – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2009
Although hip hop culture has been one of the most significant urban youth movements over the last three decades, it has only recently gained attention within the educational literature as a force to be reckoned with. And even then, much of the literature seeks to understand how hip hop can be used to engage students in the official school…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Curriculum Research, 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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Hill, Mandy J.; Hallmark, Camden J.; McNeese, Marlene; Blue, Nike; Ross, Michael W. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2014
The goal of this paper was to determine the effectiveness of the HIP HOP for HIV Awareness intervention, an innovative model utilising an exchange of an HIV test for a hip hop concert ticket, in a metropolitan city among African American youth and young adults. A subset of intervention participants participated in standardised testing, sex…
Descriptors: African American Culture, Popular Culture, Health Promotion, Prevention
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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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Irizarry, Jason G. – Education and Urban Society, 2009
The potential of drawing from urban youth culture, and hip-hop more specifically, to serve as a bridge to the standard curriculum has been well documented. However, the richness and potential benefits of hip-hop are more far-reaching and present significant implications for teacher education and professional development efforts as well. This…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Youth, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Taylor, Carl; Taylor, Virgil – Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, 2007
Emerging from Rap music, Hip Hop has become a lifestyle to many modern youth around the world. Embodying both creativity and controversy, Hip Hop mirrors the values, violence, and hypocrisy of modern culture. The authors dispel some of the simplistic views that surround this evolving youth movement embraced by millions of young people who are…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Popular Culture, Music
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Stovall, David – Urban Education, 2006
This article seeks to locate hip-hop in the realm of popular culture in education. Through the use of song lyrics, the author suggests the use of rap music to provide context for the humanities and social sciences in secondary curriculum. Using a theoretical and practical lens, the article argues for the use of hip-hop and other elements of…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Popular Culture, Music, High School Students
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Hallman, Heidi L. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2009
This article provides a rich representation of how in-school practices that recruit students' "out-of-school" literacies, such as hip hop, can be used as critical bridges in students' learning. Hip hop, conceptualized in this article as an "out-of-school" literacy, works as a vehicle for curricular change at Eastview School for Pregnant and…
Descriptors: Social Action, At Risk Students, Early Parenthood, Educational Change
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Price, Robert J., Jr. – Convergence, 2005
Adult education instructors and administrators, who typically are not members of the hip hop generation, often have little knowledge and understanding of rap music (also known as gangsta rap) and hip hop culture, and consequently do not take the black popular cultural phenomenon seriously as it relates to adult education. Adult educators,…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Adult Education, Masculinity, Adult Educators
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
Robinson, Petra A., Ed.; Allen-Handy, Ayana, Ed.; Bryant, Amber, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
In 2014, The Urban Education Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosted its first biennial International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In 2016, the second hosting of the conference took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Additionally, in 2018, the third hosting of the conference took place in…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, 21st Century Skills
Meloni, Christine – Library Media Connection, 2007
With the explosion of technology, librarians are not the only ones who sometimes feel that reading has taken a backseat as a recreational activity. Readers are not reading like they used to. However, while overall readership is down in almost every demographic group, African-Americans, a faction traditionally considered reluctant readers, are…
Descriptors: Tales, Urban Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Popular Culture
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Harushimana, Immaculee – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2008
This paper develops the argument that new literacies constitute an indispensable foundation for developing school discourse among 1.5 and newcomer urban adolescents. A mother and literacy educator presents insights learned from indirectly participating in co-constructing Standard English discourse with her newcomer adolescent son through video…
Descriptors: Video Games, Literacy, Urban Youth, English (Second Language)
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