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ERIC Number: EJ770232
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
Black Youth Employ African American Vernacular English in Creating Digital Texts
Hall, Darryl Ted; Damico, James
Journal of Negro Education, v76 n1 p80 Win 2007
The use of African American vernacular English among a group of secondary school students who participated in a digital media course as part of a pre-college summer enrichment program is examined. The study has highlighted the utility and importance of creating socially and culturally relevant spaces for technology teaching and learning and also the efforts to reduce the digital divide among African American students.
Journal of Negro Education. Howard University, P.O. Box 311, Washington, DC 20059. Tel: 202-806-8120; Fax: 202-806-8434; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A