NYU Steinhardt

Hip Hop and the Teaching of English

  • Course Number: ENGED-UE 1205
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines ways that hip hop culture, texts, & language exists as valuable resources worthy of serious study in secondary English classrooms. Students will learn to teach English by learning hip hop, learning about hip hop, & learning through hip hop. Group projects focus on grounded investigations in the area of critical literacy, sociolinguistics, & English language arts teaching/learning. Readings will cover divergent voices in contemporary society as students consider ways to integrate such voices into existing language & literacy curriculums, K through college
  • Old Course Number: E11.1205