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Hip Hop and The Teaching of English

Examines ways that hip hop culture, texts, and 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, and learning through hip hop. Group projects focus on grounded investigations in the area of critical literacy, sociolinguistics, and English language arts teaching/learning. Readings will cover divergent voices in contemporary society as students consider ways to integrate such voices into existing language and literacy curriculums, K through college
Course #
ENGED-GE 2045
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department