Critical Pedagogy of Hip Hop

EDUC 285S

Course Objective:

This course examines the role of critical pedagogy in developing learning environments that engage and empower youth. Emphasis is placed on the context of Hip Hop as a foundation for instructional decision-making and social justice advocacy/activism. Students will explore the historical and socio-cultural aspects of education initiatives, teaching and learning strategies, federal and state mandates and educational policy issues that contribute to marginalization. Innovative ideas and Community programs designed to strengthen Urban schools and communities will be highlighted, with specific focus addressing interdisciplinary collaboration to advance reform efforts. Students will complete a service-learning experience in a community-approved organization.

This course examines the role of critical pedagogy in developing learning environments that engage and empower youth. Emphasis is placed on the context of Hip Hop as a foundation for instructional decision-making and social justice advocacy/activism. Students will explore the historical and socio-cultural foundations of education initiatives, teaching and learning strategies, federal and state mandates and educational policy issues that contribute to marginalization. Innovations, interdisciplinary collaboration and community programs designed to strengthen schools and communities will be highlighted. Instructor: Daniels

Notes

Cross listings:
AAAS 286S
MUSIC 285S
PUBPOL 266S
SOCIOL 285S
Instructor: Daniels

Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • ALP
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 286S
  • MUSIC 285S
  • PUBPOL 266S
  • SOCIOL 285S
Typically Offered
Spring Only