Critical Pedagogy of Hip Hop


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.


Course is owned by EDUCATION and crosslisted with Music

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