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Hip Hop as an Educator’s Tool

In Faculty, Teaching on May 8, 2013 at 2:02 pm

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By Don Sawyer, Instructor of Sociology

I recently had the privilege to present at the first New England Regional Conference on Teaching Sociology on April 13 at Stonehill College.  This conference was sponsored by the Association for Humanist Sociology; the Society for the Study of Social Problems -Teaching Social Problems Division; and the Department of Sociology and Criminology at Stonehill College.  This one-day conference was dedicated to best practices in teaching sociology (and social science in general for affiliated faculty in Criminology, Anthropology, Political Science and other interdisciplinary fields). The Conference featured traditional paper and poster sessions, a discussion panel of distinguished teachers in the social science disciplines, and open-group discussions oriented around important themes related to teaching in the social sciences.

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