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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

2014

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

English

First Advisor

Michael Keller

Abstract

This thesis discusses studying corporate influence in American life as the guiding theme of the Composition I classroom at South Dakota State University in the Spring 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2014 semesters. Additionally, this research implemented critical pedagogical practices designed to help students become more active learners. The document provides a background of corporate influence in America, an overview of the foundational texts of critical pedagogy, an explanation of the practices instituted, data collected during the research, and a brief discussion of the conclusions that can be drawn from this research.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Critical pedagogy
Social change

Description

Includes bibliographical references (pages 81-84)

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

129

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted
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