EDUC 008 Lecture Notes

EDUC 008 Lecture Notes - EDUC 008 Introduction to Schooling...

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EDUC 008 Introduction to Schooling in a Diverse Society Dr. Terry Burant 16 January 2007 The course will be split into three main components: 1. Schooling (~6 weeks) Historical Political Power and Control 2. Diverse Society (~5-6 weeks) Culture Race Ethnicity 3. Teaching (~4 weeks) What it’s like Teacher’s Salary Demographics Demands and Rewards Working Conditions Standards How will we go about doing all of this? Lecture Films (4 partial films in 6 weeks) Service Learning (20 hours in 10 weeks) One outside field experience of my choosing “Book Club” with the “teachers stories” Group Presentation For Thursday, 18 January 2007: Start acquiring news about schooling in America Pick a Teacher Story book Intro Letter o Typed o I am… o Hometown o Schooling Experience o Major? Teaching? o Burning Questions
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o Anything Dr. Burant should know o Something interesting about myself 18 January 2007 Service Learning Overview http://www.mu.edu/servicelearning EDUC 008 Liaison – Kalyn Gigot (8-3264) or kalyn.gigot@mu.edu Student Coordinator - Site Contact – **Reflection meetings (optional, but look at website) When you arrive at the service learning sign-up, you will be given a greet sheet to be filled out. You will give it to your student coordinator. You will be given a contract and a time sheet. The contract will be picked up in early February, and the time sheet will be collected the week before finals. My Top Choices 1. Sarah Scott Middle School 2. Waldorf 3. Rescue Mission – Tutoring 4. Boys and Girls Club – Grand Avenue **Buy “Holler If You Hear Me” ** Preview Jackson’s “Daily Grind” **D2L Notes Class Activity – Discuss different schooling situations. Partner: Adeola “Addy” Giwa o All boys Jesuit school o Was founded in 1947 by the #2 guy in line o 1000 kids in the H.S. o Didn’t really have a set group, but if he had to choose, he’s say the track team because he spent so much time with him. o While the school was structured, the students were more laid-back than one would think. 23 January 2007 Analyzing Jackson’s “Daily Grind” o Depressing Items
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Failures Prison/Mental Institutions Waiting References to a “diligent housewife” to elementary school teachers Diagram Features Teach Lessons in… 1 Frequency Crowds; delay - waiting denial-personal needs and wants, interruptions - bells, buzzers, classmates; social distraction - ignore, forced intimacy (upclose with strangers), patience 2 Standardized Praise/Evaluation; sources - self, (Uniform activties, tests (formal), peers, teacher; repetition (schedules, riturals)) Character of Evaluation: private and public. Can be simultaniously contradictory. Types; not just acadmic, but personality as well. 3
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course EDUC 8 taught by Professor Burant during the Spring '07 term at Marquette.

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EDUC 008 Lecture Notes - EDUC 008 Introduction to Schooling...

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