Mesa Community CollegeStudent Number 20Course: EDU 221 – Introduction to EducationChapter 4 – Multicultural Perspectives in Education1.Functionalists view schools…as important in supporting technological development, material well-being, and democracy.2.Conflict theorists view schools…as reproductive of society, but in ways less noble than those described by functionalists. Conflict theorists conclude that schools have been structured to maintain the power and dominance of individuals and groups that benefit most from the current system.3.Resistance theory allows for the possibility that…people can change the system of reproduction by encouraging the development of schools that are not based on domination and submission and that actually model democracy.4.hidden curriculum– the informal curriculum that defines the behaviors and attitudes of students and teachers in classrooms and schools5.multicultural education
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