8-21 - 8/21/07 Education as power Distribution of power to...

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8/21/07 Education as power Distribution of power to the next generation Hamlet, NC Chicken Processing Plant Mostly women who could not read or write The boss chained emergency exit in order to ensure no theft Educated people are less likely to speak up to authority Steam line broke and the women were roasted alive Allocation of Power People who have it will attempt to keep it for themselves and their children Learn about nation’s values through schools Used to be a joint pursuit of educ students plus teachers Now its students vs teachers Why does it seem as though teachers receive less respect now as they did 50 years ago? -Students are getting their information elsewhere - As the sources of information increases the need for a teacher to marshal that information decreases 1940s: 2-3 channels nationwide – all playing the same program 1-2 national magazines Now: too many sources to keep track of Teachers are no longer the sole source of information. Now there are more credible
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course EDUC 441 taught by Professor Unk during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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8-21 - 8/21/07 Education as power Distribution of power to...

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