Unit 6 study Guide edl200

Unit 6 study Guide edl200 - Name_Cassandra Welsh_ Chapter 6...

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Name__________Cassandra Welsh______________ Chapter 6 Schools and Social Selection: Opportunity. 1. What caused schools to become so important in the American culture? The most important factors of schooling becoming so important were changes in the occupational structure and the increasing incentives for investment in education. 2. What is credentialism? Why is it important in our society? The world? Credentialism the monopolization of access to rewarding jobs and economic opportunities by the holders of educational degrees and certificates. All societies have mechanisms for allocating people to jobs. In most of the industrialized world educational credentials played a smaller role for a longer period of time than in the United States. 3. What segments of society benefit most from credentialism? For a wide range of professional occupations and for most other white-collar jobs in large organizations higher credentials are now required. These jobs represent
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course EDL 200 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Arizona.

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Unit 6 study Guide edl200 - Name_Cassandra Welsh_ Chapter 6...

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