Week 12-13, Analysis Sheet 10- education

Week 12-13, Analysis Sheet 10- education - How do these...

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Name_____________________________ Analysis Sheet #10 - Week 12-13, November 20 : Education (5 pts) After completing this week’s readings, please thoroughly and thoughtfully answer the questions in about two singled-spaced pages, including the questions (around 4-7 sentences per question, though this will vary by question and how concisely you write). Write in your own words, using 12-point font and complete sentences. Check your grammar, spelling, and mechanics before submitting the assignment. 1. Zwerling argues there are hidden functions of schooling in terms of both socialization processes and reproduction of an unequal social order. After completing the reading, discuss some ways the rise of universal schooling, “educational inflation,” and the two-year college play into these hidden functions. 2. After completing the Gracey reading, discuss what you think are a few of the more interesting processes by which kids learn the “student role” in kindergarten.
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Unformatted text preview: How do these processes connect with preparation for adult roles? 3. How might the two schools studied in “Savage Inequalities” differently impact a child’s thinking skills, progress through education systems, and entrance into the workforce? Be sure to incorporate Kozol’s discussion of tracking into your discussion. Do you agree with Kozol’s argument about schooling inequities; why or why not? 4. What kinds of factors do Karp and Yoels present as important in understanding students’ decisions to participate (or not) in the college classroom? How do these factors work and do they resonate with your own experience in college classrooms? 5. How does the banking model of education (Karp and Yoels) explain students’ definitions of the classroom setting, attitudes toward critical dialogue, and thus student participation? Do you feel the majority of students implicitly still follow this banking model?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Clarke during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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