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Unformatted text preview: Hidden curriculum is taught subtly Credentialism – idea about lowest level of education needed to enter job market. Changes in credentialism Negatively affect weaker groups Profit the owner of school Education bestows status in deferential way Tracking reinforces class differences/distinguishes against students form less affluent family Correspondence principle applies to modern education Leadership/decision-making skills for affluent students Working class students are more likely to be placed Interactionist view of education: Focuses on micro-level classroom dynamics Students, teachers and administrators engage in symbolic interaction Labeling limits opportunities to education Teachers perception affects performance of students...
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Latent function Latent, Reinforces class division, Discourages democratic vision, Functions→ Transmitting culture, Leadership/decision-m aking skills