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3/2/2011 Chapter 16: Education Manifest function (Functionalist perspective too) - Transmission of knowledge formally, through lesson plans in formal institutions - These formal schoolings teach people the dominant ideologies of society Hidden Curriculum "Hidden curriculum is a broad category that includes all of the unrecognized and sometimes unintended knowledge,values, and beliefs that are part of the learning process in schools and classrooms." (Horn, 2003: 298) According to the Blackwell dictionary of sociology, "Hidden curriculum is a concept used to describe the often unarticulated and unacknowledged things that students are taught in school."
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Unformatted text preview: (Blackwell,2000: online) Moreover, the hidden curriculum generally refers to the "subtle or not-so subtle messages that are not part of the intended curriculum" (Nieto, 2001: 28). In short, the term is use to "describe the unwritten, informal code of conduct to which children are expected to conform in the classroom" . In other words, hidden curriculum refers to the unintended or implicit values cultivated in the practices exercised in the classroom and educational institutions through the application of the curriculum USE TABLE 16-1!!!! Didnt pay attention at all, DAMN YOU STUMBLE UPON!!...
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