Education Around the World
Sociological Paradigm pt.1
Sociological Paradigm pt. 2
Sociological Paradigm pt. 3
Social class & Race/ethnicity
100

What is a social institution through which a society's children are taught basic academic knowledge, learning skills, and cultural norms?

What is Education?

100

What sociological paradigm views education as an important function in society?

What is structural functionalism?

100

What perspective views the educational system as reinforcing and perpetuating social inequalities that arise from differences in class, gender, race, and ethnicity?

What is social-conflict perspective?

100

What perspective views interactions between teachers and students?

What is symbolic-interactionist?

100

What is one of the most powerful predictors of student achievement?

What is social class?

200

What is the learning of academic facts and concepts through a formal curriculum?

What is formal eduation?

200

What are intended and visible functions of education?

What is manifest function?

200

From the conflict perspective, what is the socialization function of education?

What is indoctrination of Western bureaucratic ideology?

200

According to symbolic interactionists, ________ has a direct correlation to those who are in power and those who are labeled.

What is labeling?

200

What is the likelihood of dropping out of high school between students from lower-income and higher-income families?

What is 5x higher among students from lower-income families?

300

What describes learning about cultural values, norms, and expected behaviors by participating in a society?

What is informal education?

300

What are the hidden and unintended functions of education?

What is latent function?

300

Carefully instructed and supervised, guided through the day in ordered agendas, rewarded for conformity, discouraged from individuality, and prepared for the demands and constraints of a bureaucratic adult word are characteristics of?

What is an organizational child?

300

What separates advanced and regular learners that are students who are identified as college bound versus work bound?

What is tracking?

300

What is the risk of confirming in oneself a characteristic that is part of a negative stereotype about one's group?

What is stereotype threat?

400

Through ______ education, we learn how to dress for different occasions, how to perform regular life routines, and how to keep our bodies clean.

What is informal education?

400

Socialization, social control, and social placement are examples of what function?

What is manifest?

400

What does research show of gender relations in schools?

What is privileging of males? (Males have favored status; girls are invisible; boys receive more praise, corrections, feedback, and active teaching)

400

What label symbolizes completion of education?

What is credentialism? (These certificates or degrees serve as a symbol of what a person has achieved, and allows the labeling of that individual.)

400

True or False:

There are little academic achievement gaps between Black, Hispanic, and Native American students and their White and Asian peers.

What is False?

500

True or False:

Bachelor's degree is becoming the education standard in the U.S.

What is True?
500

Which of the following is NOT an example of latent function?

A. Courtship

B. Social networks

C. Transmission of culture

D. Political and social integration

What is C. Transmission of culture?

500

What is cultural knowledge that serves as currency that helps us navigate a culture?

What is cultural capital?

500

Is symbolic interactionist macro- or micro-level?

What is micro?

500

How is segregation a problem today?

What is there is a divide in the performance of white students from affluent background and their nonwhite, less affluent, counterparts?

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