Lesson 12 - SOCIOLOGY 101 On Line

 

AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE THERE ARE 3 ACTION ASSIGNMENTS (ESSAYS) TO BE COMPLETED AND EMAILED TO ME BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

 

CHAPTER 12 Social Structure and Society

 

Study Assignment: Read chapter 12 Sociology 101 by Jon Shepard

 

Chapter 12

 

After careful study of this chapter, you will be able to:

 

  • Describe the relationship between industrialization and education.
  • Discuss schools as bureaucracies and the attempts to debureaucracies education in the United States.
  • Outline the basic functions (manifest and latent) of the institution of education.
  • Evaluate the meritocratic model of public education.
  • Discuss educational inequality.
  • Describe the ways in which schools socialize students.
  • Identify and describe the dominant issues in higher education

 

Chapter 12

 

1.      Assume for the moment that schools cannot provide educational equality. Analyze the consequences of the persistence of educational inequality within the context of the functions of education discussed in the text.

2.      Think back to your early school years with the hidden curriculum in mind. Provide specific examples from your own experience to support the existence of the hidden curriculum.

3.      Identify what you believe are the two biggest issues facing higher education in the twenty-first century. Develop recommendations for solving these problems.