Education - Internal Factors for DEA and Social Class + Key Concepts and Individuals involved

1. What is the correct definition of the 'Self-fulfilling prophecy?'

  • Where a prediction made about a person or group becomes true simply because it has been made
  • Where teachers label someone and then it becomes true
  • It is where a prophecy comes true due to fate
  • Where a prophecy is fulfilled
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2. What sociologist came up with the' A-C economy?

  • Gillborn + Youdell
  • Rostenthal + Jacobson
  • Becker
  • Rist

3. What did Gillborn + Youdell find in their study?

  • Found that teachers were one of the reasons that the 'self-fulfilling prophecy' occured due to them subconciously helping students that seemed smarter or looked like the 'idea pupil' (Middle Class)
  • Found that Teachers placed students in groups depending on their background and apprearance
  • Found that teachers used stereotypical notions of 'ability' to stream pupils and found that teachers are less likely to see W/C students as having ability, as a result placing them in lower streams
  • Found that teachers judged pupils depending on how closely they fitted their image of the 'ideal student'

4. What does Fuller argue?

  • He is not an actual sociologist
  • Suggests that even if a student is labelled they can reject it
  • Students can only accept their labels
  • Suggests that no student can reject a label they are stuck with it and have to follow in that labels path

5. What did Rosenthal + Jacobson find in their study?

  • Found that teachers judged pupils depending on how closely they fitted their image of the 'ideal student'
  • Found that teachers were one of the reasons that the 'self-fulfilling prophecy' occured due to them subconciously helping students that seemed smarter or looked like the 'idea pupil' (Middle Class)
  • Found that Teachers placed students in groups depending on their background and apprearance
  • Found that teachers used stereotypical notions of 'ability' to stream pupils and found that teachers are less likely to see W/C students as having ability, as a result placing them in lower streams

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