Sociology Unit 2 (Education & Methods)

TOPICS:

  • Cultural Deprivation
  • Material Deprivation
  • Cultural Capital
  • Created by: Sadia :)
  • Created on: 21-03-13 14:44

1. Select the correct statistic that supports the 'Material Deprivation' theory.

  • Nearly 90% of ‘failing’ schools are located in deprived areas.
  • Nearly 90% of ‘successful’ schools are located in deprived areas.
  • Nearly 90% of ‘successful’ schools are located in suburban areas.
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2. What does Engelmann say about language used in lower class homes?

  • Says language used in lower class homes is deficient. As a result, their children fail to develop the necessary language skills and suffer in school.
  • Even though their langauge is still deficient, they all mainly still manage to pass.
  • They are more successful because their parents provide them with the necessary motivation, discipline and support.

3. What is intellectual development?

  • This refers to the development of thinking and reasoning skills, such as the ability to solve problems and use ideas and concepts.
  • This refers to people whose brains do not develop properly as they lack the correct nutrients.
  • This refers to the lack of knowledge that is passed on to students by teachers resulting in their brain cells becoming reduced.

4. What is Compensatory Education?

  • It is a policy designed to tackle the problem of cultural deprivation by providing extra resources to schools and communities in deprived areas.
  • It is a policy designed to help teachers understand various mehods of teaching a subject so all students' needs are met.
  • It is a policy designed to tackle the problem of language barrier, by providing extra classes for non-english speakers so they are able to understand the language used by the majority.

5. What is 'Material Deprivation'?

  • Refers to poverty and a lack of material necessities, eg. adequate housing and income.
  • Refers to the latest material that middle class pupils possess and working class pupils lack.
  • Refers to the material necessities that different ethnic cultures lack.

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Rejina

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thank you! it was helpful :)

Stormy Music

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Good quiz, very helpful :D

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