Edf1005 Quiz 8

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Quiz on Chapter 8 and readings from week 6. 7 and 8.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ONE of the following is a teacher-centered philosophy of education?
    • A. 

      Progressivism

    • B. 

      Existentialism

    • C. 

      Social reconstructionism

    • D. 

      Perennialism

  • 2. 
    Essentialists would be likely to place the most emphasis on
    • A. 

      Math and natural sciences.

    • B. 

      Music and art.

    • C. 

      Physical education and geography

    • D. 

      Math and philosophy

  • 3. 
    This man, William C. Bagley is closely associated with the ___________________ school of thought.
    • A. 

      Social Reconstruction

    • B. 

      Progressive

    • C. 

      Essentialist

    • D. 

      Perennialist

  • 4. 
    This man, George S. Counts, is closely associated with the ___________________ school of thought.
    • A. 

      Perennialist

    • B. 

      Essentialist

    • C. 

      Progressive

    • D. 

      Social Reconstruction

  • 5. 
    This man, John Dewey, is closely associated with the ___________________ school of thought.
    • A. 

      Essentialist

    • B. 

      Social Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Progressive

    • D. 

      Perennialist

  • 6. 
    This man, Mortimer Adler, is closely associated with the ___________________ school of thought.
    • A. 

      Perennialist

    • B. 

      Progressive

    • C. 

      Social Reconstruction

    • D. 

      Essentialist

  • 7. 
    Progressivism’s foremost educational advocate was__________________
    • A. 

      Jean-Paul Sartre.

    • B. 

      Jane Roland Martin

    • C. 

      John Dewey

    • D. 

      B. F. Skinner

  • 8. 
    Many progressivists believe that
    • A. 

      People learn better by experiencing and doing things than through book learning.

    • B. 

      People are responsible for determining for themselves what is “right” or “wrong,” “true” or “false.”

    • C. 

      People are complex combinations of matter who act only in response to internally or externally generated physical stimuli.

    • D. 

      None of the answers

  • 9. 
    John Dewey founded a famous experimental school to test his ideas. That school wasThe Amidon School.
    • A. 

      The Amidon School.

    • B. 

      The Laboratory School

    • C. 

      Summerhill.

    • D. 

      St. John’s College.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a model of social reconstructionism?
    • A. 

      A. S. Neill’s Summerhill

    • B. 

      Robert Hutchins’s Great Books program at the University of Chicago

    • C. 

      Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

    • D. 

      Jane Roland Martin’s “schoolhome” with its curriculum of caring, concern, and connection

  • 11. 
    This woman, Jane Rowland Martin, is closely associated with the ___________________ school of thought.
    • A. 

      Existentialist

    • B. 

      Pragmatic

    • C. 

      Humanistic

    • D. 

      Social Reconstruction

  • 12. 
    This man, Robert M. Hutchins, is closely associated with the ___________________ school of thought.
    • A. 

      Existentialist

    • B. 

      Perennialist

    • C. 

      Essentialist

    • D. 

      Progressive

  • 13. 
    One who believes in the existentialist philosophy of education believes schooling should
    • A. 

      Ground our students in a core curriculum; not be watered down with electives.

    • B. 

      Help students accept themselves as unique, responsible individuals.

    • C. 

      Follow students’ interests and offer hands-on activities and group projects

    • D. 

      Help students appreciate learning for its own sake.

  • 14. 
    This man, Jean Paul Sartre, is closely associated with __________________school of thought
    • A. 

      Progressive

    • B. 

      Pragmatic

    • C. 

      Existentialst

    • D. 

      Essentials

  • 15. 
    This man, A.S. Neill, is closely associated with the __________________school of thought
    • A. 

      Perennialist

    • B. 

      Existentialist/Humanist

    • C. 

      Social Reconstruction

    • D. 

      Behaviorist

  • 16. 
     Before beginning a new unit on the water cycle, a teacher asks her students what experiences they’ve had with water in nature (rain, rivers, the ocean, and the like). The teacher is MOST LIKELY using
    • A. 

      Informal education.

    • B. 

      Behavioral modification.

    • C. 

      Scaffolding.

    • D. 

      The Socratic method

  • 17. 
    Scaffolding, which characterizes the social interaction that occurs among students and teachers that precedes internalization of the knowledge, skills and dispositions deemed valuable and useful for the learners, is associated with _________________
    • A. 

      Direct teaching

    • B. 

      Behaviorism

    • C. 

      Constructivism

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    This man, Lev Vygotsky, is associated with the_____________school of thought.
    • A. 

      Perennialist

    • B. 

      Essentialist

    • C. 

      Behaviorist

    • D. 

      Constructivist

  • 19. 
    Socrates, according to some historians, was a stone mason, as was his father; his mother was a midwife and he was married to Xanthippe, who bore him three children. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    ______________an enthusiastic and impulsive admirer of Socrates (who must have already impressed his contemporaries with his character and abilities) had the daring to go to the temple of Apollo at Delphi and put to the oracle the question whether anyone was wiser than Socrates.  The oracle answered that there was none.
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Protagoras

    • C. 

      Menes

    • D. 

      Chaerephon

  • 21. 
    When Socrates examined Athens politicians, poets, craftsmen,  he them found all to be wise about the meaning of the concepts they employed, the principles they subscribed to, the ends they served.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Socrates concluded  that wisdomcould be found in objective knowledge. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    If, according to Socrates, "the unexamined life is not worth living," the the purpose of life is
    • A. 

      To be happy

    • B. 

      To find the golden mean

    • C. 

      To eat drink and be merry!

    • D. 

      To inquire into ethics

  • 24. 
    Socrates didn't teach in schools - he taught by asking questions of someone else, forcing them to question for themselves the basis for their ethics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Socrates denied that he was a teacher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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