Educ 701.68 Final Exam

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Educ 701.68 Final Exam

EDUC 701-68 Final Exam You may use your book and notes to take the final exam. The expectation is that you will only take the exam by yourself. Good Luck, Dr. Ray


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the strategy used by ID advocates to weaken scientific materialism and replacing it with Christian science?
    • A. 

      The Wedge Strategy

    • B. 

      The Complexity Strategy

    • C. 

      The Dover Strategy

    • D. 

      The Creationism Strategy

  • 2. 
    For Robert M. Hutchins, who does not believe that schooling should be based on social experiences, the basic purpose of schooling is to
    • A. 

      Train good citizens.

    • B. 

      Improve man as man.

    • C. 

      Prepare people for occupations.

    • D. 

      Develop existential understanding.

  • 3. 
    David L. Kirp, who believes that the time has arrived for universal preschool, points out that preschool for three-year-olds and especially four-year-olds:
    • A. 

      Has lately become popular.

    • B. 

      Has been popular for almost a hundred years.

    • C. 

      Should follow strict government regulations.

    • D. 

      Is a requirement in nearly all countries except the United States.

  • 4. 
    Douglas J. Besharov and Douglas M. Call, who do not believe that the time has arrived for universal preschool, claim that the “web of federally administered, community-based programs” sounds, for good reason, like an echo of:
    • A. 

      No Child Left Behind.

    • B. 

      The War on Poverty.

    • C. 

      The New Deal.

    • D. 

      Reaganomics.

  • 5. 
    David Souter, who believes that a zero-tolerance policy can violate students’ rights, reports that Savana Redding was taken to the school nurse’s office to search her clothes and person for:
    • A. 

      Pills.

    • B. 

      Weapons.

    • C. 

      Cigarettes.

    • D. 

      Threatening notes.

  • 6. 
    Thomas explains that, based on legal precedence, in evaluating whether there is a reasonable “particularized and objective” basis for conducting a search founded on suspected wrongdoing, government officials must consider the:
    • A. 

      Totality of the circumstances.

    • B. 

      Suspect’s state of mind.

    • C. 

      Polarizing effect on citizen/authority relationships.

    • D. 

      Lack of constitutional protections for children.

  • 7. 
    For John Dewey, who believes that schooling should be based on social experiences, the best type of intellectual organization is based on
    • A. 

      Rationalization.

    • B. 

      Empirical sciences.

    • C. 

      Metaphysics.

    • D. 

      Speculation.

  • 8. 
    Paul E. Peterson, who does not believe that the Supreme Court has reconfigured American education, contends that for Justice Clarence Thomas and President George W. Bush, vouchers are purely
    • A. 

      A civil rights issue.

    • B. 

      A legal issue.

    • C. 

      A fairness issue.

    • D. 

      An education issue.

  • 9. 
    In Clabaugh’s words, Morrison’s “Democratic Classrooms” advocates moving from:
    • A. 

      A to B.

    • B. 

      A to Z.

    • C. 

      Reason to recklessness.

    • D. 

      Almost right to completely wrong.

  • 10. 
    Gary K. Clabaugh, who does not believe that truly democratic classrooms are possible, contends that work-world values are:
    • A. 

      Unrelated to competition and personal worth.

    • B. 

      Not applicable to the values of school-age children.

    • C. 

      Virtually identical to conventional school values.

    • D. 

      As democratic as anything in life gets.

  • 11. 
    According to Glenn, a 1997 Public Agenda survey revealed that it is more important for students to
    • A. 

      Master facts.

    • B. 

      Learn concepts like the tradition of Western culture in an entirely new way.

    • C. 

      Experience the intellectual process of searching and struggling to learn.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    In the words of Morrison, in our society, democratic education is in many ways:
    • A. 

      The key to combating our regressive tribal behavior.

    • B. 

      Foreign to those still stuck in a pre-industrialization mentality.

    • C. 

      Consistent with conventional school practices.

    • D. 

      Antithetical to conventional school practices.

  • 13. 
    According to Tucker, which of these items should NOT be part ofan incremental formula for school funding?
    • A. 

      School performance of students

    • B. 

      Students with disabilities

    • C. 

      Students from non-English speaking homes

    • D. 

      Family income of student

  • 14. 
    With regard to efforts to more precisely understand "public schooling," Frederick M. Hess, who believes that "public schooling" should be redefined, would agree with all of the following statements except
    • A. 

      Public schools are obligated to teach tolerance and diversity.

    • B. 

      Public schools are obligated to teach respect for the constitutional order.

    • C. 

      Schooling entails both public and private purposes.

    • D. 

      Academic learning serves the individual and the needs of the state.

  • 15. 
    In "Subtractive Education," Herb Childress refers to "additive education" as the process of:
    • A. 

      Creating an enjoyment of numbers in students.

    • B. 

      One specialist "screwing" on the next educational component.

    • C. 

      Creating a desire for new "added" learning after graduation.

    • D. 

      Using cooperate learning so that each student "adds" his or her talents to the group.

  • 16. 
    In the majority opinion in the case of Plyler v. Doe, Justice Brennan supported his argument with reference to the right to:
    • A. 

      Free speech.

    • B. 

      Free association.

    • C. 

      Petition for citizenship.

    • D. 

      Equal protection.

  • 17. 
    A recent report concerning illegal immigration maintains that ending the contribution of illegal immigrants to the U.S. economy would have an impact comparable to a:
    • A. 

      Severe natural disaster

    • B. 

      Large-scale public works program to put unskilled U.S. workers in jobs.

    • C. 

      Major tax increase.

    • D. 

      Cutting of numerous social welfare programs.

  • 18. 
    Mistilina Sato and Timothy J. Lensmire, who do not believe that a deficit model serves poor children well, agree with an analysis by Bomer et al., in which Payne’s work is assessed as a classic example of:
    • A. 

      An unfinished thought.

    • B. 

      Misguided sentiment.

    • C. 

      Retrograde ideology.

    • D. 

      Deficit thinking.

  • 19. 
    Ruby Paine, who believes that a deficit model serves poor children well, says that teachers can help students become comfortable with the abstract representations characteristic of school by giving them:
    • A. 

      Just 10 minutes of extra time per day.

    • B. 

      Rewards.

    • C. 

      Mental models.

    • D. 

      Creative challenges.

  • 20. 
    More than half of all undocumented immigrants have been living in the United States for at least five years and identify themselves as:
    • A. 

      Citizens.

    • B. 

      Americans.

    • C. 

      Temporary visitors.

    • D. 

      Necessary workers.

  • 21. 
    In Carson's opinion, in the play Romeo and Juliet, if students said that the story is about an aging salesman who imagines he is a success when he is not, a constructivist teacher might reply,
    • A. 

      "That is correct."

    • B. 

      "That is wrong."

    • C. 

      "That is an acceptable answer."

    • D. 

      "Support your answer with evidence and logic."

  • 22. 
    Henry Levin disputes Chris Whittle’s claims on all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      That economies of scale create greater economic efficiencies.

    • B. 

      That peer tutoring can save money.

    • C. 

      That technology in the classroom is adequate.

    • D. 

      That additional funds on research and development are necessary.

  • 23. 
    Mara Sapon-Shevin, who believes that the inclusive classroom model is working, says that it is time we understand that inclusive, diverse classrooms are:
    • A. 

      Conspicuously absent from many school districts.

    • B. 

      Here to stay.

    • C. 

      An endangered species.

    • D. 

      Based on a 250-year-old model.

  • 24. 
    According to Linda Nathan et al., who do not believe that "public schooling" should be redefined, when it comes to opening minds to a critical look at new ideas in public education, which one of the following would be the easiest to approach?
    • A. 

      Social goals and civic priorities

    • B. 

      Matters of ethics and values

    • C. 

      Teaching skills and developing social cohesion in each generation

  • 25. 
    In Dan Peterson’s article, "The Little Engine that Could . . .Undo Darwinism," what is "the little engine"?
    • A. 

      Intelligent design

    • B. 

      A nanotech medical device

    • C. 

      Bacteria flagellum

    • D. 

      A miniaturized rotary engine

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