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Human Diversity in Education: An Integrative Approach, 4/e
Kenneth H. Cushner, Kent State University, Kent
Averil McClelland, Kent State University, Kent
Philip Safford, Case Western Reserve University
Culture and the Culture Learning Process
Which of the following is not an example of a subculture?
culture of poverty
A shared characteristic of an ethnic group is its:
perception of discrimination
separation from the larger society
linkages to the dominant society
Which of the following is not characteristic of a minority group?
A minority group may actually be a majority in certain places.
A minority group may be separated from the larger society by disapproval.
A minority group may be actively discriminated against.
A minority group is closely linked to the larger society.
Which of the following common human problems are solved by culture?
determination of power
means of communication
regulation of reproduction
all of the above
The most successful teachers in multicultural classrooms:
focus solely on culture-general knowledge in order to highlight the individual differences within a group of learners
ignore both culture-general and culture-specific knowledge and treat all students alike
take advantage of both culture-general and culture-specific knowledge
focus solely on culture-specific knowledge in their teaching
Which socializing agent is sometimes referred to as the "third educator"?
Socialization in school is an example of:
primary socialization because it happens to everyone
secondary socialization because it occurs outside the family
adult socialization because teachers are adults
no socialization because it is not voluntary
Perception involves all of the following
stimuli received by our senses
categorizing this stimuli
believing what we see, hear, feel, etc. is true
seeing, hearing, feeling, etc. apart from our cultural norms
This term describes the cognitive process by which human beings simplify their world by grouping similar stimuli or creating schema:
Which of the following does not exemplify limits on socialization?
the fact that socialization is absolute
the fact that we all have physical limitations
the fact that human beings are not just passive recipients of socialization
the fact that socialization is never finished
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