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ED 310 History and Philosophy of Education Chapter 6 Quiz

Limestone University
ED 310 History and Philosophy of Education
Chapter 6 Quiz
Question 1
A course examining the moral values and rules of right conduct deals withlogy.
Question 2
Progressive educators focus their attention primarily on the
Question 3
Of the following, who were pragmatists?
Peirce, James, Mead, and Dewey
Question 4
Teachers who use critical theory select instructional activities that enable students to
connect education to political issues.
Question 5
Progressive educators stress that all learning should center on
Child’s interests and needs,
Question 6
The educational theory that emphasizes the authority of the teacher and the value of the subject-matter
curriculum is
Question 7
A curriculum that reflects the philosophy of idealism would be certain to include
Question 8
________________focuses on the knowledge of knowing and what we base our knowledge of the world
Question 9
The process of problem solving is stressed in
Question 10
The aim of perennialism is to
foster a student's intellectual development.
Question 11
Limestone University
ED 310 History and Philosophy of Education
Chapter 6 Quiz
Postmodernist critics who attack the perennialist notions of education, such as the “Great Books”
approach, do so on the grounds that
perennialist approaches to education are restricted to unchanging knowledge from certain times and
contexts only.
Question 12
Which of the following groups of terms best describes the philosophy of idealism?
spirituality, intellect, absolutes
Question 13
Who developed the concept of realism, which asserts that reality is outside of our minds?
Question 14
Critical theory contends that schools
control those who lack power.
Question 15
Perennialists maintain that the effect of cultural relativism is
a lack of standards for right and wrong.
Question 16
Which educational theory views education as part of a larger effort to reform American society and
Question 17
Karen sees the world and everything in it as a laboratory for learning. She believes her students learn best
when she poses problems they have to solve by interacting with a real-world setting. Which of the
following views is closest to Karen's beliefs?
Question 18
Pragmatists such as Dewey see the school as a local community of _______________ connected to the
larger society.
learners and teachers
Question 19
For the existentialist educator, values are
freely chosen.
Question 20
The philosophy of realism would suggest
Limestone University
ED 310 History and Philosophy of Education
Chapter 6 Quiz
competency testing for both teachers and students.
Question 21
Lisa, who teaches literature, almost never uses contemporary fiction in her class. Instead, she emphasizes
classics. She believes that because these works have stood the test of time, they help teach important ideas
vital to anyone living in any era. Which of the following is most closely related to Lisa's beliefs?
Question 22
The philosophy that would support a subject-matter curriculum emphasizing the great and enduring ideas