Performance Assessment: Sociological Views of Education

Describe the role that education plays in shaping values and beliefs, and compare educational practices around the world.

Write a 500- to 600-words (minimum) paper thoroughly discussing each of the following:

  • Discuss¬†educational differences around the world and distinguish between formal and informal education, providing examples of each.
  • Identify and discuss historical and contemporary issues in education and distinguish between manifest function and latent function and provide an example of each
  • Differentiate between the four major theoretical perspectives on education
  • Consider legal and equality concerns in education and contemporary issues in education
  • Identify and discuss historical and contemporary issues in education

Basic Requirements (the assignment will not be accepted or assessed unless the follow criteria have been met):

  • Assignment has been proofread and does not contain any major spelling or grammatical errors.
  • A minimum of 500- to 600-words in length, double spaced, 1 inch margins.
  • Resources are cited in APA format in a reference list and using parenthetical citations (if you need help with this, review course resources).
  • Relevant terms and concepts are used and defined.
Sociological Views of Education – Performance Assessments
Criteria Ratings Pts
Discuss educational differences around the world and distinguish between formal and informal education, providing examples of each.
Discussion and distinctions are accurate and well-explained

20.0 pts

Discussion and distinctions are accurate but could use greater elabortion

18.0 pts

Discussion and distinctions are lacking key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Identify and discuss historical and contemporary issues in education and distinguish between manifest function and latent function and provide an example of each
Issues are identified and well-explained; distinctions between functions are clear with examples provided

20.0 pts

Issues are identified and accurate; distinctions between functions are clear but this response could use greater elaboration

18.0 pts

Issues are identified and accurate; distinctions between functions are clear but this response is lacking key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Differentiate between the four major theoretical perspectives on education
Differentiation between the four major theoretical perspectives are accurate and well-explained

20.0 pts

Differentiation between the four major theoretical perspectives are accurate but could use greater elaboration

18.0 pts

Differentiation between the four major theoretical perspectives are lacking key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Discuss legal and equality concerns in education as well as contemporary issues in education
Discussion is accurate and these concepts are well-explained

20.0 pts

Discussion is accurate but these concepts could use greater elaboration

18.0 pts

Discussion is accurate but these concepts are lacking key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Identify and discuss historical and contemporary issues in education
Historical and contemporary issues in education are accurately identified and well-explained

20.0 pts

Historical and contemporary issues in education are accurately identified but could use greater elaboration

18.0 pts

Historical and contemporary issues in education are lacking key elements

16.0 pts

No Marks

0.0 pts

20.0 pts
Total Points: 100.0