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Education (SOC103)

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 103
Professor
Sal Guzzo
Semester
Fall

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Education AN OVERVIEW OF EDUCATION Educationis the social institution responsible for the systematic transmission of knowledge skills and cultural values within a formally organized structure Early socialization is primarily informal and takes place within our families and friendship networksSocialization then passes to the schools and other more formalized organizations created for the specific purpose of educating people EDUCATION IN HISTORICAL GLOBAL PERSPECTIVECultural transmissionthe process by which children and recent immigrants become acquainted with the dominant cultural beliefs values norms and accumulated knowledge of a societyCultural transmission differs in Informal Preliterate SocietiesHave no written language and are characterized by basic technology and is simple division of ylabour Daily activity is to survive yAcquire knowledge through informal education spontaneous unplannedyLearn through storytelling or ritual ceremonies y Formal Education in PreIndustr
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