COSC 604 Quiz Midterm

COSC 604 Quiz: Midterm

Module 1: Week 1 — Module 4: Week 4

  1. More than forty states have adopted the use of the ____________exam to test for basic professional knowledge in reading, mathematics, and communication.
  2. Recent polls taken in 2008 indicated that the level of job satisfaction of teachers since 1984 has
  3. Programs that provide intense supervision and compressed formal coursework during the first few years of assignment to a teaching position can best be termed
  4. Over thirty-four states legally require _____________, while it is permissible in eleven states.
  5. Merit pay is often considered a(n) __________________ for superior performance.
  6. The Sophists broke with traditional Greek beliefs about education in that they
  7. Which of the following best reflects the metaphysical position underlying Plato’s beliefs about education?
  8. In your elementary classroom, you use hands-on methods that encourage students to inquire for themselves about various ideas and problems in the curriculum’s subjects. Several parents have criticized your approach, saying that you pay too little attention to systematic subject-matter learning. You have a great deal in common with which famous educator?
  9. Jane Addams was best known for _____________ ideal in the education of young children.
  10. Katherine, an elementary school teacher, believes that children are by nature prone to mean and unruly behavior and that part of a teacher’s job is to be a firm disciplinarian to help children overcome these tendencies. Katherine’s ideas are most similar to which of the following?
  11. Because of their acceptance of the child depravity theory, colonial teachers
  12. Junior high schools emerged as a result of
  13. The change that opened the door to the high-school movement was
  14. Mortimer Adler’s Paideia Proposal advocated
  15. _focuses on the knowledge of knowing and what we base our knowledge of the world on.
  16. The aim of perennialism is to
  17. Most cases involving elementary or secondary education are filed in which courts?
  18. When identifying and enforcing standards of conduct, teachers have
  19. You know a tenured teacher who was recently fired for insubordination. She is suing her district for damages, claiming that she was not insubordinate and that the district’s action has done irreparable damage to her good name, reputation, and integrity. This case is most likely to focus on
  20. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that expression of unpopular views by students is
  21. Sidney Greidanus sets forth all of the following ideas except
  22. The Bible teaches clearly through the biblical doctrines of the creation, fall, and redemption all of the following except
  23. In 1983 the famous report, ______________, triggered the reform movement of the 1980s and 1990s by pointing to many shortcomings in our schools.
  24. According to your Graham text, learning is
  25. According to your Graham text, we are made in the image of a God who is
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