School and Society

Critically analyze your own educational experience (starting with primary school and continuing through this class). Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
Discuss the relationship between the political economy, ideology, and schooling using examples from your own experience.
Determine whether the Jeffersonian ideal has played a role in your own education. Discuss your answer fully.
Select one (1) issue that relates to your own educational experience and trace it from past to present time.
Evaluate your own educational experience in light of Horace Mann’s ideas to determine whether he would approve of your experience or not.
With these criteria in mind, outline the basics for your own philosophy of education.
Include three (3) scholarly sources to support your position.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Examine historical perspectives and issues in education.
Evaluate educational theories and practices.
Develop a philosophy of education.
Analyze issues facing the changing demographics of education and various methodologies utilized to research and evaluate issues in the practice of education.
Use technology and information resources to research contemporary issues in education.
Write clearly and concisely about contemporary issues in education using proper writing mechanics.

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