Separate and Unequal Film Discussion

I need help with a Film question. All explanations and answers will be used to help me learn.

 

Goal

  • Distinguish the difference between education and schooling
  • Evaluate the inequalities in the US education system
  • Apply the three theoretical perspectives to better understand education from the sociological lens

Instructions

  • To complete this assignment, you will need to first watch a Frontline video (about 30 minutes long) titled “Separate and Unequal”–below is the link:http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/separate-and-unequal/ (連結到外部網站。)
  • Answer the following questions (thoroughly and in your own words), then submit. Assignment must be 2-3 pages in length; double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 point font. For help completing this assignment, refer to your reading and lecture this week on Chapter 16.
    • Summarize the video
    • Discuss your response to the video
    • Discuss our current education system and how it correlates to what you have learned (HINT—use sociology theories and concepts in the book to help explain WHY there are disparities in our educational system).
    • Finally, you are to discuss how each of the three sociological perspectives’ (functionalist, conflict theory, and interactionist) view on education in the U.S. and to the actual video and discuss what each perspective would say and WHY. Discussion is important.
  • NOTE: Turnitin has been embedded in this assignment to ensure original work.

How to Submit

  • Submit your work here in the CANVAS system as a Word 97-2003.docx, PDF or Google Docs ONLY
  • On the right hand Menu, you will see a SUBMIT ASSIGNMENT
  • Click on the SUBMIT ASSIGNMENT Then click BROWSE to look for your file on your computer to UPLOAD THE FILE.
  • When done, click the SUBMIT ASSIGNMENT

Grading

  • The following rubric will be applied when your assignment is graded.
Summary of Video

Includes a brief overview of the video “Separate and Unequal” highlighting the main points.

5 pts

Full Marks

Provides summary of the main contents of the video

3 pts

Partial Marks

Provides limited information of the video; does not highlight the main points.

0 pts

No Marks

Missing summary of the video

TOTAL 5 PTS
Response to the Video

Provides our viewpoint response to the content of the video “Separate and Unequal”

5 pts

Full Marks

Provides personal response/reaction and thoughts to the content of the video

 

3 pts

Partial Marks

Provides very minimal response/thoughts to the content of the video

 

0 pts

No Marks

Missing response/thoughts to the content of the video

 

TOTAL 5 PTS
Sociology of Education

Discuss our current education system and how it correlates to what you have learned (HINT—use sociology theories and concepts in the book to help explain WHY there are disparities in our educational system).

5 pts

Full Marks

Provides discussion and analysis of the theories/sociological relevance to better understanding the video and education system in the US. Utilizes sociological theories/concepts to better understand this problem.

 

3 pts

Partial Marks

Provides minimal discussion of the theories/sociological relevance to better understanding the video and education system in the US. Provides minimal analysis/explanation of sociological theories/concepts to better understand this problem.

 

0 pts

No Marks

Missing discussion and analysis of the theories/sociological relevance to better understanding the video and education system in the US. Missing sociological theories/concepts to better understand this problem.

 

TOTAL 5 PTS
Theoretical Perspectives

discuss how each of the three sociological perspectives’ (functionalist, conflict theory, and interactionist) view on education in the U.S. and to the actual video and discuss what each perspective would say and WHY. Discussion is important.

5 pts

Full Marks

Applies and discusses the three theoretical perspectives’ views on education in the US. Provides thorough application and analysis to show mastery.

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