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Major Philosophies of Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who developed the philosophy of realism?

Question 2 2. Which of the following educators was a major contributor to progressivism?

Question 3 3. The old adage ''A penny saved is a penny earned'' is an example of a(n) _____ idea.

Question 4 4. Thorndike's conception of connectionism asserts that:

Question 5 5. According to the information processing theory, information moves from _____, to working memory, to long-term memory.

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Question 6 6. Why do progressivists emphasize the scientific method?

Question 7 7. To review the module lesson, Martina directs her students to pair up and quiz each other on what they've learned. This is an example of:

Question 8 8. Edgar teaches literature at a public high school. He focuses his curriculum on books by writers like Locke, Homer, and Marlowe. What are these works called?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an objective of citizen education?

Question 10 10. Sarah made a list of facts about behaviorism. She made an error. Review her list and indicate which one Sarah should remove because it is incorrect.

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Question 11 11. Progressivism supports the idea that students _____.

Question 12 12. Analyze the statements below and indicate which one BEST distinguishes between positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement.

Question 13 13. Giving an open-ended, complex, real-world question to a group of students to solve is called _____ learning.

Question 14 14. Taking away something that a student wants is called:

Question 15 15. How can teachers help students with little access to technology?

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Question 16 16. What is the process of setting and testing hypotheses called?

Question 17 17. Even though Joel graduated from college years ago, he continues to spend hours each week reading and studying. Which of the following terms BEST captures what kind of learner Joel is?

Question 18 18. Ms. Chang's class is starting a six-week unit on plant growth. Which of the following activities would she MOST LIKELY use to incorporate experiential learning?

Question 19 19. Why are the classics important?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is MOST associated with experiential learning?

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Question 21 21. What key idea surrounding the classics does Shakespeare's writing his famous play Macbeth exemplify?

Question 22 22. Pragmatism maintains that education should be about _____ and _____.

Question 23 23. Linda did not put in enough time to memorize her character's script for the school play rehearsal. As a result, her teacher gave the part to another student. Linda learns not to repeat the action if she wants to have a major role in future plays. Which of the following explains this outcome?

Question 24 24. Which of the following activities BEST aligns with the concept of practical learning?

Question 25 25. Why is chunking helpful?

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Question 26 26. A teacher makes sure to take time to encourage each of their students, no matter how poorly the student is doing in the class. Why might this teacher be called a humanist?

Question 27 27. Things that just happened a few seconds ago are stored in _____, which is very limited.

Question 28 28. The process of making something automatic through lots of practice is called:

Question 29 29. Why do poorer students tend to have lower technological fluency than their more affluent peers?

Question 30 30. Brandon discovers that the more he practices welding pipes in shop class, the better skilled he becomes at it. Which law explains this outcome?

Major Philosophies of Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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