Cultural Transmission: Definition & Theory


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The process of conveying information or knowledge through culture is known as what?

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1. Unlike the one-way system of cultural transmission, the act of receiving and processing knowledge about your culture is known as what?

2. Although cultural transmission is one of the more significant ways that people acquire information, which of the following is another means of acquiring knowledge?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

People learn in many different ways, whether it be from academic schooling, parental teaching, or through their society. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be tested on terminology pertinent to various learning methods centered on culture.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • An example of cultural transmission
  • How people can acquire knowledge
  • The process of receiving information about your culture
  • The term for how cultures change over time

Skills Practiced

Prepare to practice your numerous study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cultural transmission
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding a method of acquiring knowledge other than cultural transmission
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of cultural transmission

Additional Learning

Develop your understanding by studying the associated lesson, Cultural Transmission: Definition & Theory. This lesson will focus on the following objectives:

  • Define cultural transmission as a type of learning
  • Explain examples of cultural transmission
  • Analyze cultural transmission theories
  • Understand the different aspects that may influence cultural transmission