Final_COSC604

Question 1 4 pts
Young people who are deeply troubled and who may consider suicide
Group of answer choices

may withdraw from friends and family.

represent a lower proportion of students than 60 years ago.

may surprisingly improve in their academic work.

typically do not show warning signs.

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Question 2 4 pts
Women currently constitute ______________ percent of college enrollment.
Group of answer choices

20

40

60

80

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Question 3 4 pts
Studies show that television can have a positive effect on
Group of answer choices

creative thinking.

development of values.

socialization.

all of the above.

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Question 4 4 pts
Research indicates that the achievement of rural students is hampered by
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a lack of community support.

isolation and poor instructional materials.

poverty and inequality.

the need for quality teachers.

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Question 5 4 pts
Generally speaking, the effect of class on student achievement tends to
Group of answer choices

decrease as the student moves on to higher grades.

remain a barrier to academic achievement among the lower socioeconomic classes, even through college and university education.

disappear as students go to colleges and universities.

remain difficult to determine, even when based on the achievement levels of college and university students.

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Question 6 4 pts
According to proponents of the environmental disadvantage theory,
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the most rapid development of cognitive skills occurs during the preschool years.

the quality of a child’s home life is more important in later years of schooling.

remediation of learning deficits associated with a disadvantaged home environment is impossible.

good prenatal care does nothing to enhance the intellectual development of a child born into a disadvantaged environment.

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Question 7 4 pts
Socioeconomic status is used primarily to classify people by their
Group of answer choices

education.

housing value.

occupation.

social class.

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Question 8 4 pts
In Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that
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de facto segregation was unconstitutional.

segregation violated the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

desegregation should begin immediately in all U.S. school districts.

equal expenditures should be made for both black and white schools.

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Question 9 4 pts
Recent changes have improved Title I by
Group of answer choices

providing in-class assistance for low achievers.

eliminating pullout programs.

providing staff development for teachers.

all of the above

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Question 10 4 pts
Achievement of low-income minority students is likely to _____________ when students attend a middle-income nonminority school.
Group of answer choices

improve

decline

show no change

show little gains over a long period

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Question 11 4 pts
Because of the educational policy reports of the mid-1980s, such as A Nation at Risk, schools implemented
Group of answer choices

an increase in high-school graduation requirements only.

an increase in required math and science courses only.

an increase in college entrance requirements only.

all of the above

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Question 12 4 pts
Objectives are usually prepared at the __________ level.
Group of answer choices

subject/grade

unit plan

lesson plan

all of the above

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Question 13 4 pts
The major effect of the Soviet satellite Sputnik on American education was
Group of answer choices

renewed emphasis on progressive education.

a return to academic essentials.

a revised emphasis on the humanities.

the start of teacher competency testing.

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Question 14 4 pts
A key requirement of differentiated instruction is that the curriculum emphasizes
Group of answer choices

accumulating facts.

constructing understanding.

rapid changes in knowledge.

specific outcomes.

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Question 15 4 pts
High-school study of English, mathematics, the sciences, history, foreign languages, and geography is central to the
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essentialist curriculum.

humanistic curriculum.

student-centered curriculum.

activity-centered curriculum.

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Question 16 4 pts
Among American citizens, approximately ________ % communicate in a language other than English at home.
Group of answer choices

8

21

15

30

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Question 17 4 pts
___________ stimulate(s) student engagement in learning and allow(s) students a more active role in their own learning.
Group of answer choices

Exams

Questioning

Written seat work

Oral presentations

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Question 18 4 pts
Magnet schools attract students through the use of
Group of answer choices

full-range athletic programs.

promotions by the Parent Teacher Association.

restructured boundaries for the school attendance center.

special instructional programs.

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Question 19 4 pts
Critics feel direct instruction does not provide enough of which style of learning?
Group of answer choices

high-order learning

rote memorization

group reflection

all of the above

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Question 20 4 pts
Instruction in schools with concentrations of low-achieving students typically has been directed toward
Group of answer choices

low-level skills.

evaluation skills.

metacognition.

reasoning skills.

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Question 21 4 pts
Learners approach a learning task from a learning set which includes all of the following except
Group of answer choices

a set of perceptions concerning themselves

the learning task in particular

learning in general

enhanced learning

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Question 22 4 pts
The sinful self is still with us even after redemption and it  __________________________.
Group of answer choices

controls the decisions we make

no long controls our direction in life

affects our direction

does not control us but affect us

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Question 23 4 pts
According to your text, the Bible is meant to
Group of answer choices

give Christians the answers

give glory to God

reveal God to human beings

teach believers about the trinity

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Question 24 4 pts
The textbook identifies all of these major sources of knowledge except
Group of answer choices

the Bible

the Holy Spirit

the individual person

the needs and issues of society

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Question 25 4 pts
According to your textbook, knowing requires
Group of answer choices

going

reciting

responsibility

moving

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