Reflection Paper #5: Education, Culture & Communication
After reviewing this week’s readings and viewings on the intersection of education, communication, and culture, consider the following issues and points in 2-4 pages:
- According to the class materials, how does culture and communication relate to education?
- How can cultural differences between teachers and students lead to certain groups of students facing more classroom discipline than other groups of students?
- If culture is based on symbols, what are the cultural symbols around education that stand out in your mind? What do these symbols represent to you?
- How does your own experience with education inform your perspectives on these issues?
Inclusion of quotes or references from the Week 9 materials are required to receive full credit on this assignment.