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# Bedu 211: Sociology Of Education Question Paper

Bedu 211: Sociology Of Education

Course:

Institution: Mount Kenya University question papers

Exam Year:2019

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION 2019/2020

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

VIRTUAL CAMPUS

UNIT CODE: BEDU 211 UNIT TITLE:

SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

DATE: OCTOBER 2019

TIME: 2 HOURS

Question one

a) Differentiate between enculturation and acculturation. (4mks)

b) Describe the contributions of john Dewey to the development of sociology

of education. (5mks)

c) In view of the conflict theory, why are conflicts considered necessary in

the society. (10mks)

d) Assess the sociological purposes of education.

e) Highlight the factors that enhance social stratification. (6mks)

Question two

a) Evaluate the role of education in social stratification. (10mks)

b) In your view, what hinders schools form effective socialization of

learners? (10mks)

Question three

Assess the role of the following in the process of socialization. (20mks)

a) Mass media.

b) Peer groups.

c) The community.

d) The state.

Question four

Identify 5 socio-educational problems encountered in schools and briefly

explain how they affect learning. (20mks)

Question five

a) Discuss the role of the family as a social institution. (10mks)

b) Identify and explain any 2 theories of sociology learnt in this course.

(10mks)

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

VIRTUAL CAMPUS

UNIT CODE: BEDU 211 UNIT TITLE:

SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

DATE: OCTOBER 2019

TIME: 2 HOURS

Question one

a) Differentiate between enculturation and acculturation. (4mks)

b) Describe the contributions of john Dewey to the development of sociology

of education. (5mks)

c) In view of the conflict theory, why are conflicts considered necessary in

the society. (10mks)

d) Assess the sociological purposes of education.

e) Highlight the factors that enhance social stratification. (6mks)

Question two

a) Evaluate the role of education in social stratification. (10mks)

b) In your view, what hinders schools form effective socialization of

learners? (10mks)

Question three

Assess the role of the following in the process of socialization. (20mks)

a) Mass media.

b) Peer groups.

c) The community.

d) The state.

Question four

Identify 5 socio-educational problems encountered in schools and briefly

explain how they affect learning. (20mks)

Question five

a) Discuss the role of the family as a social institution. (10mks)

b) Identify and explain any 2 theories of sociology learnt in this course.

(10mks)

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