Higher Education

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Study Questions: Chapter 16

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1. What is one example of how institutional racism is self-perpetuating in the Canadian education system?

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2. What are disqualified knowledges and how does this concept relate to the exclusion of Aboriginal voices in textbooks?

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3. What does Michel Foucault say about the creation of a docile body, particularly the ways that the forms of disciplinary control he mentions have impacted your education?

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4. How might alienation be a factor in the lives of online university instructors and online students?

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5. What is underemployment? How has it affected post-secondary students?

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6. What is the difference between on-line instrumental education and in-class critical education?

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7. What are the three models of education discussed in the text? Briefly outline the original goals of each model.

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