Society’s Look Of An Educational Institute

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What does today’s society expect from students? A question that can either end with a positive or negative answer. With any kind of education there comes responsibility, commitment, and consequences. As a student, one must develop qualities in him or her to enable him or her to lead a successful life. The older one gets the higher people’s expectations seem to be. Many of the expectations set for students may be the same, but the repercussions of the actions one choses to take are what differs the most.
Society expects for students to be able to learn and comprehend any information that is being thrown out. Some students seem naturally enthusiastic about learning, but many need-or expect-their instructors to inspire, challenge, and stimulate them: "Effective learning in the classroom depends on the teacher's ability to maintain the interest in the first place" (Erickson). Depending on what happens in the classroom, changes the level of motivation that a student brings into the classroom. Students need to be able to completely understand the content given and work to his or her highest extent. Thus making it easier to put forward what you have learned and to help make a better society.
What is the purpose of an educational institute? To become a well-informed citizen? Homogenize society? “Historically, American education has alternated between the promotion of learning for its own sake and training for specific careers. Those taunting classical education have stressed the goal of effective citizenship, which promotes a broadly education population able to think critically. Vocational education advocates emphasizes society’s need to prepare students for work after graduation. The land grant institution established in the 19th century.”(McClellan) Society has two different views about what one expects from schools. The people pay for schools with his or her own tax dollars. “Education is a policy of holding school and teachers accountable for students’ academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries and maintence.”(Elmore) Therefore one wants for the schools to properly prepare the youth for ones endeavors of...

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