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COURSE OUTLINE

Department & Faculty: Department of Educational Foundation, Faculty of Education, UTM Course & Code: School and Society KPS 4043 Total Lecture Hours: 42 hours Page : 1 of 3 Semester: 2 Academic Session: 2011/2012

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Dr Mahani Mokhtar (Course Co-ordinator), Shahrin bin Hashim, C13-319, C21- 418, 07-5534299, 0137222432 p- mahani @utm.my, p-sharin@utm.my This course is designed to expose students to the concepts of school and society. It emphasizes the definitions of school and society. It also discusses education through the perspective of sociology, basic concept of sociology related to social structure, social pattern and socialization process in society. The students will also be exposed to the socialization agents in Malaysia, social stratification, social institution, family and school as social institutions, function of school, school culture, school organization, school bureaucracy, school relationship and society, education and social changes and social mobility through education.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students should be able to: No. Course Learning Outcome Programme Learning Outcome(s) Addressed PO2 Level of Taxonomy Assessed C4, P3, A3 F Assessment Methods

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Independently explain the basic concepts pertaining school and society from the sociological perspective. Analyze critically the relationship between schools and society. Work in group to analyze the functions and roles of schools as a formal organization in a society. Synthesize successfully the knowledge in relation to school and society based on various references. Expose students to the real situations pertaining to functions/roles of school and society through service learning activity

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PO2, PO6 PO2, PO4, PO6

C4, P3, A3 C5, P3, A3

F, HW F, HW

PO2, PO6

C4, P3, A3

F, HW HW

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PO2, PO4, PO6

C5, P3, A3

Prepared by: Name: Dr Mahani Mokhtar Signature: Date: 20 February 2012

Certified by: Head of Department Name: P.M Dr Abdul Rahim bin Hamdan Signature: Date:

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3.1 Basic concepts of sociology related to society 3.2 Characteristics of society and types of society 3.3 Definition of culture and types of cultures 3.4 Socialization and enculturation through education 3.5 One Malaysia Concept and multiculturalism * service learning planning Week 4 : 4.0 School as Social System 4.1 School goals 4.2 School climate 4.3 School culture 4.4 School functions 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 School as an Organization Characteristics of school as an organization School bureaucracy Characteristics of bureaucracy School role in society

Week 5

Week 6

6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5

Education and Social Change Introduction to social change Characteristics of social change Factors that contribute to social change Patterns and theories of social change School as an agent of social change

Week 7

7.0 Education and Social Mobility 7.1 Introduction to social mobility 7.2 Types of social mobility 7.3 School as an agent of social mobility Mid Semester Break 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 10.0 10.1 10.2 Education in Malaysia History of education in Malaysia Aims of education in Malaysia Educational policies in Malaysia Education vision and ethics Professionalism in Education Teacher as a profession Teacher and world of education

Week 8 Week 9

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Week 10

Prepared by: Name: Dr Mahani bt Mokhtar, En Shahrin Hashim Signature: Date: 20 February 2012

Certified by: Head of Department Name: P.M Dr Abdul Rahim bin Hamdan Signature: Date:

Page : 3 of 3 Course & Code: School & Society KPS 4043 Total Lecture Hours: 42 hours Semester: 2 Academic Session: 2011/2012

Prepared by: Name: Dr Mahani bt Mokhtar, En Shahrin Hashim Signature: Date: 20 February 2012

Certified by: Head of Department Name: P.M Dr Abdul Rahim bin Hamdan Signature: Date: