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Level

: Two

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Semester

: 2

Course Code

: SOCI 22556

Course Title

: Sociology of Education

Type

: Core

Course Objective

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The objective of this course is to give comparative and critical understand on traditional and modern educational systems with especial reference to Sri Lankan society.

Course Contents       

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Introduction
Sociological Theories of Education.
Education, Society and Culture, Social Role of Education.
Relationship between Teachers and Students.
Education and Social Inequality.
Education and Development.
Education System in Sri Lanka
Traditional and Modern Education, Its Causes and Development.
Formal and Informal Education
Primary, Secondary and Higher Education, Technical Education, Adults Education.
Education and Social Development
Policies and Planning of Education and Development in Sri Lanka.
Education and Social Problems
The Problem of Unemployment.

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System of Evaluation

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1. Written Paper: 100%