Teaching And Learning, State Apparatuses, And Social Reproduction
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Throughout this prospectus and study, there are numerous terms or concepts that will be used that have multiple definitions or unclear definitions. Thus, the following definitions will be identified to provide a clear and distinct understanding of the use of terminology that will be used throughout this prospectus and study. The following terms or concepts are defined: preservice teacher, ideology, beliefs about teaching and learning, state apparatuses, repressive state apparatus, ideological state apparatuses, and social reproduction.
Preservice Teacher According to Kennedy (1999), a preservice teacher is a student that is currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program. Thus, “Preservice teacher education is.... located squarely…show more content… Thus, they are typically 18 when they enter college and between 22 and 24 when they graduate (Dill & Henely, 1998; Justice & Dornan, 2001; Monroe, 2006). For these students, entering college is done for extrinsic reasons such as parental expectations and socialization (Justice & Dornan, 2001). However, unlike nontraditional students, these students typically do not have the multiple roles of parent, employee, and student (Ely, 1997). Traditional transfer students. According to the Monroe (2006), transfer students are most typically categorized with non-traditional students, but not all transfer students are non-traditional students. Some transfer students—which I will term, traditional transfer students for clarity-—are students who enrolled in a college, university, or community college after graduating high school where they completed one to two years of course work or graduated with an associate’s degree and then transferred to a four year college or university to complete their degree or start a new degree (Cejda & Kaylor, 2001; Monroe, 2006). Thus, these students are typically 18 when they enter college originally and between 22 and 24 when they graduate with a degree from the transfer college or university. For these students, community college allows them the opportunity to get the skills and courses needed at a lower tuition cost and easier admission (Andres & Carpenter, 1997; Cejda &