Esland, Geoffrey M., "Teaching and Learning as the Organization of Knowledge," pp. 70-115 in Michael F. D. Young, ed., Knowledge and Control: New Directions for the Sociology of Education . London: Collier-Macmillan, 1971.


Describes the possibilities for studying teaching and learning from the perspective of the sociology of knowledge; ends with some specific questions for research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process


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