Cochran-Smith, Marilyn, and Susan L. Lytle, "Relationships of Knowledge and Practice: Teacher Learning in Communities," pp. 249-305 in Asghar Iran-Nejad and P. David Pearson, eds., Review of Research in Education 24, 1999. Washington, DC: American Education Research Association, 1999.


Anayzes and explicates the distinctions among three conceptions of teacher learning (three knowledge-practice relationships): knowledge-for-practice, knowledge-in-practice, and knowledge-of-practice; discusses these in context of recent understandings of teacher research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Action Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Teacher Research


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