Courses Catalogue

Sociology Of Education

COURSE CODE: EDF 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  • Apple, M., Ball, S & L. Gandin (Eds.). (2010). TheRoutledge International Handbook of The Sociology of Education. Abingdon, OX: Routledge.
  • Aggarwal, J.C. (2000). Theory and Principle of Education; Philosophical
  • and Sociological Basis of Education; New Delhi, 4th Edition. Vikas Publishing House PVT Ltd.
  • Curtis, B and Curtis, C. (2011) Social Research: A Practical Introduction. London: Sage Publications
  • Collins, Randall (1979). The Credential Society; an Historical Sociology of
  • Education and Stratification; New York.
  • Crawford, K. & O’Neill, D. (2009).The Social Contexts of Teaching and Learning.Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Australia.
  • Gewirtz, S., and Cribb, A. (2009).Understanding Education: A Sociological Perspective. Milton: John Wiley & Sons Australia.
  • Finger, G., Russell, G., Jamieson-Proctor, R. & Russell, N. (2006) Transforming Learning with ICT Making IT Happen. Pearson Australia
  • Gore, J.G., Holmes, K., Smith, M., Southgate, E., & Albright, J. (2015). Socioeconomic status and the career aspirations of Australian school students: Testing enduring assumptions. Australian Educational Researcher, 42(2), 155-177.
  • Howitt, B. and Julian, R. (2009) Heinemann Society & Culture 2 nd edition Sydney: Pearson Heinemann
  • King and Chancer (1983).The Sociology of Schools; New York.
  • Leaver, M et al. (2015) Society & Culture: Preliminary and HSC. 2e. Nelson Cengage Learning
  • Mann, G., Cuskelly, M. &Moni, K. (2015).Choosing a school: parental decision-making when special schools are an option, Disability & Society, 30(9), 1413-1427.
  • Matthews, J. (2013). The educational imagination and the sociology of education in Australia. The Australian Educational Researcher, 40, 155-171.
  • Mockler, N. (2014). Simple solutions to complex problems: Moral panic and the fluid shift from ‘equity’ to ‘quality’ in education. Review of Education, 2(2), 115-143.
  • Odetola, T.O (1979). Sociology: An Introductory African Text.
  • Omona, M.A. (1996). Sociology of Education; Module for EducationDegree, Makerere.
  • Pearson, H. (2016) The Life Project: The extraordinary story of our ordinary lives. Allen Lane