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Ben-Peretz, Miriam, "Curriculum Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Programs," pp. 9-27 in Lilian G. Katz and James D. Raths, eds., Advances in Teacher Education: Volume I . Norwood, NJ: ABLEX, 1984., Miriam Ben-Peretz

Annotation: Presents components of curriculum theory and practice for teachers in preparation programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Boote, David N., and Penny Beile, "Scholars before Researchers: On the Centrality of the Dissertation Literature Review in Research Preparation," Educational Researcher, 34(August/September, 2005), 3-15.*, David N. Boote and Penny Beile

Annotation: Argues for sophisticated literature reviews in education dissertations and for explicit preparation in doing them in predissertation doctoral education; a related article and a response by these authors appears in the same journal, 35(December, 2006), 28-31; 32-35.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Knowledge Generation, Education as a Field of Study

Bowers, C.A., "Afterword," pp. 151-192 in C. A. Bowers and Frederique Apffel-Marglin, eds., Rethinking Freire: Globalization and the Environmental Crisis. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., C.A. Bowers

Annotation: Identifies missing elements in Friere's critical pedagogy and explains why addressing these elements that embrace ecojustic and local knowledge are important to include in the education of educators and in school and college curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Education, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Developing Interdisciplinary Researchers: What Ever Happened to the Humanities in Education?" Educational Researcher, 35(November, 2006), 3-10., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Makes the case for balanced research that includes not only scientific but also humanistic inquiry in education; discusses implications for graduate research training.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Education as a Field of Study, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Butt, Richard L., "An Integrative Function for Teachers' Biographies," pp. 146-159 in Geoffrey Milburn, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark, eds., Re-Interpreting Curriculum Research: Images and Arguments . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1989., Richard L. Butt

Annotation: Describes the use of autobiography in a graduate course for teachers and discusses the rationale for its use in research and in courses.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Carson, Terrance R., "Teaching as Curriculum Scholarship: Honoring Professor Ted Tetsuo Aoki," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(Fall, 1987), 7-10., Terrance R. Carson

Annotation: Describes at his retirement Aoki's approach to teaching as seen by his students and others in essays that follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Cornett, Jeffrey W., "Utilizing Action Research in Graduate Curriculum Courses," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 185-195., Jeffrey W. Cornett

Annotation: Gives a conceptual framework for a curriculum development action research project.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Darling-Hammond, Linda, et al., "Educational Goals and Purposes: Developing a Curricular Vision for Teaching," pp. 169-200 in Linda Darling-Hammond and John Bransford, eds., Preparing Teachers for a Changing World. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.*, Linda Darling-Hammond

Annotation: Posits the purposes and content of the dimension of teacher education programs that focuses on curriculum, decision-making, planning, and evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Eisner, Elliot W., "No Easy Answers: Joseph Schwab's Contributions to Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 201-210., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes the effects of Schwab's ideas of the practical on curriculum theory and inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Giroux, Henry A., and Roger Simon, "Curriculum Study and Cultural Politics," pp. 129-142 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988., Henry A. Giroux and Roger Simon

Annotation: Argues for a new approach to curriculum study based on critical and political perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Haller, H. D., and Arieh Lewy, "Curriculum Personnel," pp. 1238-1241 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., H. D. Haller and Arieh Lewy

Annotation: Addresses the attempt to train and professionalize curriculum development through specialists, centers, and teams at national levels.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Development Strategies

Jackson, Philip W. , "Conceptions of Curriculum and Curriculum Specialists," pp. 3-40 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, Philip W. Jackson

Annotation: Reviews in depth the issues involved in variations among conceptions of both curriculum and the work of curriculum specialists; takes up definitional issues, perpectival issues, and professional issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kemmis, Stephen, "Phronesis, Experience, and the Primacy of Practice," pp. 147-161 in Elizabeth Anne Kinsella and Allan Pitman, eds., Phronesis as Professional Knowledge: Practical Wisdom in the Professions. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2012., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Contrasts practical reasoning and practical wisdom attained through the experience of doing educational practice with propositional, theoretical, and scientific knowledge about educational practice; phronesis involves understanding and critiquing one's own practice as a professional practitioner through learning from and reporting on his own and other's praxis; provided through philosophical analysis on the concepts involved; the author elucidates phronesis as a disposition and as a moral action learned indirectly through praxis; gives implications for professional education of educators.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Practical Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum as Experience

Klein, M. Frances, "The Master Teacher as Curriculum Leader," The Elementary School Journal, 86(September, 1985), 35-43., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Describes the roles a master teacher can play in curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Kridel, Craig, "What Is Curriculum Studies? As Others See the Field," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 5(Winter, 2008), 22-23., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Introduces fifteen essays that follow that are written by professors in others fields of education about how they view the field of curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

May, Wanda T., "Constructing History in a Graduate Curriculum Class," Curriculum Inquiry , 21 (Summer, 1991), 163-191., Wanda T. May

Annotation: Explores teachers' constructions of historical knowledge and other perceptions in a graduate curriculum class.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum History, Teaching/Learning Process

Oberg, Antoinette, "Curriculum Study and Professional Practice: How Are They Linked?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 207-209., Antoinette Oberg

Annotation: Reports a study of the impact of graduate study on professional practice; lists evaluative questions and data used in the study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Program Audit/Evaluation

Paul, James L., and Kofi Marfo, "Preparation of Educational Researchers in Philosophical Foundations of Inquiry," Review of Educational Research, 71(Winter, 2001), 525-547., James L. Paul and Kofi Marfo

Annotation: Discusses changes in the philosophy of science and their relation to educational research; discusses needed changes in the education and training of educational researchers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Piantanida, Maria, and Noreen B. Garman, The Qualitative Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1999., Maria Piantanida and Noreen B. Garman

Annotation: Provides informal guidance on doing qualitative research as well as explicit assistance with eight cycles of deliberation involved in doing research and preparing and presenting a dissertation; reflects and expresses wealth of experience of both students and faculty with the dissertation process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Popham, W. James, "Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Amiable Allies or Phoney Friends," Teachers College Record, 106(March, 2004), 417-428., W. James Popham

Annotation: Argues for close relationships among personnel dealing with curriculum, instruction, and assessment, especially in state departments of education and in universities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Professors, Core Mandates, Curriculum Development Strategies, Evaluation of Instruction, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Pring, Richard, "The Development of Curriculum Studies at the Institute of Education [University of London], pp. 195-208 in David Halpin and Paddy Walsh, eds., Educational Commonplaces: Essays to Honour Denis Lawton. London: Institute of Education, University of London, 2005., Richard Pring

Annotation: Gives the history of the initiation and development of the Department of Curriculum Studies at the University of London in 1972 with Denis Lawton at its head.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Richardson, Virginia, "The Doctorate in Education," pp. 251-267 in Chris M. Golde and George E. Walker, eds., Envisioning the Future of Doctoral Education: Preparing Stewards of the Discipline [Carnegie Essays on the Doctorate]. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006., Virginia Richardson

Annotation: Provides an overview of the Ph.D. degree in Education (both a field of study and an enterprise); discusses issues in these programs within three categories (formal knowledge, practical knowledge, and beliefs); contains a table outlining knowledge and habits of mind that are associated with seven outcomes of research preparation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Education as a Field of Study, Practical Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Rogan, John M., "Curriculum Texts: The Portrayal of the Field, Part 2," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(January-February, 1991), 55-70., John M. Rogan

Annotation: Surveys curriculum research cited in curriculum texts and its deficiencies in introducing novices to the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Rogan, John M., and Jean A. Luckowski, "Curriculum Texts: The Portrayal of the Field. Part 1," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(January-February, 1990), 17-39.*, John M. Rogan and Jean A. Luckowski

Annotation: Presents a content analysis of nine curriculum texts covering topics and orientations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Textbooks, Literature of Curriculum

Rohman, Aliya, and Bruce Parker, "Engaging Race and Nation in Curriculum Studies," Curriculum Inquiry, 41 (January, 2011), 81-91., Aliya Rohman and Bruce Parker

Annotation: Reviews Curriculum Studies Reader (2009) and Curriculum Studies Handbook (2010); describes how each volume maps the field; shows how the two volumes understand race, nationality, and their interrelationship; comments of the state of the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Literature, Literature of Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Ross, John A., "Assessing the Impact of Off-Campus Graduate Instruction on Schools," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July-September, 1986), 345-346., John A. Ross

Annotation: Reports a Canadian study on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Comparative Curriculum

Scheffler, Israel, "On the Education of Policymakers," Harvard Educational Review, 54(May, 1984), 152-165.*, Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Outlines reflexive awareness of presuppositions of value, culture, habit, and knowledge as basis for the education of policy makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, "Teaching Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Summer, 1982), 97-111.*, William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert

Annotation: Reports a dialogue on two persons' approaches to teaching curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Schubert, William H., Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, Leslie Herzog, George Posner, and Craig Kridel, "A Genealogy of Curriculum Researchers," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 8(Spring, 1988), 137-183., William H. Schubert, Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, Leslie Herzog, George Posner, and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Shows doctoral advisors and students for an array of curriculum scholars and researchers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Practical 4: Something for Curriculum Professors to Do," Curriculum Inquiry, 13(Fall, 1983), 239-265.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Describes curriculum decision-making committees and processes and the role of the chair; urges professors to train curriculum leaders as chairs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Sherman, Robert R., "Teaching the Introductory Qualitative Research Course: A Syllabus," Educational Foundations, 4(Winter, 1990), 77-85. *, Robert R. Sherman

Annotation: Describes the University of Florida course in qualitative research methods in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Qualitative Research

Short, Edmund C., "Challenging the Trivialization of Curriculum through Research," pp. 199-210 in James T. Sears and J. Dan Marshall, eds., Teaching and Thinking about Curriculum: Critical Inquires . New York: Teachers College Press, 1990.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Describes evidence of curriculum trivialization and gives process used in graduate classes to help students confront trivialization through studying reseach reports.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Short, Edmund C., "Curriculum Scholarship--Sources of Knowledge for the Curriculum Field," pp. 7-19 in Edmund C. Short, ed., A Search for Valid Content for Curriculum Courses . Educational Comment, 1970. Toledo, OH: College of Education, University of Toledo, 1970.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Reviews and classifies types of curriculum knowledge and their sources.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Literature of Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., ed., A Search for Valid Content for Curriculum Courses. Educational Comment, 1970. Toledo, OH: College of Education, University of Toledo, 1970.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Presents six articles on philosophical and historical scholarship, training of curriculum workers, practical school curriculum problems, college curriculum courses survey, and an analysis of curriculum texts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Tyler, Ralph W., "Desirable Content for a Curriculum Development Syllabus Today," pp. 36-48 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977. Reprinted pp. 395-400 in George Willis, et al., The American Curriculum: A Documentary History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Indicates how the author would revise his syllabus (Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction) for today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Curriculum as a Field of Practice," pp. 154-164 in Fenwick W. English, ed., Fundamental Curriculum Decisions , 1983 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1983., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Identifies major questions and common threads related to curriculum development; describes curriculum as a field of practice and draws implications for training curriculum practitioners.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Zumwalt, Karen, "Beginning Professional Teachers: The Need for a Curricular Vision of Teaching," pp. 173-184 in Maynard C. Reynolds, ed., Knowledge Base for the Beginning Teacher. New York: Pergamon Press, 1989., Karen Zumwalt

Annotation: Makes the case for teachers acquiring knowledge of curriculum, curriculum planning, and curricular decision-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Teacher Planning, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction