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Apple, Michael W., "The Production of Knowledge and the Production of Deviance in Schools," pp. 113-131 in Len Barton and Roland Meighan, eds., Schools, Pupils, and Deviance . Nafferton, England: Nafferton Books, 1979., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Explores the relation between student deviance and knowledge production in schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Arnheim, Rudolf, "The Double-Edged Mind: Intuition and the Intellect," pp. 77-96 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing , 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Rudolf Arnheim

Annotation: Argues that the arts contribute to acquiring knowledge, not just science and mathematics, not just through intellectual analysis but also through intuitive perception.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Art Education, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Humanities, Content Selection and Organization

Aschner, Mary Jane McCue, "Meaning and Thinking," pp. 74-92 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Language and Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Mary Jane McCue Aschner

Annotation: Describes two types of meaning--attached and "taken-in" meaning; relates this to recent studies of classroom teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Assor, Ari, and David Gordon, "The Implicit Learning Theory of Hidden-Curriculum Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(July-August, 1987), 329-339., Ari Assor and David Gordon

Annotation: Explains the effects of learning theory on our view of the hidden curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Bereiter, Carl, and Marlene Scardamalia, "Cognition and Curriculum," pp. 517-542 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia

Annotation: Reviews the recent research in cognitive science for planning instruction and curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Planning, Content Selection and Organization, Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Bloom, Benjamin S., "The Role of the Educational Sciences in Curriculum Development," International Journal of Educational Science, 1(1966), 5-16., Benjamin S. Bloom

Annotation: Discusses the role of sciences such as educational psychology in the process of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Botel, Morton, and Neil Botel, A Critical Analysis of the Taxomony of Educational Objectives . Washington, DC: Curriculum Development Associates, 1975.*, Morton Botel and Neil Botel

Annotation: Critiques Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives from a number of psychological perspectives and from a practical perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Bowers, Norman D., "Psychological Forces Influencing Curriculum Decisions," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 268-277., Norman D. Bowers

Annotation: Examines the learning process and learning outcomes in relation to curriculum decision making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Cohen, Jonathan, "Social, Emotional, Ethical, and Academic Education: Creating a Climate for Learning, Participation in Democracy, and Well-Being," Harvard Eduational Review, 76(Summer, 2006), 201-237., Jonathan Cohen

Annotation: Advocates inclusion of this topic in schooling, reviews related contemporary practices, and suggests related action research; a related article by Noddings follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Character Education, Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Psychology and Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience

Cole, Michael, "Mind as a Cultural Achievement: Implications for IQ Testing," pp. 218-249 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing , 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Michael Cole

Annotation: Argues that culture-free intelligence is a contradiction in terms; reviews IQ testing; discusses context-sensitive approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Daniels, Le Roi, "What Psychology Can Do for Education," Canadian Journal of Education, 13(Winter, 1988), 52-64., Le Roi Daniels

Annotation: Draws on the analysis of three concepts (persons, intentions, and reception) to build an interdisciplinary research approach to pedagogy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Psychology and Curriculum

Dewey, John, "The Psychological Aspect of the School Curriculum," pp. 129-138 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988. (Originally in Education Review, 14(April, 1897), 356-369.), John Dewey

Annotation: Places the experience of the child central in deciding the material of instruction.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Doll, William E., Jr., "Curriculum and Change: Piaget's Organismic Origins," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 5(Spring, 1983), 4-61., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Explains three views of change plus one based on Piaget's view of change; draws implications for curriculum; followed by five articles critiquing this article.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Doll, William E., Jr., "Play and Mastery: A Structuralist View," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Winter, 1980), 209-226., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Shows the advantages of the knowledge-construct view of knowing vs those of a knowledge-copy view of knowing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Elliott, Murray, and Le Roi Daniels, "Alberta in Wonderland: Some Comments on a Curriculum Rationale," pp. 279-295 in Donald B. Cochrane and Martin Shirolli, eds., Philosophy of Education: Canadian Perspectives, Don Mills, Ontario: Collier Macmillan, 1982., Murray Elliott and Le Roi Daniels

Annotation: Critiques Krathwohl's taxonomy in the affective domain.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Evaluation of Instruction, Psychology and Curriculum

Collection of Studies

Fenstermacher, Gary D., and John I. Goodlad, eds., Individual Differences and the Common Curriculum, Eighty-second Yearbook of the NSSE, Part I. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983., Gary D. Fenstermacher and John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Treats perennial issues in curriculum of the implications of individual differences and the desire for a common curriculum for all students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Content Selection and Organization, Core Mandates, Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Single Studies

Franklin, Barry M., "Self Control and the Psychology of School Discipline," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Summer, 1979), 238-254., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Examines self control as an alternative to coersive forms of school discipline.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Self-Knowledge, Psychology and Curriculum, Curriculum History

Frymier, Jack R., "Development and Validation of a Motivation Index," Theory Into Practice, 9(February, 1970), 56-88., Jack R. Frymier

Annotation: Describes a motivation index and its characteristics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Motivation, Student Assessment, Psychology and Curriculum

Frymier, Jack R., "Motivation: The Mainspring and Gyroscope of Learning," Theory Into Practice, 9(February, 1970), 23-32., Jack R. Frymier

Annotation: Asserts motivation as central to learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Motivation

Gergen, Kenneth J., Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge . New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982., Kenneth J. Gergen

Annotation: Presents a view of transforming studies in social psychology to take into account personal meaning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Glaser, Robert, "Components of a Psychology of Instruction: Toward a Science of Design," Review of Educational Research, 46(Winter, 1976), 1-24., Robert Glaser

Annotation: Elaborates a theory of instructional design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teaching/Learning Process, Psychology and Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation, Teacher Planning

Gordon, Ira J., "New Conceptions of Children's Learning and Development," pp. 49-73 in Walter B. Waetjen and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Learning and Mental Health in the School, 1966 Yearbook of ASCD. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Ira J. Gordon

Annotation: Identifies new conceptions of learning and development in early childhood education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Early Childhood Curriculum

Single Studies

Grumet, Madeleine R., "Conception, Contradiction and Curriculum," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 3(Winter, 1981), 287-298., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Ventures into feminist social theory and draws implications for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Hollister, William G., "Preparing the Minds of the Future: Enhancing Ego Processes through Curriculum Development," pp. 27-42 in Robert R. Leeper, ed., Curriculum Change: Direction and Process . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., William G. Hollister

Annotation: Shows how curriculum can enhance self-knowledge in children.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Self-Knowledge, Motivation, Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Huebner, Dwayne, "Implications of Psychological Thought for the Curriculum," pp. 68-76 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Suggests that psychological theories of learning, motivation, and cognition should be used to help construct educational environments, not merely to understand students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Huebner, Dwayne, "Toward a Political Economy of Curriculum and Human Development," pp. 92-107 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Points out the poltical dimensions of curriculum and human development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
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, Psychology and Curriculum

Johnson, Lee, and William F. Pinar, "Aspects of Gender Analysis in Recent Feminist Psychological Thought and their Implications for Curriculum," Journal of Education (Boston University), 162(Fall, 1980), 113-126., Lee Johnson and William F. Pinar

Annotation: Reviews the implications for curriculum of recent work on gender analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Psychology and Curriculum

Johnson, Mark, The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination, and Reason . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1990., Mark Johnson

Annotation: Gives a view of embodied schemata, not objectivist propositions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Johnson, Thomas J., "Motivation: Some Principles, Problems, and Classroom Applications," pp. 93-111 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Language and Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Thomas J. Johnson

Annotation: Reviews principles and application of research on motivation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Motivation

Single Studies

Kallos, Daniel, and Ulf P. Lundgren, "Educational Psychology: Its Scope and Limits," British Journal of Educational Psychology, 45(1975), 111-121., Daniel Kallos and Ulf P. Lundgren

Annotation: Describes the nature of psychological research in education in relation to curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Kaufman, B. A., "Piaget, Marx and the Political Ideology of Schooling," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(January-March, 1978), 19-44., B. A. Kaufman

Annotation: Contrasts theories of behavioral psychology and capitalism which emanate from a materialist model with theories of constructivism and socialism which emanate from a dialectical model.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Psychology and Curriculum

Collection of Studies

Kincheloe, Joe. L., and William F. Pinar, eds., Curriculum as Social Psychoanalysis: The Significance of Place, Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991., Joe. L. Kincheloe and William F. Pinar

Annotation: Shows the influence of the South on curriculum and curriculum content.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Macagnoni, Virginia M., "Social Dimensions of the Self as an Open System: A Curriculum Design--Strategies for Implementation," Research Bulletin (Florida Educational Research and Development Council, Gainesville), 5(Summer, 1969), 1-68., Virginia M. Macagnoni

Annotation: Proposes a comprehensive conception of a curriculum focusing on seven dimensions of the social self; provides conceptual tools and implementation strategies; serves as a model for tying together relevant literature and theoretical components for other proposals with different purposes; refers to content, process, mediation, and teaching components.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Self-Knowledge, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Open Education, Psychology and Curriculum, Social Studies, Values in the Classroom

Meath-Lang, Bonnie, "The Curriculum and the Search for Meaning: A Discussion of the Applications of Logotherapy to Education," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Winter, 1982), 202-207., Bonnie Meath-Lang

Annotation: Discusses Frankl's concept of logotherapy and its applications to the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Padgham, Ronald E., "The Holographic Paradigm and Postcritical Reconceptualist Curriculum Theory," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 5(Summer, 1983), 132-142.*, Ronald E. Padgham

Annotation: Reviews Pribram's neuro-psychological research and its implications for reconceptualized curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pajak, Edward, "Cultural Narcissism and Education Reform," Teachers College Record, 113(September, 2011), 2018-2046., Edward Pajak

Annotation: Interprets recent policy reforms in education as being rooted in psychological processes associated with narcissistic parenting wherein the following behavioral patterns prevail: expectations for perfection, grandiose sense of superiority and entitlement, relentless fault-finding, projection of personal fantasies, absence of empathy, preoccupation with control, conditional approval, and well-intentioned view of own motives; suggests alternatives that respect and trust children more.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Motivation, Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pinar, William, "Sanity, Madness, and the School," pp. 359-383 in his Curriculum Theorizing . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975., William Pinar

Annotation: Discusses the loss of self-love and alienation and the role of schooling in these.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Pincus, John, "Incentives for Innovation in the Public Schools," Review of Educational Research, 44(Winter, 1974), 113-144., John Pincus

Annotation: Reviews a variety of incentives for educational innovation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "The Formation of School Subjects and the Political Context of Schooling," pp. 1-14 in Thomas S. Popkewitz, ed., The Formation of the School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1987.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Introduces the history of the creation of school subjects and the social and ideological pressures on this process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Posner, George J., Kenneth A Strike, Peter W. Hewson, and William A. Gertzog, "Accommodation of a Scientific Conception: Toward a Theroy of Conceptual Change," Science Education, 66( April, 1982), 211-227.*, George J. Posner, Kenneth A. Strike, Peter W. Hewson, and William A. Gertzog

Annotation: Reports evidence of accommodation by students of science of various scientific conceptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process, Science

Scheffler, Israel, "Human Nature and Potential (AESA R. Freeman Butts Lecture-1982)," Educational Studies, 3(Fall, 1983), 211-224., Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Describes the nautre of human potential in three constructions--a capacity notion, a predictive notion, and a decision notion.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Potential, Psychology and Curriculum

Shaker, Paul, "The Application of Jung's Analytical Psychology to Education," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 14(July-September, 1982), 241-250., Paul Shaker

Annotation: Shows how Jung's ideas can be applied to curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Shaker, Paul, and Craig Kridel, "The Return to Experience: A Reconceptualist Call," Journal of Teacher Education , 40 (January-February, 1989), 2-8.*, Paul and Shaker and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Reviews the development and impact of the reconceptualist movement in curriculum and its potential in teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience, Teacher Education, Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Shavelson, Richard J., "Contributions of Educational Research to Policy and Practice: Constructing, Challenging, Changing Cognition," Educational Researcher, 17(October, 1988), 4-11; 22.*, Richard J. Shavelson

Annotation: Presents purposes and procedures for deriving research knowledge from practice if it is to inform policy and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Psychology and Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Review of Curriculum Theory, edited by Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik," Texas Tech Journal of Education, 5(No. 3, 1978), 227-131., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Provides a review and critique of the papers in this book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Strauss, Sidney, "Learning Theories of Gagne and Piaget: Implications for Curriculum Development," Teachers College Record, 74(September, 1972), 81-102., Sidney Strauss

Annotation: Compares these two theories and the curriculum structures resulting from each.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Research Synthesis

Strike, Kenneth A., and George J. Posner, "Epistemological Perspectives on Conceptions of Curriculum Organization and Learning," pp. 106-141 in Lee Shulman, ed., Review of Research in Education, 4(1976). Itasca, IL: Peacock Publishers, 1977.*, Kenneth A. Strike and George J. Posner

Annotation: Analyzes different conceptions of curriculum organization and learning, citing the related research.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Collection of Studies

Sullivan, Edmund V., A Critical Psychology: Interpretation of the Personal World. New York: Plenum, 1984., Edmund V. Sullivan

Annotation: Gives a critical interpretation of the personal world; treats the method of emancipatory praxis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Tyler, Louise L., "Curriculum Development From a Psychoanalytic Perspective," Educational Forum, 36(January, 1972), 173-178., Louise L. Tyler

Annotation: Explores the contributions psychoanalytic theory and practice might make to curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Tyler, Louise L., "Meaning and Schooling," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 51-57., Louise L. Tyler

Annotation: Discusses psychoanalysis as a basis for curriculum and related implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Psychology and Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience

Research Synthesis

Waetjen, Walter B., "Curiosity and Exploration: Roles in Intellectual Development and Learning," pp. 40-58 in A. Harry Passow and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Intellectual Development: Another Look . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1964., Walter B. Waetjen

Annotation: Summarizes studies of curiosity and related variables that have implications for education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Single Studies

Wexler, Philip, Critical Social Psychology . Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1983., Philip Wexler

Annotation: Applies critical social theory to the field of social psychology; covers critique, theory, and analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum