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Brady, Laurie, "The Relationship Between Models and Methods in School Based Curriculum Development," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 47-52., Laurie Brady

Annotation: Reports a multiple regression study related to math curriculum in Australia which examined the relation between an objectives model and an interaction model and curriculum planning methods.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Mathematics, Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Brown, Ann L., "Design Experiments: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges in Creating Complex Interventions in Classroom Settings," Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2(No. 2, 1992), 141-178., Ann L. Brown

Annotation: Lays out a conception of design experiments in the context of mathematics classroom learning, illustrates that in her own research, and outlines issues requiring attention.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Mathematics

Clements, Douglas H., "Curriculum Research: Toward a Framework for 'Research-based Curricula," Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 38(January, 2007), 35-70., Douglas H. Clements

Annotation: Contrasts goals of curriculum development research and of science research; argues the case for curriculum research related to practice, policy, and theory; posits 10 phases for curriculum development research; applies the model to mathematics curriculum; gives ramifications and caveats.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Materials Development and Evaluation, Mathematics

Confrey, Jere, "Comparing and Contrasting the National Research Council Report'On Evaluating Curricular Effectiveness' with the What Works Clearinghouse Approach," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 28(Fall, 2006), 195-213., Jere Confrey

Annotation: Points out similarities and differences in the research approaches used in these two efforts to establish curricular effectiveness in mathematics curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Mathematics, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Darling-Hammond, Linda, "Instructional Policy into Practice," Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis , 12(Fall 1990), 339-347., Linda Darling-Hammond

Annotation: Explains how research on teachers' reactions to curriculum policy changes can influence policy analysis research; done in context of California's Math Framework of 1985.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Mathematics, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Knowledge

Davidman, Leonard, "Formative Evaluation of the Unified Science and Mathematics in the Elementary Schools: Summary and Extension of Findings and Recommendations," pp. 387-410 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Leonard Davidman

Annotation: Reports a qualitative evaluation study of a curriculum project and offers recommendations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: All Fields
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Elementary School Curriculum, Mathematics, Science

Drake, Corey, Tonia J. Land, and Andrew M. Tyminski, "Using Educative Curriculum Materials to Support the Development of Prospective Teachers' Knowledge," Educational Researcher, 43(No. 3, 2014), 154-162., Corey Drake, Tonia J. Land, and Andrew M. Tyminski

Annotation: Reviews two learning-to-teach frameworks in mathematics education from which principles are derived for designing experiences with educative curriculum materials.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Mathematics, Materials Development and Evaluation

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix: Transcendence and Mathematics," Curriculum , 11 (Autumn, 1990), 100-111. Reprinted in Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 6(Summer, 1991), 277-293.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Traces the potential of the relationship between mathematics and transcendental and spiritual experience for curriculum content.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Mathematics, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Integration, Values in the Classroom

Gehrke, Nathalie, Michael S. Knapp, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik, "In Search of the School Curriculum," pp. 51-110. Gerald Grant, ed., Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992 Washington, D.C. : American Educational Research Association, 1992., Nathalie Gehrke, Michael S. Knapp, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik

Annotation: Reviews research on what is taught in the U.S. in language arts, social studies, math and science.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science

Kamens, David H., and Aaron Benavot, "Elite Knowledge for the Masses: The Origins and Spread of Mathematics and Science Education in National Curricula," American Journal of Education , 99 (February, 1991), 137-180., David H. Kamens and Aaron Benavot

Annotation: Provides data on the entrance and extent of science and math in the curriculum of many nations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Mathematics, Science, Curriculum History

Lamberg, Teruni D., and James A. Middleton, "Design Research Perspectives on Transitioning from Individual Microgenetic Interviews to a Whole-Class Teaching Experiment," Educational Researcher, 38(May, 2009), 233-245., Teruni D. Lamberg and James A. Middleton

Annotation: Provides a description of a compleat cycle of design research and illustrates its use in a study of ways students conceptualize their understanding of factions as quotients enroute to developing iterations of whole-class teaching procedures for this topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Mathematics, Teaching/Learning Process

Lazerson, Marvin, Judith Block McLaughlin, and Bruce McPherson, "New Curriculum, Old Issues," Teachers College Record, 86(Winter, 1984), 300-319.*, Marvin Lazerson, Judith Block McLaughlin, and Bruce McPherson

Annotation: Reviews history of SMSG, MACOS, and other reforms of the 1950s and 1960s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies, Mathematics, Social Studies, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Learning for Tomorrow's World: First Results from PISA 2003. Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Education Publications, 2004., Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Learning for Tomorrow's World

Annotation: Gives detailed data from 31 countries on mathematics, science, and reading assessments of fifteen year-olds in 2003 and the relationship of other educational factors to these data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Student Assessment, Mathematics, Reading, Science

Marsh, David D., and Allan R. Odden, "Implementation of the California Mathematics and Science Curriculum Frameworks," pp. 219-239 in Allan R. Odden, ed., Education Policy Implementation. Albany,NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, David D. Marsh and Allan R. Odden

Annotation: Describes the process of implementing California frameworks in science and math and their impacts on policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Frameworks, Mathematics, Science, Curriculum Implementation

Middleton, James, Stephen Gorard, Chris Taylor, and Brenda Bannen-Ritland, "The 'Compleat' Design Experiment," pp. 21-46 in Anthony E. Kelly, Richard A. Lesh, and John Y. Beck, eds., Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education. New York: Routledge, 2008., James Middleton, Stephen Gorard, Chris Taylor, and Brenda Bannen-Ritland

Annotation: Defines the grammar of the design research process in education (based on its practice in engineering); gives a multiple-phase model of the compleat design cycle; illustrates this with an extended example in mathematics instructional design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Mathematics

Porter, Andrew C., Doug A. Archbald, and Alexander K. Tyree, Jr., "Reforming the Curriculum: Will Empowerment Policies Replace Control?" pp. 11-36 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Betty Malen, eds., The Politics of Curriculum and Testing: The 1990 Yearbook of the Politics of Education Association . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1991.*, Andrew C. Porter, Doug A. Archbald, and Alexander K. Tyree Jr.

Annotation: Reports recent developments in math and social studies and analyzes the processes of policy control and teacher empowerment in these contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Mathematics, Social Studies

Porter, Andrew C., John Smithson, and Eric Osthoff, "Standard Setting as a Strategy for Upgrading High School Mathematics and Science," pp. 138-166 in Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman, eds., The Governance of Curriculum. 1994 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development,1994., Andrew C. Porter, John Smithson, and Eric Osthoff

Annotation: Examines effects of using curriculum policy instruments such as increased graduation requirements, state curriculum frameworks, staff development, and textbook adoption requirements in six states.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Secondary School Curriculum, Mathematics, Science, Curriculum Frameworks

Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, Mathematics, Science, and Technology of Education: A Research Agenda . Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1985., Committee on Research

Annotation: Provides a research agenda on these subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Mathematics, Science, Computers and Technology as Subjects

Schoenfeld, Alan H., "What Doesn't Work: The Challenge and Failure of the What Works Clearinghouse to Conduct Meaningful Reviews of Studies of Mathematics Curricula," Educational Researcher, 35(March, 2006), 13-21., Alan H. Schoenfeld

Annotation: Reports the author's experience in critiquing the Clearinghouse's work in synthesizing research on mathematics curricula; draws implications about governmental ideology affecting integrity of inquiry; related articles follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Mathematics