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Aoki, Ted T. "Toward Understanding 'Computer Application,' "Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 2, 1987), 61-71. Reprinted pp. 151-158 in Willliam F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., Ted T. Aoki

Annotation: Discusses computer as technology (after Heidegger), computer as technical reproduction, and computer as a hermenuetic problem.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry,Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Apple, Michael W., "Teaching and Technology: The Hidden Effects of Computers on Teachers and Students," pp. 289-311 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988. Also pp. 314-336 in 2nd ed., 1998., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Discusses politics of technology, economic realities, and resulting inequalities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Baker, Eva L., "Techology and Effective Assessment Systems," pp. 358-378 in Joan L. Herman and Edward L. Haertel, eds., Uses and Misuses of Data for Educational Accountability and Improvement. 104th NSSE Yearbook, Part II. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005., Eva L. Baker

Annotation: Defines a generic design (structure, functions, evaluation) for an assessment system and indicates what new technologies can assist with each element.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Program Audit/Evaluation

Bryk, Anthony S., and Louis M. Gomez, "Reinventing a Research and Development Capacity," pp. 181-206 in Frederick M. Hess, ed., The Future of Educational Entrepreneurship: Possibilities for School Reform. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2008., Anthony S. Bryk and Louis M. Gomez

Annotation: Analyzes the status of the design-engineering-development method of school improvement; reviews the infrastructure needed for this type of development; discusses an agenda and funding for needed work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Generation

Dede, Chris, James P. Honan, and Lawrence C. Peters, eds., Scaling Up Success: Lessons Learned from Technology-Based Educational Improvement. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005., Chris Dede, James P. Honan, and Lawrence C. Peters

Annotation: Reports ten studies involving scaling up successful educational innovations (to other settings or districts) and examines the process and problems in doing so; the last chapter summarizes key themes and insights across studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Development as Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Utilization, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Eryaman, Mustafaf Yunas, "A Hermeneutic Approach Toward Integrating Technology into Schools: Policy and Practice," pp. 143-160 in Sharon Y. Tettegah and Richard C. Hunter, eds., Technology and Education: Issues in Administration, Policy, and Applications in K12 Schools. New York: Elsevier, 2006., Mustafaf Yunas Eryaman

Annotation: Advocates a hermeneutic approach (rather than a technical-procedural approach) to policymaking and evaluation; illustrates this approach in a case study of a classroom in Istanbul, Turkey.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Knowledge Generation

Fishman, Barry J., "Adapting Innovations to Particular Contexts of Use," pp. 48-66 in Chris Dede, James P. Honan, and Lawrence C. Peters, eds., Scaling Up Success: Lessons Learned from Technology-Based Educational Improvement. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005., Barry J. Fishman

Annotation: Gives a theoretical framework for evaluating the usabiltity of innovations; presents an example of an innovation in learning technology scaled up from a local to a broader context; analyzes usability gaps related to the fromework.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Development as Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Utilization, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Hlynka, Denis, "Making Waves with Educational Technology: A Deconstructionist Reading of Ted Aoki," JCT : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9 (Summer, 1989), 27-38., Denis Hlynka

Annotation: Illustrates a deconstructionist reading of the views of Ted Aoki.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Jacobs, Heidi Hayes, "A New Essential Curriculum for a New Time," pp. 7-17 (and 3 related articles, pp. 18-79) in Heidi Hayes Jacobs, ed., Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development,, 2010., Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Annotation: Makes the case for upgrading the curriculum within a new vision of schools that fully utilizes current technologies; threats upgrading assessment, content, program structures, and grouping of students and of professionals; introduces 9 related essays in this book which discuss and give examples of new visions at work in schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Curriculum Frameworks, Content Selection and Organization, Student Assessment

Mardis, Marcia A., and Ellen S. Hoffman, "Educational Digital Libraries: Platforms for Innovation and Equity," pp. 163-180 in Sharon Y. Tettegah and Richard C. Hunter, eds., Technology and Education: Issues in Administration, Policy, and Applications in K12 Schools. New York: Elsevier, 2006., Marcia A. Mardis and Ellen S. Hoffman

Annotation: Presents a state-of-the-field report on policies and practices related to the development and use of digital libraries and the content available in them to teachers and students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Content Selection and Organization

Roseboro, Donyell L., "Mediated Youth, Curriculum, and Cyberspace: Pivoting the In-Between," pp. 360-369 in Awad Ibrahim and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Critical Youth Studies Reader. New York: Peter Lang, 2014., Donyell L. Roseboro

Annotation: Discusses the curriculum of cyberspace, a typology of the cyberspace curriculum (that operates in an "in-between" reality), and four paradoxes: 1) finished product/perpetually editable, 2)distance/proximity, 3) familiarity/newness, 4) visibility/invisibility/hypervisibility.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Content Selection and Organization

Schank, Roger, Teaching Minds: How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools. New York: Teachers College Press, 2011., Roger Schank

Annotation: Proposes a cognitive process-based education built around 12 processes: four conceptual processes (prediction, judgment, experimentation, evaluation), four analytic processes (argument, planning, causation, judgment), and four social processes (influence, teamwork, negotiation, describing); argues against a subject-centered (knowledge) curriculum; sees online schooling as the future of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Practical Knowledge, Criticism of Schooling

Squire, Kurt, "From Content to Context: Videogames as Designed Experience," Educational Researcher, 35(November, 2006), 19-29., Kurt Squire

Annotation: Discusses the impact of videogames in education and their potential for conducting research on learning and on designing educational experiences; gives concrete illustrations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Waks, Leonard J., "Brown v Board, Common Citizenship,and the Limits of Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Winter, 2005), 94-128., Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Shows how equal or common citizenship has not been achieved through court decisions since Brown, how factors inside and outside schools have changed the context for equal citizenship, and poses a possible solution: the networked common school in a virtual megasetting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Citizenship Education, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Hidden Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Waks, Leonard J., Education 2.0: The Learningweb Revolution and the Transformation of the School. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2014, Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Argues for a new version of open schooling based on a network of web and web-supported educational organizations; presents a practical proposal based on contemporary research fully explicated; offers guidance on changing to this new paradigm.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Open Education, Organization Theory, Alternatives in Education, Criticism of Schooling, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development