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Anyon, Jean, "The Retreat of Marxism and Socialist Feminism: Postmodern and Poststructural Theories in Education," Curriculum Inquiry, 24(Summer, 1994), 115-133.*, Jean Anyon

Annotation: Critiques work of Cherryholmes, Lather, Ellsworth, Giroux, and McLaren with respect to the lack of empirical basis for their critical theories and offers an alternative approach of her own. Cherryholmes responds in a related article that follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Philosophical Schools

Archambault, Reginald D., "The Philosophical Bases of the Experience Curriculum," Harvard Educational Review, 26(1956), 273-275., Reginald D. Archambault

Annotation: Outlines the basic tenets of the experience curriculum movement, including its goals and objectives as they relate to Dewey's view of ends, the role of interests and needs in curriculum design, and various limitations of the experience curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Philosophical Schools

Baldacchino, John. Education Beyond Education: Self and the Imaginary in Maxine Greene's Philosophy. New York: Peter Lang, 2009., John. Baldacchino

Annotation: Gives an analysis and elucidation of Greene's writings organized around broad themes in her work; demonstrates the coherence of her philosophy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience, Aesthetics Education, Philosophical Schools

Beyer, Landon E., "The Reconstruction of Knowledge and Educational Studies," Journal of Education, 168(No. 2, 1986), 113-135.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Traces the epistemological foundations of educational theory and the current reorientation in inquiry in teacher education and curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Brumbaugh, Robert S., "Plato's Philosophy of Education: The Meno Experiment and the Republic Curriculum," Educational Theory, 20 (Summer, 1970), 207-228., Robert S. Brumbaugh

Annotation: Treats the norms inherent in Plato's curriculum in his Republic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Confrey, Jere, "The Lure of the Practical," Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Science, 7 (No. 1 & 2, 1982), 109-138.*, Jere Confrey

Annotation: Argues for merging theory and practice and draws implications that contrast with those derived from a separation of theory and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Teacher Education, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Philosophical Schools

Donmoyer, Robert, "The Rescue from Relativism: Two Failed Attempts and an Alternative Strategy," Educational Researcher, 14(December, 1985), 13-20. *, Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Challenges aspects of positivist paradigms and discusses a form of rationality based on Toulman that can embrace "purpose" within inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Eisner, Elliot W., and Elizabeth Vallance, eds., Conflicting Conceptions of Curriculum . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974., Elliot W. Eisner and Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Classifies and illustrates with excerpts from original authors five groups of curriculum conceptions (as development of cognitive processes, as technology, as self-actualization, as social reconstructionism, as academic rationalism).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Ferrero, David, "Does 'Research Based' Mean 'Value Neutral'?" Phi Delta Kappan, 86(February, 2005). 425-432., David Ferrero

Annotation: Shows how value judgments play a role in translating educational research into practice; presents a typology of traditional and progressive philosophies of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Philosophical Schools

Greene, Maxine,"Epistmology and Educational Research: The Influence of Recent Approaches to Knowledge," pp. 423-464 in Linda Darling-Hammond, ed., Review of Research in Education, 20: 1994. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1994., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Traces the evolution of epistemological bases for making knowledge claims from Plato to postmodern philosophers and the implications for contemporary educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Gutek, Gerald Lee, Philosophical and Ideological Voices in Education. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2004., Gerald Lee Gutek

Annotation: Catelogues seven philosophies of education, seven educational ideologies, and four theories of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Hill, Brian V., "Epistemologies and Curriculum Models," Journal of Educational Thought, 7(December, 1973), 151-164., Brian V. Hill

Annotation: Shows what curriculum proposals would follow from five distinctive epistemologies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools

Hobbs, Ted, "Epistemological and Psychological Assumptions in Curriculum Development," Paper presented at CSSE, 1974., Ted Hobbs

Annotation: Traces the epistemological and psychological assumptions associated with various philosophies as they are found in curriculum development work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Huebner, Dwayne, "Curriculum as Concern for Man's Temporality," Theory Into Practice, 6(October, 1967), 172-179. Reprinted pp. 237-249 in William F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing . Berkeley, CA: 1975.*, Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Examines the role of time in curriculum thought and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Philosophical Schools

Hughes, Philip, "Decisions and Curriculum Design," Educational Theory, 12(July, 1962), 187-192., Philip Hughes

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques assumptions behind curriculum decisions made in the science curriculum of the time.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Philosophical Schools, Science, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kilbourn, Brent, "World Views and Curriculum," Interchange, 11(No. 2, 1980-81), 1-10., Brent Kilbourn

Annotation: Uses Pepper's analysis of six world views (animism, mysticism, formism, mechanism, contextualism, and organicism) to provide a conceptual framework for inquiry into the contributions the curriculum might make to the study of social problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Social Studies

Kilbourn, Brent, "World Views and Science Teaching," pp. 34-43 in Hugh Munby, Graham Orpwood, and Thomas Russell, eds., Seeing Curriculum in a New Light, Essays from Science Education. Toronto: OISE Press, 1980., Brent Kilbourn

Annotation: Describes the use and limitations of mechanistic explanations in science teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom, Science, Philosophical Schools

Littleford, Michael, "Vico and Curriculum Studies," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Summer, 1979), 54-64., Michael Littleford

Annotation: Draws on Giambattista Vico's notion of the unity of knowledge in human studies for its implications for curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Philosophical Schools

Macdonald, James B., "Curriculum, Consciousness, and Social Change," Foundations Studies, 5(Fall, 1978), 27-45. Reprinted in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 3(Winter, 1981), 143-153. Reprinted pp. 156-174 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick,1988.*, James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Shows how a liberating perspective can permeate curriculum; presents design guidelines.

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

Martin, Jane Roland, Changing the Educational Landscape: Philosophy, Women, and Curriculum. New York: Routledge, 1994., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Reprints 13 essays by the author on philosophical aspects of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Philosophical Schools

Miller, John P., "Atomism, Pragmatism, Holism," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Spring, 1986), 175-196., John P. Miller

Annotation: Discusses these norms and their implications in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools

Molnar, Alex, "Modes of Values Thinking in Curriculum," March 1973, ERIC Document No. ED 077 131., Alex Molnar

Annotation: Gives breakdown of philosophical approaches to values in the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools

Nunan, Ted, Countering Educational Design . New York : Nichols,1983., Ted Nunan

Annotation: Raises theoretical and practical issues involved in educational design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies, Philosophical Schools, Ideology and School Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Poetter, Thomas S., ed., 10 Great Curricula: Lived Conversations of Progressive, Democratic Curricula in School and Society. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2011., Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Presents narratives on the lived curricula from ten settings that embody progressive forms of curriculum and pedagogy; prepared by doctoral students of the editor; contains commentaries and critiques on each; epilogue written by the editor contains summary of themes and lessons derived from this kind of research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Democratic Education, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Proefriedt, William A., High Expectations: The Cultural Roots of Standards Reform in American Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2010., William A. Proefriedt

Annotation: Argues against the policies and practices of educational reformers who demand testing, high individual achievement for all, and an economic model of curriculum for national competitiveness; traces threads both for and against these views throughout American educational history; gives a close reading and balanced interpretation of our leading educators over the last 250 years.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Reid, William A., "Rationalism or Humanism? The Future of Curriculum Studies," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Winter, 1980), 93-108., William A. Reid

Annotation: Contrasts rationalism and humanism; places curriculum studies as a humanistic discipline; this is a revised version of chapter six in his Thinking About the Curriculum, 1978.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Schrag, Francis, "Conceptions of Knowledge," pp. 268-301 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan,1992., Francis Schrag

Annotation: Reviews six traditions in education concerning knowledge (apprenticeship, philosophical, rhetorical, scientific, psychotherapeutic, mystical); summarizes the conceptualization, selection, and organization of knowledge in curriculum; traces attempts to distinguish kinds of knowledge; and gives an overview of critical sociology of knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Content Selection and Organization

Searles, W. E., "A Substantiation of Macdonald's Models in Science Curriculum Development," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Winter, 1982), 127-155. Reprinted as "A Taxonomic Study of Curriculum Development Models Used in Science Education," European Journal of Science Education, 3(January-March, 1981), 77-91., W. E. Searles

Annotation: Reviews the models of curriculum development set forth by Macdonald and three conceptions of curriculum; reviews the development of science curriculum from 1850 onward in light of these models and conceptions; tests basis for content selection and organization via criteria drawn from ten leading curriculum theorists.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Science, Philosophical Schools, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History

Stanley, William B., Curriculum for Utopia: Social Reconstructionism and Critical Pedagogy in the Postmodern Era. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1992., William B. Stanley

Annotation: Analyzes the role of reconstructionism in critical pedogogy and relates this to past and present tradtions of educational theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Philosophical Schools

Ubbelohde, Robert Allen, "A Neo-Conservative Approach in Curriculum," pp. 22-34 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory . Washington, DC: ASCD, 1977.*, Robert Allen Ubbelohde

Annotation: Identifies assumptions of a neo-conservative view of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools