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Barone, Thomas E., "A Narrative of Enhance Professionalism: Educational Researchers and Popular Storybooks about Schoolpeople," Educational Researcher, 21(November, 1992), 15-24. Reprinted pp. 201-228 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.*, Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Discusses three conceptions of the researcher and ways research findings are communicated; suggests using story form to best reach the public.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum

Beyer, Landon E., "Community, Identity, and a Sense of Hope." JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 13(Winter, 1997), 50-52., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Gives a personal reflection on the value and meaning of participating in the "Bergamo Conference" on curriculum theorizing over the years from 1982-1997.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum

Beyer, Landon E., "Political Notes and Notices," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Summer, 1985), 150-161.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Offers an argument for political activity by educators with several examples.

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

Brady, Jeanne F., "Public Pedagogy and Educational Leadership: Politically Engaged Scholarly Communities and Possibilities for Critical Engagement," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 3(Summer, 2006), 57-60., Jeanne F. Brady

Annotation: Makes a challenging call and a persuasive argument for educational scholars and practitioners to engage in speaking up on public issues (including public education issues) through collegial communities that think and act together both ethically and responsibly; see also related articles in same issue, p. 87, p. 92.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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: Curriculum and Politics, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Breault, Donna L. Adair, "The Fall of the Public Academic," pp. 53-76 in David M. Callejo Perez, Stephen M. Fain, and Judith J. Slater, eds., Pedagogy of Place: Seeing Space as Cultural Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Donna L. Adair Breault

Annotation: Argues for educators taking on the role of public intellectual; some analysis of the decline of this role.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Caswell, Hollis L, "Emergence of the Curriculum as a Field of Professional Work and Study," pp. 1-11 in Helen F. Robinson, ed., Precedents and Promises in the Curriculum Field . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966. Reprinted pp. 26-31 in Edmund C. Short and George D. Marconnet, eds., Contemporary Thought on Public School Curriculum . Dubuque, IA: W. C. Brown, 1968., Hollis L. Caswell

Annotation: Gives the history of currriculum as an emerging field of professional practice and study and identifies its several characteristics.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Curriculum History, Professionalization in Curriculum

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Prelude to Professional Identity and Organization: Public School Curriculum Workers and their Annual Meetings, 1927-1929." pp. 39-51 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History Research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Traces in detail the development of the two professional organizations of curriculum specialists that in 1932 became the Society for Curriculum Study.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Professionalization in Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Symbol of a Shift from Status to Function: Formation of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development," Educational Leadership, 35 (May, 1978), 609-614.*, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Reviews the history of the merger in 1943 into ASCD of the NEA Department of Supervisors and Directors of Instruction and of the Society for Curriculum Study.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum, Supervision of Instruction

Doyle, Walter, "Education for All: The Triumph of Professionalism," pp. 17-75 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Walter Doyle

Annotation: Traces rise of curriculum as a professional role in U. S. schooling and its historical contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Professionalization in Curriculum

Duncan, James K., "The Curriculum Director and Curriculum Change," The Educational Forum, 38(November, 1973), 51-77., James K. Duncan

Annotation: Describes the work of the local curriculum director as a democratic leader involved in curriculum change; conceptualizes curriculum and instructional change and the modification of values involved within actors and events.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, "What is Curriculum?" Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Spring, 1978), 65-72.*, Kieran Egan

Annotation: Analyzes several meanings of the term curriculum and the difficulty of locating boundaries to curriculum phenomena.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Professionalization in Curriculum

Frelin, Anneli, "Curriculum, Didaktik, and Professional Teaching: Conceptual Contributions from the Intersections of Curriculum Studies in an Age of 'Crisis' in Education," pp 645-662 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Anneli Frelin

Annotation: Discusses both the Anglo-Saxon conception of Curriculum Studies and the German/European conception of the Didaktik tradition; notes the role of the teacher in these two traditions; raises questions regarding the teaching profession in light of these traditions.

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: Comparative Curriculum, Conceptions of Teaching, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Professionalization in Curriculum, Teacher Education

Status Studies

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

Single Studies

Henderson, James G., and Kathleen Kesson, "Curriculum Work as Public Intellectual Leadership," pp. 1-23 in Kris Sloan and James T. Sears, eds., Democratic Curriculum Theory and Practice: Retrieving Public Spaces. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2001., James G. Henderson and Kathleen Kesson

Annotation: Calls for curriculum workers to take leadership on public issues whether they are in schools or colleges.

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

Huebner, Dwayne, "The Leadership Role in Curricular Change," pp. 133-151 in Marcella R. Lawler, ed., Strategies for Planned Curricular Innovation. New York: Teachers College Press, 1970., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Envisions the role of the curriculum leader in curriculum change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, 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

Status Studies

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

Joyce, Bruce R., "The Curriculum Worker of the Future," pp. 307-355 in Robert M. McClure, ed., Curriculum: Retrospect and Prospect , Seventieth Yearbook of the NSSE, Part I. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971.*, Bruce R. Joyce

Annotation: Presents positive and negative theses regarding the role of the curriculum worker in improving curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Single Studies

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

Surveys

Macpherson, Ian, Tania Asplane, Ross Brooker, and Bob Elliott, Places and Spaces for Teachers in Curriculum Leadership. Deskin West, ACT: Australian Curriculum Studies Association, 1999., Ian Macpherson, Tania Asplane, Ross Brooker, and Bob Elliott

Annotation: Reports an Australian study of various dimensions of teachers as participants in curriculum leadership; argues for their role.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Professionalization in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Status Studies

Maxwell, T. W., "Curriculum Consultant," pp. 1150-1151 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., T. W. Maxwell

Annotation: Discusses duties, attributes, and impact of curriculum consultants.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
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

Single Studies

McFadden Charles P., "Author-Publisher-Educator Relationships and Curriculum Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(January-February, 1992), 71-87., Charles P. McFadden

Annotation: Gives case studies and recommendations on relationships between writers and publishers in a science curriculum project in New Brunswick.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Comparative Curriculum, Science, Professionalization in Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation

Moreira, Antonio Flavio Barbosa, "The Internationalization of the Curriculum Field: Dialogs and Differences," European Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2(No. 1, 2015), 206-219., Antonio Flavio Barbosa Moreira

Annotation: Analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of discourse exchanges among the world's curriculum specialists and scholars; presents quotes from interviews with curriculum scholars from six countries to bear witness to some of these pluses and minuses as well as to surface ways of improving the process of internationalization of the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum

Surveys

Newfield, John W., "What Are the Information Demands of Curriculum Supervisors?" Educational Leadership, 34(March, 1977), 453-457., John W. Newfield

Annotation: Reports a study of the needs for information by curriculum supervisors.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Professionalization in Curriculum, Supervision of Instruction

Single Studies

Petrina, Stephen, "The Politics of Curriculum and Instructional Design/ Theory/ Form: Critical Problems, Projects, Units, Modules," Interchange, 35(March, 2004), 81-126., Stephen Petrina

Annotation: Urges curriculum theorists to understand and work with instructional designers, and vice versa.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Case Studies

Poetter, Thomas S., "The Role of the Curriculum Specialist in a Public School District's Curriculum Project," pp. 51-67 in Walter Gershon, Thomas Kelly, Kathleen Kesson, and Wendy Walter-Bailey, eds., (De)liberating Curriculum and Pedagogy: Exploring the Promise and Perils of "Scientifically-Based" Approaches. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2005., Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Gives a personal report of the author's involvement as an external curriculuma specialist.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Professionalization in Curriculum

Single Studies

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

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Educational Reform and the Problem of Institutional Life," Educational Researcher, 8(March, 1979), 3-8.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Critques educational reform in terms of favored knowledge, students, and professional groups.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum

Surveys

Rosales-Dordelly, Carmen L., and Edmund C. Short, Curriculum Professors' Specialized Knowledge . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985., Carmen L. Rosales-Dordelly and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Reports a study of curriculum knowledge deemed significant by professors of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Literature of Curriculum, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Single Studies

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

Schon, Donald A. The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action . New York: Basic Books, 1983., Donald A. Schon

Annotation: Describes various facets of reflection-in-action by practitioners in diverse fields, including education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Research, Curriculum Deliberation, Conceptions of Teaching, Professionalization in Curriculum

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

Shulman, Lee S., "Knowledge and Teaching: Foundations of the New Reform," Harvard Educational Review, 57( February , 1987), 1-22., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Sets forth seven categories of the knowledge base for teaching: content knowledge, general pedagogical knowledge, knowledge of curriculum and curriculum materials, pedoagogical content knowledge, knowledge of learners, knowledge of contexts, and knowledge of ends/purposes/values.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teacher Education, Curriculum Implementation, Professionalization in Curriculum, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Teacher Knowledge

Smith, David L., "Toward Critical Curriculum Practice: The Role of ACSA in Australia," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(May-June, 1991), 269-274., David L. Smith

Annotation: Describes the purposes and activities of the Australian Curriculum Studies Assocation (ACSA) and the politcal context within which it works.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum

Collection of Studies

Van Til, William, ed., ASCD in Retrospect. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1986., Til William Van

Annotation: Presents comments by 11 past-presidents of ASCD on the organization's contributions in various domains; all chapters have historical relevance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Single Studies

Walker, Decker, "The Curriculum Field in Formation: A Review of the Twenty-Sixth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education," Curriculum Theory Network, 4(No. 4, 1975), 263-280.*, Decker Walker

Annotation: Reviews the 26th NSSE Yearbook in its historical context.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Professionalization in Curriculum

Walker, Decker F., "Straining to Lift Ourselves: A Critique of the Foundations of the Curriculum Field." Curriculum Theory Network, 5(No. 1, 1975), 3-25., Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Examines underlying assumptions about curriculum policy found in the 1927 NSSE yearbook on curriculum-making and draws current implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Professionalization in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Wraga, William, "Curriculum Theory and Development and Public Policy Making," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 3(Summer, 2006), 83-87., William Wraga

Annotation: Sets an agenda for the academic curriculum field: renew its commitment to public curriculum matters; provide curriculum leaders with conceptual tools for coping with public curriculum problems; and offer practical recommendations for resolving such problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Knowledge Linkage