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Atkinson, Paul, Sara Delamont, and Martyn Hammersley, "Qualitative Research Traditions: A British Response to Jacob," Review of Educational Research, 58 (Summer, 1988), 231-250., Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, and Martyn Hammersley

Annotation: Discusses qualitative research in Britain.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Au, Wayne, "High-Stakes Testing and Curricular Control: A Qualitative Metasynthesis," Educational Researcher, 36(June/July, 2007) 258-267., Wayne Au

Annotation: Reports a metsynthesis of 49 qualitative studies using template analysis to examine effects of high-stakes testing on subject matter content alignment/contraction, changes in form of knowledge (fractured/integrated), and pedagogic change (student/teacher-centered).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Knowledge Generation

Barone, Thomas E., "On the Demise of Subjectivity in Educational Inquiry," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 25-38. Reprinted pp. 161-178 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Describes issues surrounding subjectivity in educational research; one of four related articles.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Begg, Andrew J. C., Emerging Curriculum. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers,2008., Andrew J. C. Begg

Annotation: Provides an autobiographical narrative of this New Zealand educator's emerging views of curriculum; focuses his report on selected incidents in teaching mathematics, writing textbooks, developing curriculum, teaching teachers, researching curriculum, and comparing international curricula; concludes with how he understands curriculum now.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Bogdan, Robert C., and Sari Knopp Biklen, Qualitative Reseach for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods, 2d Ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1992., Robert C. Bogdan and Sari Knopp Biklen

Annotation: Outlines practical approaches to conducting qualitative research studies in education from designing studies to writing them up.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Bogden, Robert C., and Sari Knopp Biklen, "Foundations of Qualitative Research in Education," pp. 21-44 in Wendy Luttrell, ed., Qualitative Educational Research: Readings in Reflexive Methodology and Trransformative Practice. New York: Routledge, 2010., Robert C. Bogden and Sari Knopp Biklen

Annotation: Gives a comprehensive overview of the nature and history of qualitative research approaches available for use in educational contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Developing Interdisciplinary Researchers: What Ever Happened to the Humanities in Education?" Educational Researcher, 35(November, 2006), 3-10., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Makes the case for balanced research that includes not only scientific but also humanistic inquiry in education; discusses implications for graduate research training.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Education as a Field of Study, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Burgess, Robert G., ed., Strategies of Educational Research: Qualitative Methods. London: Falmer Press, 1985., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Presents eleven articles on a variety of qualitative research methods.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Butt, Richard L., and Danielle Raymond, "Arguments for Using Qualitative Approaches in Understanding Teacher Thinking: The Case for Biography," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 1, 1987), 62-93.*, Richard L. Butt and Danielle Raymond

Annotation: Argues for use of biography in studying teaching and curriculum; includes two vignettes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Teacher Knowledge

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, Narrative Inquiry: Experience and Story in Qualitative Research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000., D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Describes what a narrative inquirer does and discusses and illustrates several dimensions of the process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Crabtree, Benjamin F., and William L. Miller, "Using Codes and Code Manuals: A Template Organizing Style of Interpretation," in Benjamin F. Crabtree and William L. Miller, eds., Doing Qualitative Research, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1999., Benjamin F. Crabtree and William L. Miller

Annotation: Shows how to develop and use a template of codes to analyze qualitative data; gives an illustrative example.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis, Phenomenological Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation

Denzin, Norman K., and Yvonna S. Lincoln, "The Discipline and Practice of Qualitative Research," pp.1-32 in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln, eds., The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2005., Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln

Annotation: Lays the groundwork for the 44 articles in this handbook; characterizes differences among eight periods of qualitative research from 1900-2005; discusses the work of the qualitative researcher by styles, methods, and challenges; previews organization of the handbook which focuses on five phases of the research process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation

Dienskl, Ien, "Beyond Words: On the Experience of the Ineffable," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 3(1985), 3-19., Ien Dienskl

Annotation: Explores ways of describing the ineffable in qualitative studies of experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Conceptions of Teaching

Donmoyer, Robert, "Generalizability and the Single Case Study," pp. 175-200 in Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peskin, eds., Qualitative Research in Education: The Debate Continues. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990.*, Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Explores the meaning of generalizability in social science research and in qualitative case studies.

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

Edson, C. H., "Our Past and Present: Historical Inquiry in Education," Journal of Thought, 21(Fall, 1986), 13-27.*, C. H. Edson

Annotation: Describes features of historical inquiry in curriculum and in education including suggestions on writing qualitative history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Eisner, Elliot W., "Humanistic Trends and the Curriculum Field," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(July-September, 1978), 197-204., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Summarizes the advantages of qualitative methods of inquiry in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research

Eisner, Elliot W., "On the Difference Between Scientific and Artistic Approaches to Qualitative Research," Educational Researcher, 10(April, 1981), 5-9.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Compares scientific and artistic approaches to qualitative research on ten dimensions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Eisner, Elliot W., Reimagining Schools: The Selected Works of Elliot W. Eisner. New York: Routledge, 2005., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reprints twenty-one of Eisner's articles published from 1965-2002.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Art Education, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Qualitative Research, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Frameworks

Eisner, Elliot W., The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice. New York: Macmillan, 1991. 2nd Ed., Prentice-Hall, 1998., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Explicates features of qualitative inquiry in education with examples from educational criticism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Eisner, Elliot W., and Alan Peshkin, eds., Qualitative Inquiry in Education: The Continuing Debate. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990., Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peshkin

Annotation: Treats issues of objectivity and subjectivity, validity, generalizability, ethics, and uses of qualitative inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research

Ely, Margot, with Margaret Anzul, Teri Friedman, Diane Garner, and Ann McCormack Steinmetz, Doing Qualitative Research: Circles within Circles . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1991., Margot Ely, Margaret Anzul, Teri Friedman, Diane Garner, and Ann McCormack Steinmetz

Annotation: Reports the experiences of these authors' doing ethnographic research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Ercikan, Kadriye, and Wolff-Michael Roth, "What Good is Polarizing Research into Qualitative and Quantitative? Educational Researcher, 35(June/July, 2006), 14-23., Kadriye Ercikan and Wolff-Michael Roth

Annotation: Conceives an eight dimension continuum from low-level to high-level inferences on which both quantitative and qualitative studies can be placed; calls for starting with research questions which then require different kinds of research methods and modes of inquiry to generate answers; collaboration among experts in different kinds of reserach methods may be required depending on where the study falls on the continuum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Erickson, Frederick, "Qualitative Methods in Research on Teaching," pp. 119-161 in Merlin C. Wittrock, ed., Handbook of Research on Teaching, Third Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1986.*, Frederick Erickson

Annotation: Reviews all facets of qualitative research methods, data collection and analysis, and interpretation in relation to research on teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Fetterman, David M., "Qualitative Approaches to Evaluating Education," Educational Researcher, 17(November, 1988), 17-23.*, David M. Fetterman

Annotation: Describes steps in conducting qualitative evaluation in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Firestone, William A., "Alternative Arguments for Generalizing from the Data as Applied to Qualitative Research," Educational Researcher, 22(May, 1993), 16-23., William A. Firestone

Annotation: Discusses three types of generalizations that can be made from qualitative case studies and the logic and merits of each type.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research

Flinders, David J., and Geoffrey E. Mills, eds., Theory and Concepts in Qualitative Research: Perspectives from the Field. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993., David J. Flinders and Geoffrey E. Mills

Annotation: Questions and demonstrates the role of normative theory and concepts in qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Freeman, Melissa, Kathleen de Marrais, Judith Preissle, Kathryn Roulston, and Elizabeth A. St. Pierre, "Standards of Evidence in Qualitative Research: An Incitement to Discourse," Educational Researcher, 36(January/February, 2007), 25-32., Melissa Freeman, Kathleen de Marrais, Judith Preissle, Kathryn Roulston, and Elizabeth A. St. Pierre

Annotation: Addresses questions related to standards of evidence in qualitative research in education.

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

Garman, Noreen B., and Maria Piantanida, eds., The Authority to Imagine: The Struggle toward Representation in Dissertation Writing. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Noreen B. Garman and Maria Piantanida

Annotation: Provides commentaries by members of a study group about their learnings and sharing regarding the doing and writing of various types of qualitative research studies as dissertations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Glesne, Corrine, Becoming Qualitative Researchers: An Introduction, 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 1999., Corrine Glesne

Annotation: Covers all facets of conducting and writing up ethnographic and related forms of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Goetz, Judith Preissle, and Margaret Diane LeCompte, Ethnography and Qualitative Design in Educational Research . New York: Academic Press, 1984., Judith Preissle Goetz and Margaret Diane LeCompte

Annotation: Gives a comprehensive view of ethnographic research design and study in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Goodman, Jesse, Reforming Schools: Working Within a Progressive Tradition during Conservative Times. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006., Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Portrays work undertaken in reforming schools during th first twelve years of the existence of the Harmony Education Center's outreach services as described by its organizer and leader.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Democratic Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Grove, Richard W., "An Analysis of the Constant Comparative Method," Qualitative Studies in Education, 1(No. 3, 1988), 273-279.*, Richard W. Grove

Annotation: States and contrasts two methods of analzying qualitative data--those of Glaser and Strauss and of Lincoln and Guba.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Grumet, Madeleine. Amy Anderson, and Chris Osmon, "Finding Form for Curriculum Research," pp. 136-156 in Kathleen Gallagher, ed., The Methodological Dilemma: Creative, Critical, and Collaborative Approaches to Qualitative Research. New York: Rutledge, 2008., Madeleine Grumet, Amy Anderson, and Chris Osmon

Annotation: Suggests three ways curriculum may be studied: as a cultural object, as an event, and as a researcher's subjectivity--each with its appropriate form of qualitative method; case studies are included to illustrate these points.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Guba, Egon G., "Criteria for Assessing the Trustworthiness of Naturalistic Inquiries," Education Communication and Technology Journal, 29(No. 2, 1981), 75-91.*, Egon G. Guba

Annotation: Identifies and discusses criteria for trustworthiness of naturalistic studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Guba, Egon G., "Subjectivity and Objectivity," pp. 74-91 in Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peshkin, eds., Qualitative Inquiry in Education: The Continuing Debate . New York: Teachers College, 1990., Egon G. Guba

Annotation: Analyzes the issues involved in alternative views of the place of subjectivity and objectivity in qualitative inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Guba, Egon G., and Yvonne S. Lincoln, "Epistemological and Methodological Bases of Naturalistic Inquiry," Educational Communication and Technology Journal, 30 (Winter, 1982), 233-252.*, Egon G. Guba and Yvonne S. Lincoln

Annotation: Sets forth the differences between rationalistic and naturalistic paradigms of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Hemmings, Annette, "Great Ethical Divides: Bridging the Gap Between Institutional Review Boards and Researchers," Educational Researcher, 35(May, 2006), 12-18., Annette Hemmings

Annotation: Discusses challenges and strategies related to IRB procedures, with special attention to ethnographic and qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Howe, Kenneth, and Margaret Eisenhart, "Standards for Qualitative (and Quantitative) Research: A Prolegomenon," Educational Researcher, 19(May, 1990), 2-9.*, Kenneth Howe and Margaret Eisenhart

Annotation: Discusses general questions related to standards for research quality and rigor in educational studies: deference to experts in method, focus on an educational issue, applicability to both qualitative and quantitative approaches, be driven by the research question used correctly, cohere with theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Howe, Kenneth R., "Against the Quantitative-Qualitative Incompatibility Thesis or Dogmas Die Hard," Educational Researcher, 17(November, 1988), 10-16.*, Kenneth R. Howe

Annotation: Shows the close relation between two paradigms of inquiry with respect to data, design and analysis, interpretation of results, and epistemological issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Howe, Kenneth R., and Katharine Cutts Dougherty, "Ethics, Institutional Review Boards, and the Changing Faces of Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 22(December, 1993), 16-21., Kenneth R. Howe and Katharine Cutts Dougherty

Annotation: Explores the ethical issues that qualitative research presents to oversight boards in reviewing educational research and student research practica.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Jacob, Evelyn, "Clarifying Qualitative Research: A Focus on Traditions," Educational Researcher, 17(January-February, 1988), 16-24.*, Evelyn Jacob

Annotation: Compares six traditions of qualitative research on five methodological dimensions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Jacob, Evelyn, "Qualitative Research Traditions: A Review," Review of Educational Research, 57(Spring, 1987), 1-50.*, Evelyn Jacob

Annotation: Reviews and compares in detail five qualitative research traditions--ecological psychology, holistic ethnography, cognitive anthropology, ethnography of communication, and symbolic interactionism. Related articles appear in 58(Summer,1988),231-250; in 59(Summer, 1989), 229-235; and in Educational Researcher, 17(January-February, 1988), 16-24.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Janesick, Valerie J., Stretching Exercises for Qualitative Researchers, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2004., Valerie J. Janesick

Annotation: Offers trial exercises in doing observations and interviews for qualitative research.

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

Jardine, David W., "'The Fecundity of the Individual Case': Considerations of the Pedagogic Heart of Interpretive Work," pp. 151-168 in David W. Jardine, Sharon Friesen, and Patricia Clifford, Curriculum in Abundance. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbausm, 2006., David W. Jardine

Annotation: Explains the purposes and uses of interpretive (hermeneutic) forms of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Johnson, R. Burke, and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, "Mixed Methods Research: A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come," Educational Researcher, 33(October, 2004), 14-26., R. Burke Johnson and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie

Annotation: Makes the case for mixed methods research in education and presents a model of the research process employed in this paradigm.

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

Kamberelis, George, and Greg Dimitriadis, On Qualitative Inquiry: Approaches to Language and Literacy Research. New York: Teachers College Press, 2005., George Kamberelis and Greg Dimitriadis

Annotation: Provides a conceptualization of four possible stances (chronotypes) toward inquiry that take into account variations in epistemological assumptions; illustrated in the field of language and literacy research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kilbourn, Brent, "The Qualitative Doctoral Dissertation Proposal," Teachers College Record, 108(April, 2006), 529-579., Brent Kilbourn

Annotation: Discusses components and qualities of a doctoral dissertation proposal; emphasizes the nature of arguments appropriate to the various parts and gives examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Qualitative Research

Kincheloe, Joe L., Teachers as Researchers: Qualitative Inquiry as a Path to Empowerment. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1991., Joe L. Kincheloe

Annotation: Explores many facets of teachers as researchers from the critical theory perspective, including the nature of positivism and certainty, the qualitative alternative, and the role of values and ideology in inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

King, Nigel, "Template Analysis," pp.118-134 in Gillian Symon and Catherine Cassell, eds., Qualitative Methods and Analyses in Organizational Research: A Practical Guide. London: Sage, 1998., Nigel King

Annotation: Describes and explains the use of template analysis in thematic coding of qualitative data; illustrated by reference to a study done by the author on managing mental health care.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis, Phenomenological Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation

Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka, Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Jason Jude Smith, and Sharon B. Hayes, "(E)pistemological Awareness, Instantiation of Methods, and Uninformed Methodological Ambiguity in Qualitative Research Projects," Educational Researcher, 38(December, 2009), 687-699., Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Jason Jude Smith, and Sharon B. Hayes

Annotation: Argues for making the research process, epistemologies, values, methodological decision points, and argumentative logic, open, accessible, and visible in qualitative research reports; analyzes a series of reports for how well they do this; contains a chart specifying for ten theoretical perspectives that have been used in qualitative research studies ten decision junctures reflecting these epistemological and methodological aspects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Lancy, David F. Qualitative Research in Education: An Introduction to the Major Traditions. White Plains, NY: Longman, 1993., David F. Lancy

Annotation: Gives overviews of traditions and processes of eight forms of qualitative research in education from anthropology to historical.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Lather, Patti, "Scientific Research in Education: A Critical Perspective," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Fall, 2004), 14-30., Patti Lather

Annotation: Takes up the issue of governmental legislating of particular forms of scientific research methods, argues for critical action to counter this trend, and discusses three ways of doing this.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Lather, Patti, "This is Your Father's Paradigm: Government Intrusion and the Case of Qualitative Research in Education," Qualitative Inquiry, 10(February, 2004), 15-34., Patti Lather

Annotation: Critiques U. S. government's legislating "scientific" method through NCLB Act by employing three critical approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Levine, Harold G., "Principles of Data Storage and Retrieval for Use in Qualitative Evaluations," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 7(Summer, 1985), 169-186.*, Harold G. Levine

Annotation: Describes procedures for data formatting, cross-referral, indexing, abstracting, and pagination for use in qualitative evaluation studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Madey, Doren L., "Some Benefits of Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Program Evaluation, with Illustrations," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 4(Summer, 1982), 223-236.*, Doren L. Madey

Annotation: Describes and illustrates the use of evaluation methods that integrate quantitative and qualitative approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Program Audit/Evaluation

Maling, Jillian, and Bruce Keepes, "Educational Research and Evaluation," pp. 265-285 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., Jillian Maling and Bruce Keepes

Annotation: Gives some criticisms of the dominant paradigm and notes some recent developments in its use; describes the alternative qualitative paradigm; urges training in these approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Maxwell, Joseph A., "Causal Explanation, Qualitative Research, and Scientific Inquiry in Education," Educational Researcher, 33(March, 2004), 3-11., Joseph A. Maxwell

Annotation: Analyzes the difference between causality in scientific inquiry construed as "existing" and contrued as "how it occurs;" argues that the latter kind of causality can be seen through qualitative studies while the former through experiments.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation

McCutcheon, Gail, "Qualitative Curriculum Evaluation," pp. 1503-1506 in Harold E. Mitzel, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. New York: Macmillan Free Press, 1982.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Reviews several forms of qualitative curriculum evaluation, their similarities, and their differences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Mehta, Jal, The Allure3 of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013., Jal Mehta

Annotation: Traces historically the changes in U.S. school policies and practices related to their rationalization, accountability, and the role of teachers; delves deeply into analysis and explanations for these changes; offers a model that proposes to challenge these trends.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Local Control of Schooling, Qualitative Research

Merriam, Sharan B., Case Study Research in Education: A Qualitative Approach . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1988., Sharan B. Merriam

Annotation: Discusses the planning and execution of case studies of the qualitative type.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Miles, Matthew B., and A. Michael Huberman, "Drawing Valid Meaning From Qualitative Data: Toward a Shared Craft," Educational Researcher, 13(May, 1984), 20-30.*, Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman

Annotation: Describes methods of analysis and interpretation of qualitative data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Miles, Matthew B., and A. Michael Huberman, Qualitative Data Analysis: A Sourcebook of New Methods . Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1984., Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman

Annotation: Provides numerous methods of analyzing qualitative research data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Mostyn, B. "The Content Analysis of Qualitative Research Data: A Dynamic Approach," in M. Brenner, J. Brown, and D. Canter, eds., The Research Interview: Uses and Approaches . London: Academic Press, 1985., B. Mostyn

Annotation: Gives a practical way of doing content analysis with qualitative research data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Munby, Hugh, " A Perspective for Analyzing the Significance of Qualitative Research: A Response to Richard Heyman," Curriculum Inquiry, 13(Winter, 1983), 423-427., Hugh Munby

Annotation: Responds to an article in 13(Spring, 1983) on matters of generalizability in qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Nash, Robert J., Liberating Scholarly Writing: The Power of Personal Narrative. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Robert J. Nash

Annotation: Makes the case for and gives guidance for doing Scholarly Personal Narratives; several examples are provided.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Nicholas-Goodman, Jo Victoria, "Confronting Authority and Self: Social Cartography and Curriculum Theorizing for Uncertain Times," pp. 49-63 in Noreen B. Garman and Maria Piantanida, eds., The Authority to Imagine: The Struggle toward Representation in Dissertation Writing. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Jo Victoria Nicholas-Goodman

Annotation: Explains social cartography as a way of interpreting qualitative texts; offers a mapping of cultures of citizenship.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Curriculum Deliberation, Citizenship Education

Noblit, George W., and R. Dwight Hare, Meta-Ethnography: Synthesizing Qualitative Studies. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1988., George W. Noblit and R. Dwight Hare

Annotation: Provides an overview of how to synthesize qualitative research studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Nolan, James F., and Edmund C. Short, "Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Modes of Inquiry to Inform Curriculum Deliberation: A Proposed Framework," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(May, 1985), 15-23.*, James F. Nolan and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Conceptualizes a three-stage model of curriculum evaluation utilizing several forms of inquiry in the context of deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

O'Malley, Michael P., "Conceptualizing a Critical Pedagogy of Human Soul: Ethnographic Implications for Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 4(Summer, 2007), 84-112., Michael P. O'Malley

Annotation: Reports a study of high school seniors'interior experiences and personal transformation during a 4-day Kairos curriculum group process event; highlights spirituality and soulful aspects of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Religious & Private Schooling, Qualitative Research, Values in the Classroom

Peshkin, Alan, "The Goodness of Qualitative Research," Educational Researcher, 22(March, 1993), 23-29.*, Alan Peshkin

Annotation: Identifies outcomes possible with qualitative modes of research (description, interpretation, verification, and evaluation) and their possible subcategories.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Piantanida, Maria, and Noreen B. Garman, The Qualitative Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1999., Maria Piantanida and Noreen B. Garman

Annotation: Provides informal guidance on doing qualitative research as well as explicit assistance with eight cycles of deliberation involved in doing research and preparing and presenting a dissertation; reflects and expresses wealth of experience of both students and faculty with the dissertation process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Pinar, William F., ed., Curriculum Theorizing: The Reconceptualists . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975. Republished under title, Curriculum Studies: The Reconceptualization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2000., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Includes 26 writings by curriculum theorists using historical, political, critical, literary (educational criticism), and postcritical (reconceptualist) forms of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Literature of Curriculum

Pinar, William F., "'Whole, Bright, Deep with Understanding': Issues in Qualitative Research and Autobiographical Method," Journal of Curriculum Studies , 13(July-September, 1981), 173-188. Reprinted pp. 134-153 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988. Reprinted pp. 608-623 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Contrasts autobiographical method with ethnographic and aesthetic forms of qualitative research and sets forth its unique aspects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Ethnographic Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Self-Knowledge

Pinar, William F., and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., William F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin

Annotation: Contains 28 selections from the writings of curriculum theorist Ted T. Aoki with an introduction by Pinar.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Multicultural Education, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

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

Special Issue: Exploring Qualitative/Quantitative Research Methodologies in Education, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 8(May, 1977)., Anthropology and Education Quarterly

Annotation: Provides the papers from a 1976 conference on the use of both methodologies in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Ratcliffe, John W., "Notions of Validity in Qualitative Research Methodology," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 5(December, 1983), 147-167., John W. Ratcliffe

Annotation: Analyzes the notions of validity in relation to methodologies of qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Roberts, Douglas A., "The Place of Qualitative Research in Science Education," Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 19(No. 4, 1982), 277-292.*, Douglas A. Roberts

Annotation: Discusses quantitative and qualitative arguement patterns against a backdrop of an analysis of Pepper's four world hypotheses-- formism, mechanism, contextualism, and organicism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Rogers, Vincent R., "Qualitative and Aesthetic Views of Curriculum and Curriculum Making," pp. 103-117 in Alex Molnar, ed., Current Thought on Curriculum, 1985 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1985., Vincent R. Rogers

Annotation: Describes the dominant mode of curriculum evaluation and alternative qualitative approaches with examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Rogers, Vincent R., "Qualitative Research-Another Way of Knowing," pp. 85-111 in Philip L. Hosford, ed., Using What We Know About Teaching . Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1984., Vincent R. Rogers

Annotation: Explores the use of qualitative research approaches in studying teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research

Scharta, Michael, ed., Qualitative Voices in Educational Research. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1993., Michael Scharta

Annotation: Gives examples of qualitative research studies in education where "voice" is highlighted.

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, Qualitative Research

Schwandt, Thomas A., "A Diagnostic Reading of Scientifically Based Research for Education," Educational Theory, 55(No. 3, 2005), 285-305., Thomas A. Schwandt

Annotation: Notes the reascendance of the market model of educational research and shows why adherence to this ideology is devaluing other forms of research that should affect practice; three related articles appear in this issue of Educational Theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Education as a Field of Study, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization, Practical Knowledge, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Sherman, Robert R., "Teaching the Introductory Qualitative Research Course: A Syllabus," Educational Foundations, 4(Winter, 1990), 77-85. *, Robert R. Sherman

Annotation: Describes the University of Florida course in qualitative research methods in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Qualitative Research

Sherman, Robert R., and Rodman B. Webb, eds., Qualitative Research in Education: Focus and Methods. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1988., Robert R. Sherman and Rodman B. Webb

Annotation: Describes twelve types of methods of research written by specialists in each type.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Smith, John K., "Quantitative Versus Qualitative Research: An Attempt to Clarify the Issue," Educational Researcher, 12(March, 1983), 6-13.*, John K. Smith

Annotation: Compares two approaches to educational research on various dimensions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Smith, John K., and Lous Heshusius, "Closing Down the Conversation: The End of the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate Among Educational Inquirers," Educational Researcher, 15(January, 1986), 4-12., John K. Smith and Lous Heshusius

Annotation: Discusses the value of qualitative educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Stablile, Micheline, "Problamatizing Education Inclusion through Heuristic Inquiry," pp. 35-47 in Noreen B. Garman and Maria Piantanida, eds., The Authority to Imagine: The Struggle toward Representation in Dissertation Writing. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Micheline Stablile

Annotation: Describes five cycles of heuristic inquiry as employed in a study of inclusion.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Exceptional Education, Qualitative Research

Stake, Robert E., Multiple Case Study Analysis. New York: Guilford, 2006., Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Shows how to design, analyze, and report studies that address common issues across a group of cases; illustrated using cases from three Eastern European countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Program Audit/Evaluation, Comparative Curriculum

Stake, Robert E., Qualitative Research: Studying How Things Work. New York: The Guilford Press, 2010., Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Gives practical guidance on doing qualitative research studies along with thorough rationales for producing quality work at every step of the process from setting the research question to gathering data to reviewing literature to interpreting evidence to writing the report and more; uses excerpts from Stake's own work and that of his students as examples of what is discussed; a down-to-earth text, very readable, and one that constantly provokes thought.

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

Strauss, Anselm, and Juliet Corbin. Basics of Qualitative Research: Grounded Theory Procedures and Techniques. Newbury Park,CA: Sage, 1990., Anselm Strauss and Juliet Corbin

Annotation: Describes coding procedures for analyzing qualitative data and developing grounded theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Strauss, Anselm L., Qualitative Analysis for Social Scientists . New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987., Anselm L. Strauss

Annotation: Describes how to develop theory through several forms of analysis of qualitative data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Tabachnick, B. Robert, "Needed for Teacher Education: Naturalistic Research that is Culturally Responsive," Teaching and Teacher Education, 5(No. 2, 1989), 155-163.*, B. Robert Tabachnick

Annotation: Examines the advantages and problems in using qualitative research methods in studying teaching, learning, and schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Qualitative Research

Terhart, Ewald, "The Adventures of Interpretation: Approaches to Validity," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Winter, 1985), 451-464., Ewald Terhart

Annotation: Discusses three types of interpretive research in education--ethnographic/descriptive, dialogical, and structuralist--and argues for validating each.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Hermeneutic Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Tschamen-Moran, Megan, and Nancy Nestor-Baker, "The Tacit Knowledge of Productive Scholars in Education," Teachers College Records, 106(July, 2004), 1484-1511., Megan Tschamen-Moran and Nancy Nestor-Baker

Annotation: Reports a study of 12 kinds of tacit knowledge held by prolific educational scholars.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Qualitative Research, Self-Knowledge

Vagle, Mark D., Crafting Phenomenological Research. Walnut Creek,CA: Left Coast Press, 2014, Mark D. Vagle

Annotation: Presents a researcher-friendly introduction to the craft of doing phenomenological research; builds on the work of philosophical luminaries as well as three contemporary methodological approaches (Giorgi 2009 descriptive, van Manen 2001 hermeneutic, Dahlberg & Dahlberg, 2008 reflective); presents the author's own post-intentional approach along with practical guidelines and examples of phenomenological writing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Voithofer, Rick, "Designing New Media Educaiton Research: The Materiality of Data, Representation, and Dissemitation," Educational Researcher, 34(December, 2005),3-14., Rick Voithofer

Annotation: Discusses the uses of digital technologies in conducting education research; treats their potential for designing research questions, choosing appropriate forms for data collection, and choosing how to report results.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Webber, Julie A., and William M. Reynolds, "Afterword: Mulitplicities and Curriculum Theory," pp. 203-209 in William M. Reynolds and Julie A. Webber, eds., Expanding Curriculum Theory: Dis/positions and Lines of Flight. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., Julie A. Webber and William M. Reynolds

Annotation: Analyzes preceding articles that employed emerging interpretive forms of curriculum inquiry and identified five characteristics of these approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Willis, George, ed., Qualitative Evaluation : Concepts and Cases in Curriculum Criticism. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., George Willis

Annotation: Contains six articles on the nature of qualitative evaluation in curriculum; 13 reports of such studies are included; comments on this approach are presented in three final chapters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Wolcott, Harry F., "On Seeking--and Rejecting--Validity in Qualitative Research," pp. 121-173 in Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peshkin, eds., Qualitative Inquiry in Education: The Continuing Debate. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990., Harry F. Wolcott

Annotation: Considers the role of validity in qualitative inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Wolcott, Harry F., "Posturing in Qualitative Inquiry," pp. 3-52 in Margaret D. LeCompte, Wendy L. Millroy, and Judith Preissle, eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1992.*, Harry F. Wolcott

Annotation: Reviews types of qualitative inquiry and the several strategies employed in it, sketches the branches in the tree of qualitative inquiry, and distinguishes among the many varieties of end products (table 1).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research