Broad Topical Focus - Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

 

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Cheung, K. C., and Robert Taylor, "Towards a Humanistic Constructivist Model of Science Learning: Changing Perspectives and Research Implications," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(January-February, 1991), 21-40., K. C. Cheung and Robert Taylor

Annotation: Defines a constructivist model of science education and its five aspects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Science

Chinn, Clark A., Sarit Barzilai, and Ravit Golan Duncan, "Education for a 'Post-Truth' World: New Directions for Research and Practice," Educational Researcher, 50(1, 2020), 51-60., Clark A. Chinn

Annotation: Argues for including epistemic performance (aims, ideals, and practices) throughout the curriculum to facilitate the identification and evaluation of false or misleading information; recommends five instructional practices to accomplish this goal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Critical Thinking

Clark, Charles, "The Necessity of Curricular Objectives," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20( July-August, 1988), 339-349., Charles Clark

Annotation: Analyzes the role and purposes of curriculum objectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Clemente, Maria, Elena Ramirez, and Ana B. Dominquez, "The Selection of Contents in School Projects in Spain," Curriculum Inquiry, 30(Fall, 2000), 295-317., Maria Clemente, Elena Ramirez, and Ana B. Dominquez

Annotation: Reports a survey of teachers' use of criteria in six categories for selecting curriculum content.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Cohen, David K., "Dewey's Problem," The Elementary School Journal, 98(May, 1998). 427-446., David K. Cohen

Annotation: Offers a 100th anniversary review and critique of Dewey's essays in School and Society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Cohen, Jonathan, "Deliberation, Tradition, and the Problem of Incommensurability: Philosophical Reflections on Curriculum Decision Making," Educational Theory, 49(Winter, 1999), 71-89.*, Jonathan Cohen

Annotation: Reviews Schwab's view of deliberation, the incommensurability of theories, and their relationship; discusses continuity in negation and implications for curriculum decision making as constrained deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Cohen, Jonathan, "Social, Emotional, Ethical, and Academic Education: Creating a Climate for Learning, Participation in Democracy, and Well-Being," Harvard Eduational Review, 76(Summer, 2006), 201-237., Jonathan Cohen

Annotation: Advocates inclusion of this topic in schooling, reviews related contemporary practices, and suggests related action research; a related article by Noddings follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Character Education, Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Psychology and Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience

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

Connelly, F. Michael, "Some Considerations on the Status Relationship to Research, Character, and Study of Curriculum Development: An Overview," Curriculum Theory Network, 7(1971), 164-173.*, F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Gives the status of our understanding of curriculum development, of its relation to research, and of its study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Connelly, F. Michael, "The Functions of Curriculum Development," Interchange, 3(No. 2/3, 1972), 161-177.*, F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Presents the functional components of curriculum development and describes the teacher as choice-maker in curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Teacher Planning

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Curriculum Theory," pp. 287-292 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Summarizes the use of "curriculum" and "curriculum theory" in the literature of the field; analyzes and illustrates six approaches to curriculum research; and describes applied and developmental research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Development as Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Connelly, F. Michael, and Freema Elbaz, "Conceptual Bases for Curriculum Thought: A Teacher's Perspective," pp. 95-119 in Arthur W. Foshay, ed., Considered Action for Curriculum Improvement . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980.*, F. Michael Connelly and Freema Elbaz

Annotation: Reviews curriculum literature over the past 20 years and identifies the intellectual milieu for teacher's curriculum thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning, Curriculum Potential, Practical Knowledge

Cornbleth, Catherine, "Curriculum In and Out of Context," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 3(Winter, 1988), 85-96., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum without isolating it from its structural and systemic contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Change,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Cornbleth, Catherine, and Esther E. Gottlieb, "Reform Discourse and Curriculum Reform, " Educational Studies, 3(Fall, 1989), 63-78.*, Catherine Cornbleth and Esther E. Gottlieb

Annotation: Demonstrates the rise of discourse analysis (Foucault) in examining the Tyler rationale, Nation at Risk, Tommorow's Teachers, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Discourse Analysis

Cross, Beverly E., "Personal Theorizing through Action Research: Toward an Emerging Epistemology of Practical Curriculum Inquiry." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April, 1995.*, Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Reports a qualitative study of teachers' personal theorizing on curriculum and related practices.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Cross, Beverly E., "The Case for a Culturally Coherent Curriculum," pp. 71-86 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Sets forth a view of attaining coherence through a culturally coherent curriculum; illustrates with an example from Malcollm X Academy in Milwaukee.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Content Selection and Organization

Dahllof, Urban S., Ability Grouping, Content Validity, and Curriculum Process Analysis . New York: Teachers College Press, 1971., Urban S. Dahllof

Annotation: Describes a study in Sweden of the analysis of the curriculum process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Comparative Curriculum

Daniels, Le Roi B., "What is the Language of the Practical?" Curriculum Theory Network, 4(No. 4, 1975), 239-261., Le Roi B. Daniels

Annotation: Discusses the analysis of ordinary language as used in practical curriculum discourse.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Daniels, Le Roi B., and Jerrold Coombs, "The Concept of Curriculum," pp. 251-258 in Donald B. Cochrane and Martin Schiralli, eds., Philosophy of Education: Canadian Perspectives . Don Mills, Ontario: Collier Macmillan Canada, 1982.*, Le Roi B. Daniels and Jerrold Coombs

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of curriculum as used in ordinary language as well as in the domain of curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Davis, A. Brent, Dennis J. Sumara, and Thomas E. Kieren, "Cognition, Co-Emergence, Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 28(March-April, 1996), 151-169.*, A. Brent Davis, Dennis J. Sumara, and Thomas E. Kieren

Annotation: Illustrates a view that knowledge emerges in actions; sets forth an understanding of curriculum based on this view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
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 as Experience, Knowledge Linkage

Davis, Brent, and Dennis J. Sumara, "Curriculum Forms: On the Assumed Shapes of Knowing and Knowledge," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(November-December, 2000), 821-845., Brent Davis and Dennis J. Sumara

Annotation: Contrasts a fractal image of curriculum (in which structure is recursive, not prespecified) with the conventional Euclidean image of curriculum .

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Davis, Brent, and Dennis J. Sumara, "Curriculum," pp. 173-180 in David A. Gabbard, ed., Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: Politics and the Rhetoric of School Reform. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000.*, Brent Davis and Dennis J. Sumara

Annotation: Traces the evidence of corporatism in modern curriculum practice; shows the role of curriculum reconceptualists in challenging this view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Day, Trevor, and Paul Tosey, "Beyond SMART? A New Framework for Goal Setting," Curriculum Journal, 22(No. 4, 2011), 515-534., Trevor Day and Paul Tosey

Annotation: Examines the business-oriented (SMART) framework for goal-setting in education in light of related theory and research on goal-setting; proposes an alternative to SMART that allows student and teacher to set their own well-formed goals.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Deets, Jennifer, "Maps and Curriculum Decision Making," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 359-371., Jennifer Deets

Annotation: Explicates Foshay's curriculum matrix, comparing it to a map, and provides some commentary from interviews with Foshay.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

De Falco, Anthony, "An Analysis of John Dewey's Notion of Occupations: Still Pedagogically Valuable?" Education and Culture, 26(No. 1, 2010),82-99., Falco Anthony De

Annotation: Examines Dewey's concept of "occupations" and its value for the curriculum; points out its misinterpretation by other writers; "occupations" is distinguished from early 20th century manual training and vocational education.

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

Dei, George J. Sefa,"Revisiting the Question of the Indigenous," pp 291-309 in Joao M Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., George J. Sefa Dei

Annotation: Challenges the notion of universal knowledge as a basis for curriculum content; makes the case for incorporating a variety of indigenous knowledges into the curriculum; posits an indigenous discursive framework.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Deng, Zongyi, "Bringing Curriculum Theory and Didactics Together: A Deweyan Approach," Pedagogy, Cutlure, and Society, 24(Issue 1, 2016),75-99., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Recaps the perspectives of these two seemingly incompatible schools of thought and demonstrates how they may be brought together in the context of Chinese curriculum reform via Schwab's deliberative theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation

Deng, Zongyi, "Bringing Knowledge Back In: Prespectives from Liberal Education," Cambridge Journal of Education, 48(3, 2018), 335-351., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Addresses the issue stated in the title of this article by reviewing three models of liberal education (Newman, Hirst, Schwab) and the model of Bildung-centered Didaktik; calls for a theory of content based on a combined model.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Deng, Zongyi, "Constructing 'Powerful' Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 53(2, 2021), 179-196., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Examines the theories of content in Schwab (1973) and in Klafki (2000) and posits that a combination of both conceptions of content can powerfully embrace our planning and classroom teaching; also explicates how this approach to theory construction meets practical needs of educators for a powerful discipline of educational knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry - Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Deng, Zongyi, "Michael Young, Knowledge, and Curriculum: An International Dialogue," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 6, 2015), 723-732., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Introduces six essays following this editorial preview that are concerned with commenting on Michael Young's 2013 essay in this journal that called for curriculum theorist to address the question of what knowledge students are entitled to have access to in a curriculum; this essay summarizes the six essays around three topics derived from Young's essay; commentaries are by curriculum theorist from USA, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, USA, and Canada; Young's response to these essays follows.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, School Subjects

Deng, Zongyi S., S. Gopinathan, and Christine Kim-Eng Lee, eds., Globalization and the Singapore Curriculum: From Policy to Classroom. New York: Springer, 2013., Zongyi Deng, S. S. Gopinathan, and Christine Kim-Eng Lee

Annotation: Provides fifteen articles on the Singapore Curriculum, its history, its policies, its programs, and its classroom enactment; a thorough-going case study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Development Strategies

Derr, Richard L., "Curriculum: A Concept Elucidation," Curriculum Inquiry, 7 (Summer, 1977), 145-155., Richard L. Derr

Annotation: Show multiple ways in which the concept "curriculum" is used.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Dewey, John, The Child and the Curriculum. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1902., John Dewey

Annotation: Discusses the interrelationship between the child and the curriculum and draws inferences from this view for teaching and learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Teaching/Learning Process

Diamonti, Michael C., "Yes, We Have No Curriculum Theory: Response to Herbert Kliebard," Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 4, 1977), 269-276., Michael C. Diamonti

Annotation: Responds to Kliebard's article on Dewey's curriculum theory, followed by recorded discussion of both articles by several theorists including Kliebard.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Dimitriadis, Greg, and George Kamberelis, Theory for Education. New York: Routledge, 2006., Greg Dimitriadis and George Kamberelis

Annotation: Presents sketches of the intellectual contributions of 23 twentieth century theorists (mostly outside of eduction) whose work have had implications for education; de Saussure, Bourdieu, Derrida, Foucoult, Freire, Vygotsky, and others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Doherty, Catherine, "The Constraints of Relevance on Prevocational Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 5, 2015), 705-722., Catherine Doherty

Annotation: Analyzes the use of "relevance" as a principle of content selection: discussed in the context of both theory and practice with Australian examples; draws on Bernstein's work.

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: Content Selection and Organization

Doll, Mary Aswell, ed., The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar. New York: Routledge, 2017., Mary Aswell Doll

Annotation: Contains 23 essays and a response by Pinar that identify his contributions to Curriculum Studies at home and abroad.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History

Doll, William E., Jr., "A Structural View of Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 18(December, 1979), 336-348.*, William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Distinguishes among Goodlad's behaviorist, humanist, and ecological models of curriculum and Doll's structuralist model of curriculum.

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

Doll, William E., Jr., "Complexity and the Culture of Curriculum," Educational Philosophy and Theory, 40(February, 2008), 190-212., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Traces the culture within which curriculum design has been conceived historically; also draws implications from chaos and complexity sciences of the development of new forms of curriculum design and teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Doll, William E., Jr., "Curriculum and Concepts of Control," pp. 295-323 in Wllliam F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum: Toward New Identities. New York: Garland, 1998.*, William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Traces various concepts of control embedded historically in curriculum and offers a Deweyan concept of control undergirded by contemporaty complexity theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum History, Philosophical Schools

Doll, William E., Jr., "Curriculum Beyond Stability: Schon, Prigogine, Piaget," pp. 114-133 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Lays foundation for a transformative curriculum based on process rather than preset order.

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

Doll, William E., Jr., "Ghosts and the Curriculum," pp. 23-70 in Willliam E. Doll, Jr., and Noel Gough, eds., Curriculum Visions. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Analyzes various conceptions of curriculum historically and explores a new conception that includes currere, complexity, cosmology, conversation, and community.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Doll, William E. Jr., "Prigogine: A New Sense of Order, A New Curriculum," Theory into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 10-16., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Contrasts the measured curriculum (based on assumptions similar to Newtonian physics) with a transformative curriculum (based on notions of order, chaos, and change like that set forth by Prigogine and Stengers).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Doll, William E., Jr., "Reflections on Teaching: Developing the Nonlinear," Teaching Education, 10(Spring/Summer, 1999), 39-54., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Explains evolution of Doll's own theorizing in curriculum and teaching.

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

Doll, William E., Jr., "The Culture of Method," pp. 21-75 in William E. Doll, Jr., M. Jayne Fleener, Donna Trueit, and John St. Julien, eds., Chaos, Complexity, Curriculum, and Culture: A Conversation. New York: Peter Lang, 2005.*, William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Traces the history of eductional methods from Ramus to Comenius to scientific methods and their appearance in education; proposes a new conception of education method for curriculum design and instruction that is dynamic, transformative, interactive, and practical.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Conceptions of Teaching, Curriculum as Experience, Teaching/Learning Process, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Doyle, Walter, "Curriculum and Pedagogy," pp. 486-516 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Walter Doyle

Annotation: Deals with research on the intersection of curriculum and pedagogy, including a summary of research traditions in each of these domains; topics include texts, content, lesson and task structure, and teaching as transformation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Content Selection and Organization

Duncan, James K., "Purposive Action and Curriculum Research," The Educational Forum, 46(Fall, 1981), 97-112.*, James K. Duncan

Annotation: Argues for a theory of action in conceptualizing curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Duncan, James K., and Jack R. Faymier, "Explorations in the Systematic Study of Curriculum," Theory into Practice, 6(October, 1967), 180-199.*, James K. Duncan and Jack R. Faymier

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum with actors, artifacts, and operations as essential elements.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Dyer, Daniel, "Gordon F. Vars: The Heart and Soul of Core Curriculum" Middle School Journal, 24(January,1993), 30-38., Daniel Dyer

Annotation: Traces the contributions of Gordon F. Vars to the core curriculum concept.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Middle School Curriculum, Curriculum History

Eash, Maurice J., "Curriculum Components," pp. 1147-1150 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Maurice J. Eash

Annotation: Identifies aims, objectives, scope, sequence, transactions, and evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Teaching/Learning Process

Eaton, Paul WIlliam, and Petra Munro Hendry, "Mapping Curricular Assemblages," Teachers College Record, 121(11, 2019)., Paul William Eaton and Petra Munro Hendry

Annotation: Offers a model of curriculum that, in contrast to inducting students into realms of knowledge, considers curriculum as continuous discovery, experiencing, thinking through embodying, and plugging into exchanges of communications among people, actions, and entities; draws on a reading of Deleuze and Guattari (1987).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum as Experience

Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, and Patrick Roberts, "Curriculum Theory and Practice: Searching for the Secret of Historic Tension," pp. 1-17 in Lesley Coia and others, eds., Democratic Responses in an Era of Standardization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2004., Susan Huddleston Edgerton and Patrick Roberts

Annotation: Analyzes the criticism of reconcepualized curriculum theory given by William Wraga in his 1999 Educational Researcher article; a response by Wraga follows on pp. 18-25.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Editors, "Curriculum verses Didaktik Revisited: Toward Transnational Curriculum Theory," Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy 1(January, 2015)., Editors

Annotation: Introduces a series of articles that address various issues in curriculum theory, such as: curriculum vs Didaktik, the history of curriculum theory work in various countries, epistemic issues, deliberative vs other approaches, and globalization.

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: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Egan, Kieran, "Metaphor in Collison: Objectives, Assembly Lines, and Stories," Curriculum Inquiry, 18(Spring, 1988), 63-86., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Shows the theoretical and practical differences between objective - based procedures (assembly-line metaphors) in educational practice and those using story forms of metaphors.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Eggleston, John, "Sociology and the Curriculum," pp.1-7, and "Sociological Approaches to the School Curriculum," pp. 8-21 in John Eggleston, The Sociology of the School Curriculum . London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1977.*, John Eggleston

Annotation: Reviews processes of sociological analysis of the curriculum and of various early approaches to this form of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Hidden Curriculum

Eggleston, John, "The Curriculum, Contemporary Issues, Perspectives, and Ideologies," pp. 527-538 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, John Eggleston

Annotation: Portrays dichotomous positions on six issues in British curriculum, e.g., subject-centered or integrated.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Creative Curriculum Development and Practice," WCCI Forum, IV (December, 1990), 37-54.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Proposes an ecological model of curriculum development and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Ideologies," pp. 302-326 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reviews the role and function of ideologies in curriculum; discusses religious orthodoxy, rational humanism, progressivism, critical theory, reconceptualism, and cognitive pluralism.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Theory and the Concept of Educational Milieu," High School Journal, 51(December, 1967), 132-146., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Discusses what a scientific curriculum theory would include; analyzes the curriculum within its educational milieu.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Franklin Bobbitt and the 'Science' of Curriculum Making," School Review, 75(Fall, 1967), 13-28.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reviews the content and impact of Bobbitt's 1924 book How to Make the Curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Literature of Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., "The Centrality of Curriculum and the Function of Standards," pp. 148-177 in Elliot W. Eisner, The Arts and the Creation of Mind. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2002.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Discusses conceptions and uses of curriculum objectives and of curriculum standards in general as well as in relation to the arts curriculum; a similar treatment of assessment and evaluation follows these pages.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Frameworks

Eisner, Elliot W., The Educational Imagination: On the Design and Evaluation of School Programs . New York: Macmillan, 1979. Second Edition, 1985. Third Edition, 1994., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Presents key elements in curriculum design and evaluation of school programs; related chapters discuss trends and research using educational criticism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

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

Elliott, David L., and Arthur W. Foshay, "Chart or Charter: Recent Development in Educational Discourse," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 233-244.*, David L. Elliott and Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Summarizes the place of theory in three stages of research and defines theory and various approaches to theory-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Elliott, John, "From 'Human Capital' Theory to "Capability Theory" as a Driver of Curriculum Reform," pp. 142-165 in Bridget Somekh and Thomas A. Schwandt, eds., Knowledge Production: Research Work in Interesting Times. New York: Routledge, 2007, John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts and combines elements of Sen's "capability theory' and Dewey's evaluative reasoning to posit a functional curriculum theory that replaces an objectives model with a process model.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Elliott, John, "Making Evidence-based Practice Educational," pp. 164-186 in Gary Thomas and Richard Pring, eds., Evidenced-based Practice in Education. New York: Open University Press, 2004., John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts the engineering model of education (outcomes-based education) with Peters' and Stenhouse's process model; demonstrates the flaws in the former in the context of discussing evidence-based practice in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Teacher Research

Englund, Tomas, "Curriculum History Reconsidered," Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research , 39 (No. 2, 1990), 91-102.*, Tomas Englund

Annotation: Sums up the status and value of work done in curriculum history to date internationally.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Englund, Tomas, "Toward a Deliberative Curriculum?" Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy, 1(January, 2015)., Tomas Englund

Annotation: Reviews several traditions of content selection in curriculum construction and gives examples from science, citizenship, and liberal studies; analyzes the deliberative approach to this task and gives illustrations from Sweden.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Deliberation

Ergas, Oren, "Knowledge and the Curriculum in TIme and Space," pp. 91-121 in Oren Ergas, Reconstructing 'Education' through Mindful Attention: Positioning the Mind at the Center Of Curriculum and Pedagogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017., Oren Ergas

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of knowledge as it is recently found in the curriculum; analyzes what is thereby left out of the curriculum; demonstrates features of curriculum in space and curriculum in time; presents a basis for including both an outer curriculum (knowledge) and an inner curriculum (of self-thought).

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: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Faix, Thomas L, Toward a Science of Curriculum: Strutural-Functional Analysis as a Conceptual System for Theory and Research. Disssertation, University of Wisconsin, 1964., Thomas L. Faix

Annotation: Draws on structural-functional analysis from the social sciences to explicate an approach to creating scientific theory in the the field of curriculum; provides a thorough and lucid treatment of all topics addressed; serves as an historical summary of the status (as of 1964) of this type of analysis and its use as a model for curriculum; deals with concepts of curriculum phenomena, curriculum system, its elements, its structure, its functions, and its processes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Concpetual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Fallace, Thomas D., "Tracing John Dewey's Influence on Progressive Education, 1903-1951: Toward a Received Dewey," Teachers College Record, 113(March, 2011), 463-492., Thomas D. Fallace

Annotation: Focuses on what Dewey's peers took from his ideas and used for their own purposes in shaping thought and practice in civic and social education--often in ways that conflicted with Dewey's actual statements; challenges the conventional understandings of social efficiency and social justice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Materials Development and Evaluation, Social Efficiency/Control

Feinberg, Walter, For Goodness Sake: Religious Schools and Education for Democratic Citizenship. New York: Routledge, 2006., Walter Feinberg

Annotation: Analyzes the relationship between religious schooling and public schooling in terms of the ways they educate for citizenship in a democracy; cites examples from several religious schools; argues for oversight of religious schools by the public with respect to their fostering educative and democratic values that acknowledge human development studies and what diverse religions believe; calls for requiring religious educators to have preparation in these matters as an expression of the public interest in religious schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Religious & Private Schooling, Teacher Education, Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Values in the Classroom

Fenstermacher, Gary D., and David C. Berliner, "Determining the Value of Staff Development," The Elementary School Journal, 85(January, 1985), 281-314., Gary D. Fenstermacher and David C. Berliner

Annotation: Establishes evaluation criteria on worth, merit, and success; presented in the context of a staff development evaluation project.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, In-service Teacher Development

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

Fiala, Robert, "Educational Ideology and the School Curriculum," pp 15-34 in Aaron Benavot and Cecilia Braslavsky, eds., School Knowledge in Comparative and Historical Perspective: Changing Curricula in Primary and Secondary Education. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2007., Robert Fiala

Annotation: Reports a study of eighteen aims of education by world regions post WWII-2000.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Comparative Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge

Fleener, M. Jayne, "Curriculum Dynamics," pp. 163-180 in her Curriculum Dynamics: Recreating Heart. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., M. Jayne Fleener

Annotation: Draws implications from postmodern logics for ways of seeing curriculum in line with Doll's (1993) conceptions; a following chapter deals with related issues in curriculum studies and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Fletcher, Scott, Education and Emancipation: Theory and Practice in a New Constellation. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Scott Fletcher

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques four classes of emancipatory educational theories (liberalism, critical theory, postmodernism, and care-based theories) and advocates a new constellation theory that mixes elements of the four.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Flinders, David J., Nel Noddings, and Stephen J. Thornton, "The Null Curriculum: Its Theoretical Basis and Practical Applications," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Spring, 1986), 33-42.*, David J. Flinders, Nel Noddings, and Stephen J. Thornton

Annotation: Analyzes the various meanings, forms, and uses of the null curriculum.

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

Foshay, Arthur W., ed., Considered Action for Curriculum Improvement, 1980 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980., Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Presents ten articles on the culture of school, aspects of curriculum theory, and realities of curriculum development, change, and classroom curriculum work; chapter 6 by Connelly and Elbaz is on "Conceptual Bases for Curriculum Thought;" chapter 7 by Gay is on "Conceptual Models in the Curriculum-Planning Process."

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Teacher Planning, Curriculum Deliberation

Foshay, Arthur, W. "The Curriculum Matrix - Further Thoughts," Thresholds in Education, 14(August, 1988), 8-10.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Modifies his earlier (1987) essay on the curriculum matrix.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix," pp. 11-15 in Arthur W. Foshay, The Curriculum: Purpose, Substance, Practice. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Presents an updated description of a three dimensional matrix representing the interactions in curriculum among purposes, substance, and practical aspects; six chapters follow, each taking up the curriculum related to one of the six purposes given in the matrix.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix," The Educational Forum, 51(Summer, 1987), 341-353.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Posits a curriculum matrix composed of three parts-- substance, purpose, and practice--each with several subparts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Fox, Robert S., "Innovation in Curriculum: An Overview," Interchange, 3(No. 2/3, 1972), 131-143., Robert S. Fox

Annotation: Presents a full analysis of innovation processes and problems in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation

Fox, Seymour, "The Vitality of Theory in Schwab's Conception of the Practical," Curriculum Inquiry , 15(Spring, 1985), 63-89.*, Seymour Fox

Annotation: Reviews and elucidates Schwab's conception of the practical, and critiques and amplifies various aspects of his conception.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Franklin, Barry M., "American Curriculum Theory and the Problem of Social Control, 1918-1938." Paper presented at AERA, Chicago, 1974. ERIC Document No. ED 092 419., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Reviews history of social control in U. S. curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Efficiency/Control

Franklin, Barry M., Building the American Community: The School Curriculum and the Search for Social Control . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1986., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Traces the history of social control through the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum History

Franklin, Barry M., "Herbert M. Kliebard's Intellectual Legacy," pp. 1-12 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequences: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Assesses the body of historical scholarship produced by Kliebard, introduces his writings, and previews the essays that follow in honor of Kliebard.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Franklin, Barry M., "Technological Models and the Curriculum Field," Educational Forum, 40(March, 1976), 303-312.*, Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Examines the history of technological models of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Franklin, Barry M., "The State of Curriculum History," History of Education, 28(December, 1999), 459-476., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Sums up what curriculum historians in U.S., U.K., and Canada have said about curriculum as a social construct and about the social control (regulative) role of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Social Efficiency/Control

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

Frey, Karl, Alfons Frei, and Rolf Langeheine, "Do Curriculum Development Models Really Influence the Curriculum?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 21(November- December, 1989), 553-559.*, Karl Frey, Alfons Frei, and Rolf Langeheine

Annotation: Provides experimental data on 17 categories from a study of three curriculum development models' influence on the resulting curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Fry, Pamela, "The Creation of Curriculum Reality: A Study of Metaphors in Education," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies 11(No. 1, 1995), 97-111.*, Pamela Fry

Annotation: Reports on teachers metaphoric language regarding curriculum realities.

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

Garman, Noreen, "The Closed and Open Contract: Two Irreconcilable Structures in the Curriculum," WCCI Forum, IV(December, 1990), 176-182.*, Noreen Garman

Annotation: Contrasts two structural types of educational experience: the open and closed contract types.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Gay, Geneva, "Beyond 'Brown': Promoting Equality Through Multicultural Education," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Spring, 2004), 193-216., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Traces the history of devleopments in multicultural curriculum and instruction since Brown v. Board of Education fifty years ago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration, Multicultural Education, Teaching/Learning Process, Multiethnic Adaptation

Gay, Geneva, "Conceptual Models of the Curriculum-Planning Process," pp. 120-143 in Arthur W. Foshay, ed., Considered Action for Curriculum Improvement, 1980 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980.*, Geneva Gay

Annotation: Distinguishes the academic, the experiential, the technical, and the pragmatic models of curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gay, Geneva, "Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education," pp. 25-43 in James Banks and Cherry Banks, eds., The Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education. New York: Macmillan, 1995., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Reviews theoretical work in multicultural education within an extensive comparison with theoritical work in general curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gay, Geneva, "Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education," pp. 30-49 in James A. Banks and Cherry A. McGee Banks, eds., Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.*, Geneva Gay

Annotation: Revises and updates article by the same name in the 1995 first edition of the Handbook.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Values in the Classroom

Gay, Geneva, and Pamela Hart, "Postmodern Visions in Multicultural Education Preparation and Practice," pp. 169-189 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000., Geneva Gay and Pamela Hart

Annotation: Discusses the kinds of changes needed in teaching and teacher education to fully embrace a multicultural understanding of a postmodern curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Teacher Education

Gershman, Kathleen, "Articulated Memories: The Relationship Between His Reminiscences and the Curriculum Theory of Alfred North Whitehead," Educational Theory, 36(Spring, 1986), 195-204., Kathleen Gershman

Annotation: Illustrates Whitehead's memories and relates these to his curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Gershman, Kathleen, "To and Fro: Education for the Art of Life," Process Studies, l7 (Winter, l988), 215-226., Kathleen Gershman

Annotation: Discusses the role of Whitehead's process philosophy of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum