Broad Topical Focus - Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

 

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Martin, Jane Roland, "The Anatomy of Subjects," Educational Theory, 27(Spring, 1977), 85-95., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Distinguishes between school subjects and disciplines, showing overlaps in part or wholes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, School Subjects

Martin, Jane Roland, "The Love Gap in the Edcuational Text," pp. 21-34 in Daniel Liston and Jim Garrison, eds., Teaching, Learning, and Loving: Reclaiming Passion in Educational Practice. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Describes love as the object of the growth and development of children through all educational agencies of society.

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

Martin, Jane Roland, "Two Dogmas of Curriculum," Synthese, 51(April, 1982), 5-20. Reprinted pp. 187-199 in her Changing the Educational Landscape: Philosophy, Women, and Curriculum. New York: Routledge, 1994., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Describes and critiques the Dogma of God-Given Subjects and the Dogma of Immutable Basics.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Practical Knowledge

Martin, Jane Roland, "What Should We Do with a Hidden Curriculum When We Find One?" Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 2, 1976), 135-151.*, Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Examines the implications of theorists' definitions of the hidden curriculum, further analyzes the term, and raises questions about its educational implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Mason, Terrence C., and Robert J. Heffenbein, eds., Ethics and International Curriculum Work: The Challenges of Culture and Context. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2012., Terrence C. Mason and Robert J. Heffenbein

Annotation: Provides case reports of ethical issues in transnational curriculum work projects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies

Mazza, Karen A., "Reconceptual Inquiry as an Alternative Mode of Curriculum Theory and Practice: A Critical Study," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4 (Summer, 1982), 5-89., Karen A. Mazza

Annotation: Critically examines the contributions of reconceptualists to curriculum theory and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism,Phenomenological Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation

McColl, Ann, "Tough Call: Is No Child Left Behind Constitutional?" Phi Delta Kappan, 86(April, 2005), 604-610., Ann McColl

Annotation: Raises questions about legal authority for NCLB Act of 2001, its lack of clarity and funding, and its function; raises question of state versus federal power over education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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 and Politics, Local Control of Schooling, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

McCutcheon, Gail, "Curriculum Theory and Practice: Considerations for the 1990's and Beyond," NASSP Bulletin, 72(September, 1988), 33-42.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Describes the relation between theory and practice and how educators develop theories of action out of their experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research, Practical Knowledge

McCutcheon, Gail, "Curriculum Theory: This Issue," Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 2-3., Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Introduces this special issue of the journal on curriculum theory that exhibits a wide range of perspectives on the topic.

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 Theory Creation and Uses

McCutcheon, Gail, "What in the World is Curriculum Theory?" Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 18-22., Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Defines curriculum theory and its benefits, uses, and functions; discusses how to create it and how to facilitate its creation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
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

McDermott, Morna, "Defining Aesthetics, Art, Creativity, and Curriculum," pp 13-35 in Morna McDermott, The Left-Handed Curriculum: Creative Experiences for Empowering Teachers. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2013., Morna McDermott

Annotation: Posits basic components of a critical, postmodern, art-ful curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum

McDiarmid, Garnet, "Poles Apart: A Rejoinder to Pinar and to Holmes," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 77-81.*, Garnet McDiarmid

Annotation: Responds to criticism of his earlier article.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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 and Politics, Curriculum History

McDiarmid, Garnet, "The Development of a Conceptual Empirical Theory of Curriculum," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 38-62.*, Garnet McDiarmid

Annotation: Proposes constituent elements of curriculum phenomena and their relationships and describes the development of socio-political hypothesis that could be tested.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics

McErvan, Hunter, "The American Curriculum: Metaphors and Texts." Educational Theory, 46(Winter, 1996), 119-133.*, Hunter McErvan

Annotation: Examines the arguments for and against the recapitulationist curriculum theory.

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

McEwin, C. Kenneth, "William M. Alexander: Father of the American Middle School," Middle School Journal, 23(May 1992): 32-38.*, C. Kenneth McEwin

Annotation: Recounts the contributions of William Alexander to the middle school 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: Middle School Curriculum, Curriculum History

McKnight, Douglas, "The Gift of Curriculum Method: Beginning Notes on William F. Pinar," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 8(Nos. 1 & 2, 2006), 171-183., Douglas McKnight

Annotation: Reviews the significance of Pinar's attention to curriculum as currere in countering the historical thrust of curriculum as technical knowledge.

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

McLeod, John, "Curriculum as Anthropology," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 17-21., John McLeod

Annotation: Discusses using metaphors as a way of conceptualizing curriculum; shows how curriculum action and curriculum description (as in anthropological research) can provide useful images.

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

McNeil, Linda M., "Reclaiming a Voice: American Curriculum Scholars and the Politics of What is Taught in Schools," Phi Delta Kappan, 71(March, 1990), 517-518. Related articles: David Cohen, pp. 518-522; Elliot W. Eisner, pp. 523-526; Michael Apple, pp. 526-530; Ann Leiberman, pp. 531-533; Anne C. Lewis, pp. 534-538. *, Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques the role of curriculum scholars in the current political decisions on curriculum content; first of six articles in a symposium.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics

Meadows, Elizabeth, "What Is a Democracy?" pp. 21-40 in Charles L. Lowery and Patricia M. Jenlink, eds., The Handbook of Dewey's Educational Theory and Practice. Boston: Brill Sense, 2019., Elizabeth Meadows

Annotation: Presents a comprehensive understanding of Dewey/s conception of democracy and of education for democracy bases on extracts from Dewey's works.

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

Miel, Alice, "Crystallization in Education," pp. 1-14 in Alice Miel, Changing the Curriculum: A Social Process. New York: Appleton, 1946. Reprinted pp. 452-467 in James R. Gress and David E. Purpel, eds., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978. Reprinted pp. 527-539 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field, 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988., Alice Miel

Annotation: Shows how certain practices in curriculum and instruction become crystalized; critiques these procedures to show how to prevent crystalization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change,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,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Organization Theory

Miller, Janet L., Curriclum Reconceptualized: A Personal and Partial History," pp. 27-41 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Expands and updates her 1999 article with the same title; provides a personal history of work emanating from participants in the Bergamo Conferences and from the JCT: The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Generation, Literature of Curriculum

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum and Reconceptualization: Another Brief History," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 12(Spring, 1996), 6-8., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reviews some of the history of the journal and of the reconceptualist conferences and draws some implications for future agendas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum Reconceptualized: A Personal and Partial History," pp. 498-508 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999. Reprinted with additional insertions pp. 27-41 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Recalls the origin and development of the JCT journal, the associated annual conferences, and the key players and guiding ideas throughout.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum Theory: A Recent History," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 28-43.*, Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Traces the history of curriculum theory conferences from 1974 to 1978 begun by William Pinar at the University of Rochester.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Miller, Janet L., "Entangiing Rationaliites and Differing Differences: Forty Years of Bergamo and JCT Curricluum Theorizings and Pracitices," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 35(1, 2020), 1-15., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reviews in detail the work of scholars associated with Bergamo Conferences and JCT over forty years.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay; Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History; American/International Curriculum Organizations

Miller, Janet L., "Nostalgia for the Future: Imaging Histories of JCT and the Bergamo Conferences," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 26(No.2, 2010), 7-23., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Expresses the author's participation in thirty years of JCT and the Bergamo Conferences and her vision for their future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Miller, Janet L.,"Shifting the Boundaries: Teachers Challenge Contemporary Curriculum Thought," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 245-251. Reprinted pp. 135-145 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reports personal quest among two students and herself to develop meaningful professional discourse.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Miller, Janet L., Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Contains a compilation of the author's writings over a period of thirty years.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Miller, Janet L., "The Sound of Silence Breaking: Feminist Pedagogy and Curriculum Theory," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Winter, 1982), 5-11. Reprinted pp. 61-68 in Janet L. Miller, The Sound of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Introduces the possibilities of feminist pedagogy and curriculum theory.

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

Miller, Janet L., "What's Left in the Field...A Curriculum Memoir," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(March-April, 2000), 253-266. Reprinted pp. 201-214 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Gives a personal expression of the evolution of the author's thought on the curriculum field and its recent transformation.

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-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

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

Annotation: Discusses these norms and their implications in curriculum.

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

Mitrano, Barbara S., "Feminist Theology and Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 11(July-September, 1979), 211-220., Barbara S. Mitrano

Annotation: Relates curriculum theory and feminist theology and calls for mutual illumination.

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

Molnar, Alex, "Contemporary Curriculum Discourse: Too Much Ado about Too Much Nothing," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 198-203., Alex Molnar

Annotation: Reviews discourse on curriculum over the last 20 years including critical issues such as corporate involvement in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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 History, Discourse Analysis, Curriculum and Politics, Criticism of Schooling

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

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

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

Molnar, Alex, and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977., Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik

Annotation: Presents papers on curriculum theory and values, decision-making, psychological development, classroom practice, and sociopolitical analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Moore, Rob, and Michael Young, "Knowledge and the Curriculum in the Sociology of Education: Towards a Reconceptualization," British Journal of Sociology of Education, 22(4, 2001), 445-461. Revised version by Young appears pp. 18-34 in Michael F. D. Young, Bringing Knowledge Back In. New York: Routledge, 2008., Rob Moore and Michael Young

Annotation: Describes two sets of assumptions about knowledge and the curriculum (neo-conservative traditionalism and technical-instrumentalism); critiques the dilemmas inherent in a postmodern assumption about knowledge and the curriculum; argues for a social realist approach.

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 and the Disciplines

Morgan, Kathryn, "Socialization, Social Models, and the Open Education Movement: Some Philosophical Considerations," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 8(Fall, 1974), 278-314., Kathryn Morgan

Annotation: Analyzes the assumptions behind socialization, psychometric and epistemological models, public vs open schools, and argues the contradictions in open education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Open Education, Social Studies

Morrison, Keith, "A Poverty of Curriculum Theory: A Critique of Wraga and Hlebowitsh," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 36(July-August, 2004), 487-494.*, Keith Morrison

Annotation: Critques the article in issue 35(4) and calls for curriculum theory to become involved in life rather than merely reside in the academy, to become multiple in voice, and to dream.

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

Morrison, Keith, "Complexity Theory and Curriculum Reform in Hong Kong," Pedagogy, Culture, and Society, 11(No.2, 2003), 279-302., Keith Morrison

Annotation: Describes the framework for the complexity-based curriculum adopted in 2001 in Hong Kong, its key features, and the principles upon which it is based; analyzes its strengths and weaknesses.

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

Morrison, Keith, "Curriculum Metaphors and Control: The Old and the New," Curriculum, 10(Autumn, 1989), 77-86.*, Keith Morrison

Annotation: Reviews metaphors of curriculum as structure, machine, channel, business, garden, map, and meal.

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

Morrison, Keith, "Planning for Skills Progression and Assessment in Primary Schools," Curriculum, 9(Autumn, 1988), 74-83.*, Keith Morrison

Annotation: Gives a series of skill levels that can be used to select, organize, and assess a skills-based curriculum.

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

Mulcahy, D. G., The Educated Person: Toward a New Paradigm for Liberal Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008., D. G. Mulcahy

Annotation: Outlines and justifies a new paradigm for liberal education based on the demands of living (work demands, recreational demands, social and practical demands, philosophical demands); reviews and critiques the ideas on liberal education by Newman, Adler, Martin, and others in formulating this new paradigm.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education

Mungazi, Dickson A., The Evolution of Educational Theory in the United States. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999., Dickson A. Mungazi

Annotation: Traces the history of educational theory in the U. S. from 1600s to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Education as a Field of Study

Musgrave, Frank, "Curriculum, Culture, and Ideology," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(April-June, 1978), 99-111., Frank Musgrave

Annotation: Discusses hegemony, ideology, and legitimacy in relation to the neo-Marxist perspective in curriculum.

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

Nelson, Murry R., "Rugg on Rugg: His Theories and His Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Summer, 1978), 119-132.*, Murry R. Nelson

Annotation: Reviews the curriculum developed by Harold Rugg in the 1930s and 1940s and the ideas on which it was based.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Materials Development and Evaluation

Nelson, Murry R., and H. Wells Singleton, "The Growth of the Concept of Curriculum as Evidenced by Two Early Content Specific Education Journals, 1909-1927," pp. 7-17 in Murry R. Nelson, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History: 1980 and 1982 . DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, College of Education, 1983., Murry R. Nelson and H. Wells Singleton

Annotation: Reports an analysis of articles in Curriculum Journal and in Educational Method for the period.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Nikitina, Svetlana, "Three Strategies for Interdisciplinary Teaching: Contextualizing, Conceptualizing, and Problem-Centered," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 38(June, 2006), 251-271., Svetlana Nikitina

Annotation: Distinguishes among a humanities, a scientific, and a crative-product-development form of epistemology in guiding interdisciplinary teaching; examples are given.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Content Selection and Organization, Higher Education Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Nozaki, Yoshiko, "Riding Tensions Critically: Ideology, Power/Knowledge, and Curriculum Making," pp. 69-89 in Lois Weis, Cameron McCarthy, and Greg Dimitriadis, eds., Ideology, Curriculum, and the New Sociology of Education: Revisiting the Work of Michael Apple. New York: Routledge, 2006., Yoshiko Nozaki

Annotation: Examines Foucault's idea of genealogy as a theory for curriculum; discusses this in relation to epistemological and methodological tensions concerning ideology and truth.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Null, J. Wesley, "Deliberative Curriculum," pp. 149-182 in J. Wesley Null, Curriculum: From Theory to Practice. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Explains the deliberative tradition in curriculum theory (Reid, Westbury, Schwab, McKeon) and analyzes it in terms of Schwab's commonplaces.

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 Deliberation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Null, J. Wesley, "Social Efficiency or Vocational Efficiency?: Toward a Deeper Knowledge of a Misunderstood Term," Curriculum History (SSCH), (2001), 41-47., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Traces the various uses of the phrase "social efficiency' in curriculum history, with special reference to Snedden, Bagley, Bobbitt, and Dewey.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Null, J. Wesley, "Social Efficiency Splintered: Multiple Meanings Instead of the Hegemony of One,' Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Winter, 2004), 99-124., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Sets forth three distinct definitions of "social efficiency" in early 20th century curriculum history as opposed to one definition often assumed by historians.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

O'Hanlon, James, "Three Models for the Curriculum Development Process," Curriculum Theory Network, 4(No. 1, 1973-74), 64-71., James O'Hanlon

Annotation: Identifies three models of curriculum development (management, systems, and open-access) and discusses their relationships.

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: Curriculum Development Strategies

O'Keeffe, Dennis J., "Towards a Socio-Economy of the Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(November, 1977), 101-109., Dennis J. O'Keeffe

Annotation: Argues for the concepts of curricular investment and curricular consumption in concepturalizing curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Oliver, Albert I., "What is the Meaning of Curriculum?" pp. 3-18 in his Curriculum Improvement: A Guide to Problems, Principles, and Procedures. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1965. Reprinted 21-31 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988., Albert I. Oliver

Annotation: Reviews a number of definitions of curriculum being used and cites examples from various sources.

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

Olson, John, "The Persistence of Technical Rationality," pp. 102-109 in Geoffrey Milburn, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark, eds., Re-Interpreting Curriculum Research: Images and Arguments. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1989., John Olson

Annotation: Argues for going beyond the doctrine of technical rationality in curriculum research and change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Change
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

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

Oram, Rex, "An Action Frame of Reference as a Register for Curriculum Discourse," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(April-June, 1978), 135-149.*, Rex Oram

Annotation: Discusses curriculum as art in action and conceptualizes it as drama.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Padgham, Ronald E., "Correspondences: Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Twentieth Century Art ," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 155-179. Reprinted pp. 359-379 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contenporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick Publishers, 1988., Ronald E. Padgham

Annotation: Examines correspondence between certain elements in contemporary curriculum theory and ideas associated with movements in 20th Century painting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Art Education

Padgham, Ronald E., "The Holographic Paradigm and Postcritical Reconceptualist Curriculum Theory," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 5(Summer, 1983), 132-142.*, Ronald E. Padgham

Annotation: Reviews Pribram's neuro-psychological research and its implications for reconceptualized curriculum theory.

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

Pagano, Jo Anne, "The Claim of Philia," pp. 514-530 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Jo Anne Pagano

Annotation: Challenges a patriarchical conception of authority.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Page, Reba N., "Curriculum Matters," pp. 39-65 in David T. Hansen, ed., John Dewey and Our Educational Prospect: A Critical Engagement with Dewey's "Democracy and Education". Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006., Reba N. Page

Annotation: Examines Dewey's ideas on the parallels between informal and formal educational experiences; points out how the sections of "Democracy and Education" that focus on curriculum can speak to our times as well as Dewey's times.

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: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum as Experience

Paraskeva, Joao M., Conflicts in Curriculum Theory: Challenging Hegemonic Epistemologies. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, 2011., Joao M. Paraskeva

Annotation: Presents critically the major contributions of all the major curriculum theorists from the United States during the twentieth century, noting the conceptual conflicts among their work; raises the issue of the hegemonic influence of this work on curriculum theory around the globe, citing evidence of alternative epistemologies arising in Africa, Asia, and South America; argues for an itinerant curriculum theory that recognizes many different streams of thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Paraskeva, Joao M., "Epistemicides: Toward and Itinerant Curriculum Theory," pp. 261-289 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Joao M. Paraskeva

Annotation: Explains the author's conception of an Itinerant Curriculum Theory; relates this to several philosophical issues--primarily to issues of epistemology; advocates against a curriculum canon and the exclusion of epistemologies from non-western cultures.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Peters, Michael, "Postmodern Perspectives on the Curriculum: A Poststructural Critique," pp. 125-148 in Alicia de Alba, Edgar Gonzalez-Gaudino, Colin Lankshear, and Michael Peters, Curriculum in the Postmodern Condition. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Michael Peters

Annotation: Presents a critique of Doll's postmodern curriculum proposal and offers an analysis of its shortcomings in terms of a perspective on postmodernism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
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

Peters, Richard S., "Aims of Education-A Conceptual Inquiry," pp. 1-32 in Brian Crittenden, ed., Philosophy and Education. New York: Teachers College Press for OISE, 1967. Reprinted pp. 11-57 in Richard S. Peters, ed., The Philosophy of Education. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973.*, Richard S. Peters

Annotation: An analysis of the concepts education and aims fusing content and procedure, with implications for educational theory; critiques and reply by the author.

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

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

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

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

Phenix, Philip H., "Transcendence and the Curriculum," Teachers College Record, 73(December, 1973), 271-283. Reprinted pp. 321-340 in William F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Analyzes transcendence and describes its significance for educational theory and for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry,Phenomenological Inquiry,Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Phillips, D. C., "John Dewey's The Child and the Curriculum: A Century Later," The Elementary School Journal, 98(May, 1998), 403-414., D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Offers a 100th anniversary review and critique of Dewey's essay.

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

Phillips, Vicki, and Carina Wong, "Tying Together the Common Core of Standards, Instruction, and Assessment," Phi Delta Kappan, 91(February, 2010), 37-42., Vicki Phillips and Carina Wong

Annotation: Gives the conception and rationale for the Common Core Standards being developed by the Gates Foundation for use nationally in the U. S.; assumes a single set of standards are appropriate for all students, both college and non-college bound, no matter local or individual student needs; hopes this plan will be enacted into legislation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, 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 Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pilder, William F., "In the Stillness is the Dancing," pp. 117-129 in Willliam F. Pi nar, ed., Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974., William F. Pilder

Annotation: Discusses several dimensions of consciousness and how this may relate to curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

Pinar, William, "Preface," pp. iii-xi in his Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974.*, William Pinar

Annotation: Reviews various modes of curriculum theory and several issues which were background for the report of papers from the 1974 curriculum theory conference at the University of Rochester.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Pinar, William F., "A Farewell and a Celebration," pp. xi-xx in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Explains the origins, development, and publication of the journal JCT, the associated conferences, and key persons involved; introduces 29 articles reprinted form JCT; refers to Pinar's exit from the work of JCT.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Pinar, William F., "'Bildung' and the Internationalization of Curriculum Studies," Transnational Curriculum Inquiry, 3(No. 2, 2006). http://nitinat.library.ubc.ca/ojs/index.php/tci, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Explores and analyzes differences between Didaktik and Bildung traditions in relation to North American Curriculum Studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Content Selection and Organization

Pinar, William F., "Comments on McDiarmid's 'Conceptual-Empirical Theory of Curriculum," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 73-76.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Provides criticisms and suggested modifications of McDiarmid's article in the same issue of Interchange.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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 and Politics, Curriculum History

Pinar, William F., "Curriculum Theory Since 1950: Crisis, Reconceptualiztion, Internationalization," pp. 491-513 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Reviews the theorists who have contributed to understanding curriculum through multi-discursive efforts such as politically, autobiographically, gendered, postmodern, internationally, and more.

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: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pinar, William F., "'Dreamt into Existence by Others': Curriculum Theory and School Reform," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 228-235., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Critiques curriculum theory that is based on the factory and corporate model and offers theory related to human identity.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Authority of Teacher

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., ed., Curriculum: Toward New Identitiies. New York: Garland, 1998., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Includes 17 essays, edited and introduced by William Pinar, that exhibit cutting-edge theory in Curriculum Studies as developed after the comprehensive 1995 volume (Understanding Curriculum, by Pinar, et al.).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Pinar, William F., ed., Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents seven papers which were presented at the 1973 conference in Rochester; final pages give reactions to these papers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pinar, William F., "Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory: An Introduction," pp. 1-15 in his Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Summarizes the state of research on self and the curriculum and its implications for curriculum theory.

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

Pinar, William F., "Life History and Curriculum Theorizing: A Case Study," Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Science, 3(No. 1, 1978), 92-118., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents a study exploring life history methods of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Pinar, William F., "Notes on the Curriculum Field 1978," Educational Researcher, 7(September, 1978), 5-12.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Reviews the state of curriculum theorizing and distinguishes between modes and types needing to be generated.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pinar, William F., "Reply to My Critics," Curriculum Inquiry, 10(Summer, 1980), 199-205., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Responds to articles by the Tanners and by Jackson which were crtical of Pinar's reconceptualist approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Pinar, William F., "The Abstract and the Concrete in Curriculum Theorizing," Foundation Studies, 8(Nos. 1-2, 1979), 3-15., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Discusses methodological issues relating to understanding the experience of curriculum.

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

Pinar, William F., "The Miseducation of the American Public," pp. 15-34 in his What is Curriculum Theory?" Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Shows the shifts over the last thirty years in the field of curriculum studies, the role of curriculum theory, and the impact of business thinking on education; see also related discussion on pp.179-184.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pinar, William F., "The Problem with Curriculum and Pedagogy," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2(Summer, 2005), 67-82. Reprinted pp. 109-120 in William F. Pinar, The Synoptic Text Today and Other Essays: Curriculum Development after the Reconceptualization. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Critiques the tying of "teaching" rather than "study" to curriculum; explicates the use of the active study model by students rather than the social engineering model by teachers and the accountability system.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Conceptions of Teaching, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pinar, William F., "The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(July-September, 1978), 205-214.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Contrasts the traditionalists, the conceptual empiricists, and the reconceptionalists in curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation

Pinar, William F., "The Voyage Out: Curriculum as the Relation Between the Knower and the Known," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Winter, 1980), 71-92., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Argues that we cannot design an educational experience and that we need descriptions of experience of texts, teachers, and other students; gives excerpts from a student's autobiographical report of the experience of the Virgina Woolf book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience

Pinar, William F., "What is the Reconceptualization?" The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 93-104., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Describes the approach taken by the reconceptualists toward emancipation.

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

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

Plueddemann, James E., "Dilemmas of an Evangelical Curriculum Educator," Religious Education, 79(Winter, 1984), 122-134., James E. Plueddemann

Annotation: Includes an analysis of curriculum definitions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Religious & Private Schooling

Ponte, Petra, and Jan Ax, "Action Research and Pedagogy as Science of the Child's Upbringing," pp. 324-335 in Susan Noffke and Bridget Somekh, eds., The Sage Handbook of Educational Action Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009., Petra Ponte and Jan Ax

Annotation: Elucidates the European concept of pedagogy; distinguishes normative/dogmatic, humanistic, empirical/analytic, and critical pedagogy; notes the potential of action research for studying pedagogy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Curriculum as a Problem of Knowledge, Governing, and the Social Administration of the Soul," pp. 75-99 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequence: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Traces the politics of school knowledge (subjects) as relates to school governance and freedom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge, School Subjects, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., Allan Pitman, and Arlene Barry, "Educational Reform and Its Millenial Quality: The 1980's," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July- September, 1986), 267-283.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz, Allan Pitman, and Arlene Barry

Annotation: Critiques the school reform movement of the l960s and the l980s in relation to various ideologies.

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

Posner, George, "A Cognitive Science Conception of Curriculum and Instruction," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 14(October-December, 1982), 343-351.*, George Posner

Annotation: Poses the concept of curricular task as a basis for suggesting inquiry questions.

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

Posner, George J., "Curriculum Knowledge," pp. 1223-1227 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., George J. Posner

Annotation: Discusses knowledge as curriculum content and knowledge of curriculum development (means-end, naturalistic, epistemological, analysis of experiences and preconceptions, approaches).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies

Posner, George J., "Models of Curriculum Planning," pp. 77-97 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988. Also pp. 79-100 in their Second Edition, 1998.*, George J. Posner

Annotation: Discusses two perspectives on curriculum planning (technical production and critical) and distinguishes procedural, descriptive, conceptual, and ideological questions related to them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Posner, George J., "The Extensiveness of Curriculum Structure: A Conceptual Scheme," Review of Educational Research, 44(Fall, 1974), 401-407., George J. Posner

Annotation: Analyzes the structure of curriculum along two dimensions--the commonality and the temporality of the relationship between curriculum elements--for the purpose of generating research questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Scientific/Empirical Inquiry,Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Concomitant Instruction

Pratt, David, "Curriculum Design as Humanistic Technology," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(March-April, 1987), 149-162.*, David Pratt

Annotation: Distinguishes between the humanistic and technical orientations on curriculum and urges a dialogue between the two.

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

Priestley, Mark, "Whatever Happened to Curriculum Theory? Critical Realism and Curriculum Change," Pedagogy, Culture, & Society, 19(No. 2, 2011), 221-237., Mark Priestley

Annotation: Trances the recent decline in use of curriculum theory in most English-speaking countries and urges countering the current instrumentalist model of curriculum with a critical realism model related to Margaret Archer's social theory; spells out the features of such a curriculum theory and draws implications for curriculum policy-making and change.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum