Broad Topical Focus - Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

 

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Pring, Richard, "Bloom's Taxonomy: A Philosophical Critique," Cambridge Journal of Education, 1(February, 1971), 83-91. Reprinted pp. 36-42 in Nigel Norris, ed., Curriculum and Teaching: 35 YEars of the Cambridge Journal of Eduction. New York: Routledge, 2008., Richard Pring

Annotation: Critiques false distinctions in Bloom's classifications through epistemological analysis.

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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Pring, Richard, "The Language of Curriculum Analysis," pp. 54-69 in Paul Hirst, et al., The Curriculum: The Doris Lee Lectures. London: University of London, Institute of Education, 1975. Reprinted pp. 163-179 in Richard Pring, Philosophy of Education: Aims, Theory, Common Sense, and Research. New York: Continuum, 2004., Richard Pring

Annotation: Argues for curriculum theorists to ground their theoretical work in curriculum practice; analyzes the work of Hirst, Young, and Bernstein; suggests that practical matters in curriculum have elements related to practical reasoning rather than to concepts describing the curriculum itself.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Theorists
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, Curriculum Professors

Pring, Richard, "The Language of Curriculum Analysis," pp. 54-69 in The Curriculum: The Doris Lee Lectures, 1975. London: University of London Institute of Education, 1975., Richard Pring

Annotation: Critiques the way of conceiving of curriculum planning by Hirst, following the lead of Young and Bernstein; advances some proposals for new language for curriculum.

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-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pugh, Kevin J., and Michael M. Phillips, "Helping Students Develop an Appreciation for School Content," Theory into Practice, 50(No. 4, 2011), 285-292., Kevin J. Pugh and Michael M. Phillips

Annotation: Discusses the concept of "content appreciation" and how it can be fostered in teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Conceptions of Teaching, Content Selection and Organization, Motivation, Values in the Classroom

Quinn, Molly, ed., Complexifying Curriculum Studies: Reflections on the Generative and Generous Gifts of William E. Doll, Jr. New York: Routledge, 2019, Molly Quinn

Annotation: Contains 21 essays by Doll's colleagues and students that highlight the significance of his curricular and educational ideas and of his life and personality.

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

Quinn, Molly, and Jim Garrison, "The Curriculum Story or the Curriculum Word? Mythos and Logos at the Crossroads of the Postmodern," JCT, 17(Fall, 2001), 125-139., Molly Quinn and Jim Garrison

Annotation: Explores the battle between vision and logic (story and word) in curriculum theory.

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

Reid, William, "Curriculum Theory and Curriculum Change: What Can We Learn from History?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(April-June, 1986), 159-166., William Reid

Annotation: Describes curriculum change as activity aimed at resolution of uncertain practical problems; argues for the value of knowing the history of curriculum changes.

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

Reid, William A., "Conceptions of Curriculum and Paradigms for Research: The Case of School Effectiveness Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12(Spring, 1997), 212-227.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Points to changes over time in the paradigms of research used in school effectiveness research, especially in relation to differing curriculum views on the question, "What Do Schools Do?".

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Reid, William A., "Curriculum as Institutionalized Learning: Implications for Theory and Research," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Fall, 2003), 29-43., William A. Reid

Annotation: Discusses the nature, history, and future of curriculum in instituional terms.

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Reid, William A., "Currriculum as an Expression of National Identity," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15 (Winter, 2000), 113-122., William A. Reid

Annotation: Suggests that curriucula in various nations reflect their cultural idnetities and that there are no universal curriculum theories across countries; reviews German, English, and American historical evidence on the topic.

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

Reid, William A., "Does Schwab Improve on Tyler? A Response to Jackson," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 25(November-December, l993), 499-510.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Critiques Phil Jackson's interpretation of Schwab's contributions to curriculum theory in connection with the Tyler Rationale.

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

Reid, William A., "Practical Reasoning and Curriculum Theory: In Search of a New Paradigm," Curriculum Inquiry, 9(Fall, 1979), 187-207.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Describes a conception of curriculum where practical reasoning is used to deal with uncertain problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Reid, William A., " 'Reconceptualist' and ' Dominant' Perspectives in Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Spring, 1998), 267-296.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Compares Pinar's and Jackson's views of curriculum theory and advocates a combination of both through dialogue.

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: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Reid, William A., "Rethinking Schwab: Curriculum Theorizing as a Visionary Activity," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17 (Fall, 2001), 29-41.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Points to a vision of curriculum theorizing projected by Schwab that has not come into being in curriculum studies though his 1969 'Practical' paper marked a turning point in the history of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History

Reid, William A., "Schools, Teachers, and Curriculum Change: The Moral Dimension of Theory-Building," Educational Theory, 29(Fall, 1979), 325-336.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Identifies and critiques some theories of curriculum change from a moral perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation

Reid, William A., "The Changing Curriculum: Theory and Practice," pp. 240-259 in William A. Reid and Decker F. Walker, eds., Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Presents results of analysis of case studies in curriculum change in relation to several theoretical and practical categories of analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Reid, William A., "The Deliberative Approach to the Study of the Curriculum and Its Relation to Critical Pluralism," pp. 160-190 in Martin Lawn and Len Barton, eds., Rethinking Curriculum Studies . New York: Halsted Press, 1981., William A. Reid

Annotation: Distinguishes the deliberative perspective toward curriculum from three other perspectives and gives a detailed account of the deliberative perspective.

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,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Reid, William A., The Pursuit of Curriculum: Schooling in the Public Interest. Norwood , NJ: Ablex, 1992. Second edition, Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2006., William A. Reid

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum as a public institution and as a moral practice requiring the use of deliberation and participation of the five commonplaces identified by Schwab.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Reid, William A., "The Technological Society and the Concept of General Education," pp. 115-131 in Ian Westbury and Alan C. Purves, eds., Cultural Literacy and the Idea of General Education , Eighty-Seventh Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988., William A. Reid

Annotation: Traces the arguments for general education in light of the technological society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Reid, William A., "The Voice of 'The Practical': Schwab as Correspondent," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 31(July-August,1999), 385-397., William A. Reid

Annotation: Displays letters written by Schwab to Reid 1979-1982 commenting on some of Reid's articles; reveals some personal touches about Schwab; Reid discusses how to benefit form Schwab's legacy.

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

Reid, William A., Thinking About the Curriculum: The Nature and Treatment of Curriculum Problems. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978., William A. Reid

Annotation: Sets forth views on curriculum as a moral problem and the use of practical reasoning in curriculum deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Change,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Roberts, Douglas A., "Theory, Curriculum Development, and the Unique Events of Practice," pp. 65-87 in Hugh Munby, Graham Orpwood, and Thomas Russell, eds., Seeing Curriculum in a New Light: Essays from Science Education . Toronto: OISE Press, 1980.*, Douglas A. Roberts

Annotation: Distinguishes the theoretical and the practical and two views that teacher-developers interface.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation, Materials Development and Evaluation

Roberts, Peter, "Knowledge, Dialogue, and Humanization: Exploring Freire's Philosophy," pp. 169-183 in Michael Peters, Colin Lankshear, and Mark Olssen, eds., Critical Theory and the Human Condition: Founders and Praxis. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Peter Roberts

Annotation: Presents Freire's ontology, epistemology, and ethical ideal along with a treatment of his politics of liberation.

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

Robinson, Agnes S., "Curriculum Building," pp. 564-575 in Lee C. Deighton, ed., The Encyclopedia of Education , Volume 2. New York: Macmillan and Free Press, 1971., Agnes S. Robinson

Annotation: Summarizes the literature on curriculum development and provides a model of a master plan for curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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: Curriculum Development Strategies

Roby, Thomas W., IV, "How Joe Schwab Thinks: A Review of 'The Practical' after 40 Years," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 24(No. 1, 2008), 85-89., Thomas W. Roby IV

Annotation: Explores the meaning and potential impact of Schwab's view of "The Practical."

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
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 Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Rohman, Aliya, and Bruce Parker, "Engaging Race and Nation in Curriculum Studies," Curriculum Inquiry, 41 (January, 2011), 81-91., Aliya Rohman and Bruce Parker

Annotation: Reviews Curriculum Studies Reader (2009) and Curriculum Studies Handbook (2010); describes how each volume maps the field; shows how the two volumes understand race, nationality, and their interrelationship; comments of the state of the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Literature, Literature of Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Rosario, Jose, "Harold Rugg on How We Came to Know: A View of His Aesthetics," JCT, 2(Winter, 1980), 165-177. Reprinted pp. 343-358 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Jose Rosario

Annotation: Reviews Rugg's ideas on aesthetics and its implications for curriculum; largely based on Rugg's 1963 book Imagination.

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: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation

Rosario, Jose R., "Curriculum, Nuyorican Memoirs, and the Improvisation of Identity," pp. 547-563 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Jose R. Rosario

Annotation: Argues that curriculum should focus on the individual's "making of oneself" or assisting with unfolding his/her identity and life; implications of this view are drawn; illustrations are presented from a Puerto Rican memoir.

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, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Rosenauer, Walter, "On a Locus of Origin of Educational Practices," Theory Into Practice, 22(Summer, 1983), 235-240., Walter Rosenauer

Annotation: Discusses the relation of theory and practice in education and dilemmas involved in deducing the latter from the former.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Ross, E. Wayne, Jeffrey W. Cornett, and Gail McCutcheon, Teacher Personal Theorizing: Connecting Curriculum Practice, Theory, and Research. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1992., E. Wayne Ross, Jeffrey W. Cornett, and Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Examines the relation between teacher theorizing and teacher practice.

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

Rugg, Harold O., "A Preface to the Reconstruction of the American School Curriculum," Teachers College Record, 27(March, 1926), 600-616., Harold O. Rugg

Annotation: Makes a case for problem-oriented curriculum organization in support of a social-reconstruction purpose for curriculum.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Safstrom, Carl Anders, "On the Way to a Postmodern Curriculum Theory--Moving from the Question of Unity to the Question of Difference," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 18(November, 1999), 221-233., Carl Anders Safstrom

Annotation: GIves a critique of curriculum theory related to the new sociology of education in Sweden and offers a version based on neo-pragmatic elements found in Habermas' communicative rationality; discusses the politics of difference and the differences in language requiring negotiation.

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

Sagarin, Stephan K., The Story of Waldorf Education in the United States: Past, Present, and Future. Great Barrington, MA: Steiner Books, 2011., Stephan K. Sagarin

Annotation: Provides a historical treatment of Waldorf Education in the United States and the incorporation (and lack thereof) of the educational ideas of Rudolf Steiner in specific schools.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Conceptions of Teaching, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Teaching/Learning Process, Values in the Classroom

Sahlberg, Pasi, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? New York: Teachers College Press, 2011., Pasi Sahlberg

Annotation: Describes and explains the changes in and results of educational policies and practices in Finland during the last two decades; accounts for what unique features have put student achievement at or near the top of international comparisons; offers thoughts on what lessons other nations might (or perhaps should not) derive from this Finnish experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Sandlin, Jennifer A., Michael P. O'Malley, and Jake Burdick, "Mapping the Complexity of Public Pedagogy Scholarship 1894-2010," Review of Educational Research, 81(September, 2011),338-375., Jennifer A. Sandlin, Michael P. O'Malley, and Jake Burdick

Annotation: Traces the meaning and use of the term "public pedagogy" in the literature; reviews studies of its use in the areas of 1) popular culture and everyday life, 2) informal institutions and public spaces, 3) cultural and political discourse, and 4) public intellectuals and social activism; makes recommendations for future research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Citizenship Education, Curriculum as Experience

Sarason, Seymour B., "Programmatic and Behavioral Regularities," pp. 569-589 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Seymour B. Sarason

Annotation: Explores the thesis that introducing change requires changing the regularities of the situation; examples are given from several subject areas and their regularities.

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

Schaefer, Robert J., "Retrospect and Prospect," pp. 3-25 in Robert M. McClure, ed., The Curriculum: Retrospect and Prospect . The 70th Yearbook of NSSE, Part I. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1971., Robert J. Schaefer

Annotation: Reviews the historical antecedents of current curriculum thought.

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: Curriculum History

Scheffler, Israel, "Philosophy and the Curriculum," pp. 31-41 in his Reason and Teaching . Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973., Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Describes the analytic form of thought and related issues as they apply to various subjects in the curriculum; discusses philosophical inquiry processes as applied to education.

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

Scheffler, Israel, "The Practical as a Focus for Curriculum: Reflections on Schwab's View," pp. 181-197 in his Reason and Teaching . Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973., Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Discusses Schwab's treatment of the practical in curriculum and identifies several shortcomings in this view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Schiro, Michael Stephen, Curriculum Theory: Conflicting Visions and Enduring Concerns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008., Michael Stephen Schiro

Annotation: Outlines four curriculum ideologies (scholar academic, social efficiency, learner-centered, and social reconstruction) and systematically illustrates and analyzes each ideology for its view of aims, knowledge, the child, learning, teaching, and evaluation; contrasts and compares the four curriculum ideologies, and provides an inventory for educators to identify their own curriculum ideologies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
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

Schniedewind, Nancy,"A Short History of the Ambush of Public Education," pp. 4-22 in Nancy Schniedewind and Mars Shevin, eds., Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush of Public Education. Boston: Beacon Press, 2012., Nancy Schniedewind

Annotation: Summarizes the takeover of public education in the United States by business and technical interests.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Democratic Education, Hidden Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Values in the Classroom, Teacher Planning

Schofield, Harry, "The Concept 'Curriculum'," pp. 123-148 in his The Philosophy of Education: An Introduction . London: Barnes and Noble, 1972., Harry Schofield

Annotation: Presents criteria for curriculum content and describes the influence of method and culture on curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,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: Content Selection and Organization

Schoonmaker, Frances, "Curriculum Making, Models, Practices and Issues: A Knowledge Fetish?" pp. 1-33 in Lyn Corno, ed., Education Across a Century: The Centennial Volume. 100th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part I. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2001.*, Frances Schoonmaker

Annotation: Presents an analysis of the NSSE yearbooks on curriculum and references in many others to curriculum making; the 26th Yearbook is a central volume in the analysis; offers a new question for curriculum making: what is worth knowing?

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies

Schubert, William H., "Curriculum Balance," pp. 19-43 in Paul Robinson, ed., Great Ideas in American Education: Continuing The Quest. West Lafayette, IN: Kappa Delta Pi, 1989.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces the history of the tendency to emphasize or balance three perspectives in curriculum --intellectual traditionalism, social behavorialism, and experientialism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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 Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum

Schubert, William H., "Curriculum Reform," pp. 80-112 in Gordon Cawelti, ed., Challenges and Achievements of American Education . Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 1993.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces the history of four curriculum orientations since 1943, notes their contributors and the related literature, and identifies questions needing reflection today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Schubert, William H., "Educationally Recovering Dewey in Curriculum," Current Issues in Education, 7(Fall, 1987), 1-32.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews Dewey's contributions to curriculum theory, development, design, implementation, evaluation, change, and inquiry.

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, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Schubert, William H.,"Growing Curriculum Studies: Contributions of Joao M. Paraskeva," Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 12(No. 1, 2017)., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Places the works of Paraskeva in the context of the work of other curriculum theorists of the recent past; comments on Paraskeva's insights as well as on the state of the curriculum field.

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

Schubert, William H., "Journeys of Expansion and Synopsis: Tensions in Books that Shaped Curriculum Inquiry, 1968-Present," Curriculum Inquiry, 40(January, 2010), 17-94., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Lays out the historical background of the published literature of the Curriculum Studies field during the 40-year period during which the journal, Curriculum Inquiry, has been published; the essay not only reviews the contributions of dozens of contributors, but it also highlights and comments on many of their seminal ideas; Schubert covers historical and philosophical literatures--policy, professional, and popular pedagogical literatures-- aesthetic and artistic literatures--practical and narrative literatures--critical literatures--inner and contextual literatures--indigenous and globalization literatures; finally, he discusses the field's prominent heuristic devices and venues and speculates on the future of curriculum inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Theorists, 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, Literature of Curriculum

Schubert, William H.,"Practitioners Influence Curriculum Theory: Autobiographical Reflections," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 236-244., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Summarizes several recent contributions to curriculum theory including that done by teachers (teacher lore) and by students (student lore); shows how curriculum inquiry is related to theory.

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: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Schubert, William H., "Sensibility and Imagination: Curriculum Contributionns of Elliot W. Eisner, pp. 17-32 in P. Bruce Uhrmacher and Jonathan Matthews, eds., Intricate Palette: Working the Ideas of Elliot Eisner. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education/Merrill, 2005., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Identifies Eisner's writings and ideas that have influenced curriculum studies and related fields; personal influences are mentioned as well.

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, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Art Education

Schubert, William H., "Sources of Wonder that Keep the Professoriate Alive and Relevant," The Sophist's Bane, 4(Spring, 2008), 11-19., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Highlights some personally preferred concepts of meaningful curriculum and mentions related resources.

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

Schubert, William H., "Spirits From the Past that Inform my Vision," The Sophist's Bane, 1(Fall, 2002), 14-22; 28., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces the influences of thinkers in the curriculum field on the author's views of the field, its questions, and its practices.

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

Schubert, William H., "Toward Lives Worth Living and Sharing: Historical Perspectives on Curriculum Coherence," pp. 146-157 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces theoretical work on coherence from an historical perspective.

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

Schubert, William H., "What Is Worthwhile: From Knowing and Needing to Being and Sharing," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 6(Summer, 2009), 22-40., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Elucidates the author's view of curriculum's central question for both curriculum scholars and for educating children, youth, and adults.

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, Content Selection and Organization

Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, "Teaching Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Summer, 1982), 97-111.*, William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Schubert

Annotation: Reports a dialogue on two persons' approaches to teaching curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Schubert, William H., Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, and Heidi Ann Schubert, "Familial Theorizing and 'Literature' that Facilitates It," Journal of Thought, 21(Summer, 1986), 61-73., William H. Schubert, Ann Lynn Schubert, and Heidi Ann Schubert

Annotation: Gives a reflection on theorizing by the author, his wife, and daughter.

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, Literature of Curriculum

Schubert, William H., George H. Willis, and Edmund C. Short, "Curriculum Theorizing: An Emergent Form of Curriculum Studies in the United States," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(May, 1984), 69-74., William H. Schubert, George H. Willis, and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Summarizes the changing views of curriculum theorizing in the United States to date.

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

Schubert, William H., and Georgiana Zissis, "Speculation on Curriculum from the Perspective of William James," Educational Theory, 38(Fall, 1988), 441-455., William H. Schubert and Georgiana Zissis

Annotation: Draws implications from the thought of William James for curriulum theory, practice, and research.

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

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Practical: A Language for Curriculum ," School Review, 78(November, 1969), 1-23; Revised version published by Washington, DC: National Education Association, 1970; Reprinted pp. 287-321 in Ian Westbury and Neil J. Wilkof, eds., Science, Curriculum, and Liberal Education: Selected Essays by Joseph J. Schwab . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978; also reprinted pp. 586-607 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988. Also reprinted in Journal of Curriculum Studies, 45(5, 2013),591-621.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Challenges the development of curriculum theories not based on empirical evidence; poses a practical orientation to curriculum theory development; and introduces arguments for ways in which the practical modes might function; known as Practical 1, it lays groundwork for The Practical 2,3, and 4.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Practical: Arts of Eclectic," School Review, 79(August, 1971), 493-542. Reprinted pp. 322-364 in Ian Westbury and Neil J. Wilkof, eds., Science, Curriculum, and Liberal Education: Selected Essays by Joseph J. Scwab. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Refers to deliberative arts that draw upon multiple theories from the behavioral sciences around several polyfocal topics in multiple cycles.

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

Schwarz, Gretchen, and Lee Ann Cavener, "Outcome-based Education and Curriculum Changes: Advocacy, Practice, and Critique," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(Summer, 1994), 326-338., Gretchen Schwarz and Lee Ann Cavener

Annotation: Reports experience in Oklahoma with outcome-based education and gives reasons for its failure there.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Scott, Harry V., "A Primer of Curriculum Theory: Descriptive Theory," Educational Theory, 18(Spring, 1968), 118-124.*, Harry V. Scott

Annotation: Defines theory at three levels and discusses theorizing in curriculum and administration.

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

Seaman, Jayson, and Peter J. Nelson, "An Overburdened Term: Dewey's Concept of 'Experience' as Curriculum Theory," Education and Culture, 27(No. 1, 2011), 5-25., Jayson Seaman and Peter J. Nelson

Annotation: Clarifies Dewey's concept of Experience and its usefulness in curriculum theory.

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

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

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

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

Sears, James T., "The Second Wave of Curriculum Theorizing: Labyrinths, Orthodoxies, and Other Legacies of the Glass Bead Game," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 210-218., James T. Sears

Annotation: Reviews reconceptualist curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Sears, James T., and J. Dan Marshall, "Generational Influences on Contemporary Curriculum Thought," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(March-April, 2000), 199-214., James T. Sears and J. Dan Marshall

Annotation: Reviews the history of curriculum thought and its evolution.

Broad Topical Focus: 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
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Seguel, Mary Louise, The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Presents accounts of Charles and Frank McMurry, Dewey, Bobbitt, Charters, Rugg, and Caswell and their contributions to the curriculum field.

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

Selden, Steven, "Curricular Metaphors: From Scientism to Symbolism," Educational Theory, 25(Summer, 1975), 243-262., Steven Selden

Annotation: Contrasts scientism and symbolization as bases for orienting thought and language in curriculum, drawing on philosophers such as Cassier and Langer.

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,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Sensoy, Ozlem, and Robin DiAngelo, Is Everyone Really Equal? An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012., Ozlem Sensoy and Robin DiAngelo

Annotation: Explains basic concepts for developing critical social literacy, including prejudice, oppression, power, privilege, and white supremacy; provides guidelines and examples for implementing social justice education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Curriculum and Politics, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Shaker, Paul, and Craig Kridel, "The Return to Experience: A Reconceptualist Call," Journal of Teacher Education , 40 (January-February, 1989), 2-8.*, Paul and Shaker and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Reviews the development and impact of the reconceptualist movement in curriculum and its potential in teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience, Teacher Education, Psychology and Curriculum

Shapiro, Arthur, "A Theory and Practice of Curriculum," pp. 307-316 in Beverly Irby, Genevieve H. Brown, Rafael Lara Aiecio, and Shirley A. Jackson, Eds., THe Handbook of Educational Theories. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers, 2013., Arthur Shapiro

Annotation: Defines and describes the uses of theories in education; explains why a theory of curriculum is necessary; asserts that a theory of curriculum is a theory of process (design/making); offers a theory of curriculum based on the author's 1995 book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-Making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Concpetual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Short, Edmund C., "A Historical Look at Curriculum Design," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 3-9.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Analyzes the value differences behind six curriculum.

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: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Short, Edmund. C., "Curriculum Proposals," in Bill Schubert and Ming Fang He, eds., Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies. New York : Oxford University Press, 2021. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/ 9780190264093.013.ORE_EDU 01500.R1, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Describes the concept of curriculum proposals together with a concceptualization of the components of curriculum; discuses their usefulness.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, 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 Frameworks, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriclum Thoery Creation and Uses

Short, Edmund C., "Review of Curriculum Theory, edited by Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik," Texas Tech Journal of Education, 5(No. 3, 1978), 227-131., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Provides a review and critique of the papers in this book.

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

Short, Edmund C., and Richard W. Grove, "Conceptual Schemes in Curriculum inquiry and Practice: A Critique," Curriculum and Teaching, 9(No. 1, !994), 3-13., Edmund C. Short and Richard W. Grove

Annotation: Analyzes five examples of conceptual schemes in curriculum for the central structural concept; presents guidelines for conducting theoretical inquiry in curriculum.

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

Short, Edmund C., and Thomas J. Jennings, Jr., "Multidisciplinary: An Alternative Approach to Curriculum Thought," Educational Leadership, 33(May, 1976), 590-594.*, Edmund C. Short and Thomas J. Jennings Jr.

Annotation: Explains the multidisciplinary approach to curriculum design.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Sidorkin, Alexander M., "Disruptive Innovation and the Relattional Novelty," Educational Theory, 71(No.4, 2021), 519-533., Alexander M. Sidorkin

Annotation: Argues that human relationships are the essence of education and that technologies intended to replace the teacher are doomed to failure in view of the reality.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Alternatives in Education, Conceptions or Teaching, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Siegel, Judith E., "Task No. 1: Writing 'Practical' Curriculums," Educational Leadership, 34(April, 1977), 540-544., Judith E. Siegel

Annotation: Describes the five bodies of knowledge that must be examined in order to produce a practical curriculum (related to Schwab's commmonplaces).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Sirotnik, Kenneth A., and Roger Soder, eds., The Beat of a Different Drummer: Essays on Educational Renewal in Honor of John I. Goodlad. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Roger Soder

Annotation: Presents 20 chapters on John Goodlad's thought and work in curriculum, teacher education, and educational renwal; ends with an extensive bibliography of Goodlad's writings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Teacher Education

Skovira, Robert, "Cremin's Conception of Curriculum," Journal of Thought, 19 (Spring, 1984), 71-79., Robert Skovira

Annotation: Discusses Cremin's conception of curriculum.

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

Slabbert, Johannes A., and Annemarie Hattingh, " 'Where is the Post-modern Truth We Have Lost in Reductionist Knowledge?' A Curriculum Epitaph," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 38(December, 2006), 701-718., Johannes A. Slabbert and Annemarie Hattingh

Annotation: Discusses truth eradicated, truth revealed, the ethics of truth, the wholeness of truth, and constructing truth as bases for a future post-modern curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
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, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Slattery, Patrick, Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era. Hamden, CT: Garland, 1995. 2nd ed., Routledge, 2006., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Presents a postmodern conception of curriculum which is framed in a wide range of analyses of philosophical, historical, social, ecological, critical, multicultural, phenomenological, and curricular thought. 2nd edition adds much new material.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Slattery, Patrick, "Postmodernism as a Challenge to Dominant Representations of Curriculum," pp. 132-151 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Wesport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Explains and argues for a postmodern paradigm for curriculum scholarship and offers implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
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

Slattery, Patrick, "Toward an Eschatological Curriculum Theory," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(Spring, 1992), 7-21. Reprinted pp. 278-288 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Advocates a curriculum focused on an eschatological theology of hope.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Slavin, Robert E., "On Making a Difference," Educational Researcher, 19(April, 1990), 30-34; 44.*, Robert E. Slavin

Annotation: Distinguishes between complex, variable-like, and fuzzy models for educational research and explains why models matter.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Smith, David S., "Curriculum Theory Revisited: A Comment and a Direction," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 67-71., David S. Smith

Annotation: Comments on preceding articles and the bases for curriculum theory.

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

Smith, Joe M., "Taking Humpty Dumpty Out of the Curriculum," NASSP Bulletin, 68 (December, 1984), 103-107., Joe M. Smith

Annotation: Describes what curriculum is and is not.

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: Secondary School Curriculum

Smith, Mark K., "Curriculum Theory and Practice," The Encyclopedia of Informal Education, 1996, 2000. www.infed.org/biblio/b-curricu.htm, Mark K. Smith

Annotation: Stipulates four ways of conceiving curriculum and its contexts (as knowledge to be transmitted, as end- product, as process, as praxis); reviews work of curriculum theorists in relation to each of these; discusses these ideas in relation to informal education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum History

Smith, Tracy W., and C. Kenneth McEwin, eds., The Legacy of the Middle School: In Their Own Words. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2011., Tracy W. Smith and C. Kenneth McEwin

Annotation: Reports a study of the Middle School Legacy Project; contains speeches and interviews of founders and prominent leaders of the middle school movement from the early 1960s to today; presents a summary of key themes found across these leaders' interview statements.

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

Sosniak, Lauren A., "The Generalist Educator: Making a Mark in Curriculum Studies," pp. 108-121 in David T. Hansen, Mary Erina Driscoll, and Rene V. Arcilla, eds., A Life in Classrooms: Philip W. Jackson and the Practice of Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2007., Lauren A. Sosniak

Annotation: Presents a summary of Philip W. Jackson's key curriculum ideas and their place in the field of Curriculum Studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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 Professors, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum as Environment

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

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

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

Stanley, William B., "Curriculum Theory and Education for Democracy," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 6(Summer, 2009), 44-56., William B. Stanley

Annotation: Analyzes the assumptions underlying the counter-socialization approach to education for democracy, critiques the position of the curriculum reconceptualists on this issue, and offers recommendations on the direction curriculum theory should take.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Starratt, Robert J., "Curriculum Theory: Controversy, Challenge, and Future Concerns," pp. 16-35 in William Pinar, ed., Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974.*, Robert J. Starratt

Annotation: Comments on the conflicts among curriculum theorists, on the challenge posed by Schwab, and on future concerns.

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

Stengel, Barbara S., " 'Academic Discipline' and 'School Subject': Contestable Curriculum Concepts," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(September-October, 1997), 585-602.*, Barbara S. Stengel

Annotation: Examines five views of the relation between the concepts of academic discipline and of school subject; gives implications for 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, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, School Subjects, Content Selection and Organization

Stenhouse, Lawrence, "The Relevance of Practice to Theory," Theory Into Practice, 22 (Summer, 1983), 211-215., Lawrence Stenhouse

Annotation: Argues that knowledge of practice is essential for developing theory.

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

Stoller, Aaron, "Taylorism and the Logic of Learning Outcomes," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 3, 2015), 317-333., Aaron Stoller

Annotation: Traces the connection between Taylor's scientific management principles and the current learning outcomes movement in education; compares these with Dewey's concept of ends-in-view; shows how both Taylorism and the current movement are at odds with democratic principles; written primarily about higher education.

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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Ideology and School Knowledge, Higher Education Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control

Stone, Brian A., "Curriculum-Centered Barriers to Child-Centered Practice and Frames for Resistance," Professing Education, 18(1 & 2, 2020), 51-64., Brian A. Stone

Annotation: Makes the case for child-centered practices in K-8 education; argues against the neo-liberal/accountability framework in education; points to ways of resisting this negative framework.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriclulum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Elementary School Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Stoughton, Charles R., ed., Issues in Curricululm Theory. Washington, DC: Univiersity Press of America, 1981., Charles R. Stoughton

Annotation: Presents 12 brief articles treating curriulum theory and several related topics as summarized in 1981.

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

Straume, Ingerid, "Bildung from Paideia to the Modern Subject." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Online 27 August 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1417, Ingerid Straume

Annotation: Traces the meaning and influence of the idea of Bildung in education from its Greek origins through its German and Scandinavian manifestations; traces the conceptual tensions and paradoxes in these manifestations; analyzes each of these in great detail; discusses the possibilities of these concepts for our times.

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

Stufflebeam, Daniel L., and William J. Webster, "An Analysis of Alternative Approaches to Evaluation," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2(May-June, 1980), 5-20.*, Daniel L. Stufflebeam and William J. Webster

Annotation: Distinguishes 13 types of evaluation studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation,Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation