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Kennedy, Kerry J., ed., Case Studies in Curriculum Design . Perth, Australia: West Australian Social Science Education Consortium, 1990., Kerry J. Kennedy and .

Annotation: Presents instances of curriculum development employing deliberation involving teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Kennedy, Kerry J., and John C. K. Lee, "Curriculum Reform: School-Based Curriculum Development as a Strategy for Asia's Schools," pp. 89-107 in their The Changing Role of Schools in Asian Societies. New York: Routledge, 2008., Kerry J. Kennedy and John C. K. Lee

Annotation: Notes specific examples of employing the concept of SBCD in curriculum reform in Asian countries; assesses the prospects for increased use of this strategy in Asian schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Kennedy, Kerry J., and Gilbert McDonald, "Designing Curriculum Materials for Multicultural Education: Lessons from an Australian Development Project," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Fall, 1986), 312-326., Kerry J. Kennedy and Gilbert McDonald

Annotation: Reports a study of a curriculum materials design project and the issues involved.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Multiethnic Adaptation

Kimpston, Richard D., and Douglas H. Anderson, "The Locus of Curriculum Decision Making and Teachers' Perceptions of their Own Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Curriculum Planning," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Winter, 1986), 100-110., Richard D. Kimpston and Douglas H. Anderson

Annotation: Reports a study on teachers' participation in curriculum planning depending on whether the locus of decision-making is the classroom, the school, or the district.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Planning

Kimpston, Richard D., and Karen B. Rogers, "Predispostions, Participatory Roles, and Perceptions of Teachers, Principals, and Community Members in a Collaborative Curriculum Planning Process," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20(July-August, 1988), 351-367., Richard D. Kimpston and Karen B. Rogers

Annotation: Reports a study of various participants in curriculum planning and their perceptions of the process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Planning

Kimpston, Richard D., and Karen B. Rogers, "The Influence of Prior Perspectives, Differences in Participatory Roles, and Degree of Participation on Views about Curriculum Development: A Case Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Spring, 1987), 203-220., Richard D. Kimpston and Karen B. Rogers

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' views of curriculum planning processes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Teacher Planning

Klein, M. Frances, "A Conceptual Framework for Curriculum Decision Making," pp. 24-41 in M. Frances Klein, ed., The Politics of Curriculum Decision-Making: Issues in Centralizing the Curriculum . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Poses a conceptual framework for curriculum decision-making in a 9 X 7 matrix.

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

Klein, M. Frances, "Issues from Curriculum Theory in the Centralization of Curriculum," pp. 210-225 in M. Frances Klein, ed., The Politics of Curriculum Decision-Making: Issues in Centralizing the Curriculum . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Summarizes the characteristics and impact of state-mandated curricula and notes the related perspectives from curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Development Strategies

Klein, M. Frances, "The Master Teacher as Curriculum Leader," The Elementary School Journal, 86(September, 1985), 35-43., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Describes the roles a master teacher can play in curriculum planning.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Education at the Turn of the Century: A Crucible for Curriculum Change," Educational Researcher, 11(January, 1982), 16-24.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces the influence of four groups on curriculum: humanists, child-study movement, social efficiency educators, and the social meliorists.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Tyler Rationale Revisited," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 27(January-February, 1995), 81-88.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Reviews his1970 criticisms of the Tyler rationale and comments on Hlebowitsh's 1992 article on the same subject.

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

Knitter, William, "Curriculum Deliberation: Pluralism and the Practical," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(October-December, 1985), 383-395.*, William Knitter

Annotation: Analyzes the types of problems for which deliberation is appropriate.

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

Laanemets, Urve, "Reflecions on a Dialogue about Education for the Future," pp. 117-135 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Urve Laanemets

Annotation: Suggests areas of curriculum inquiry for the Estonian education system and offers two models of curriculum designs for post-socialist countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Law, Edmond Hau-Fai, and Chenzhi Li, eds., Curriculum Innovations in Changing Societies: Chinese Perspectives from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2013., Edmond Hau-Fai Law and Chenzhi Li

Annotation: Contains research and integrations of studies on curriculum and related topics in three Chinese settings; five chapters discuss overall curriculum policy, research, and trends; others discuss subjects and curriculum; the final chapter compares European and Chinese curriculum development and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization

Law, Edmond Hau-fai, and Nienke Nieveen, eds., Schools as Curriculum Agencies: Asian and European Perspectives on School-based Curriculum Development., Edmond Hau-fai Law and Nienke Nieveen

Annotation: Reports status of use of SBCD in six Asian countries and seven European countries; explores issues such as definitions of SBCD, effects of cultural and legal contexts, stakeholders' views and experiences with SBCD, and theoretical and practical analysis of SBCD.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Leeper, Robert R., ed., What are the Sources of the Curriculum? A Symposium. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1962., Robert R. Leeper

Annotation: Contains a series of essays on various conceptions of the sources of the curriculum (by Foshay, Wilhelms, Alberty, van Til, L. Hanna, Herrick, and Mackenzie).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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: Content Selection and Organization, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Levin, Ben, "Curriculum Policy and the Politics of What Should Be Learned in Schools," pp. 7-24 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., Ben Levin

Annotation: Lays out the practical aspects of the processes by which governments determine curriculum policies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Curriculum Deliberation

Lindblom, Charles E., "Who Needs What Social Research for Policy-Making?" Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 7(June, 1986), 345-366., Charles E. Lindblom

Annotation: Discusses four principles of policy research aimed at meeting critical needs of citizens and others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Linn, Dane, "The Role of Governors," pp. 35-53 in Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q McShane, eds., Common Core Meets Education Reform: What It All Means for Politics, Policy, and the Future of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2014., Dane Linn

Annotation: Explains the derivation of the Common Core State Standards published in 2010 by its developers (National Governors Association, Council of State School Officers, and others); clarifies who was involved and what procedures were followed; gives status of implementation as of 2013; identifies the difficulties that lie ahead in that process; other issues are described in related chapters written mostly by authors representing the American Enterprise Institute.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing

Lundgren, Ulf P., "Educational Process Analysis- A Contribution of Methods for Curriculum Theory and Curriculum Planning," Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 7(May, 1972), 58-69., Ulf P. Lundgren

Annotation: Describes methods of analyzing educational processes related to curriculum and curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry, Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Planning

Lundgren, Ulf P., and Sten Pettersson, eds., Code, Content, and Curriculum Processes . Stockholm: C. W. K. Gleenup, 1979., Ulf P. Lundgren and Sten Pettersson

Annotation: Reports Swedish studies of curriculum processes based on categories derived from Bernstein.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Macdonald, James B., and David E. Purpel, "Curriculum and Planning: Visions and Metaphors," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Winter, 1987), 178-192. Reprinted pp. 305-321 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum : An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.*, James B. Macdonald and David E. Purpel

Annotation: Proposes a platform and a model for curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Marsh, David D., and Judith M. Glassick, "Knowledge Utilization in Evaluation Efforts," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 9(March, 1988), 323-341., David D. Marsh and Judith M. Glassick

Annotation: Gives reports of studies on the use of evaluation results in curriculum decision-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Martin, David S., Philip S. Saif, and Linda Thiel, "Curriculum Development: Who Is Involved and How?" Educational Leadership, 44(December 1986-January 1987), 40-48.*, David S. Martin, Philip S. Saif, and Linda Thiel

Annotation: Reports the results of a survey of curriculum administrators to discover to what extent high level involement in curriculum development is carried out in U. S. public schools; the questionnaire used is included.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation

Martin - Kniep, Giselle O., and P. Bruce Uhrmacher, "Teachers as Curriculum Developers," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(May-June, 1992), 261-271.*, Giselle O. Martin-Kniep and P. Bruce Uhrmacher

Annotation: Reports differences between teaching and curriculum development by teachers in a small California study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Teacher Planning

Massell, Diane, "Achieving Consensus: Setting the Agenda for State Curriculum Reform," pp. 84-108 in Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman, eds., The Governance of Curriculum. 1994 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1994., Diane Massell

Annotation: Reports on agenda-setting strategies in four state's curriculum policy - making process and creates a model for possible use elsewhere.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Curriculum Deliberation

Massell, Diane, and Michael Kirst, "Determining National Content Standards," Education and Urban Society, 26(February, 1994), 107-117., Diane Massell and Michael Kirst

Annotation: Describes the current process by which national standards are being established in various content areas of the curriculum in the U.S.; relates to boundary conditions, planning, deliberations, outcomes,and capacity building.

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

Maxwell, Tom, "The Illumination of Situational Analysis by Frame Factor Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(May, 1985), 46-52., Tom Maxwell

Annotation: Shows how situational analysis undertaken to describe frame factors is necessary for school-level decision-making; gives an example.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Comparative Curriculum

McBeath, Clare, ed., Case Studies in TAFE Curriculum . Perth, Australia: West Australian Social Science Education Consortium, 1990., Clare McBeath

Annotation: Reports research methods, curriculum design methods, and methods of developing curriculum materials in Australian Further Education settings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Comparative Curriculum

McClure, Robert M., "Institutional Decisions in Curriculum," pp. 129-150 in John I. Goodlad & Associates, Curriculum Inquiry: The Study of Curriculum Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1979., Robert M. McClure

Annotation: Reports two field studies (one a school faculty and the other a collection of school districts) and what they did during their curriculum planning activities using the Tyler model; seven tasks were identified.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

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 and the Work of Teachers," pp. 191-203 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988., Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Sets forth a deliberationist view of teachers at work with classroom curriculum in contrast to a traditional view related to the overt and the hidden curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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 Deliberation, Teaching/Learning Process

McCutcheon, Gail, "Deliberation to Develop School Curricula," pp. 33-46 in James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999., Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Summarizes fundamentals of curriculum deliberation taken from her research and offers implications for practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

McDonnell, Lorraine M., and M. Stephen Weatherford, "Evidence Use and the Common Core State Standards Movement: From Problem Definition to Policy Adoption," American Journal of Education, 120(November, 2013), 1-25., Lorraine M. McDonnell and M. Stephen Weatherford

Annotation: Describes how policy entrepreneurs use research at three stages of the policy process--problem definition, policy design, and policy enactment; reports interviews with state leaders of the Common Core movement about these policy process stages and the use of research evidence; concludes that research was often not used or was not available and that other evidence was also used.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Historical Inquiry, Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum History, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Frameworks

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

McPhail, Graham J., "From Aspiration to Practice: Curriculum Challenges for a New Twenty-first Century Secondary School," The Curriculum Journal, 27(June 4, 2016) 518-537., Graham J. McPhail

Annotation: Reports and analyzes a case study of a New Zealand school and its curriculum design processes; examines conceptual progression in particular.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies

Mulder, Martin, "Deliberation in Curriculum Conferences," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Summer, 1991), 325-339., Martin Mulder

Annotation: Describes an empirical study of deliberation in curriculum conferences in Germany.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Mulder, Martin, "Deliberation in Curriculum Conferences," pp. 157-209 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994., Martin Mulder

Annotation: Describes method of deliberation in curriculum conferences developed by Frey in Germany and reports on content and process of three case studies of curriculum conferences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Mulder, Martin, The Curriculum Conference: Evaluation of a Tool for Curriculum Content Justification. The Hauge: CIP-Gegevars Konevhoke Bibliothek, 1992. *, Martin Mulder

Annotation: Summarizes a study of the use of curriculum conferences in the Netherlands.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Comparative Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Mulder, Martin, and Anke Thijsen, "Decision Making in Curriculum Conferences: A Study of Convergence of Opinion," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(July-August, 1990), 343-360. *, Martin Mulder and Anke Thijsen

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of opinion change and convergence among individuals involved in curriculum deliberations in the Netherlands.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Comparative Curriculum

Myers, Donald A., Decision Making in Curriculum and Instruction . Dayton, OH: Institute for Development of Educational Activities, 1970., Donald A. Myers

Annotation: Analyzes decision-making in curriculum and instruction.

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

Nixon, Jon, "Curriculum Evaluation: Old and New Paradigms," pp. 637-646 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices. New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Jon Nixon

Annotation: Summarizes nature, role, methods, and paradigms for curriculum evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Null, J. Wesley, "Deciding Aims and Purposes of Subject Matter," pp.3-10 in Ming Fang He, Brian D. Schultz, and William H. Schubert, eds., The Sage Guide to Curriculum in Education. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2015., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Traces the emergence of several views from recent curriculum theorists on the role subject matter can play in reaching educational goals or ends.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Oberg, Antoinette, "Curriculum Study and Professional Practice: How Are They Linked?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 207-209., Antoinette Oberg

Annotation: Reports a study of the impact of graduate study on professional practice; lists evaluative questions and data used in the study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Program Audit/Evaluation

Oberg, Antoinette A., "Curriculum Decision," pp. 1154-1155 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Antoinette A. Oberg

Annotation: Presents a brief overview of the nature of curriculum decisions.

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

Ohanian, Susan, "Goals 2000: What's in a Name?" Phi Delta Kappan, 81 (January, 2000), 345-355.*, Susan Ohanian

Annotation: Argues bluntly and forthrightly against the negative effects that testing is having on students and teachers; analyzes the politics of Goals 2000 legislation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Classroom Observation & Research, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Oliva, Peter F., "Supervision and Curriculum Development," pp. 782-800 in Gerald R. Firth and Edward J. Pajak, eds., Handbook of Reseach on School Supervision. New York: Macmillan, 1998., Peter F. Oliva

Annotation: Delineates the tasks of supervisors in curriculum development based on the Oliva model of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Supervision of Instruction

Packer, Steve, "Curriculum Issues in Small States," Prospects, 21(No. 4,1991), 517-526., Steve Packer

Annotation: Reviews issues in curriculum in South Pacific and Caribbean states.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Passow, A. Harry, "Organization and Procedures for Curriculum Improvement," Review of Educational Research, 24(June, 1954), 221-236., A. Harry Passow

Annotation: Reviews studies and programs related to organization and procedures for curriculum improvement as well as related needed research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Peltier, Gary, L., "Teacher Participation in Curriculum Revision: An Historical Case Study," History of Education Quarterly, 7(Summer, 1967), 209-219., Gary L. Peltier

Annotation: Examines teacher participation in curriculum revision in Denver in the 1920s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: All Fields
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Pereira, Peter, "Deliberation and the Arts of Perception," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(October-December, 1984), 347-366., Peter Pereira

Annotation: Analyzes Schwab's treatment of deliberation in relation to the arts of perception.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Phillips, J. Arch, Jr., and Richard Hawthorne, "Political Dimensions of Curriculum Decision Making," Educational Leadership, 35(February, 1978), 363-366., J. Arch Phillips Jr. and Richard Hawthorne

Annotation: Examines implications of political realities on curriculum decision-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Placier, Margaret, Michael Walker, and Bill Foster, "Writing the 'Show-Me' Standards: Teacher Professionalism and the Political Control in U. S. Curriculum Policy," Curriculum Inquiry, 32(Fall, 2002), 281-310.*, Margaret Placier, Michael Walker, and Bill Foster

Annotation: Reports on political conflicts arising in Missouri's attempt to set curriculum standards and policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Frameworks, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Porter, Andrew, Jennifer McMaken, Jun Hwang, and Rui Yang, "Common Core Standards: The New U. S. Intended Curriculum," Educational Researcher, 40(April, 2011), 103-116., Andrew Porter, Jennifer McMaken, Jun Hwang, and Rui Yang

Annotation: Analyzes differences between the recently developed common core standards and those currently functioning in several selected states--in mathematics and English language arts; employs an alignment by cells procedure from the Survey of Enacted Curriculum (Porter, ER, 37(7), 2002); compares content topics and cognitive demand, among other matters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics

Posner, George, "Curriculum Planning Models," pp. 1328-1334 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, George Posner

Annotation: Analyzes curriculum planning models as to procedural, descriptive, and conceptual features and illustrates each with examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Pratt, David and Edmund C. Short, "Curriculum Management," pp. 1320-1325 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, David Pratt and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Covers curriculum development processes of needs assessment, planning of all elements of curriculum, structuring of the elements, installation, maintenance, and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Prideaux, David, "School Based Curriculum Decision-Making in South Australia: Change of Policy or Change of Action," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(October, 1985), 7-10., David Prideaux

Annotation: Presents three ways of resolving the mismatch between policy and action with an Austrailian example.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Prideaux, David, "School-based Curriculum Development: Partial, Pardoxical, and Piecemeal," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 25(March-April,1993), 169-178.*, David Prideaux

Annotation: Shows how school-based curriculum development can be a means of central authorities controlling local decision-making in the Australian setting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Reid, Mark J., "Ethic of Practicality Analysis of Successful Group Curriculum Planning by Teachers," Interchange, 45(May, 2014), 75-84., Mark J. Reid

Annotation: Applies the theoretical construct (Ethic of Practicality, by Doyle and Ponder, 1977) to the processes of curriculum planning employed by three teachers in translating curriculum into classroom learning experiences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Planning

Reid, William A., "A Deliberative Perspective on Curriculum," pp. 25-36 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Explains facets of deliberation and the deliberative perspective on curriculum and the public interest.

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

Reid, William A., Curriculum Planning as Deliberation. Oslo: Universitetet I. Oslo, 1994., William A. Reid

Annotation: Explains the logic of the deliberative model of curriculum problem resolution and the institutional and moral character of curriculum deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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., "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., "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 Educational Situation as Concerns Secondary Education' : Thoughts on the Thoughts of John Dewey," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Winter, 2002), 130-143.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Reviews the substance of Dewey's 1902 article, analyzes its relevance for today, and offers some guidance for today based on this analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

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

Rich, Robert F., "Knowledge Synthesis and Problem-Solving," pp. 287-312 in Spencer A. Ward and Linda J. Reed, eds., Knowledge Structure and Use: Implications for Synthesis and Interpretation . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983., Robert F. Rich

Annotation: Gives a thorough review of knowledge synthesis and seven problem-solving models; poses a knowledge synthesis model.

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

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., "Habits Impeding Deliberation," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(January-March, 1985), 17-35., Thomas W. Roby

Annotation: Reviews Schwab's conception of deliberation; takes note of three habits impeding deliberation and discusses remedies; poses a revised model of deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

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

Roby, Thomas W., IV, "What to Do about Joseph Schwab and the Rabbis," Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 1(February, 2005).* Available online: http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/jaaacs/vol1/roby.htm, Thomas W. Roby IV

Annotation: Reviews Schwab's six papers on The Practical and tapes of his seminars on Jewish education (newly discovered); documents the author's connection with Schwab; reviews Block's book on Schwab's debt to Judaic thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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 Deliberation, Curriculum Professors, Literature of Curriculum

Roby, Thomas W., "Problem Situations and Curricular Resources at Central College: An Exemplification of Curricular Arts," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Summer, 1978), 95-117., Thomas W. Roby

Annotation: Reports a study of deliberation by the faculty of a college arts curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Higher Education Curriculum

Rosenmund, Moritz, Anna-Vereva Fries, and Werner Heller, eds., Comparing Curriculum-Making Processes. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2002., Moritz Rosenmund, Anna-Vereva Fries, and Werner Heller

Annotation: Presents 22 research papers on various aspects of curriculum-making in 12 countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Rowell, Patricia M., "The Quality of Social Interaction in Curriculum Planning: Observations from a Situational Study," pp. 67-80 in Ted Aoki, Kenneth Jacknicke, and Douglas Franks, eds., Understanding Curriculum As Lived: Curriculum Canada VII. Vancouver, BC: Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia, 1986., Patricia M. Rowell

Annotation: Reports a study of six aspects of social interaction in curriculum planning in a school system including the lived experience of participants.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Sabar, Naama, "Curriculum Development at School Level," pp. 1267-1272 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Naama Sabar

Annotation: Describes the nature and characteristics of school level curriculum development and identifies its advantages and disadvantages.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

Sawyer, Richard D., "Curriculum Deliberation Over Time: A Nexus of Teacher Dilemmas, Questions, Experimentation, and Agency," Teachers College Record, 119(No. 14,2017)., Richard D. Sawyer

Annotation: Describes a qualitative study of the changes in curriculum decision-making that occurred over an eleven-year span by 24 New Jersey teachers; reports the detailed patterns found for all 24 teachers; analyzed by levels taught and by preparation type (college or alternative route); a few broad conclusions are stated across individuals as well as for individuals over time.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Planning, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Education

Scheffler, Israel, "Justifying Curriculum Decisions," School Review, 66(Winter, 1958), 461-472. Reprinted pp. 116-125 in his Reason and Teaching. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1973. Reprinted pp. 497-505 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Explains the need to justify curriculum decisions and explores the bases for such decisions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Schmidt, William H., Andrew C. Porter, Robert E. Floden, Donald J. Freeman, and John R. Schwille, "Four Patterns of Teacher Content Decision-Making," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(September-October, 1987), 439-455., William H. Schmidt, Andrew C. Porter, Robert E. Floden, Donald J. Freeman, and John R. Schwille

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' content decision-making across nine factors.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation

Schubert, William H., "Knowledge About Out-of-School Curriculum," The Educational Forum, 45(January, 1981), 185-198.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Makes the case for why knowledge of out-of-school curriculum pursued by students is important; makes recommendations on how to use such knowledge in planning in-school curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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: Content Selection and Organization, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Deliberation

Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Schubert, "Curriculum as Cultural Experience in Student Lives," pp. 49-57 in William H. Schubert and Ann L. Schubert, eds. Conceptions of Curriculum Knowledge: Focus on Students and Teachers. University Park, PA: College of Education, Penn State University, 1982., William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Schubert

Annotation: Makes the case for studying non-school forms of education that exhibit interactions among Schwab's commonplaces; also makes the case for student deliberation in curriculum decisions.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Deliberation

Schultz, Brian, "Curriculum Based on 'Their' Priority Concerns," pp. 113-130 in Jennifer L. Milam, Stephanie Springgay, Kris Sloan, and B. Stephen Carpenter II, Curriculum for a Progressive, Proactive, Poetic, and Public Pedagogy. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2006., Brian Schultz

Annotation: Reports on a civic action curriculum co-created by students and their teacher in the Cabrini Green section of Chicago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum as Experience, Content Selection and Organization, Authority of Teacher, Social Studies

Schwab, Joseph J., "On Reviving Liberal Education--in the Seventies," pp. 37-48 in Sidney Hooks, Paul Kurtz and Miro Fodorovich, eds., The Philosophy of the Curriculum: The Need for General Education. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1975., Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Discusses the arts of access, of communication, of inquiry, of the practical, of the eclectic, of the practical per se (problemation, weighing alternative formulations of the problem, generating and choosing alternative solutions).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Curriculum Deliberation

Schwab, Joseph J., "Testing and the Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 21(January-February, 1989), 1-10.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Challenges the validity of conventional curriculum testing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Liberal Education/General Education

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Practical 4: Something for Curriculum Professors to Do," Curriculum Inquiry, 13(Fall, 1983), 239-265.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Describes curriculum decision-making committees and processes and the role of the chair; urges professors to train curriculum leaders as chairs.

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

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.*, 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

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Practical: Translation Into Curriculum," School Review, 81(August, 1973), 501-522. Reprinted pp. 365-383 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.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Shows how to translate scholarly subject matter into usable curriculum within five commonplaces; presents three functions of curriculum specialists.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Potential, Materials Development and Evaluation

Seixas, Peter, and Gabriella Minnes Brandes, "A Workshop in Uncertainty: 'New Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences' as a Basis for Professional and Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Fall, 1997), 56-69., Peter Seixas and Gabriella Minnes Brandes

Annotation: Reports processes utilized by ACLS groups in determining curriculum at university level.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Higher Education Curriculum, Comparative 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

Shipman, M. D., "Contrasting Views of a Curriculum Project," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 4(September, 1972), 145-153., M. D. Shipman

Annotation: Presents a study of various views of the British Schools Council Integrated Studies Project held by the project team, by teachers, and by local authority administrators.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Shkedi, Asher, "School-Based Workshops for Teacher Participation in Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 28(November-December, 1996), 699-711.*, Asher Shkedi

Annotation: Gives a case study of teachers' curriculum workshops as a way to implement teachers' role in the process of school-based adaptation of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation, Comparative Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Curriculum Decision Making in Teacher Education: Policies, Program Development, and Design," Journal of Teacher Education , 38 (July- August, 1987), 2-12.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Specifies steps in policy making and curriculum development in teacher education; sets forth design criteria; and discusses role of unifying themes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Content Selection and Organization

Short, Edmund C., "Curriculum Policy Research," pp. 420-430 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Gives an overview of curriculum policy research, outlines the approaches and inquiry methods being used in this domain of research, and maps out various facets of curriculum policy research that pertains to the policy-making process itself (developing, choosing, enacting, and evaluating policy options); cites illustrative studies in each category.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Curriculum and Politics

Shulman, Lee S., "The Practical and the Eclectic: A Deliberation on Teaching and Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 183-200., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Compares Dewey's and Schwab's view of deliberation and applies this to research on teaching and teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,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: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Planning, Teacher Education

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

Silva, Diane Yendol, "Collaborative Curriculum Encounters," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 279-299., Diane Yendol Silva

Annotation: Describes a study of three teams of teachers implementing a history curriculum; shows how this was affected by context, their perceived roles, and experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Siotta, OliveAnn Davis, and Karen L. Fernandez, "Cautions and Assurances for Those Who Would Design a Small Urban High School: Bringing 20 Years of Research to the Planning Table," Curriculum Journal, 22(No. 1, 2011), 93-104., OliveAnn Davis Siotta and Karen L. Fernandez

Annotation: Describes the roles, goals, responsibilities, and activity patterns of five stake-holder groups in two Denver secondary schools in planning new curricular programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Skilbeck, Malcolm, "School-based Curriculum Development," pp. 18-34 in Victor Lee and David Zeldin, eds., Planning in the Curriculum . London: Hoder and Stoughton with Open University, 1982.*, Malcolm Skilbeck

Annotation: Presents a model of curriculum development for use at the school level along with decisions required within its five processes.

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