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Alkin, Marvin C., "Curriculum Evaluation Models," pp. 1189-1190 in Torsen Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education, New York: Pergamon Press, 1984., Marvin C. Alkin

Annotation: Categorizes types of curriculum evaluation models (product, program) with the latter subdivided into outcome-oriented, methodoloy-oriented, value-oriented, and decision-oriented.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Evaluative Inquiry,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Materials Development and Evaluation

Angulo Rasco, Jose Felix, "In Search of the Lost Curriculum," pp. 137-155 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Rasco Angulo and Jose Felix

Annotation: Reviews concepts and rationales related to curriculum, curriculum purposes, and curriculum content; raises questions about the concept of a curriculum canon.

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

Beauchamp, George A., "A Hard Look at Curriculum," Educational Leadership, 35 (February, 1978), 404-409., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Examines curriculum design, planning, development, improvement, implementation, and evaluation as they relate to curriculum theory and definitions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Definitions
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

Beauchamp, George A., Curriculum Theory , 4th Edition. Itasca, IL: Peacock, 1981., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Provides an extended analysis of curriculum theory and theory building and offers a theory of his own; describes curriculum design, engineering, values in curriculum, and curriculum as a field of study.

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

Beauchamp, George A., "Curriculum Thinking," pp. 18-29 in Fenwick W. English, ed., Fundamental Curriculum Decisions. 1983 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: ASCE, 1983. Reprinted pp. 555-567 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Notes three uses of the word "curriculum"--content, process activities (planning, implementing, and evaluating), and curriculum as a field of study; analyzes the language used with each of these.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "Philosophy and Curriculum," pp. 59-71 in Philosophy and Education, Proceedings of the International Seminar, March 23-25, 1966, Toronto, Ontario: OISE, 1967.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Clarifies meanings of terms such as curriculum, program of studies, subjects, etc.; curriculum outcomes; uses of knowledge in curriculum, and explores other applications ofk philosophy to curriculum studies.

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

Cady, Joan M., "The Progressive Legacy of Holism," Education and Culture, 11(Summer, 1995), 13-23.*, Joan M. Cady

Annotation: Reviews historically those curriculum conceptions that combine curriculum and instruction holisticly.

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

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "A Social Project for Curriculum: Post-Structural Perspectives," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(July-August, 1987), 295-316.*, Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: Critiques a structural view of curriculum from the perspective of a post-structural view and suggests activities that follow from the latter.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Poststructuralism, Pragmatism, and Curriculum," pp. 130-149 in his Power and Criticism: Poststructural Investigations in Education . New York: Teachers College Press, 1988.*, Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: A poststructural analysis of the structure-of-disciplines curriculum with an exposition of critical pragmatism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Christensen, James E., Curriculum, Education, and Educology . Sydney: Educology Research Associates, 1981., James E. Christensen

Annotation: Employs eleven critical categories to distinguish curriculum, education, and knowledge about education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Education as a Field of Study, Educology

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Teachers as Curriculum Makers,' pp. 363-401 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Reviews the literature on teachers as curriculum makers of two types--as conduits for externally prepared curricula and as their own curriculum makers (whose stories tell us what is involved).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning, Materials Development and Evaluation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Research

Connelly, F. Michael, and O. Lantz, "Curriculum, Definitions of," pp. 1160-1163 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1985., F. Michael Connelly and O. Lantz

Annotation: Discusses several dimensions of defining curriculum and discusses issues of curriculum use and reform.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Connelly, F. Michael, and Shijing Xu, "Curriculum and Curriculum Studies," pp 115-124 in J. Arthur Peterson and Andrew Peterson, eds., The Routledge Companion to Education. New York: Routledge, 2011., F. Michael Connelly and Shijing Xu

Annotation: Defines both terms in the title of this article; gives definitions of the structured elements found in curriculum and in curriculum studies; discusses curriculum theory and future developments.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

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

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

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Who Is the Curriculum Customer?" pp. 103-107 in Tim Everton, Peter Mayne, and Steve White, Effective Learning: Into a New ERA . London: Jessica Kingsley; Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis, 1990. *, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Describes curriculum in terms of a "marketplace" metaphor as a basis for thinking about accountability.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Deng, Zongyi, "Pedagogical Content Knowledge Reconceived: Bringing Curriculum Thinking into the Conversation on Teachers' Content Knowledge," Teaching and Teacher Education, 78(May, 2018), 155-164., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Explores teachers' knowledge of the institutional curriculum and the content knowledge required to teach the content it specifies; thoroughly treats the related literature on the topic; draws implications for teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry--Speculative Essay
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Comparative Curriculum

Deng, Zongyi, "Rethinking Curriculum and Teaching." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. On 24 Myy 2017. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.55, Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Reviews efforts to define and distinguish curriculum and teaching; cites writers and sources that have dealt with these issues; suggests three notions of curriculum (as policy decisions, as programmatic decisions, and as instructional decisions); suggests three notions of teaching (as sociocultural practice, as institutional practice, and as deliberative classroom practice); argues for rethinking these concepts in light of global cultural changes of the 21st century.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriclum Thoery Creation and Uses, Conceptions of Teaching, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculm, Curriculum History

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

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

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

Dillon, J. T., "The Questions of Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 41(June, 2009), 343-359., J. T. Dillon

Annotation: Stipulates a scheme of questions concerning the nature, elements, and practice of curriculum based on Schwab's conception of curriculum; elucidates this scheme of questions in relation to those generated by other curriculum theorists.

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

Dobson, Russell L., and Judith Dobson, "Curriculum Theorizing," The Educational Forum, 51(Spring, 1987), 275-284.*, Russell L. Dobson and Judith Dobson

Annotation: Anayzes the uses of the expression "curriculum theorizing."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Egan, Kieran, "What is Curriculum?" Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Spring, 1978), 65-72.*, Kieran Egan

Annotation: Analyzes several meanings of the term curriculum and the difficulty of locating boundaries to curriculum phenomena.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Professionalization in Curriculum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Goodlad, John I., "Coda: The Conceptual System for Curriculum Revisited," pp. 343-364 in John I. Goodlad, ed., Curriculum Inquiry: The Study of Curriculum Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill, l979.*, John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Updates his l966 conceptualization of curriculum with additional decision levels and value contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Deliberation

Goodlad, John I., and Maurice N. Richter, Jr., "The Development of a Conceptual System for Dealing with Problems of Curriculum and Instruction," 1966, ERIC Document No. ED 010 064.*, John I. Goodlad and Maurice N. Richter Jr.

Annotation: Posits a conceptualization of curriculum decision making.

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

Gordon, David, "Hidden Curriculum," pp. 484-487 in Lawrence J. Saha, ed., International Encyclopedia of Sociology of Education. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press, 1997.*, David Gordon

Annotation: Defines and analyzes hidden curriculum; interprets its hermenuetic nature.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum

Gordon, David, "Rules and the Effectiveness of the Hidden Curriculum," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 17(No. 2, 1983), 207-218.*, David Gordon

Annotation: Addresses the hidden curriculum in terms of two theorist's views of rules and law.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Moral Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum

Gordon, David, "The Concept of the Hidden Curriculum," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 16(No. 2, 1982), 187-198.*, David Gordon

Annotation: Reviews definitions of the hidden curriculum, identifies three related conceptual problems, and pleads for a tighter use of the concept in the radical literature.

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

Hamilton, David, "Class and Curriculum," pp.21-23 in Bernadette Baker, ed., New Curriculum History. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009., David Hamilton

Annotation: Comments on and updates his 1989 chapter on this topic in his book, Towards a Theory of Schooling.

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

Heathcote, Gay, Richard Kempa, and Iolo Roberts, " Curriculum Styles and Strategies," pp. 41-53 in Rob Moore and Jenny Ozga, eds., Curriculum Policy: A Reader. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press, 1991.*, Gay Heathcote, Richard Kempa, and Iolo Roberts

Annotation: Distinguishes among curriculum aims, goals, and objectives and between two development models--the objectives model and the process model.

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

Henchey, Norman, "Curriculum as Myth," McGill Journal of Education, 16(Fall, 1981), 257-266.*, Norman Henchey

Annotation: Defines curriculum and curriculum study as myth and critiques this view.

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

Hirst, Paul H., "The Nature of Educational Aims," pp. 124-132 in Roger Marples, ed., The Aims of Education. New York: Routledge, 1999., Paul H. Hirst

Annotation: Defines the purposes of education, explores various statements of the aims of education based on mistaken views of the nature of persons and the character of reason, and offers his own alternative statements on the aims of education.

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

Hjalmarson, Margaret A.,"Mathematics Curriculum Systems: Models for Analysis of Curricular Innovation and Development," Peabody Journal of Education, 83(October, 2008). 592-610., Margaret A. Hjalmarson

Annotation: Proposes a set of components of a curriculum system for investigating the purposes, representations, and conceptual systems inherent in models of curriculum related to mathematics teaching and learning; the three types of models proposed (content focused, pedagogically focused, learner centered) have relevance beyond the mathematics curriculum.

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

Jackson, Philip W. , "Conceptions of Curriculum and Curriculum Specialists," pp. 3-40 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, Philip W. Jackson

Annotation: Reviews in depth the issues involved in variations among conceptions of both curriculum and the work of curriculum specialists; takes up definitional issues, perpectival issues, and professional issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Johnson, Mauritz, "Definitions and Models in Curriculum Theory," Educational Theory, 17(April, 1967), 127-140.*, Mauritz Johnson

Annotation: Presents a model of curriculum and instruction and systematically distinguishes elements of a schema for curriculum.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Problems of Definition in Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 5(Fall, 1989), 1-5. Also ERIC Document No. ED148 017.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Analyzes elements of curriculum: what should be taught, why, to whom, by what rules, and how these should be interrelated--all value questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
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 Development Strategies

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Systematic Curriculum Development, 1890-1959," pp. 197-236 in Jon Schaffarzick and Gary Sykes, eds., Value Conflicts and Curriculum Issues: Lessons from Research and Experience . Berkeley: McCutchan, 1979.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Includes a broad definition of curriculum; reviews early reform efforts, the emergence of the curriculum field, and the school survey movement; and describes the reemergence of the social efficiency ideology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Macdonald, James B., "Curriculum Theory," The Journal of Educational Research, 64(January, 1971), 196-200.*, James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Distinguishes knowledge-oriented statements, reality-oriented statements, and value-oriented statements in curriculum theory.

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

Macdonald, James B., Bernice J. Wolfson, and Esther Zaret, Reschooling Society: A Conceptual Model. Washington, DC: ASCD, 1973.*, James B. Macdonald, Bernice J. Wolfson, and Esther Zaret

Annotation: Contrasts the Tyler model and the humanistic-existential model on a number of dimensions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

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

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

Annotation: Includes an analysis of curriculum definitions.

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

Portelli, John P., "On Defining Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Summer, 1987), 354-367.*, John P. Portelli

Annotation: Identifies issues in defining the concept of curriculum; reviews leading definitions of curriculum and argues against the effort to offer such definitions; urges clarification of the relationship of curriculum to other educational concepts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
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

Priestley, Mark, and Stavroula Philipou, "Curriculum Making as Social Practice: Complex Webs of Enactment," The Curriculum Journal, 29(No. 2, 2018), 151-158., Mark Priestley and Stavroula Philipou

Annotation: Introduces a set of seven reports (which follow this preview) on how curriculum is made from curriculum policies in seven settings (Australia, Finland, United Kingdom, Scotland, Cyprus, Canada, Estonia); these studies illustrate curriculum-making at national, local, and classroom levels and utilize various forms of research; they introduce concepts and strategies such as policy actors, shared sense-making, enactment with freedom, curriculum brokers, teacher agency, effect of local circumstances; as background, this introduction reports the state of curriculum-making as revealed in the literature of the field; the seven papers were first presented in a 2017 European Conference on Curriculum Studies and provide a rich and varied understanding of how curriculum-making is actually done.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Currriculum Decision-Making Processes, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies

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

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

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

Stenhouse, Lawrence, "Defining the Curriculum Problem," Cambridge Journal of Education, 5(February, 1975), 104-108. Reprinted pp. 25-28 in Nigel Norris, ed, Curriculum and the Teacher: 35 Years of the Cambridge Journal of Education. NEw York: Routledge, 2008., Lawrence Stenhouse

Annotation: Defines curriculum as a specification which can be worked toward and modified in practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Uhrmacher, P. Bruce, "The Curriculum Shadow," Curriculum Inquiry, 27(Fall, 1997), 317-329., P. Bruce Uhrmacher

Annotation: Posits a descriptor of curriculum called "curriculum shadow" that refers to what is disdained by the curriculum; illustrated with examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
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

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Aesthetic Inquiry: Art Criticism," pp. 155-172 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Describes the processes of aesthetic inquiry in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Vallance, Elizabeth, "A Second Look at Conflicting Conceptions of Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 24-30., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Reviews and critiques the 1973 categories of curriculum conceptions (Eisner and Vallance, 1973) and adds two new conceptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Wang, Margaret C., Geneva D. Haertell, and Herbert J. Walberg, "Models of Reform: A Comparative Guide," Educational Leadership, 55 (April, 1998), 66-71.*, Margaret C. Wang, Geneva D. Haertell, and Herbert J. Walberg

Annotation: Compares twelve programs for at-risk children in relation to 25 research-based practices.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Weade, Regina, "Curriculum 'n' Instruction: The Construction of Meaning," Theory Into Practice, 26(Winter, 1987), 15-25., Regina Weade

Annotation: Raises the desirability of linking curriculum and instruction as a way of reflecting on what occurs in classrooms, with illustrations.

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

Westbury, Ian, "Curriculum, School: Overview," pp. 529-535 in Volume 2, James W. Guthrie, ed., Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2003., Ian Westbury

Annotation: Discusses various conceptions of curriculum and how the curriculum emerges as a result of accommodating different views of what is considered necessary for students to know and experience; summarizes history of curriculum in 20th century; gives an institutional understanding of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation

Westbury, Ian, "Didaktik and Curriculum Studies," pp. 47-77 in Bjorg B. Gundem and Stefan Hopmann, eds., Didaktik and /or Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 1998.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Contrasts in an extended treatment the conceptions of the German tradition of Didaktik and U. S. conceptions of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Westbury, Ian, and William Steimer, "Curriculum: A Discipline in Search of Its Problems," School Review, 79(February, 1971), 243-267.*, Ian Westbury and William Steimer

Annotation: Gives evidence of the incoherence of the field of curriculum research and practice and analyzes a range of problems needing disciplined intellectual effort in the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Winchester, Ian, "Concept Elucidation and Educational Issues," Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Winter, 1977), 331-342., Ian Winchester

Annotation: Critiques a study by Richard Derr on elucidation of the concept "curriculum." A response by Derr follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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