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King, Nancy R., "Recontextualizing the Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 25 (Winter, 1986), 36-40., Nancy R. King

Annotation: Discusses curriculum as an event and as situated; draws implications for curriculum developers and researchers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kirk, David, "Curriculum Reseach and Educational Praxis," Curriculum Perspectives, 9(October, 1989), 41-50.*, David Kirk

Annotation: Traces conceptions of curriculum and asserts that a structure/agency (Giddens) conception should guide ethnographic inquiry in curriculum research; discusses implications for curriculum research of praxis and distortion of reality.

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

Klein, M. Frances, "The Use of a Research Model to Guide Curriculum Development," Theory Into Practice, 22(Summer, 1983), 198-202.*, M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Describes a three-dimensional framework for identifying variables to be studied in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Klein, M. Frances, Kenneth A. Tye, and Joyce E. Wright, "A Study of Schooling: Curriculum," Phi Delta Kappan, 61(December, 1979), 244-248.*, M. Frances Klein, Kenneth A. Tye, and Joyce E. Wright

Annotation: Provides the conceptual framework and examples of data gathered in the curriculum section of Goodlad's "A Study of Schooling."

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Constructing a History of the American Curriculum," pp. 157-184 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces the course of historical work done on Committee Reports, scientific curriculum making, the John Dewey legacy, case studies, and school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Curriculum History," pp. 264-267 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New YorK: Macmillan, 1992.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Reviews the reinterpretations of early twentieth century curriculum reforms by studies done in the last twenty-five years; also reviews recent historical case studies of school system curricula and the recent attention given to how subjects arose and changed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History

Kliebard, Herbert M., and Barry M. Franklin, "The Course of the Course of Study: History of Curriculum," pp. 138-157 in John Hardin Best, ed., Historical Inquiry in Education: A Research Agenda . Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1983.*, Herbert M. Kliebard and Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Sets an agenda of historical work needed in the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, School Subjects

Krall, Florence R., "From the Inside Out--Personal History as Educational Research," Educational Theory, 38(Fall, 1988), 467-479.*, Florence R. Krall

Annotation: Describes the use of personal history as a means of portraying one's interior world; suggests five movements in writing personal history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Kridel, Craig, and Robert V. Bullough, Jr., "Conceptions and Misperceptions of the Eight-Year Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 18(Fall, 2002), 63-82., Craig Kridel and Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Re-examines the facts and interpretations of the Eight-Year Study; argues for numerous corrections and reinterpretations based on historical research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Curriculum Integration

Kridel, Craig, and Vicky Newman, "A Random Harvest: A Multiplicity of Studies in American Curriculum History Research," pp. 637-650 in William F. Pinar, ed., International Handbook of Curriculum Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003., Craig Kridel and Vicky Newman

Annotation: Reviews the development of historical research in curriculum in the United States from the 1960s to the present; cites studies done in eight categories of historical research in curriculum; analyzes the current status of this research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Kridel, Craig, and Laurel N. Tanner, "The Uncompleted Past: The Society for the Study of Curriculum History Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary," The Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 3(Fall, 1987), 71-74., Craig Kridel and Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Gives a brief review of history of the SSCH.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

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

Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, "Contested Terrain: A History of Education Research in the United States, 1890-1990," Educational Researcher, 26(December, 1997), 5-17., Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

Annotation: Traces the history of educational research in the U. S. and identifies major researchers and studies in curriculum and other specialties.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Larson, Ruth M., "Bibliography on Curriculum Research," pp. 278-304 in Arthur W. Foshay, et al., Research for Curriculum Improvement. 1957 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1957., Ruth M. Larson

Annotation: Lists and summarizes exemplary research studies, citations on research methods and techniques, and general reference guides and sources in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Bibliographic Compilation
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Leithwood, Kenneth A., "What is Appropriate Curriculum Research?" Curriculum Perspectives, 2(October, 1981), 17-22., Kenneth A. Leithwood

Annotation: Posits a matrix of criteria for identifying problems for curriculum research involving both description and action.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Mann, John S., "A Discipline of Curriculum Theory," The School Review, 76(December, 1968), 359-378.*, John S. Mann

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum theory as a discipline with organizational, substantive, and syntactical structures.

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

Marsh, Colin, "Curriculum Theorizing," pp. 215-239 in his Curriculum: An Analytic Introduction . Sydney, Australia: Ian Nooak, 1986.*, Colin Marsh

Annotation: Reviews various approaches to and categories of curriculum theorizing (system-oriented a priorists, system-opposing a priorists, system-indifferent explorers, and system-supportive explorers).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

McDonnell, Lorraine M., and M. Stephen Weatherford, "Recognizing the Political in Implementation Research," Educational Researcher, 45(May, 2016), 233-242., Lorraine M. McDonnell and M. Stephen Weatherford

Annotation: Analyzes elements of policy-making decisions and those of policy implementation; proposes integrating political dimensions into implementation research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Deliberation

McFarland, Daniel, and Eric Klopfer, "Network Search: A New Way of Seeing the Educational Knowledge Domain," Teachers College Record, 112(October, 2010), 2669-2702., Daniel McFarland and Eric Klopfer

Annotation: Proposes a means by which educational knowledge can be structured and retrieved online to facilitate linkages and use.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Milburn, Geoffrey, "How Much Life Is There in Life History," pp. 160-168, in Geoffrey Milburn, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark, eds., Re-Interpreting Curriculum Research: Images and Arguments . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1989., Geoffrey Milburn

Annotation: Critiques the value of creating life histories of teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Milburn, Geoffrey, "Understanding Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(May-June, 2000), 445-452., Geoffrey Milburn

Annotation: Reviews Pinar, et al., Understanding Curriculum, 1995, and contrasts its coverage with Jackson, Handbook of Research on Curriculum, 1992.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Morris, Marla A., Curriculum Studies Guidebooks: Concepts and Theoretical Frameworks, Volumes 1 and 2, New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Marla A. Morris

Annotation: Contains summaries of recent works within the field of Curriculum Studies around historical, political, multicultural, gender, and literary concepts of curriculum (in Volume 1) and around aesthetic, spiritual, cosmopolitan, ecological, cultural studies, post-colonial, post-strutural, and psychoanalytic concepts of curriculum (in Volume 2);

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Generation

Nadler, Gerald, "An Investigation of Design Methodology," Management Science , 13(June, 1967), B642-B655.*, Gerald Nadler

Annotation: Describes the research approach to design and gives ten steps in design methodology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Content Selection and Organization

O'Keeffe, Dennis J., "Curricular Yogis and Cost-Benefit Commissars: Some Thoughts on an Economic Dimension in Curriculum Research and Policy-Making," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 13(July-September, 1981), 207-214., Dennis J. O'Keeffe

Annotation: Argues for research on economic efficiency of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

O'Malley, Michael P., "Conceptualizing a Critical Pedagogy of Human Soul: Ethnographic Implications for Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 4(Summer, 2007), 84-112., Michael P. O'Malley

Annotation: Reports a study of high school seniors'interior experiences and personal transformation during a 4-day Kairos curriculum group process event; highlights spirituality and soulful aspects of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Religious & Private Schooling, Qualitative Research, Values in the Classroom

Pinar, William F., "Relocating Cultural Studies into Curriculum Studies," pp. 79-93 in William F. Pinar, The Synoptic Text Today and Other Esssays: Curriculum Development after the Reconceptualization. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Gives a rationale for why scholarly work in Cultural Studies has been (and should be) incorporated into Curriculum Studies; illustrates with examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, 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

Ponder, Gerald A., "The Curriculum: Field Without a Past?" Educational Leadership, 31(February, 1974), 461-464., Gerald A. Ponder

Annotation: Discusses the need for a history of the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History

Popkewitz, Thomas S., A Political Sociology of Educational Reform: Power/ Knowledge in Teaching, Teacher Education, and Research. New York: Teachers College Press, 1991., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Devotes chapters to topics in the political sociology of education such as reform, research, teaching, teacher education, professionalism, power, knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ideology and School Knowledge, Teacher Education, Curriculum and Politics

Popp, Jerome A., "Paradigms in Educational Inquiry," Educational Theory, 25 (Winter, 1975), 28-39., Jerome A. Popp

Annotation: Discusses solutions to practical problems and the place of philosophical inquiry in this; urges choice among paradigms of educational inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posner, George J., "Making Sense of Diversity: The Current State of Curriculum Research," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 4(Summer, 1989), 340-361.*, George J. Posner

Annotation: Differentiates 21 types of curriculum research questions that fall into six categories.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Posner, George J., "Tools for Curriculum Research and Development: Potential Contributions from Cognitive Science," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Winter, 1978), 311-340., George J. Posner

Annotation: Explores cognitive science as an approach to research in curriculum, including use of semantic networking, content analysis, and changing conceptual states of learners.

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

Posner, George J., and Kenneth A. Strike, "A Categorization Scheme for Principles of Sequencing Content," Review of Educational Research, 46(Fall, 1976), 665-690.*, George J. Posner and Kenneth A. Strike

Annotation: Presents six major content sequencing principles and explores their applicability to existing schemes and for future development of curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Scientific/Empirical Inquiry,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Posner, George V., "Curriculum Research: Domains of the Field," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 80-92.*, George V. Posner

Annotation: Presents and discusses nine domains of curriculum research that interrelate planning/development and teaching/learning in an input, process, output model.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reid, William A., "What is Curriculum Research?," pp. 90-98 in Philip H. Taylor and Jack Walton, eds., The Curriculum: Research Innovation and Change . London: Ward Lock Educational, 1973.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Sets forth categories of curriculum research that deserve inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, Mathematics, Science, and Technology of Education: A Research Agenda . Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1985., Committee on Research

Annotation: Provides a research agenda on these subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Mathematics, Science, Computers and Technology as Subjects

Rosario, Jose, "'Aesthetics and the Curriculum:' Persistency, Traditional Modes, and a Different Perspective," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 136-154., Jose Rosario

Annotation: Discusses need for inquiry into how schooling contributes to aesthetic meaning in children.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Aesthetics and Curriculum

Sanders, Donald P., and Marian Schwab, "Schooling and the Development of Education," The Educational Forum, 45(March, 1981), 265-289.*, Donald P. Sanders and Marian Schwab

Annotation: Critiques the R & D model of curriculum development in terms of practical stumbling blocks to school improvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
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

Schoenfeld, Alan H., "Looking Toward the 21st Century: Challenges of Educational Theory and Practice," Educational Researcher, 28(October, 1999), 4-14., Alan H. Schoenfeld

Annotation: Addresses the need to relate educational research with practical import ; illustrates what is being done and should be done in several areas of educational research, including curriculum and assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Schrag, Francis, "In Defense of Positivist Research Paradigms," Educational Resercher, 21 ( June-July, 1992), 5-8., Francis Schrag

Annotation: Defends the use of empirical comparisons between policies and practices during educational trials.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Schubert, William H., "Curriculum Inquiry," pp. 399-419 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews several decades of inquiry in curriculum related to practical inquiry, evaluation, existentialist perspectives, hidden curriculum, critical theory, teacher action research, reconceptualist theorizing, and curriculum history; the diversity of substantive topics addressed in this research is also illustrated; both the form and the substance of curriculum inquiry are treated alongside four paradigmatic perspectives (empirical-analytic, hermeneutic, critical, and post-modern).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Schubert, William H., "Curriculum Research," pp. 420-431 in Harold E. Mitzel, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. New York: Macmillan Free Press, 1982.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews state of curriculum research with respect to orientations, curriculum purposes, content, organization, evaluation, theory, policy, the hidden curriculum, and research trends.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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., "Recalibrating Educational Research: Toward a Focus on Practice," Educational Researcher, 9(January, 1980), 17-31.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Describes practical inquiry and its various forms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Practical Knowledge

Schubert, William H., "Social Justice in Curriculum and Pedagogy through Art, Advocacy, and Activism," pp. xi - xxxvi in Sheri Leafgren, Brian D. Schultz, Michael P. O'Malley, Larry Johnson, Jeanne F. Brady, and Audrey M. Dentith, eds., The Articulation of Curriculum and Pedagogy for a Just Society: Advocacy, Artistry, and Activism. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2007., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Introduces the volume by tracing historical themes in curriculum thought and in Schubert's professional experience that highlight the book's focus.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Schubert, William H., "The Return of Curriculum Inquiry from Schooling to Education," Curriculum Inquiry, 12(Summer, 1982), 221-232.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews domains of curriculum inquiry that could address non-school phenomena that relate to curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Schubert, William H., "Thoughts on the Future of the SSCH," pp. 19-23 in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Proposes five dimensions of future work for curriculum historians to do.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Scriven, Michael, "Self-referent Research," Educational Researcher, 9(April, 1980), 7-11.*, Michael Scriven

Annotation: Discusses the need to examine the results of research and related approaches in order to rethink what should be researched and how; related article in June, 1980, issue.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Seddon, Terri, "Curriculum History: A Map of Key Issues," Curriculum Perspectives, 9(October, 1989), 1-16.*, Terri Seddon

Annotation: A thorough review of the state-of-the-art of doing curriculum history published in English. Discusses focus, boundaries, conceptions, and theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Shavelson, Richard J., "Contributions of Educational Research to Policy and Practice: Constructing, Challenging, Changing Cognition," Educational Researcher, 17(October, 1988), 4-11; 22.*, Richard J. Shavelson

Annotation: Presents purposes and procedures for deriving research knowledge from practice if it is to inform policy and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Psychology and Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Curriculum Scholarship--Sources of Knowledge for the Curriculum Field," pp. 7-19 in Edmund C. Short, ed., A Search for Valid Content for Curriculum Courses . Educational Comment, 1970. Toledo, OH: College of Education, University of Toledo, 1970.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Reviews and classifies types of curriculum knowledge and their sources.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Literature of Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Doing and Using our Best Curriculum Inquiry: Directions for the 1980s," Journal of Curriculum Discourse and Dialogue, 1(Spring,1994), 122-126., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Gives recommendations made in 1981 on choosing and doing curriculum inquiries more carefully and on tying them more closely to real school problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Short, Edmund C., "Knowledge Production and Utilization in Curriculum: A Special Case of the General Phenomenon," Review of Educational Research, 43(Summer, 1973), 237-301. Condensed in Mental Health Digest, 6(November, 1973), 7-15.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Describes status of multiple methods of curriculum inquiry and the use of resultant research in a framework of knowledge production and utilization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Short, Edmund C., "Organizing What We Know About Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Fall, 1985), 237-243.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Presents domains of curriculum knowledge and argures for determining questions for inquiry in each domain.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Short, Edmund C., "Setting Priorities in Curriculum Research," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Summer, 1991), 358-365., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Defines curriculum practice and curriculum research and suggests priorities focusing on research related directly to practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Short, Edmund C., "Shifting Paradigms: Implications for Curriculum Research and Practice," pp. 34-53 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Examines the effect of changes in the way curriculum practice is now being conceived on the way curriculum research is being conceived; reviews the way curriculum research paradigms and domains of curriculum knowledge have shifted.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum History, Curriculum Deliberation, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Understanding Curriculum Inquiry," pp. 1-25 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Discusses the nature and structure of curriculum inquiry and its relation to curriculum research questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Short, Edmund C., George H. Willis, and William H. Schubert, The Story of the AERA Specical Interest Group on Creation and Utilization of Curriculum Knowledge --1970-1984: Toward Excellence in Curriculum Inquiry . March 1985. State College, PA: Nittany Press, 1985 . ERIC document number ED 256 730., Edmund C. Short, George H. Willis, and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Provides a detailed history of the SIG.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Skelton, Alan, "Studying Hidden Curriculum: Developing a Perspective in the LIght of Postmodern Insights," Curriculum Studies, 5(No.2, 1997), 177-193., Alan Skelton

Annotation: Provides an overview of research into the hidden curriculum; discusses ways of moving beyond current research paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Slavin, Robert E., "Design Competitions: A Proposal for a New Federal Role in Educational Research and Development," Educational Researcher, 26 (January/February, 1997), 22-28.*, Robert E. Slavin

Annotation: Recommends the establishment of USDE research and development program to evaluate educational programs by third-party design competitions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Squire, Kurt, "From Content to Context: Videogames as Designed Experience," Educational Researcher, 35(November, 2006), 19-29., Kurt Squire

Annotation: Discusses the impact of videogames in education and their potential for conducting research on learning and on designing educational experiences; gives concrete illustrations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Strickland, Kate, "Research into the Curriculum, 1918-1938: Highlights of the Work of the First Generation," pp. 51-59 in Laurel N. Tanner, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History . University Park, PA: The Society, College of Education, Penn State University, 1981., Kate Strickland

Annotation: Points out significant curriculum research studies done during this period.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Tanner, Daniel, and Laurel N. Tanner, "Emancipation from Research: The Reconceptualist Prescription," Educational Researcher, 8(June, 1979), 8-12., Daniel Tanner and Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Rebuts Pinar's stance on reconceptualists in curriculum in 7(8), 1978.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling

Tanner, Laurel N., "Curriculum History: Whither Thou Goest," pp. 58-60 in Murry R. Nelson, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History: 1980 and 1982 . DeKalb, IL: College of Education, Northern Illinois University, 1983., Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Marks the fifth year of the SSCH with comments on the status and progress of work to date.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History

Taylor, Philip H., and Jack Walton, eds., The Curriculum: Research, Innovation and Change . London: Ward Lock Educational, 1973., Philip H. Taylor and Jack Walton

Annotation: Presents a set of twelve 1973 British conference papers on curriculum development, curriculum courses, curriculum research, school curriculum, and curriculum change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Thomas, Thomas F., and William H. Schubert, "Recent Curriculum Theory: Proposals for Understanding, Critical Praxis, Inquiry, and Expansion of Conversation," Educational Theory, 47(Spring, 1997), 261-285.*, Thomas F. Thomas and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews and critques three books-- Understanding Curriculum (Pinar, et al.), Curriculum for Utopia (Stanley), and Studying Curriculum (Goodson).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Tikunoff, William J., Beatrice A. Ward, and Franklin D. Stacy, "Toward Ecology -Based Curriculum: A Model for Professional Growth Through Participatory Research and Development," pp. 61-80 in Roy A. Edelfelt and E. Brooks Smith, eds., Breakaway to Multidimensional Approaches: Integrating Curriculum Development and Inservice Education . Washington, DC: Association for Teacher Education, 1978.*, William J. Tikunoff, Beatrice A. Ward, and Franklin D. Stacy

Annotation: Sets forth an interactive model for curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Teacher Research, In-service Teacher Development

Tittle, Carol Kehr, "Research on Sex Equity in Education: An Agenda for the Divisions, SIG's and AERA," Educational Researcher, 14(November, 1985), 10-18., Carol Kehr Tittle

Annotation: Examines the research on sex equity in education and recommends actions in AERA based upon her findings.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations

Tom, Alan, "Disciplined Study of the Problems of Practice: An Alternative to Craft- or Discipline-Based Educational Inquiry," Educational Administration Quarterly, 23(May, 1987), 7-22.*, Alan Tom

Annotation: Proposes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of educational practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Turnbill, William W., "Setting Agendas for Social Research," Educational Researcher, 8(September, 1979), 9-12; 24., William W. Turnbill

Annotation: Gives views on needed research agendas in social research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Tyler, Louise L., "Curriculum Development From a Psychoanalytic Perspective," Educational Forum, 36(January, 1972), 173-178., Louise L. Tyler

Annotation: Explores the contributions psychoanalytic theory and practice might make to curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Curriculum as a Field of Practice," pp. 154-164 in Fenwick W. English, ed., Fundamental Curriculum Decisions , 1983 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1983., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Identifies major questions and common threads related to curriculum development; describes curriculum as a field of practice and draws implications for training curriculum practitioners.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Ways of Knowing and Curriculum Conceptions: Implications for Program Planning," pp. 199-217 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Describes four existing systems of curriculum thought and poses a fifith--the ways of knowing--within which curriculum decisions can be oriented.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Practical Knowledge

Van Manen, Max, "Reconceptionalist Curriculum Thought: A Review of Recent Literature," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Winter, 1978), 365-375.*, Manen Max Van

Annotation: Takes a hard look at four books written by curriculum reconceptualists.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Literature of Curriculum

Walker, Decker, "A Naturalistic Model for Curriculum Development," School Review, 80(November, 1971), 51-65. Also ERIC Document No. ED 042 252.*, Decker Walker

Annotation: Presents a conception of curriculum development that embraces political elements and processes.

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

Walker, Decker F., "What Curriculum Research?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 5(May, 1973), 58-72. Reprinted pp. 510-525 in James R. Gress and David E. Purpel, eds., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978.*, Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Identifies alternative research assumptions to the traditional empirical research assumptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Walker, Rob, "Getting Involved in Curriculum Research: A Personal History," pp. 193-213 in Martin Lawn and Len Barton, eds., Rethinking Curriculum Studies . New York: Halsted Press, 1981., Rob Walker

Annotation: Presents typologies of classroom research and illustrates by referring to a study of the SAFARI project in England.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Classroom Observation & Research, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Research

Weiss, Joel, "Evaluation as Subversive Educational Activity," pp. 121-131 in Geofrey Milburn, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark, eds., Re-Interpreting Curriculum Research: Images and Arguments . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1989., Joel Weiss

Annotation: Treats evaluation from multiple perspectives, including critical ethnography, and offers an agenda of studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Weiss, Joel, and Jack Edwards, "Data Banks: Observations on a Methodology for Securing Curriculum Development Process Data," Curriculum Theory Network, 7 (1971), 35-42., Joel Weiss and Jack Edwards

Annotation: Lists a series of curriculum categories and concerns into which curriculum data can be placed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation

Westbury, Ian, "Educational Policy-Making in New Contexts: The Contribution of Curriculum Studies," Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Spring, 1977), 3-18.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Seeks to give curriculum studies centrality in meeting policy issues concerned with appropriate educational ends and means.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Westbury, Ian, "The Curriculum: What Is It and How Should We Think About It?" pp. 129-158 in M. Bloomer and K. E. Shaw, eds., The Challenge of Educational Change: Limitations and Potentialities . Oxford: Pergamon, 1979.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Challenges the means-end form of argument commonly used in curriculum policy rhetoric because it ignores ideological, historical, and institutional issues that require deliberate practical reasoning to resolve.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
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, School Subjects, English

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

Wise, Robert I., "The Need for Retrospective Accounts of Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 11(January-March, 1979), 17-28.*, Robert I. Wise

Annotation: Makes the case for historical case studies and describes how to develop them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Practical Knowledge, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Generation

Zahorik, John A., "A Task for Curriculum Research," Educational Leadership, 33(April, 1976), 487-489.*, John A. Zahorik

Annotation: Explains the objectives-experience-evaluation model of curriculum planning developed by Tyler and provides guidelines for new and alternative models for planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Planning, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Zeichner, Kenneth M., and Hilary G. Conklin, "Teacher Education Programs," pp. 645-735 in Marilyn Cockran-Smith and Kenneth Zeichner, eds., Studying Teacher Education. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., Kenneth M. Zeichner and Hilary G. Conklin

Annotation: Reviews research on teacher education program structures and outcomes, both traditional and alternative, and proposes a research agenda for the future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Content Selection and Organization

Zenger, Weldon F., and Sharon K. Zenger, "Why Teach Certain Material at Specific Grade Levels?" Phi Delta Kappan, 84(November, 2002), 212-214., Weldon F. Zenger and Sharon K. Zenger

Annotation: Argues for theoretical work to be done on the question of how to choose where selected content should be placed within the curriculum and for the relating of standards to these criteria.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, 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