Broad Topical Focus - Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

 

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Kallos, Daniel, and Ulf P. Lundgren, "Lessons from a Comprehensive School System for Curriculum Theory and Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(May, 1977), 3-20., Daniel Kallos and Ulf P. Lundgren

Annotation: Describes reforms in Swedish schools and draws implications for curriculum theory and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Kilbourn, Brent, "The Qualitative Doctoral Dissertation Proposal," Teachers College Record, 108(April, 2006), 529-579., Brent Kilbourn

Annotation: Discusses components and qualities of a doctoral dissertation proposal; emphasizes the nature of arguments appropriate to the various parts and gives examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Qualitative Research

King, Jean A., "Methodological Pluralism and Curriculum Inquiry," Curriculum Inquiry, 11(Summer, 1981), 167-174.*, Jean A. King

Annotation: Makes the case for methodogical pluralism in curriculum inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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

Kitching, Gavin, The Trouble with Theory: The Educational Costs of Postmodernism. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008., Gavin Kitching

Annotation: Contains a set of philosophical arguments against theorists' adopting a postmodern philosophy of language like that found in the work of Foucault; draws on Wittgenstein's work to support the Enlightenment understanding of language and language use; critiques postmodern theorizing by students in excerpts from their theses.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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

Kvernbekk, Tone, "The Concept of Evidence in Evidence-Based Practice," Educational Theory, 61(No.5, 2011), 515-532., Tone Kvernbekk

Annotation: Gives a philosophical analysis of the concept of evidence as employed in the phrase "evidence-based practice"; argues against the limited conception of evidence as employed in studies using randomized controlled trials; shows four possible relationships evidence can have to epistemic truth and to practice based on research evidence.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Teaching/Learning Process, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Kyle, Diane Wells, and Ric A. Hovda, "Teachers as Action Researchers: A Discussion of Developmental, Organizational, and Policy Issues," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 80-95., Diane Wells Kyle and Ric A. Hovda

Annotation: Describes a teachers' study group in action and how they carried out their research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research

Kyle, Diane W., and Gail McCutcheon, "Collaborative Research: Development and Issues," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(April-June, 1984), 173-179., Diane W. Kyle and Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Discusses several aspects of doing collaborative research, including related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research

Kysilka, Marcella L., "Quality Research in Curriculum and Teaching," The Educational Forum, 62(Winter, 1998), 146-152.*, Marcella L. Kysilka

Annotation: Makes recommendations for improving quality of research in curriculum dissertations and articles prepared for publication in areas such as conceptualizing the research, using appropriate methodology, composing the report, and other technical matters.

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

Ladson-Billings, Gloria, and William F. Tate, eds., Education Research in the Public Interest. New York: Teachers College Press, 2006., Gloria Ladson-Billings and William F. Tate

Annotation: Contains 13 essays on facets of educational reserach in the public interest.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Education as a Field of Study

Lagemann, Ellen C., and Lee S. Shulman, eds. , Issues in Educational Research: Problems and Possibilities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999., Ellen C. Lagemann and Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Provides a status examination of educational research as of 1999 on 14 related topics and /or issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Lather, Patti, "Scientific Research in Education: A Critical Perspective," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Fall, 2004), 14-30., Patti Lather

Annotation: Takes up the issue of governmental legislating of particular forms of scientific research methods, argues for critical action to counter this trend, and discusses three ways of doing this.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Macdonald, James B., and Dwight Clark, "Critical Value Questions and the Analysis of Objectives and Curricula," pp. 405-412 in R. M. W. Travers, ed., Second Handbook of Research on Teaching . Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1973.*, James B. Macdonald and Dwight Clark

Annotation: Discusses the value-laden issues behind the formulation of curriculum objectives and behind choices in instructional materials and media; laments the lack of research on these matters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Macdonald, James B., and James D. Raths, "Curriculum Research: Problems, Techniques, and Prospects," Review of Educational Research, 33(June,1963), 322-329., James B. Macdonald and James D. Raths

Annotation: Examines current state of curriculum research, the problems of theory, definition of situations to be researched, design, and related issues.

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

Majchrzak, Ann, Methods for Policy Research. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1984., Ann Majchrzak

Annotation: Gives basic procedures for conducting policy research in the context of related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Martinello, Marian L., and Gillian E. Cook, "Interdisciplinary Qualities of Inquiry," The Educational Forum, 58(Fall, 1993), 36-47.*, Marian L. Martinello and Gillian E. Cook

Annotation: Examines the modes of inquiry in the literary arts, the fine and performing arts, mathematics, the natural and social sciences, and the humanities; also examines the influences on and products of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration

Maxwell, Joseph A., "Understanding and Validity in Qualitative Research," Harvard Educational Review, 62(Fall, 1992), 279-300., Joseph A. Maxwell

Annotation: Presents five types of validity (descriptive, interpetive, theoretical, generalizability, and evaluative) and their implications for all kinds of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

McKim, Margaret G., "Curriculum Research in Historical Perspective," pp. 14-40 in Arthur W. Foshay, et al., Research for Curriculum Improvement. 1957 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Education Association, 1957., Margaret G. McKim

Annotation: Traces the history of curriculum research in the U.S. from the early 20th century to the present.

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

Moore, Arnold J., and M. Don Carriker, "The Futility of Educational Research in Curriculum Development," Phi Delta Kappan, 55(March, 1974), 492., Arnold J. Moore and M. Don Carriker

Annotation: Suggests that researchers have erred in not making research more functional for application in education.

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

Moses, Michele S., "The Heart of the Mattter: Philosophy and Educational Research," pp. 1-21 in Walter G. Secada, ed., Review of Research in Education 26, 2002, Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 2002., Michele S. Moses

Annotation: Reviews thought on philosophy as educational research and philosophy in educational research with special attention to the subject matter of philosophy of education as a discipline.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Moss, Pamela, D. C. Phillips, Frederick D. Erickson, Robert E. Floden, Patti Lather, and Barbara L. Schneider, "Learning from Our Differences: A Dialogue Across Perspectives on Quality in Education Research," Educational Researcher, 38 (October, 2009). 501-517., Pamela Moss, D. C. Phillips, Frederick D. Erickson, Robert E. Floden, Patti Lather, and Barbara L. Schneider

Annotation: Reports a panel discussion of ways to judge quality educational research across a variety of research approachers; related issues are discussed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Munby, Hugh, Graham Orpwood, and Thomas Russell,eds., Seeing Curriculum in a New Light: Essays From Science Education. Toronto: OISE, 1980. Reprinted by Lanham, NY: University Press of America, 1984., Hugh Munby, Graham Orpwood, and Thomas Russell

Annotation: Contains 10 essays that employ conceptual analysis to problems in teaching,curriculum, and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Science, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Generation

Musgrave, Peter W., "Curricular Research and Development," pp. 90-114 in John P. Keenes, ed., Australian Education: Review of Recent Research . Sydney, Australia: Allen and Unwin, 1987.*, Peter W. Musgrave

Annotation: Reviews the state of research and development in Australia in a number of domains.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Nelson, Stephen D., "Knowledge Creation: An Overview," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(September, 1979), 123-149., Stephen D. Nelson

Annotation: Gives thorough overview of what is known about knowledge creation.

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

Oliver, Donald W., and Kathleen Gershman, "Knowing as Participation," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(Winter, 1992), 69-100., Donald W. Oliver and Kathleen Gershman

Annotation: Explores the relation between the knower and the known in terms of Whitehead's process thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Osborn, Robert L., "Radical Inquiry and the Study of Education," Foundational Studies, 7(Winter, 1978), 2-19., Robert L. Osborn

Annotation: Describes and critiques traditional inquiry and radical inquiry in education; draws implications of radical inquiry for educational studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation

Pallas, Aaron M., "Preparing Education Doctoral Students for Epistemological Diversity," Educational Researcher, 30(June/July, 2001), 6-11. See also related article by Harvey Siegel,Educational Researcher, 35(March, 2006), 3-12, Aaron M. Pallas

Annotation: Discusses the implications of epistemological diversity for the curriculum of preparing doctoral students in education in research methodologies and related skills.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Education as a Field of Study, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Professionalization in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation

Paul, James L., and Kofi Marfo, "Preparation of Educational Researchers in Philosophical Foundations of Inquiry," Review of Educational Research, 71(Winter, 2001), 525-547., James L. Paul and Kofi Marfo

Annotation: Discusses changes in the philosophy of science and their relation to educational research; discusses needed changes in the education and training of educational researchers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Peters, Michael A., and Nicholas C. Burbules, Poststructuralism and Educational Research. Lanham,MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004., Michael A. Peters and Nicholas C. Burbules

Annotation: Contrasts and gives affinities between structuralism and poststructuralism, distinguishes positivist and human sciences, provides introductory summaries of Foucault, Derrida, and feminist approaches to educational research, treats Marx, Friere, Giroux, Lather, and Ball 's understanding of research along with illustrations in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Petrie, Hugh, G., "Do You See What I See? The Epistemology of Interdisciplinary Inquiry," Educational Researcher, 5(February, 1976), 9-14. Also in Journal of Aesthetic Education, 10(1976), 29-43., Hugh G. Petrie

Annotation: Explores the characteristics of interdisciplinary inquiry, the interpretive use of disciplinary concepts in such inquiry, Polanlyi's idea of tacit knowledge, and the use of metaphor.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Phillips, D. C., "Muddying the Waters: THe Many Purposes of Educational Inquiry," pp. 7-21 in Clifton F. Conrad and Ronald C. Serlin, eds., The Sage Handbook for Research in Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006., D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Relates diversity of purposes of educational inquiry to those found in inquiry in the natural sciences and beyond.

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

Phillips, D. C., Philosophy, Science, and Social Inquiry: Contemporary Methodological Controversies in Social Science and Related Applied Fields of Research. New York: Pergamon, 1987., D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Reviews general methodological controversies in the social sciences and critiques several branches of educational research, including "structure of knowledge," cognitive structures of learning, and issues in developmental psychology in the context of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Phillips, D. C., and Nicholas C. Burbules, Postpositivism and Educational Research. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000., D. C. Phillips and Nicholas C. Burbules

Annotation: Defines and explains the postpositivist philosophy of research in contrast to the positivist philosophy, and illustrates the use and application of the former to the field of educational research.

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

Pinar, William F., "Complicated Conversation: Occasions for Intellectual Advancement in the Internationalization of Curriculum Studies," pp. 163-178 in William F. Pinar, The Synoptic Text Today and Other Essays: Curriculum Development after the Reconceptualization. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Sets forth a plan for internationalizing Curriculum Studies via scholarly exchanges, conferences, and mutual critiques; announces a Center to facilitate this work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Pinar, William F., ed., International Handbook of Curriculum Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Contains essays from 28 countries giving status of curriculum research in general or in some aspect of curriculum research; also has four initial essays on global facets of curriculum research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Pinar, William F., "The Birth of Bergamo and JCT: Toward an Archive of Feeling and the Creation of a Counter Educational Culture in Curriculum Studies," JCT, 20(No. 4, 2005), 7-18. Reprinted in William F. Pinar, The Synoptic Text Today and Other Essays: Curriculum Development after the Reconceptualization. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Traces the story of the Bergamo conferences and the JCT journal from 1980 to the development of recent conferences and journal associated with the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History

Pinar, William F., and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., William F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin

Annotation: Contains 28 selections from the writings of curriculum theorist Ted T. Aoki with an introduction by Pinar.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Multicultural Education, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

Poetter, Thomas S., ed., 10 Great Curricula: Lived Conversations of Progressive, Democratic Curricula in School and Society. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2011., Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Presents narratives on the lived curricula from ten settings that embody progressive forms of curriculum and pedagogy; prepared by doctoral students of the editor; contains commentaries and critiques on each; epilogue written by the editor contains summary of themes and lessons derived from this kind of research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Democratic Education, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Polkinghorne, Donald E., Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1988., Donald E. Polkinghorne

Annotation: Describes narrative knowing in history, literature, psychology, human action, and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "A Changing Terrain of Knowledge and Power: A Social Epistemology of Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 26(December, 1997), 18-29., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Uses analytical and historical strategies to address the social context of educational research (space, time, and change) and its influence on the production of knowledge in the service of the democratic ideal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Popkewitz, Thomas S. Paradigm and Ideology in Educational Research: Social Functions of the Intellect . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1984., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Presents essays on various paradigms of educational research (scientific, qualitative, evaluative, etc.)

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., B. Robert Tabachnick, and Kenneth M. Zeichner, "Dulling the Senses: Research in Teacher Education," Journal of Teacher Education, 30 (September-October, 1979), 52-60., Thomas S. Popkewitz, B. Robert Tabachnick, and Kenneth M. Zeichner

Annotation: Discusses the dominant research paradigm used in teacher education research, its effects and limitations, and suggests an alternative critical research stance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Education

Popp, Jerome A., "On the Autonomy of Educational Inquiry," Educational Studies, 5 (Winter, 1974-75), 197-204., Jerome A. Popp

Annotation: Advocates looking at practical educational problems using disciplinary theories to help choose variables to examine rather than to use them to generate knowledge as done traditionally in the disciplines.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge

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

Ratcliffe, John W., "Notions of Validity in Qualitative Research Methodology," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 5(December, 1983), 147-167., John W. Ratcliffe

Annotation: Analyzes the notions of validity in relation to methodologies of qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Reason, Peter, and John Rowan, "Afterword," pp. 485-492 in Peter Reason and John Rowan, eds., Human Inquiry . New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1980.*, Peter Reason and John Rowan

Annotation: Distinguishes between old and new paradigm research in both character and procedure.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Reese, William J., "What History Teaches About the Impact of Educational Research on Practice," pp. 1-19 in Asghar Iran-Nejad and P. David Pearson eds., Review of Research in Education, 24, 1999. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1999., William J. Reese

Annotation: Reviews the history of educational research and its impact on practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Richardson, Virginia, "The Doctorate in Education," pp. 251-267 in Chris M. Golde and George E. Walker, eds., Envisioning the Future of Doctoral Education: Preparing Stewards of the Discipline [Carnegie Essays on the Doctorate]. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006., Virginia Richardson

Annotation: Provides an overview of the Ph.D. degree in Education (both a field of study and an enterprise); discusses issues in these programs within three categories (formal knowledge, practical knowledge, and beliefs); contains a table outlining knowledge and habits of mind that are associated with seven outcomes of research preparation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Education as a Field of Study, Practical Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Rizvi, Fazal, "Global Mobility and the Challenges of Educational Research and Policy," pp. 268-289 in Thomas S. Popkewitz and Fazal Rizvi, eds., Globalization and the Study of Education. 108th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Volume II. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009., Fazal Rizvi

Annotation: Discusses the mobility of people, technology, and business across the globe and the implications of this mobility for educational research and policy; centered around the concept of transnationalization of people.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Rossi, Peter H., "Assessing Organizational Capacity for Educational R & D in an Academic Institution," Educational Researcher, 5(April, 1976), 3-10., Peter H. Rossi

Annotation: Explains a variety of issues related to the topic with implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Organization Theory, Education as a Field of Study

Schoenfeld, Alan H., "What Doesn't Work: The Challenge and Failure of the What Works Clearinghouse to Conduct Meaningful Reviews of Studies of Mathematics Curricula," Educational Researcher, 35(March, 2006), 13-21., Alan H. Schoenfeld

Annotation: Reports the author's experience in critiquing the Clearinghouse's work in synthesizing research on mathematics curricula; draws implications about governmental ideology affecting integrity of inquiry; related articles follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Mathematics

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

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

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Schubert, William H., "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

Schuck, Robert F., and Nelson Haggerson, "Astride a Starwave: A Quantum Perspective of the Disciplines of Education," Action in Teacher Education , 13 (Spring, 1991), 57-63.*, Robert F. Schuck and Nelson Haggerson

Annotation: Discusses three models of inquiry - rational, mythological, and evolutionary.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Schutz, Richard E., "Methodological Issues in Curriculum Research," Review of Educational Research, 39(June, 1969), 359-366., Richard E. Schutz

Annotation: Identifies difficulties in seeking scientific knowledge rather than technology (development) in curriculum and in aiming for systematic, coherent knowledge rather than conjuctive (problem-centered) research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Schutz, Richard E., "The Conduct of Development In Education." Occassional Paper 14. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Research Service Center, 1972., Richard E. Schutz

Annotation: Shows the steps in the development process in education and distinguishes this process from the research process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

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

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

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

Schwandt, Thomas A., "A Diagnostic Reading of Scientifically Based Research for Education," Educational Theory, 55(No. 3, 2005), 285-305., Thomas A. Schwandt

Annotation: Notes the reascendance of the market model of educational research and shows why adherence to this ideology is devaluing other forms of research that should affect practice; three related articles appear in this issue of Educational Theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Education as a Field of Study, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization, Practical Knowledge, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Scott, David, Education, Epistemology, and Critical Realism. New York: Routledge, 2010., David Scott

Annotation: Explores systematically and in detail various processes of knowledge generation and related epistemic issues; analyzes arguments and criteria for educational judgments; makes the case for a critical realist approach to knowledge and its application to education; presents implications for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation

Shaver, James P., "The Productivity of Educational Research and the Applied-Basic Research Distinction," Educational Researcher, 8(January, 1979), 3-9., James P. Shaver

Annotation: Critiques the applied-research approach to educational research and suggests it can be just as scientific as basic research; draws implications for training educational researchers.

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

Shils, Edward, "Knowledge and the Sociology of Knowledge," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 4(September, 1982), 7-32., Edward Shils

Annotation: Discusses the influence of scholars and their values upon the creation of knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Short, Edmund C., "A Review of Studies in the First 10 Volumes of the Journal of Curriculum and Supervision," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Fall, 1995), 87-105., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Classifies and briefly describes 222 studies published between 1985-1995 in the Journal of Curriculum and Supervision; gives some comments on the status of this work as a whole.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Curriculum Associations and Journals," pp. 196-199 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. Supplement Volume One. New York: Pergamon, 1988., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Identifies journals in English and in other languages and their sponsoring professional organizations that publish or foster curriculum research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

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

Shulman, Judith H., "Now You See Them, Now You Don't: Anonymity Versus Visibility in Case Studies of Teachers," Educational Researcher, 19(August-September, 1990), 11-15., Judith H. Shulman

Annotation: Explains and illustrates ethical dilemmas in reporting research that identifies human subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Simon, Herbert W., ed., The Rhetorical Turn: Inventions and Persuasion in the Conduct of Inquiry. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press,1990., Herbert W. Simon

Annotation: Reviews issues concerning the rhetoric of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Simon, Michael A., Understanding Human Action: Social Explanation and the Vision of Social Science . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1982., Michael A. Simon

Annotation: Makes the case for sociological inquiry, not as a science but as a set of humanistic disciplines that are normative in character.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Simon, Roger, "Journal Editing as a Subversive Activity: Curriculum Inquiry and the Curriculum Field," Curriculum Inquiry, 10(Summer, 1980), 107-113., Roger Simon

Annotation: Discusses inquiry as form and nature of argument presented; explains the approach employed in Curriculum Inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

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

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

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

Smith, John K., "The Evaluator/Researcher as Person vs. the Person as Evaluator/Researcher," Educational Researcher, 17(March, 1988), 18-23.*, John K. Smith

Annotation: Outlines two views of what it means to be a person and discusses them in relation to issues of relativism and research methods.

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

Smyth, John, "Critical Engagement for Collaborative Action Research," p. 58-76 in Stephen P. Gordon, ed., Collaborative Action Research: Developing Professional Learning Communities. New York: Teachers College Press, 2008., John Smyth

Annotation: Makes the case for taking a critical perspective in doing collaborative action research; examines five propositions necessitated by this perspective; argues vigorously for freedom from governmental restraint on using research approaches such as action research and other so-called "non-scientific" approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Teacher Research, Practical Knowledge

Soltis, Jonas F., "On the Nature Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 13(December, 1984), 5-10.*, Jonas F. Soltis

Annotation: Contrasts empirical, interpretive, critical, and normative inquiry in education.

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

Stenhouse, Lawrence, "What Counts as Research?" British Journal of Educational Studies, 29(June, 1981), 103-113.*, Lawrence Stenhouse

Annotation: Analyzes several types of research including teacher-researcher collaboration.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Strike, Kenneth A., "On the Expressive Potential of Behaviorist Language," American Educational Research Journal, 11(Spring, 1974), 103-120.*, Kenneth A. Strike

Annotation: Sets forth an argument against behaviorism as a theory of language and its implications for oppressive educational practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Tanner, Daniel, "The Social Consequences of Bad Research," Phi Delta Kappan, 79(January, 1998), 344-349.*, Daniel Tanner

Annotation: Critiques selected research studies in education and discusses the consequences of doing research badly.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization

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

Taylor, Philip H., "Curriculum Research: Retrospect and Prospect --A Personal Appreciation," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 14(January-March, 1982), 53-59., Philip H. Taylor

Annotation: Summarizes past curriculum research in Great Britain and discusses its future prospects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Thomas, Gary, "Changing Our Landscape of Inquiry for a New Science of Education," Harvard Education Review, 82(Spring, 2012), 226-51., Gary Thomas

Annotation: Argues that education research misunderstands the nature of scientific method; gives a revised view and urges the cultivation of a new education science that is a part of education practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Education as a Field of Study, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Practical Knowledge

Tobin, Gerald A., and Cecily M. Begley, "Triangulation as a Method of Inquiry," Journal of Critical Inquiry into Curriculum and Instruction, 3(Winter, 2002), 7-11., Gerald A. Tobin and Cecily M. Begley

Annotation: Identifies six types of triangulation used in inquiry and discusses the merits and applications of these triangulation methods for ensuring trustworthiness of qualitative research findings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Tschamen-Moran, Megan, and Nancy Nestor-Baker, "The Tacit Knowledge of Productive Scholars in Education," Teachers College Records, 106(July, 2004), 1484-1511., Megan Tschamen-Moran and Nancy Nestor-Baker

Annotation: Reports a study of 12 kinds of tacit knowledge held by prolific educational scholars.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Qualitative Research, Self-Knowledge

Tuthill, Doug, and Patricia Ashton, "Improving Educational Research Through Development of Educational Paradigms," Educational Researcher, 12(December, 1983), 6-14., Doug Tuthill and Patricia Ashton

Annotation: Discusses the competing paradigms of educational research and ways of resolving their differences.

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

Tyler, Ralph W., ed., Prospects for Research and Development in Education . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1976., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Assembles, excerpts, and comments on more than 15 writers' statements on many aspects of research and development (on definitions, history, political problems, mistakes, improving quality, implementing development activities, and future alternatives).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Government Role in Educational Research & Development

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

Voithofer, Rick, "Designing New Media Educaiton Research: The Materiality of Data, Representation, and Dissemitation," Educational Researcher, 34(December, 2005),3-14., Rick Voithofer

Annotation: Discusses the uses of digital technologies in conducting education research; treats their potential for designing research questions, choosing appropriate forms for data collection, and choosing how to report results.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Wagner, John, "The Unavoidable Intervention of Educational Research: A Framework for Reconsidering Researcher-Practitioner Cooperation," Educational Researcher, 26(October, 1997), 13-22., John Wagner

Annotation: Analyzes three forms of researcher-practitioner cooperation: data-extraction agreements, clinical partnerships, and co-learning agreements.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Research

Wagner, Jon, "Ignorance in Educational Research: Or, How Can You Not Know That?" Educational Researcher, 22(June-July, 1993), 15-23., Jon Wagner

Annotation: Proposes the conceptualizing of research as a process of removing blank spots and blind spots rather than the search for truth.

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

Walker, Decker F., "Toward Comprehension of Curricular Realities," pp. 268-308 in Lee S. Shulman, ed., Review of Research in Education, 4: 1976. Itasca, IL: F. E. Peacock, 1977.*, Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Reviews research in four domains of curriculum: curriculum in relation to student achievement, curriculum change in relation to social forces, change processes within school and classroom, and studies of the curriculum field itself.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Student Assessment, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Welner, Kevin G., Patricia H. Hinchey, Alex Molnar, and Don Weitzman, eds., Think Tank Research Quality: Lessons for Policy Makers, the Media, and the Public. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers, 2010., Kevin G. Welner, Patricia H. Hinchey, Alex Molnar, and Don Weitzman

Annotation: Critiques several Think Tank "research" reports on topics ranging from school choice, vouchers, charter schools, NCLB, standards, to teacher quality; prepared by Think Tank Review Project at University of Colorado-Boulder; gives evidence of weaknesses in many Think Tank studies and urges techinical critiques of other such reports be done; cautions policy makers, media, and the public not to rely upon non-peer reviewed studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics

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, 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

Willinsky, John, "Scientific Research in a Democratic Culture: Or What's a Social Science For?" Teachers College Record, 107(January, 2005), 38-51., John Willinsky

Annotation: Urges open access publishing models for educational research to widen access to the public and to policymakers; critiques the concept of scientific research dissemination found in National Research Council's 2002 report , "Scientific Research in Education."

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage, Government Role in Educational Research & Development