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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

Labaree, David F., "Politics, Markets, and the Compromised Curriculum," Harvard Educational Review, 57(November, 1987), 483-494., David F. Labaree

Annotation: Reviews two 1986 books on curriculum history by Kliebard and by Franklin.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in 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

Lasch, Christopher, "'Excellence' in Education: Old Refrain or New Departure?" Issues in Education, 1(Summer, 1985), 1-12., Christopher Lasch

Annotation: Looks at the idea of excellence in historical perspecive.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge

Lawhead, Victor, "Harold Alberty, Master Teacher: A Retrospective View," Teaching Education, 1(Autumn, 1987), 68-76., Victor Lawhead

Annotation: Describes Alberty and his career from the point of view of a former student.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Lawn, Martin, "From Responsiblity to Competency: A New Context for Curriculum Studies in England and Wales," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(July-August, 1990), 388-392.*, Martin Lawn

Annotation: Summarizes the educational polity impacts of Thatcherism on curriculum in the late 1980s.

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

Lawton, Denis, "Curriculum History: United Kingdom," pp. 1202-1204 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Denis Lawton

Annotation: Describes briefly curriculum history in the United Kingdom.

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

Lazerson, Marvin, Judith Block McLaughlin, and Bruce McPherson, "New Curriculum, Old Issues," Teachers College Record, 86(Winter, 1984), 300-319.*, Marvin Lazerson, Judith Block McLaughlin, and Bruce McPherson

Annotation: Reviews history of SMSG, MACOS, and other reforms of the 1950s and 1960s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies, Mathematics, Social Studies, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Leonard, J. Paul, "The Revisionist Historians and Educational Theory," pp. 31-33 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., J. Paul Leonard

Annotation: Points out some limitations of revisionist historians' views of educational theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Levin, Benjamin, Reforming Education: From Origins to Outcomes. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2001., Benjamin Levin

Annotation: Reports a policy study in 5 settings (England, New Zealand, Alberta, Manitoba, Minnesota)that analyzes policy origins, adoption, implementation, and outcomes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Levine, Donald N., "Joseph Schwab's Assault on Facile Teaching," pp. 114-145 in his Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006., Donald N. Levine

Annotation: Traces the intellectual contributions of Joseph J. Schwab at the University of Chicago and in the broader field of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Liberal Education/General Education

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

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

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

Lipka, Richard P., John H. Lounsbury, Conrad F. Toepfer, Jr., Gordon F. Vars, Samuel P. Allessi, Jr., and Craig Kridel, The Eight-Year Study Revisited: Lessons from the Past for the Present. Columbus, OH: National Middle School Association, 1998., Richard P. Lipka, John H. Lounsbury, Conrad F. Toepfer Jr., Gordon F. Vars, Samuel P. Allessi Jr., and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Provides excerpts from and commentary on the 5-volume Report of the Eight-Year Study published in 1942; draws lessons for today's schools with special attention to implications for middle school education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Middle School Curriculum

Littleford, Michael, "Vico and Curriculum Studies," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Summer, 1979), 54-64., Michael Littleford

Annotation: Draws on Giambattista Vico's notion of the unity of knowledge in human studies for its implications for curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Philosophical Schools

Lofaso, Anne Marie, "Curriculum Issues," pp. 61-80 in Anne Marie Lofaso, Religion in the Public Schools: A Road Map for Avoiding Lawsuits and Respecting Parents' Legal Rights. Washington, DC: Americans United for Separation of Church and State, 2009., Anne Marie Lofaso

Annotation: Sets forth guidelines based on decisions of the courts regarding constitutionality of curriculum related religious issues such as library books, opting out of content/materials, evolution, and intelligent design; other church/state/school issues are addressed in other sections of the book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry, Historical Inquiry, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization

Luke, Allan, "Making Dick and Jane: Historical Genesis of the Modern Basal Reader," Teachers College Record, 89(Fall, 1987), 91-116.*, Allan Luke

Annotation: Traces history of basal readers of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Reading, Textbooks, Ideology and School Knowledge

Mackenzie, Gordon, "Ralph W. Tyler in Retrospect: Contributions to the Curriculum Field," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 53-60., Gordon Mackenzie

Annotation: Provides an assessment of Tyler's work in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Madaus, George F., and Laura M. O'Dwyer, "A Short History of Performance Assessment: Lessons Learned," Phi Delta Kappan, 80(May, 1999), 688-695., George F. Madaus and Laura M. O'Dwyer

Annotation: Traces the history of performance assessment from 210 BC to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Curriculum History

Marklund, S., "Curriculum History: Sweden," pp. 220-222 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. Supplement Volume One. New York: Pergamon, 1988., S. Marklund

Annotation: Traces very briefly the history of curricula in Sweden from the thirteenth century to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Marshall, J. Dan,"A Successful Voyage," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(Fall,1993), 105-111., J. Dan Marshall

Annotation: Reviews background and years of Edmund C. Short as editor of Journal of Curriculum and Supervision.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Marshall, J. Dan, James T. Sears, and Donna Adair, "Small Gatherings: A Town Meeting about Democractic Theory and Practice in Curriculum Studies," pp. 25-47 in Kris Sloan and James T. Sears, eds., Democratic Curriculum Theory and Practice: Retrieving Public Spaces. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2001., J. Dan Marshall, James T. Sears, and Donna Adair

Annotation: Gives a brief history of small scholarly groups in Curriculum Studies over the last 50 years, including the rationale for another conference and papers for the first Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference in 2001, to which this paper was a contribution.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

Marshall, J. Dan, James T. Sears, and William H. Schubert, Turning Points in Curriculum: A Contemporary American Memoir. Columbus, OH: Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2000. 2nd ed., with Louise A. Allen and Patrick A. Roberts. Pearson Education, 2007., J. Dan Marshall, James T. Sears, and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces the history of the curriculum field in relation to events in society in five periods: 1897 to 1946, 1947 to 1960, 1961 to 1969, 1970 to 1983, and 1984 to lately; refers to much of the major literature in curriculum in each period.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Marsh, David D., and Allan R. Odden, "Implementation of the California Mathematics and Science Curriculum Frameworks," pp. 219-239 in Allan R. Odden, ed., Education Policy Implementation. Albany,NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, David D. Marsh and Allan R. Odden

Annotation: Describes the process of implementing California frameworks in science and math and their impacts on policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Frameworks, Mathematics, Science, Curriculum Implementation

Mayer, William V., "The BSCS Past," The Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Journal, 4(November, 1978), 5-9., William V. Mayer

Annotation: Gives some history of BSSC biology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Science

McClintock, Robert, "Toward a Place for Study in a World of Instruction," Teachers College Record, 73(December, 1971), 161-205., Robert McClintock

Annotation: Traces the significance of "study" in the history of education as opposed to "teaching" and "instruction"; the author begins with contributions of Erasmus and Montaigne and provides some possibilities for recovering "study" in the "schooling" of the future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Conceptions of Teaching, Teaching/Learning Process

McClure, Robert M., ed., The Curriculum: Prospect and Retrospect, 70th NSSE Yearbook, Part I. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971., Robert M. McClure

Annotation: Has chapters on the 1920s-1930s and on 1950s-1960s as well as others on the future of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

McClure, Robert M., "The Reforms of the Fifties and Sixties: A Historical Look at the Near Past," pp. 45-75 in Robert M. McClure, ed., The Curriculum: Retrospect and Prospect, The 70th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part I. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1971., Robert M. McClure

Annotation: Describes the forces working for curriculum change in this period of projects funded by NDEA and NSF.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies

McDonald, Joseph P. , "High School in the 21st Century: Managing the Core Dilemma," pp. 26 -44 in Floyd M. Hammack, ed., The Comprehensive High School Today. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Joseph P. McDonald

Annotation: Traces the history of the comprehensive high school with special attention to books by James B. Conant and Ted Sizer.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History

McConnell, Lorraine M., "The Paradox of Curriculum Policy," pp. 112-129 in Douglas E. Mitchell, Dorothy Shipps, and Robert L. Crowson, eds., Shaping Education Policy: Power and Process, 2nd Ed. New York: Routledge, 2018., Lorraine M. McDonnell

Annotation: Analyzes the rise and persistence of standards-based reforms in U. S. curriculum policy arenas; gives concrete details of the situation, ideas, and interests that interacted in the policy regimes surrounding standards-based reforms of the 80s and 90s, of No Child Left Behind Act, of Common Core State Standards, and of Every Student Succeeds Act; gives a thorough-going analysis, citing both strengths and weaknesses of each curriculum policy regime.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Historical Inquiry, Policy Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Currriculum History, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Local Control of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

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

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

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

McEwin, C. Kenneth, "William M. Alexander: Father of the American Middle School," Middle School Journal, 23(May 1992): 32-38.*, C. Kenneth McEwin

Annotation: Recounts the contributions of William Alexander to the middle school concept.

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

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

McNeil, Linda M., "Bibliographical Essay," pp. 627-647 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977.*, Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Sketches the range of debate on five topics covered in the compilation to which this essay is attached by citing and reviewing significant historical works associated with each topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Content Analysis, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Bibliographic Compilation
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Mehta, Jal, The Allure3 of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013., Jal Mehta

Annotation: Traces historically the changes in U.S. school policies and practices related to their rationalization, accountability, and the role of teachers; delves deeply into analysis and explanations for these changes; offers a model that proposes to challenge these trends.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Local Control of Schooling, Qualitative Research

Meyer, Heinz-Dieter, "The OECD as Pivot of the Emerging Global Educational Accountability Regime: How Accountable are the Accountants:" Teachers College Record, 116(No.9, 2014), 1-20., Heinz-Dieter Meyer

Annotation: Traces the history of OECD's work and influence in educational policy and practice across the world; examine the critiques of its positions on accountability and testing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum, Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment, Local Control of Schooling

Michael, Deanna L., and Sherman Dorn, "Accountability as a Means of Improvement: A Continuity of Themes," pp. 83-116 in Kathryn M. Borman and Sherman Dorn, eds., Educational Reform in Florida: Diversity and Equity in Public Policy. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007., Deanna L. Michael and Sherman Dorn

Annotation: Traces the historical development of the educational accountability system in Florida as enacted in the administration of Governor Bush (1999-2007); gives an appraisal of the system.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Student Assessment

Michell, Douglas E., "Research Impact on Educational Policy and Practice in the USA," pp. 19-41 in John Nisbet, ed. Research, Policy, and Practice. World Yearbook of Education,1985. London: Kogan Page, 1985., Douglas E. Michell

Annotation: Reveiws size, topics addressed, impact, and design problems related to policy research done in USA over three decades.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Utilization

Middaugh, Ellen, and Daniel Perlstein, "Thinking and Teaching in a Democratic Way: Hilda Taba and the Ethos of Brown." Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Spring, 2005). 234-256., Ellen Middaugh and Daniel Perlstein

Annotation: Traces the thinking and career of Hilda Taba in the 1940s and 1950s related to human relations education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Multicultural Education, Curriculum Professors, Citizenship Education

Miel, Alice, "Roaming through a LIfe-Space," The Educational Forum, 56(Summer, 1992), 457-463., Alice Miel

Annotation: Gives the author's formative history and life experiences as a leading curriculum theorist.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Miel, Alice, "The Curriculum Field--A View," pp. 1-12 in James J. Jelinek, ed., Education in Flux: Implications for Curriculum Development. Tempe, AZ: College of Education, University of Arizona, 1979., Alice Miel

Annotation: Examines the history of the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

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

Miller, Janet L., Curriclum Reconceptualized: A Personal and Partial History," pp. 27-41 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Expands and updates her 1999 article with the same title; provides a personal history of work emanating from participants in the Bergamo Conferences and from the JCT: The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Generation, Literature of Curriculum

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum and Reconceptualization: Another Brief History," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 12(Spring, 1996), 6-8., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reviews some of the history of the journal and of the reconceptualist conferences and draws some implications for future agendas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum Reconceptualized: A Personal and Partial History," pp. 498-508 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999. Reprinted with additional insertions pp. 27-41 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Recalls the origin and development of the JCT journal, the associated annual conferences, and the key players and guiding ideas throughout.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum Theory: A Recent History," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 28-43.*, Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Traces the history of curriculum theory conferences from 1974 to 1978 begun by William Pinar at the University of Rochester.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Miller, Janet L., "Entangiing Rationaliites and Differing Differences: Forty Years of Bergamo and JCT Curricluum Theorizings and Pracitices," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 35(1, 2020), 1-15., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reviews in detail the work of scholars associated with Bergamo Conferences and JCT over forty years.

Broad Topical Focus: 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; American/International Curriculum Organizations

Miller, Janet L., "Nostalgia for the Future: Imaging Histories of JCT and the Bergamo Conferences," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 26(No.2, 2010), 7-23., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Expresses the author's participation in thirty years of JCT and the Bergamo Conferences and her vision for their future.

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

Mirel, Jeffrey E., and David L. Angus, "The Rising Tide of Custodialism: Enrollment Increases and Curriculum Reform in Detroit, 1928-1940," Issues in Education, 4 (Fall, 1986), 101-120., Jeffrey E. Mirel and David L. Angus

Annotation: Reports a study of Detroit's pre-WW-II curriculum reform efforts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Enrollment Changes-Implications, Curriculum History

Mitchell, Earlene, "The Eight Year Study: A Story Not to Be Forgotten," The Educational Forum, 50(Fall, 1985), 11-21., Earlene Mitchell

Annotation: Reviews the Eight-Year Study and its findings; points to lessons for today.

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

Mulcahy, D. G., "Economic Policy and Curriculum Change in Irish Second-Level Schooling, 1963-1980," pp. 221-232 in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., D. G. Mulcahy

Annotation: A history of Irish attempts to change curriculum 1963-1980.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Mulcahy, D. G., "Tradition and Change in the Curriculum of Liberal or General Education." In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Online 23 February 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1066, D. G. Mulcahy

Annotation: Reviews the history of liberal education from Newman, Adler, and Hirst's to Nussbaum, Martin, and AAC&U's versions; mostly with reference to higher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Eduation, Curriculum History

Mungazi, Dickson A., The Evolution of Educational Theory in the United States. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999., Dickson A. Mungazi

Annotation: Traces the history of educational theory in the U. S. from 1600s to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Education as a Field of Study

Educational Policies Commission, National Education Association, The Unique Function of Education in American Democracy. Washington, DC: National Educational Assoication, 1937., Educational Policies Commission, National Education Association

Annotation: Traces history of the functions of education in the United States; urges a program of knowledge, training, and aspirations with specific content (see Chapter VI); book drafted by Charles A. Beard.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Democratic Education

Nauman, Ann K., "A Historical Overview of Curriculum (Prehistory to 1900 C.E.)," pp. 17-30 in James D. Kirylo and Ann K. Nauman, eds., Curriculum Development: Perspectives from Around the World. Olney, MD: Association for Childhood Education International, 2010., Ann K. Nauman

Annotation: Presents and overview of world curriculum history from Mesopotamia to the Semites, China, Greece, Rome, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and America.

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

Nelson, Murry R., "Curriculum History: Does Anyone Out There Remember It?" pp. 27-29 in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., Murry R. Nelson

Annotation: Assesses state of curriculum history.

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

Nelson, Murry R., ed., Papers of The Society for the Study of Curriculum History: 1980 and 1982. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, 1983., Murry R. Nelson

Annotation: Presents 12 papers from the 1980, 1981, and 1982 meetings of SSCH.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Nelson, Murry R., "No Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 16(Spring, 2001), 206-227., Murry R. Nelson

Annotation: Traces the political pressures at work in the development, the implementation, and the dropping of the Rainbow Curriculum in New York City schools 1989-1993.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics

Nelson, Murry R., "Rugg on Rugg: His Theories and His Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Summer, 1978), 119-132.*, Murry R. Nelson

Annotation: Reviews the curriculum developed by Harold Rugg in the 1930s and 1940s and the ideas on which it was based.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Materials Development and Evaluation

Nelson, Murry R., and H. Wells Singleton, "FBI Surveillance of Three Progressive Educators: Curricular Aspects," pp. 18-22 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., Murry R. Nelson and H. Wells Singleton

Annotation: Reports what was found in FBI files on Rugg, Counts, and Dewey.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Nelson, Murry R., and H. Wells Singleton, "Richmond and Berkeley: Paradigms for Curriculum Innovation at the Turn of the Century," pp. 60-67 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., Murry R. Nelson and H. Wells Singleton

Annotation: Reports studies of the spread of curriculum innovations begun in these two junior high schools.

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

Nelson, Murry R., and H. Wells Singleton, "The Growth of the Concept of Curriculum as Evidenced by Two Early Content Specific Education Journals, 1909-1927," pp. 7-17 in Murry R. Nelson, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History: 1980 and 1982 . DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, College of Education, 1983., Murry R. Nelson and H. Wells Singleton

Annotation: Reports an analysis of articles in Curriculum Journal and in Educational Method for the period.

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

Nelson, Murry R., and H. Wells Singleton, "The Merger of Curriculum Journal and Educational Method: Effects of the Curriculum Field," pp. 35-39 in Murry R. Nelson, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History: 1980 and 1982. Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, College of Education, 1983.*, Murry R. Nelson and H. Wells Singleton

Annotation: Gives the history of the merger of two early journals in the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Nelson, Nancy, and Robert C. Calfee, "The Reading-Writing Connection Viewed Historically," pp. 1-52 in Nancy Nelson and Robert C. Calfee, eds., The Reading-Writing Connection. Ninety -seventh Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998., Nancy Nelson and Robert C. Calfee

Annotation: Traces the development of English as a school and college subject in the United States; includes current trends.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, English, Curriculum History, Higher Education Curriculum

Noffke, Susan E., "The Work and Workplace of Teachers in Action Research," Teaching and Teacher Education, 8(February, 1992), 15-29.* Another version appears as "Action Research and the Work of Teachers," pp. 1-21 in Renee Clift and Carolyn Evertson, eds., Focal Points: Qualitative Inquiries into Teaching and Teacher Education. Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, l992. ED 350 304., Susan E. Noffke

Annotation: Relates the views of action research of the Horace Mann-Lincoln Institute, Stephen Corey, Hilda Taba, Abraham Shumsky, Lawrence Stenhouse, The Ford Teaching Project, The Interactive R & D Projects, and the Deakin University Action Research work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum

Norris, Jr., Richard A., "Facing the Past," Union Seminary Quarterly Review, 36(Supplementary, 1981), 1-11.*, Richard A. Norris Jr.

Annotation: Explores what it means to have a past and to have historical inquiry contribute to this past.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization

Null, J. Wesley, "An Intellectual Progressive Educator: Toward a Rereading of William Chandler Bagley, 1874-1946," TheEducational Forum, 67(Summer, 2003), 300-307., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Corrects some earlier views of Bagley's position on progressive education and gives a summary of his life and contributions to education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Null, J. Wesley, "Curriculum Development in Historical Perspective," pp. 478-490 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Discusses contributions of Tyler, Smith/Stanley/Shores, Taba, Schwab, and other scholars to the evolving concept of curriculum development in the United States.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation

Null, J. Wesley, "Social Efficiency Splintered: Multiple Meanings Instead of the Hegemony of One,' Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Winter, 2004), 99-124., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Sets forth three distinct definitions of "social efficiency" in early 20th century curriculum history as opposed to one definition often assumed by historians.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Null, J. Wesley, "William Bagley versus Arthur Bestor: Why the Standard Story is Not True," The Educational Forum, 72(No. 3, 2008), 200-214., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Recovers the distinctive positions on teacher education curriculum held by these two men; shows what institutional forms these different conceptions took historically in higher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Higher Education Curriculum

Null, J. Wesley. "Efficiency Jettisoned: Unacknowledged Changes in the Curriculum Thought of John Franklin Bobbitt," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Fall, 1999), 35-42., J. Wesley. Null

Annotation: Points out the changes in Bobbitt's thinking about curriculum from his 1918 book to his 1941 book; corrects a misconception in the history of curriculum thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

O'Neill, Maureen, "Curricular Reconstruction: Vision of The Social Frontier ," The Educational Forum, 52(Spring, 1988), 223-234.*, Maureen O'Neill

Annotation: Gives the views of curricular reconstruction as provided in The Social Frontier of the 1930s.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum

Ornstein, Allan C., "Curriculum Trends Revisited," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer,1994), 4-20., Allan C. Ornstein

Annotation: Discusses 13 trends within the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

O'Shea, Joseph A., "A Journey to the Midway: Ralph Winfred Tyler," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 7(Winter, 1985), 447-459., Joseph A. O'Shea

Annotation: Summarizes the work of Tyler at the University of Chicago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

O'Shea, Joseph A., and George A. Antonelli, "Ralph W. Tyler: Mentor and Force for Excellence," Kappa Delta Pi Record, 22(Fall, 1985), 18-22., Joseph A. O'Shea and George A. Antonelli

Annotation: Reviews Tyler's work as teacher and professor.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Pacheco, Jose Augusto, Whole, Bright, Deep with Understanding: Life Story and Politics of Curriculum Study: In-between William Pinar and Ivor Goodson. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009., Jose Augusto Pacheco

Annotation: Attempts to bring together hundreds of quotations from Pinar's writing and talks with him into a coherent presentation and interpretation of his ideas and his contributions to the field of curriculum studies; also contains a chapter by Moreira treating Pinar and Goodson; concludes with verbatim interviews with Pinar and with Goodson by Pacheco.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pagano, Jo Anne, "The Curriculum Field: Emergence of a Discipline," Journal of Curriculum Theorzing, 3(Winter, 1981), 171-184. Reprinted pp. 82-105 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Jo Anne Pagano

Annotation: Traces the beginnings of the curriculum field through key faculty at Teachers College (Columbia Universtiy), The University of Chicago, and the Ohio State University.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Palmer, Joy, ed., Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day. New York: Routledge Falmer, 2001., Joy Palmer

Annotation: Has essays on Rugg, Tyler, Broudy, Schwab, Greene, Goodlad, Freire, P. H. Jackson, Noddings, Eisner, Apple, Giroux, among others.

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

Paraskeva, Joao M., Conflicts in Curriculum Theory: Challenging Hegemonic Epistemologies. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, 2011., Joao M. Paraskeva

Annotation: Presents critically the major contributions of all the major curriculum theorists from the United States during the twentieth century, noting the conceptual conflicts among their work; raises the issue of the hegemonic influence of this work on curriculum theory around the globe, citing evidence of alternative epistemologies arising in Africa, Asia, and South America; argues for an itinerant curriculum theory that recognizes many different streams of thought.

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

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

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

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

Pereira, Peter, and Thomas W. Roby, eds., Conceptions of Curriculum Knowledge: Focus on Historical Movements . Chicago: The Mid-West Center for Curriculum Studies, 1985., Peter Pereira and Thomas W. Roby

Annotation: Contains essays by Dunkel on educational innovation and by Connell, Posner, and Schubert on science curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Science

Perlstein, Daniel, "William Van Til and the Nashville Story: Curriculum, Supervision, and Civil Rights," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Fall, 2004), 31-38., Daniel Perlstein

Annotation: Covers the role of curriculum leader William Van Til in desegregation efforts in Nashville in the 1950s; also contains other biographical information on his professional life and work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics, Democratic Education, Multicultural Education

Peterson, Paul E., "The Politics of Curriculum Change," pp. 52-71 in his The Politics of School Reform: 1870-1940 . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Paul E. Peterson

Annotation: Traces the conflicts among power groups that influenced foreign language, stratification, manual training, and vocational education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, School Subjects

Phillips, Richard C., "Development of the Term, Core Curriculum," Educational Forum, 29( May, 1965), 423-430., Richard C. Phillips

Annotation: Traces the early sources of the core curriculum and current definitions of the term; drawn from his dissertation from Northwestern University, 1962, entitled, "An Historical Study of the Concept Curriculum."

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

Pinar, William F., "A Farewell and a Celebration," pp. xi-xx in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Explains the origins, development, and publication of the journal JCT, the associated conferences, and key persons involved; introduces 29 articles reprinted form JCT; refers to Pinar's exit from the work of JCT.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Pinar, William F., "Curriculum Theory Since 1950: Crisis, Reconceptualiztion, Internationalization," pp. 491-513 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Reviews the theorists who have contributed to understanding curriculum through multi-discursive efforts such as politically, autobiographically, gendered, postmodern, internationally, and more.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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., "The Miseducation of the American Public," pp. 15-34 in his What is Curriculum Theory?" Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Shows the shifts over the last thirty years in the field of curriculum studies, the role of curriculum theory, and the impact of business thinking on education; see also related discussion on pp.179-184.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pinar, William F., and Madeleine R. Grumet, "Socratic Caesura and the Theory-Practice Relationship," Theory Into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 50-54. Reprinted pp. 92-100 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., William F. Pinar and Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Draws on Nicholas Lobkowicz's Theory and Practice (an historical review of the relaion between theory and practice) and argues that questioning curriculum practice is the role of curriculum theory.

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

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

Ponder, Gerald A., "Schooling and Control: Some Interpretations of the Changing Social Function of Curriculum," pp. 139-167 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Gerald A. Ponder

Annotation: Traces changes in function exhibited by the curriculum over time; treats issues such as social control, diversity, and conformity.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum and Politics

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., "Curriculum as a Problem of Knowledge, Governing, and the Social Administration of the Soul," pp. 75-99 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequence: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Traces the politics of school knowledge (subjects) as relates to school governance and freedom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge, School Subjects, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., ed., The Formation of the School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1987., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Presents 11 chapters showing the ideological dimensions of the content of various subjects in the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "The Formation of School Subjects and the Political Context of Schooling," pp. 1-14 in Thomas S. Popkewitz, ed., The Formation of the School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1987.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Introduces the history of the creation of school subjects and the social and ideological pressures on this process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "The Production of Reason and Power: Curriculum History and Intellectual Traditions," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(March-April, 1997), 131-164., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Discusses curriculum as systems of regulation and discipline in the historical examination of school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization

Powell, Dave, "Moving Forward, Looking Back: Renewing the Struggle for an American Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 8(No. 2, 2011), 136-154., Dave Powell

Annotation: Analyzes the views of Kliebard and Ravitch on American curriculum and school reform.

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

Priestley, Mark, and Gert Biesta, eds., Reinventing the Curriculum: New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice. London: Bloomsbury, 2013., Mark Priestley and Gert Biesta

Annotation: Presents several writers' examination of the origins and development of Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence (2012) as well as its focus on capacities and outcomes; provides critiques of these focal elements; compares it to Australian and Unites States curricula, among others; assesses the prospect of using its approach in other settings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Develpment, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophiclal Inquiry--Ampliative Criticism; Philosophical Inquiry--Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies, Case Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization

Pring, Richard, "The Development of Curriculum Studies at the Institute of Education [University of London], pp. 195-208 in David Halpin and Paddy Walsh, eds., Educational Commonplaces: Essays to Honour Denis Lawton. London: Institute of Education, University of London, 2005., Richard Pring

Annotation: Gives the history of the initiation and development of the Department of Curriculum Studies at the University of London in 1972 with Denis Lawton at its head.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Proefriedt, William A., High Expectations: The Cultural Roots of Standards Reform in American Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2010., William A. Proefriedt

Annotation: Argues against the policies and practices of educational reformers who demand testing, high individual achievement for all, and an economic model of curriculum for national competitiveness; traces threads both for and against these views throughout American educational history; gives a close reading and balanced interpretation of our leading educators over the last 250 years.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum