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Johnson, R. Burke, and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, "Mixed Methods Research: A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come," Educational Researcher, 33(October, 2004), 14-26., R. Burke Johnson and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie

Annotation: Makes the case for mixed methods research in education and presents a model of the research process employed in this paradigm.

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, Qualitative Research

Keeves, John, "The Unity of Educational Research," Interchange, 19(Spring, 1988), 14-30.*, John Keeves

Annotation: Reviews the differences between scientific and qualitative research approaches, outlines several related epestemological issues, and discusses the prospect of integrating diverse perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

Keeves, John P., and Gabriele Lakomski, eds., Issues in Educational Research. New York: Pergamon, 1999., John P. Keeves and Gabriele Lakomski

Annotation: Consists of eleven chapters on specific inquiry approaches in educational research; also addresses epistemological and other related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kemmis, Stephen, "Nomothetic and Idiographic Approaches to the Evaluation of Learning," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(January-March, 1978), 45-59., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Contrasts approaches intended to establish laws and intended to understand a situation; illustrates the latter.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Kemmis, Stephen, "Theorizing Educational Practice," pp, 1-17 in Wilfred Carr, For Education: Towards Critical Educational Inquiry. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1995., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Traces origins and uses of four views of the relation of theory and practice: as guide, as applied, as thought-and-action, and as mutually constituent of one another.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, 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, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Kennedy, Mary M., "The Connection between Research and Practice," Educational Researcher, 26(October, 1997), 4-12., Mary M. Kennedy

Annotation: Reviews four hypotheses concerned with the lack of connection between educational research and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, 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, Knowledge Utilization

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

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

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: Reports results of interviews with teachers doing collaborative research projects on problems they encountered.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

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

Lakomski, Gabriele, "Unity over Diversity: Coherence and Realism in Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Summer, 1992), 191-203., Gabriele Lakomski

Annotation: Makes a case against interpretist modes of inquiry as differenct in kind from empiricist modes of inquiry; Eisner responds in an article, pp. 205-209.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

Lancy, David F. Qualitative Research in Education: An Introduction to the Major Traditions. White Plains, NY: Longman, 1993., David F. Lancy

Annotation: Gives overviews of traditions and processes of eight forms of qualitative research in education from anthropology to historical.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

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

Lawler, Edward E. III, et al, Doing Research That is Useful for Theory and Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1985., Edward E. Lawler III

Annotation: Describes practice-oriented inquiry focused largely on organizational research in social science.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
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, Practical Knowledge, Organization Theory

Lawn, Martin, and Len Barton, "Curriculum Studies: Reconceptualism or Reconstruction?" The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Winter, 1980), 47-56., Martin Lawn and Len Barton

Annotation: Summarizes and contrasts the curriculum literature based on technical, humanistic, and political paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum

Lewy, Arieh, "Theory and Practice in Curriculum Evaluation: The Lack of Balance Between Two Types of Studies," Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1(Spring, 1975), 1-4., Arieh Lewy

Annotation: Distinguishes between studies presenting evaluative theory and those describing empirical evaluations.

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

Lincoln, Yvonna, and Egon Guba, "Postpositivism and the Naturalist Paradigm," pp. 14-46 in Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba, Naturalistic Inquiry . Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1985.*, Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba

Annotation: Reviews the assumptions and criticisms associated with the positivist paradigm of inquiry and sets forth the axioms of the postpositivist naturalistic paradigm.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Marshall, Catherine, and Gretchen B. Rossman, Designing Qualitative Research, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1999., Catherine Marshall and Gretchen B. Rossman

Annotation: Provides section-by-section guidance on developing a proposal for doing qualitative educational research.

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

Marshall, Catherine, and Gretchen B. Rossman, Designing Qualitative Research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1989., Catherine Marshall and Gretchen B. Rossman

Annotation: Describes all phases of planning and conducting qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

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

Maykut, Pamela, and Richard Morehouse, Beginning Qualitative Research: A Philosophic and Practical Guide. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1994., Pamela Maykut and Richard Morehouse

Annotation: Describes the various processes involved in conducting qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

McCutcheon, Gail, "Qualitative Curriculum Evaluation," pp. 1503-1506 in Harold E. Mitzel, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. New York: Macmillan Free Press, 1982.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Reviews several forms of qualitative curriculum evaluation, their similarities, and their differences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

McCutcheon, Gail, "Ruminations on Methodology: Of Truth and Significance", pp. 277-285 in Egon G. Guba, ed., The Paradigm Dialog: Options for Social Science Inquiry. Newbury, CA: Sage, 1990.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Discusses the attempt to obtain truth and significance in alternative paradigm inquiry (qualitative).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
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, Qualitative Research

McKerrow, K. Kelly, and Joan E. McKerrow, "Naturalistic Misunderstanding of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle," Educational Researcher, 20 (January-February, 1991), 17-20., K. Kelly McKerrow and Joan E. McKerrow

Annotation: Exposes the misunderstanding of the Uncertainty Principle and its use in literature on naturalistic research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Merriam, Sharan B., ed., Qualitative Research in Practice: Examples for Discussion and Analysis. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002., Sharan B. Merriam

Annotation: Gives two examples of research studies done in each of eight types of qualitative research.

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

Milburn, Geoffrey, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark, eds., Re-Interpreting Curriculum Research: Images and Arguments. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1989., Geoffrey Milburn, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark

Annotation: Presents 1986 conference papers on a variety of curriculum research approaches and issues; describes feminism, phenomenology, life history, biography, among others.

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

Miles, Matthew B., and A. Michael Huberman, "Drawing Valid Meaning From Qualitative Data: Toward a Shared Craft," Educational Researcher, 13(May, 1984), 20-30.*, Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman

Annotation: Describes methods of analysis and interpretation of qualitative data.

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

Miller, Steven I., and Marcel Fredericks, "Postpositivistic Assumptions and Educational Research: Another View," Educational Researcher , 20 (May, 1991): 2-8.*, Steven I. Miller and Marcel Fredericks

Annotation: Examines the major concepts related to the "new philosophy of science": underdetermination, incommensurability, and indeterminacy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

Mills, Patricia, "In Search of Ambiguity," Educational Leadership, 28(April, 1971), 730-735.*, Patricia Mills

Annotation: Describes briefly the scientific, the praxeological, the philosophical, the historical, and the intuitive forms of curriculum inquiry.

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

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

Nelson, John S., "Seven Rhetorics of Inquiry," pp. 407-434 in John S. Nelson, Allan Megill, and Donald N. McCloskey, eds., The Rhetorics of the Human Sciences: Language and Argument in Scholarship and Public Affairs. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987., John S. Nelson

Annotation: Discusses the rhetorics (rather than the logics) of inquiry in postmodern epistemology: poetics, tropics, topics, dialectics, hermeneutics, ethics, and politics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Nolan, James F., and Edmund C. Short, "Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Modes of Inquiry to Inform Curriculum Deliberation: A Proposed Framework," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(May, 1985), 15-23.*, James F. Nolan and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Conceptualizes a three-stage model of curriculum evaluation utilizing several forms of inquiry in the context of deliberation.

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

Pagano, Jo Anne, and Lawrence Dolan, "Foundations for a Unified Approach to Evaluation Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 10(Winter, 1980), 367-381.*, Jo Anne Pagano and Lawrence Dolan

Annotation: Argues for utilizing qualitative approaches to curriculum evaluation along with scientific or statistical approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Peshkin, Alan, "The Goodness of Qualitative Research," Educational Researcher, 22(March, 1993), 23-29.*, Alan Peshkin

Annotation: Identifies outcomes possible with qualitative modes of research (description, interpretation, verification, and evaluation) and their possible subcategories.

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

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., 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

Piantanida, Maria, and Noreen B. Garman, The Qualitative Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1999., Maria Piantanida and Noreen B. Garman

Annotation: Provides informal guidance on doing qualitative research as well as explicit assistance with eight cycles of deliberation involved in doing research and preparing and presenting a dissertation; reflects and expresses wealth of experience of both students and faculty with the dissertation process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Pinar, William F., ed., Curriculum Theorizing: The Reconceptualists . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975. Republished under title, Curriculum Studies: The Reconceptualization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2000., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Includes 26 writings by curriculum theorists using historical, political, critical, literary (educational criticism), and postcritical (reconceptualist) forms of inquiry.

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: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Literature of Curriculum

Pinar, William F., ed., Curriculum: Toward New Identitiies. New York: Garland, 1998., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Includes 17 essays, edited and introduced by William Pinar, that exhibit cutting-edge theory in Curriculum Studies as developed after the comprehensive 1995 volume (Understanding Curriculum, by Pinar, et al.).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Pinar, William F., "The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(July-September, 1978), 205-214.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Contrasts the traditionalists, the conceptual empiricists, and the reconceptionalists in curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation

Polkinghorne, Donald, Methodology for the Human Sciences: Systems of Inquiry. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1983., Donald Polkinghorne

Annotation: Reviews the received and pragmatic views of science followed by a treatment of systems of human action inquiry, including phenomenological and interpretive approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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., "Paradigms in Educational Science: Different Meanings and Purpose to Theory," Journal of Education (Boston University), 162(Winter, 1980), 28-46.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Compares the empirical-analytic, the symbolic science, and the critical science paradigms of educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reid, William A., "Essay Review: The State of Curriculum Inquiry," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(March-April, 1992), 165-177.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Discusses the direction curriculum inquiry has taken in recent years as revealed in the book on Forms of Curriculum Inquiry edited by E. C. Short in 1991.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Rizo, Felipe M., "The Controversy About Quantification in Social Research: An Extension of Gage's 'Historical' Sketch," Educational Researcher , 20 (December, 1991), 9-12., Felipe M. Rizo

Annotation: Traces the history of the eptisemological issues between quantitative and qualitative approaches to research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

Roberts, Douglas A., "The Place of Qualitative Research in Science Education," Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 19(No. 4, 1982), 277-292.*, Douglas A. Roberts

Annotation: Discusses quantitative and qualitative arguement patterns against a backdrop of an analysis of Pepper's four world hypotheses-- formism, mechanism, contextualism, and organicism.

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

Rogers, W. Todd, "Research in Education: The Need for Diversity," CSSE News, 13(May, 1986), 7-9., W. Todd Rogers

Annotation: Argues for using various forms in inquiry in education.

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

Rossman, Gretchen B., and Sharon F. Rallis, Learning in the Field: An Introduction to Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998., Gretchen B. Rossman and Sharon F. Rallis

Annotation: Describes the step-by-step process of doing qualitative research in education, with examples of descriptive, evaluative, and action research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

Rudduck, Jean, "A Case for Case Records?: A Discussion of Some Aspects of Lawrence Stenhouse's Work in Case Study Methodology," pp. 101-119 in Robert G. Burgess, ed., Strategies of Educational Research: Qualitative Methods. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1985., Jean Rudduck

Annotation: Sets forth a thorough treatment of the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Ryan, Alan G., "Program Evaluation within the Paradigms," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 10(September, 1988), 25-47.*, Alan G. Ryan

Annotation: Analyzes systematically the differences between the empirical-analytic, the interpretive, and the critical-theoretical paradigms of program evaluation research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Evaluative Inquiry,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Santos, Bonaventura de Sousa, "Ecologies of Knowledge," pp. 185-211 in Bonaventura de Sousa Santos, Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide. New York: Rutledge, 2014., Bonaventura de Sousa Santos

Annotation: Make the case that epistemologies other than those generated by European and North American philosophers (e. g., those from the Global South) should be included in an "ecology of knowledge"; refers chiefly to non-scientific knowledges such as those based on the experience of persons and on various practice (especially of local knowledge and by subaltern groups); extensive explication of the concept is presented; offers thirteen observations as a basis for bringing about such an ecology of knowledge; the book containing this chapter discusses the concept of cognitive justice and its implications world-wide.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
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 and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization

Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Schubert, "Curriculum Inquiry: Alternative Paradigms," pp. 222-227 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds. International Encyclopedia of Education, Supplement Volume One. New York: Pergamon, 1988., William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Schubert

Annotation: Describes and traces the rise of various inquiry paradigms in curriculum research, including the empirical-analytic, the hermenuetic, the critical, and the substantive

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

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

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

Shaw, Ken E., "Understanding the Curriculum: The Approach through Case Studies," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(January-March, 1978), 1-17., Ken E. Shaw

Annotation: Reviews a selection of case studies of curriculum (descriptive, analytic, deliberative) and argues for the contribution case studies can make.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Sherman, Robert R., and Rodman B. Webb, eds., Qualitative Research in Education: Focus and Methods. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1988., Robert R. Sherman and Rodman B. Webb

Annotation: Describes twelve types of methods of research written by specialists in each type.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Short, Edmund C., "A Decade Later," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 16(Fall, 2000), 73-82., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Assesses strengths and weaknesses of the author's 1991 book, Forms of Curriculum Inquiiry; includes updated sources.

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

Short, Edmund C., ed., A Search for Valid Content for Curriculum Courses. Educational Comment, 1970. Toledo, OH: College of Education, University of Toledo, 1970.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Presents six articles on philosophical and historical scholarship, training of curriculum workers, practical school curriculum problems, college curriculum courses survey, and an analysis of curriculum texts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Short, Edmund C., ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Contains descriptions of 17 different forms of curriculum inquiry including philosophical, historical, ethnographic, narrative, theoretical, hermeneutic, critical, deliberative, action, etc.

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

Short, Edmund C., "Review of Curriculum Theory, edited by Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik," Texas Tech Journal of Education, 5(No. 3, 1978), 227-131., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Provides a review and critique of the papers in this book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, 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, Lee S., "Disciplines of Inquiry in Education: An Overview," Educational Researcher, 10(June/July, 1981), 5-12; 23.*, Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Discusses various methods of inquiry in education and related issues involved in choosing among them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

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

Singhm, Mano, Quest for Truth: Scientific Progress and Religious Beliefs. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International, 2000., Mano Singhm

Annotation: Articulates the method and nature of truth characteristic of science; contrasts this with religious truth; explores the conflict between creationism and evolution; discusses a way of teaching science consistent with his analysis of scientific knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Religious Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Science, Knowledge Generation

Sipe, Lawrence, and Susan Constable, "A Chart of Four Contemporary Research Paradigms: Metaphors for the Modes of Inquiry," TABOO: The Journal of Culture and Education, 1(1996), 153-163.*, Lawrence Sipe and Susan Constable

Annotation: Provides a series of metaphors that represent distinctions among positivist, interpretivist, critical theory, and deconstructivist research paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Smith, John K., "Interpretive Inquiry: A Practical and Moral Activity," Theory into Practice, 31(Spring, 1992), 100-106., John K. Smith

Annotation: Describes goals and procedures involved in doing interpretive forms of inquiry.

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

Smith, John K., "Quantitative Versus Qualitative Research: An Attempt to Clarify the Issue," Educational Researcher, 12(March, 1983), 6-13.*, John K. Smith

Annotation: Compares two approaches to educational research on various dimensions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Qualitative Research

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

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

Stake, Robert E., "Case Study," pp. 275-285 in John Nisbet, Jacquetta Megarny and Stanley Nisbet, eds., Research, Policy, and Practice: World Yearbook of Education 1985 . London: Kogan Page, 1985., Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Presents the case for doing case studies and describes the features of case study inquiries.

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

Stake, Robert E., Multiple Case Study Analysis. New York: Guilford, 2006., Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Shows how to design, analyze, and report studies that address common issues across a group of cases; illustrated using cases from three Eastern European countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Program Audit/Evaluation, Comparative 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

Tefera, Adai A., Jeanne M. Powers, and Gustavo E. Fischman, "Intentionality in Education: A Conceptual Aspiration and Research Imperative, Review of Research in Education, 42(2018), vii-xvii., Adai A. Tefera, Jeanne M. Powers, and Gustavo E. Fischman

Annotation: Explores the appearance and recent history of the term "intentionality" as it is used in research in law and in education; introduces articles in this issue of RRE.

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

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

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

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

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

Tobin, Kenneth, and Joe L. Kincheloe, eds., Doing Educational Research: A Handbook. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006., Kenneth Tobin and Joe L. Kincheloe

Annotation: Contains descriptions and illustrations of doing ten different kinds of educational research that have the potential of changing education, not just studying it; also contains chapters on general issues related to doing these kinds of research.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

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

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

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

Toshakkori, Abbas, and Charles Teddlie, "The Past and the Future of Mixed Methods Research" pp. 671-701 in their Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social and Behavioral Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003., Abbas Toshakkori and Charles Teddlie

Annotation: Discusses the utility, design issues, inferences , logistics, and fundamental principles related to mixed methods research; a related chapter by the same authors introduces this volume of 28 chapters on various methods of mixed methods research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Truit, Donna, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Donna Truit, William E. Doll Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents eighteen papers from the 2000 Conference by authors from twelve countries.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations

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

Tykociner, Joseph T., "Zetetics and the Zetetic System of Knowledge," in his Outline of Zetetics . Urbana, IL: College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 1966. ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 332 915 (1991).*, Joseph T. Tykociner

Annotation: Sets forth a system of knowledge with twelve primary areas and numerous subareas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
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

Tyler, Ralph W., "Curriculum Development and Research," pp. 29-41 in Philip L. Hosford, ed., Using What We Know About Teaching . Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1984., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Discusses Eight Year Study, action research, and how communication and utilization between research and practice can be improved.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum History

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Backward-Looking Criticism as a Forward-Looking Concept: Response to Walter Werner," Curriculum Inquiry, 10(Summer, 1980), 143-154., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Contrasts reductive criticism with artistic criticism.

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

Van Manen, Max, "Linking Ways of Knowing with Ways of Being Practical," Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 3, 1977), 205-228.*, Manen Max Van

Annotation: Discusses the practical as effective control, as communicative understanding, and as critical reflection; lays out forms of knowledge related to each conception.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Van Manen, M. J. Max, "An Exploration of Alternative Research Orientations in Social Education," Theory and Research in Social Education, 3(No. 1, 1975), 1-28., Manen Van and M. J. Max

Annotation: Treats traditional, interpretive, and critical forms of research in social education.

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

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

Walker, Decker F., "Methodological Issues in Curriculum Research," pp. 98-118 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Reviews writings on scientific and qualitative research methods in general and in curriculum, and proposes a method of formative curriculum research appropriate to use with practical curriculum problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Watkins, John M., "A Postmodern Critical Theory of Research Use," Knowledge and Policy, 7( No. 4, 1994/1995), 55-78.*, John M. Watkins

Annotation: Explains critical realism as a perspective for viewing knowledge use; contrasts positivism, interpretivism, and critical perspectives as they have been employed in theories of knowledge creation, dissemination, and use.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Utilization

Webber, Julie A., and William M. Reynolds, "Afterword: Mulitplicities and Curriculum Theory," pp. 203-209 in William M. Reynolds and Julie A. Webber, eds., Expanding Curriculum Theory: Dis/positions and Lines of Flight. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., Julie A. Webber and William M. Reynolds

Annotation: Analyzes preceding articles that employed emerging interpretive forms of curriculum inquiry and identified five characteristics of these approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Weingarten, Ira, "Conceptualizing the Reconceptualists," Paper given at AERA, 1975, ERIC Document No. ED 106 180., Ira Weingarten

Annotation: Summarizes contributions of artistic and other approaches to curriculum inquiry.

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

Westbury, Marilyn, "The Science and the Art of Teacher Effectiveness: An Examination of Two Research Traditions," Canadian Journal of Education, 13(No. 1, 1988), 138-161., Marilyn Westbury

Annotation: Presents a critique process-process research and ethnographic research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Ethnographic Inquiry,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Evaluation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum