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Apple, Michael W., "Is There a Curriculum Voice to Reclaim?" Phi Delta Kappan, 71(March, 1990), 526-530. Revised version appears in "The Politics of Official Knowledge in the United States," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(July-August, 1990), 377-383. Revised again as Chapter 2 in his Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999.*, Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Traces the conservative political influence in curriculum in the 1980s and urges the restoration of curriculum scholars' voices in the contemporary debates over curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Professors

Barone, Thomas, Jake Burdick, and C. Centae Richards, "Thinking and Rethinking Elliot Eisner," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 9(No. 1, 2012), 16-17., Thomas Barone, Jake Burdick, and C. Centae Richards

Annotation: Introduces a series of ten short commentaries on the contributions of Elliot Eisner.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors

Barone, Thomas E., "A Narrative of Enhance Professionalism: Educational Researchers and Popular Storybooks about Schoolpeople," Educational Researcher, 21(November, 1992), 15-24. Reprinted pp. 201-228 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.*, Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Discusses three conceptions of the researcher and ways research findings are communicated; suggests using story form to best reach the public.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum

Behar, Linda, and Allan Ornstein, "An Overview of Curriculum: The Theory and Practice," NASSP Bulletin, 76(November, 1992), 32-44.*, Linda Behar and Allan Ornstein

Annotation: Reports an empirical study comparing teachers' and professors of curriculum's views of the importance of various curriculum practices within selected systems and domains of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Teacher Knowledge

Block, Alan A., "By Way of Introduction," pp. 5-31 in his Talmud, Curriculum, and the Practical: Joseph Schwab and the Rabbis. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Alan A. Block

Annotation: Argues that Schwab's ideas on curriculum might be situated in Jewish Talmud practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Bohan, Chara Haeussler, "O. L. Davis, Jr.'s Impact on Curriculum Research in the 1990s," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 11(Nos. 1 & 2, 2009), 43-51., Chara Haeussler Bohan

Annotation: Gives an overview of Davis's career and of his mentoring of graduate students; related articles appear before and after this article in a festschrift series honoring Davis.

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

Brady, Jeanne F., "Public Pedagogy and Educational Leadership: Politically Engaged Scholarly Communities and Possibilities for Critical Engagement," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 3(Summer, 2006), 57-60., Jeanne F. Brady

Annotation: Makes a challenging call and a persuasive argument for educational scholars and practitioners to engage in speaking up on public issues (including public education issues) through collegial communities that think and act together both ethically and responsibly; see also related articles in same issue, p. 87, p. 92.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Breault, Donna L. Adair, "The Fall of the Public Academic," pp. 53-76 in David M. Callejo Perez, Stephen M. Fain, and Judith J. Slater, eds., Pedagogy of Place: Seeing Space as Cultural Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Donna L. Adair Breault

Annotation: Argues for educators taking on the role of public intellectual; some analysis of the decline of this role.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Brooks, Nancy J., "Paul Klohr and the Second Wave," pp. 49-65 in Kris Sloan and James T. Sears, eds., Democratic Curriculum Theory and Practice: Retrieving Public Spaces. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2001., Nancy J. Brooks

Annotation: Traces the contirbutions of Klohr to the field of curriculum and highlights his contributions to new conceptualizations of the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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 Professors, Curriculum History

Burke, Melva M., "The Personal and Professional Journey of James B. Macdonald," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 84-119., Melva M. Burke

Annotation: Gives a thorough story of Macdonald's life and professional career.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Carson, Terrance R., "A Teacher of Influence," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 11(No. 4, 1995), 7-10., Terrance R. Carson

Annotation: Sketches life and work of Ted Aoki and introduces essays inspired by him.

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, Curriculum Professors

Connelly, F. Michael, "Joseph Schwab, Curriculum, Curriculum Studies, and Educational Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 45(No. 5, 2013), 622-639., F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Explains Schwab's conceptualization of a dialectical way of relating theory and practice in curriculum (quite a different principle from that prevalent in Curriculum Studies at the time of Schwab's writings); discusses what has happened since Schwab's time to curriculum studies, to curriculum reform, and to curriculum policy; suggests educational reform requires entering a massive, on-going, narrative process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Professors

Connelly, F. Michael, with Shijing Xu, "On the State of Curriculum Studies: A Personal Practical Inquiry," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 9(Nos. 1 & 2, 2007). 3-19., F. Michael Connelly and Shijing Xu

Annotation: Traces the author's entry into and contributions to the field of Curriculum Studies; highlights the study of teacher's practical knowledge; two related articles follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Teacher Knowledge

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Curriculum Professors' Curriculum Work, or, Can We Expand our Practice While We Teach?" Teaching Education, 4(Spring, 1992), 43-49., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Advises curriculum professors to be active in curriculum policy matters as well as to engage in academic duties.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Prelude to Professional Identity and Organization: Public School Curriculum Workers and their Annual Meetings, 1927-1929." pp. 39-51 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History Research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Traces in detail the development of the two professional organizations of curriculum specialists that in 1932 became the Society for Curriculum Study.

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: Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Professionalization in Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors

Deets, Jennifer, "Twilight Conversations with A. W. Foshay," pp. 81-89 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History Research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005., Jennifer Deets

Annotation: Reports on Foshay's professional work and views on a variety of curriculum and school phenomena over his lifetime.

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, Curriculum Professors

Deng, Zongyi, "Contemporary Curriculum Theorizing: Crisis and Resolution," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 50(6, 2108), 691-710., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Provides a critical analysis of the current state of curriculum theorizing including the reconceptualist movement, its 21st century aftermath, and Schwabs' "The Practical"; proposes resolving this state of affairs by focusing on the work of the schools and on an eclectic approach in curriculum development.

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

Doll, Mary Aswell, ed., The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar. New York: Routledge, 2017., Mary Aswell Doll

Annotation: Contains 23 essays and a response by Pinar that identify his contributions to Curriculum Studies at home and abroad.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History

Doyle, Clar, and Amarjit Singh, "Curriculum," pp. 59-63 in their Reading and Teaching Henry Giroux. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Clar Doyle and Amarjit Singh

Annotation: Summarizes Giroux's ideas on curriculum with citations to specific works.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Eisner, Elliot W., Reimagining Schools: The Selected Works of Elliot W. Eisner. New York: Routledge, 2005., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reprints twenty-one of Eisner's articles published from 1965-2002.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Art Education, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Qualitative Research, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Frameworks

Finder, Morris, Educating America: How Ralph W. Tyler Taught America to Teach. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004., Morris Finder

Annotation: Gives personalized sketches of Tyler's life and work as school and university teacher, on the Eight-Year Study, on the Tyler Rationale, on NEAP, on his roles as consultant and evaluator for schools and government agencies worldwide, and as a mentor to his students; includes seven interviews with Tyler and 50 pages listing his publications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Development Strategies, Literature of Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Student Assessment, Program Audit/Evaluation

Franklin, Barry M., "Herbert M. Kliebard's Intellectual Legacy," pp. 1-12 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequences: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Assesses the body of historical scholarship produced by Kliebard, introduces his writings, and previews the essays that follow in honor of Kliebard.

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: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Gingell, John, ed., Education and the Common Good: Essays in Honor of Robin Barrow. New York: Rutledge, 2013., John Gingell

Annotation: Presents essays on the contributions of Robin Barrow to curriculum and the philosophy of education; Barrow responds in the final essay.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Grumet, Madeleine R., "The Politics of Presence," pp. 76-83 in Mary Aswell Doll, ed., The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pianr. New York: Routledge, 2017., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Gives a straight-forward representation of many of Pinar's key ideas and personal traits--most especially his concepts of currere and autobiographical method.

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

Guba, Egon G., and David L. Clark, "Levels of Research and Development Productivity in Schools of Education," Educational Researcher, 7(May, 1978), 3-9., Egon G. Guba and David L. Clark

Annotation: Reports a study of faculty productivity evidenced by journal articles and books published, conventions addressed, and grants received.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors

Halpin, David, and Paddy Walsh,eds., Educational Commonplaces: Essays to Honour Denis Lawton. London: Institute of Education, University of London, 2005., David Halpin and Paddy Walsh

Annotation: Contains eleven essays by colleagues of Denis Lawton collected in honor of his academic accomplishments as a curriculum studies scholar and administrator at he University of London's Institute of Education; contains a 2005 interview with him and a comprehensive list of his publications 1963-2005.

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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Hansen, David T., Mary Erina Driscoll, and Rene V. Arcilla, eds., A Life in Classrooms: Philip W. Jackson and the Practice of Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2007., David T. Hansen, Mary Erina Driscoll, and Rene V. Arcilla

Annotation: Presents eleven essays in honor of the professional life and work of Philip W. Jackson; including analyses of several of his writings, including Life in Classrooms, and his several works on Dewey; chapter 9 focuses on his contributions to Curriculum Studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Teaching/Learning Process, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Hlebowitsh, Peter, "Centripetal Thinking in Curriculum Studies," Curriculum Inquiry, 40(September, 2010), 503-513., Peter Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Explores tendencies in the field of Curriculum Studies toward divergent work versus more focused work; argues for serious dialogue across existing divergent discourses in search of a center; a rejoinder by Malewski and a response by Hlebowitsh follow this article,

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., "Generational Ideas in Curriculum: A Historicla Triangulation," Curriculum Inquiry, 35(Spring, 2005), 73-87., Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Examines continuties and differences in the thinking of Bobbitt, Tyler, and Schwab; followed by commentaries by Westbury and by Wright, and a response by the author.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Holt, Maurice, "Obituary: William A. Reid, 1933-2015," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 6, 2015),844-848., Maurice Holt

Annotation: Pays tribute to curriculum theorist and past editor of JCS, William A. Reid; recalls his insightful published works on curriculum, his twenty-year service with JCS in several editorial capacities, and the chief facts of his personal life.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum History

Hopkins, L. Thomas, Integration: Its Meaning and Application. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1937., L. Thomas Hopkins

Annotation: Analyzes integration in persons and in the curriculum; refers to philosophical, biological, and psychological aspects of integration; reports research on local courses of study where correlated, broad-fields, core, and experience curricula are operating; shows how partial integration is evident in these courses of study, but full integration is not.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Frameworks, School Subjects, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Hopkins, L. Thomas. Interaction: The Democratic Process. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1941., L. Thomas Hopkins

Annotation: Discusses the democratic process and proposes how it can be implemented through the curriculum and specific teaching approaches; also contrasts the subject curriculum and its variations with the experience curriculum (which the author advocates should be used with teaching the democratic process); provides many helpful practical suggestions along with persuasive rationales for various aspects of the proposal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Democratic Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Professors, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Hurren, Wanda, and Erika L. Hasebe-Ludt, eds., Contemplating Curriculum: Genealogies/Times/Places. New York: Routledge, 2014., Wanda Hurren and Erika L. Hasebe-Ludt

Annotation: Contains twenty-six essays and/or poetry in honor of Ted Tetsuo Aoki and his contributions to the field of Curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors

Jupp, James C., "Decolonizing and De-Cannonizing Curriculum Studies: An Engaged Discussion Organized Around Joao M. Paraskeva's Recent Books," Journal of the Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies,12(No. 1, 2017), 1-25., James C. Jupp

Annotation: Introduces a group of articles related to two books by Paraskeva (Conflicts in Curriculum Theory, 2011; Curriculum Epistemicide, 2016); briefly explains the primary features of the author's works and notes the highlights of the commentaries that follow is subsequent articles.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Comparative Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Kim, Pyeong-Gook, and J. Dan Marshall, "Synoptic Curriculum Texts: Representation of Contemporary Curriculum Scholarship," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 38(June, 2006), 327-350.*, Pyeong-Gook Kim and J. Dan Marshall

Annotation: Analyzes in detail eight recent synotic curriculum texts for their relative representation of reconcepualized curriculum scholarship; corrects a version of the article appearing in May 2005.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Discourse Analysis, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Knoll, Michael, "John Dewey as Administrator: The Inglorious End of the Laboratory School in Chicago," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 2, 2015), 203-252., Michael Knoll

Annotation: Tells the history of the beginning and the end of Dewey"s Laboratory School at the University of Chicago; describes President Harper's and Dewey's interactions related to the school; shows how actions of Dewey's wife Alice as principal of the School precipitates conflicts that led to its closing and his leaving the University of Chicago.

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

Kridel, Craig, "What Is Curriculum Studies? As Others See the Field," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 5(Winter, 2008), 22-23., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Introduces fifteen essays that follow that are written by professors in others fields of education about how they view the field of curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Kridel, Craig, and Robert V. Bullough, Jr., Stories of the Eight-Year Study: Reexamining Secondary Education in America. Albany, NY: State University Press of New York,2007., Craig Kridel and Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Details many aspects of the history of the Eight-Year Study (1930-1942) and includes vignettes of several of its leading contributors (Aikin, Thayer, Eugene Smith, Tyler, Keliher, Zachry, Alberty, Bode, Willis). A review appears in Curriculum Inquiry, 40(March, 2010), 2905-316.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum Professors, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Literature, Literature of Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Assessment

Kridel, Craig, Robert V. Bullough, Jr., and Paul Shaker, eds., Teachers and Mentors: Profiles of Distinguished Twentieth-Century Professors of Education. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc, 1996., Craig Kridel, Robert V. Bullough Jr., and Paul Shaker

Annotation: Contains 22 biographical sketches (8 are leading curriculum theorists from Caswell to Tyler to Macdonald, etc.) written by professors who saw them as professorial mentors.

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, Curriculum Professors

Lee, Diane, "To Be in a World of Wicked Problems" , "Caring as Being," pp. 116-128; pp. 179-184 in Louise M. Berman, et. al. , Toward Curriculum for Being: Voice of Educators. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Diane Lee

Annotation: Gives voice to author's own experience as a professor in dialogue with colleagues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

Lee, Yu-Ling, "Lingering on Aoki's Bridge: Reconceptualizing Ted Aoki as Curricular Techno-Theologian," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 31(No. 3, 2017), 18-30., Yu-Ling Lee

Annotation: Points out how Aoki's stance falls between the technological/instrumentalist mindset and that of the theologian in his conception of curriculum.

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

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

Macdonald, James B., Dan W. Anderson, and Frank B. May, eds., Strategies of Curriculum Development: The Works of Virgil Herrick. Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill, 1965., James B. Macdonald, Dan W. Anderson, and Frank B. May

Annotation: Contains eleven articles written by Virgil E. Herrick on curriculum design, instruction , and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Magrini, James M., "Phenomenology and Curriculum Implementation: Discerning a Living Curriculum through the Analysis of Ted Aoki's Situational Praxis," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 47(No. 2, 2015) 274-299., James M. Magrini

Annotation: Discusses and interprets Aoki's phenomenological understanding of curriculum implementation, his notion of situational praxis, his embrace of the human elements of curriculum design and implementtion, and his potential influence on educational practice; contains extensive references and quotes from Aoki's writings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Professors, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation

McNeil, Linda M., "Reclaiming a Voice: American Curriculum Scholars and the Politics of What is Taught in Schools," Phi Delta Kappan, 71(March, 1990), 517-518. Related articles: David Cohen, pp. 518-522; Elliot W. Eisner, pp. 523-526; Michael Apple, pp. 526-530; Ann Leiberman, pp. 531-533; Anne C. Lewis, pp. 534-538. *, Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques the role of curriculum scholars in the current political decisions on curriculum content; first of six articles in a symposium.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics

McTaggart, Robin, "The Role of the Scholar in Action Research," pp. 1-16 in Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of the Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., Robin McTaggart

Annotation: Gives the author's own story of doing action research together with his views on aspects of action research and the role of the researcher in change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Practical Knowledge

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

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., Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Contains a compilation of the author's writings over a period of thirty years.

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

Miller, Janet L., "The Resistance of Women Academics: An Autobiographical Account," pp. 486-494 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988. Reprinted pp. 69-76 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reviews the author's stance and experience as a professor.

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

Moreira, Antonio Flavio Barbosa, "The Internationalization of the Curriculum Field: Dialogs and Differences," European Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2(No. 1, 2015), 206-219., Antonio Flavio Barbosa Moreira

Annotation: Analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of discourse exchanges among the world's curriculum specialists and scholars; presents quotes from interviews with curriculum scholars from six countries to bear witness to some of these pluses and minuses as well as to surface ways of improving the process of internationalization of the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum

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

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

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

Null, J. Wesley, "Deciding Aims and Purposes of Subject Matter," pp.3-10 in Ming Fang He, Brian D. Schultz, and William H. Schubert, eds., The Sage Guide to Curriculum in Education. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2015., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Traces the emergence of several views from recent curriculum theorists on the role subject matter can play in reaching educational goals or ends.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

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, "Curriculum Studies: What Is the Field Today?" Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 8(Spring, 2012),1-18., Jose Augusto Pacheco

Annotation: Gives detailed analyses of recent decades of work in the field of Curriculum Studies; gives special attention to the work of Apple, Pinar, Goodson, and Young; draws some themes from these analyses.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Literature of Curriculum

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

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

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

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

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

Pinar, William F., "A Portrait of Bill Doll," Journal of the Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies, 6(Spring-Summer, 2008), 21-23., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Provides an overview of the contributions of Bill Doll to the field of curriculum studies; several articles related to Doll's work follow this article.

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

Pinar, William F., "Death in a Tenured Position," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(May, 1984), 74-76., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Discusses impact of economics on publishing JCT.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Pinar, WIlliam F., "Introduction," pp. xi-xxxv in William F. Pinar, Intellectual Advancement through Disciplinarity: Verticality and Horizontality in Curriculum Studies. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2007., WIlliam F. Pinar

Annotation: Advocates the study of the intellectual history of the discipline of Curriculum Studies and the analysis of the current status of the field as bases for moving it forward; points out advances in the field since the publication of Understanding Curriculum (1995); introduces other writings of his in the book.

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

Poetter, Thomas S., ed., Curriculum Windows: What Curriculum Theorists of the 1980s Can Teach Us About Schools and Society Today. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2016, Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Examines fifteen books by leading curriculum theorists published during the decade of the 1980s; each essay is written by a doctoral student at Miami University in Ohio and provides both personal and professional judgments on the value of the ideas presented; see volumes with similar titles that contain analyses of other books published during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1990s by the same editor and publisher.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Popham, W. James, "Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Amiable Allies or Phoney Friends," Teachers College Record, 106(March, 2004), 417-428., W. James Popham

Annotation: Argues for close relationships among personnel dealing with curriculum, instruction, and assessment, especially in state departments of education and in universities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Professors, Core Mandates, Curriculum Development Strategies, Evaluation of Instruction, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

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

Pring, Richard, "The Language of Curriculum Analysis," pp. 54-69 in Paul Hirst, et al., The Curriculum: The Doris Lee Lectures. London: University of London, Institute of Education, 1975. Reprinted pp. 163-179 in Richard Pring, Philosophy of Education: Aims, Theory, Common Sense, and Research. New York: Continuum, 2004., Richard Pring

Annotation: Argues for curriculum theorists to ground their theoretical work in curriculum practice; analyzes the work of Hirst, Young, and Bernstein; suggests that practical matters in curriculum have elements related to practical reasoning rather than to concepts describing the curriculum itself.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors

Roby, Thomas, "Curriculum as the School Experience of Great Teaching or Why Joe Schwab Will Become the Greatest Teacher I Know," pp. 49-52 in Lynn W. Burlbaw, ed., Curriculum History, 1998. College Station, TX: Society for the Study of Curriculum History, Texas A&M University, 1998., Thomas Roby

Annotation: Provides a former student's view of Joseph Schwab's approach to teaching and curriculum.

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 Professors, Curriculum History

Roby, Thomas W., IV, "What to Do about Joseph Schwab and the Rabbis," Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 1(February, 2005).* Available online: http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/jaaacs/vol1/roby.htm, Thomas W. Roby IV

Annotation: Reviews Schwab's six papers on The Practical and tapes of his seminars on Jewish education (newly discovered); documents the author's connection with Schwab; reviews Block's book on Schwab's debt to Judaic thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Professors, Literature of Curriculum

Rosales-Dordelly, Carmen L., and Edmund C. Short, Curriculum Professors' Specialized Knowledge . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985., Carmen L. Rosales-Dordelly and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Reports a study of curriculum knowledge deemed significant by professors of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Rugg, Harold, American Life and the School Curriculum: Next Steps Toward Schools of Living. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1936., Harold Rugg

Annotation: Reviews in detail the history of United States curriculum within the context of social changes; purposes a new educational program: a school of living.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, 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: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Frameworks

Ruzgar, M. Emir,"On Matters that Matter in Curriculum Studies: An Interview with Ian Westbury," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 50(6, 2018), 670-684., M. Emir Ruzgar

Annotation: Gives Westbury's perspectives on the history of 1) the crisis in the curriculum field; 2) Schwab's contributions on curriculum as a field of deliberative practice;3) Didaktik; 4) liberal education vs general education; and 5) assessment within the curriculum -- includes among many insights not previously shared.

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

Schubert, William H., "Sensibility and Imagination: Curriculum Contributionns of Elliot W. Eisner, pp. 17-32 in P. Bruce Uhrmacher and Jonathan Matthews, eds., Intricate Palette: Working the Ideas of Elliot Eisner. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education/Merrill, 2005., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Identifies Eisner's writings and ideas that have influenced curriculum studies and related fields; personal influences are mentioned as well.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Art Education

Schubert, William H., "Sources of Wonder that Keep the Professoriate Alive and Relevant," The Sophist's Bane, 4(Spring, 2008), 11-19., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Highlights some personally preferred concepts of meaningful curriculum and mentions related resources.

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

Schubert, William H., "The Curriculum-Curriculum: Experiences in Teaching Curriculum," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 5(No. 1, 2003), 9-21., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Dicusses ways the author has approached his teaching of curriculum studies over the years and gives his view of his own educational journey in the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, "Teaching Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Summer, 1982), 97-111.*, William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Schubert

Annotation: Reports a dialogue on two persons' approaches to teaching curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Schubert, William H., Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, Leslie Herzog, George Posner, and Craig Kridel, "A Genealogy of Curriculum Researchers," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 8(Spring, 1988), 137-183., William H. Schubert, Ann Lynn Schubert, Leslie Herzog, George Posner, and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Shows doctoral advisors and students for an array of curriculum scholars and researchers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Practical 4: Something for Curriculum Professors to Do," Curriculum Inquiry, 13(Fall, 1983), 239-265.*, Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Describes curriculum decision-making committees and processes and the role of the chair; urges professors to train curriculum leaders as chairs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Sears, James T., "The Curriculum Worker as a Public Intellectual," pp. 1-13 in Ruben A. Gaztambide-Fernanadez and James T. Sears, eds., Curriculum Worker as a Public Moral Enterprise. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004., James T. Sears

Annotation: Traces efforts to link curriculum theory work to curriculum action work; urges speaking to the public on curriculum and related issues about needed action; other chapters of this book give examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Professors

Short, Edmund C., and Leonard J. Waks, eds., Leaders in Curriculum Studies: Intellectual Self-Portraits. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009., Edmund C. Short and Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Contains 18 essays by late 20th century curriculum scholars describing their own paths into the field of Curriculum Studies, their major contributions to the field, and their assessments of the state of the field over the last several decades.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors

Shulman, Lee S., "Joseph Jackson Schwab: 1909-1988," pp. 452-468 in Edward Shils, ed. Remembering the University of Chicago: Teachers, Scientists, and Scholars. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1991., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Presents an analytic biography of Schwab's professional life and contributions as teacher and scholar.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Slattery, Patrick, "Committing to Critical Inquiry: Curriculum Studies and Social Consequences of Value," Journal of Critical Inquiry into Curriculum and Instruction, 3(Spring, 2001), 43-45., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Urges curriculum scholars to speak and write with a critical prophetic voice; gives examples--Huebner and others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Professors

Smith, Mark K., "Curriculum Theory and Practice," The Encyclopedia of Informal Education, 1996, 2000. www.infed.org/biblio/b-curricu.htm, Mark K. Smith

Annotation: Stipulates four ways of conceiving curriculum and its contexts (as knowledge to be transmitted, as end- product, as process, as praxis); reviews work of curriculum theorists in relation to each of these; discusses these ideas in relation to informal education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum History

Sosniak, Lauren A., "The Generalist Educator: Making a Mark in Curriculum Studies," pp. 108-121 in David T. Hansen, Mary Erina Driscoll, and Rene V. Arcilla, eds., A Life in Classrooms: Philip W. Jackson and the Practice of Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2007., Lauren A. Sosniak

Annotation: Presents a summary of Philip W. Jackson's key curriculum ideas and their place in the field of Curriculum Studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum as Environment

Taba, Hilda, "General Techniques of Curriculum Planning," pp. 80-115 in Nelson B. Henry, ed., American Education in the Postwar Period - Part 1 - Curriculum Reconstruction. 44th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1945., Hilda Taba

Annotation: Presents a "short course" on the topic and covers matters ranging from the sources of curriculum, to formulating objectives, to selection of curriculum experiences, to organizing them, to planning units of study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Tahirsylaj, Armend, Kai Niebert, and Richard Duschl,"Curriculum and Didaktik in 21st Century: Still Divergent or Converging?, European Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2(No. 2, 2015), 262-281., Armend Tahirsylaj, Kai Niebert, and Richard Duschl

Annotation: Discusses and compares the U.S. concept of curriculum and the German/European concept of didaktik; analyzes dialogues between theorists about these two concepts and changes brought about by national standards and assessment policies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Professors, Discourse Analysis

Taubman, Peter, "What is to Be Done in the Age of Accountability?" pp. 1-13 in Sheri Leafgren, Brian D. Schultz, Michael P. O'Malley, Larry Johnson, Jeanne F. Brady, and Audrey M. Dentith, eds., The Articulation of Curriculum and Pedagogy for a Just Society: Advocacy, Artistry, and Activism. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2007., Peter Taubman

Annotation: Urges that professors of education not only resist accountability ideologies through their scholarly work but also that they refuse to comply with mandates related to this ideology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Professors

Torres, Carlos Alberto, "Interview with Henry A. Giroux," pp. 129-157 in Carlos Alberto Torres, Education, Power, and Personal Biography: Dialogues with Critical Educators. New York: Routledge, 1998., Carlos Alberto Torres

Annotation: Offers personal refections by Giroux on his own life and professional work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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

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

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

Tyler, Ralph W., "Charles Hubbard Judd: As I Came to Know Him," Teaching Education, 1(February, 1987), 19-24., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Gives a personal view of Judd by this student of Judd.

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, Curriculum Professors

Virtue, David C., "Remembering Gordon Vars," Middle School Journal, 43(March, 2012), 5., David C. Virtue

Annotation: Presents a tribute to middle school proponent Gordon Vars upon his death.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Middle School Curriculum

Willis, George, and William H. Schubert, ed., Reflections from the Heart of Educational Inquiry: Understanding Curriculum and Teaching through the Arts. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991., George Willis and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Gives 33 views and illustrations from leading curriculum theorists of how the arts afffect teaching, curriculum, and inquiry on curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Art Education

Wolfe, Michael P., and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of a Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002, Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor

Annotation: Presents 14 articles on various modes of scholarship (from action research to critical to mytho-poetic, to bigraphical to hermenuetic and more) written in personal and autobiographical form by authors who practice these modes of scholarship; these essays honor Nelson Haggerson as a multifaceted curriculum scholar and bring aspects of his life and work to public view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Wraga, William, "Curriculum Theory and Development and Public Policy Making," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 3(Summer, 2006), 83-87., William Wraga

Annotation: Sets an agenda for the academic curriculum field: renew its commitment to public curriculum matters; provide curriculum leaders with conceptual tools for coping with public curriculum problems; and offer practical recommendations for resolving such problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Knowledge Linkage

Wraga, William G., "A Historical Reconstruction of the Work of the National Society for the Study of Education's Committee on Curriculum-Making," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 48(Issue 5, 2016), 565-588., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Presents a detailed study of the Committee and its work between 1924 and the publication of its report in the 1927 NSSE Yearbook; reconsiders whether it actually came to a consensus on principles of curriculum-making as its report says was its purpose; reactions found in later curriculum texts and by later professors are included.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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 Professors

Wraga, William G., "Arresting the Decline in Integrity of Curriculum Studies in the United States," pp. 99-110 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Argues that the scholarly field of Curriculum Studies has lost its integrity because it has focused on theoretical issues rather than on the needs of its constituents to enhance 1) curriculum development and the insights of curriculum practice, 2) the experiences of students, and 3) curriculum policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Knowledge Generation

Wraga, William G., and Peter Hlebowitsh, "Toward a Renaissance in Curriculum Theory and Development in the U.S. A.," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 35(July, 2003), 425-437., William G. Wraga and Peter Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Offers ways to revitalize curriculum theory and development; three responses follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors

Zhang, Hua, "William F. Pinar's Contributions to the World Curriculum Field," pp. 187-193 in Mary Aswell Doll, ed., The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar. New York: Routledge, 2017., Hua Zhang

Annotation: Sums up Pinar's creative/intellectual and professional/personal contributions to the field of Curriculum Studies in general with some additional references to the Chinese and world-wide settings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, 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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Self-Knowledge