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Alvik, Trond, "Some Terminological and Conceptual Considerations Concerning Curriculum Problems," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(Spring, 1970), 58-68.*, Trond Alvik

Annotation: Distinguishes between curriculum and didactics and betweeen curriculum and instruction, among other concepts, from a Danish perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Angulo Rasco, Jose Felix, "In Search of the Lost Curriculum," pp. 137-155 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Rasco Angulo and Jose Felix

Annotation: Reviews concepts and rationales related to curriculum, curriculum purposes, and curriculum content; raises questions about the concept of a curriculum canon.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Anyon, Jean, "Adequate Social Science, Curriculum Investigations, and Theory," Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 34-37., Jean Anyon

Annotation: Argues that social science should be empirically grounded, theoretically explanatory, and socially critical; sets criteria for adequate curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Aoki, Ted T., "Signs of Vitality in Curriculum Scholarship," CSSE News, 13(January, 1986), 2-5., Ted T. Aoki

Annotation: Gives remarks made May 28, 1985, at CACS/CSSE Conference, Montreal, upon receipt of CACS's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Canadian Curriculum Theory and Practice.

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

Apple, Michael W., "There is a River: James B. Macdonald and Curricular Tradition," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 9-18. Revised as Ch 3 in his Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Provides a tribute to Macdonald's contributions to the curriculum field.

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

Aronowitz, Stanley, and Henry A. Giroux, "Curriculum Theory and the Language of Possibility," pp. 139-162 in Stanley Aronowitz and Henry A. Giroux, Education Under Siege . South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1985.*, Stanley Aronowitz and Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Advocates linking cultural politics and the language of critique and possibility to curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum and Politics

Atkins, Elaine, "Reframing Curriculum Theory in Terms of Interpretation and Practice, A Hermeneutical Approach," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20 (September-October, 1988), 437-448., Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Discusses the hermeneutical approach to curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Autio, Tero, Subjectivity, Curriculum, and Society: Between and Beyond German Didaktik and Anglo-American Curriculum Studies. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006., Tero Autio

Annotation: Traces the intellectual contributions to the instrumentalist values underlying the dominant curriculum discourse of the 20th century; notes that both the Didaktik and American curriculum traditions fall within this instrumentalist ideology; quotes dozens of thinkers including Descarte, Weber, Calvin, Locke, Kant, and Tyler.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Au, Wayne, "The Long March Toward Revitalization: Developing Standpoint in Curriculum Studies," Teachers College Record, 114(No. 5, 2012), 1-30., Wayne Au

Annotation: Describes standpoint theory as applied to curriculum and curriculum inquiry.

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

Barone, Thomas E., "Insinuated Theory from Curricula-in-Use," Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 38-43. Reprinted pp. 51-60 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Envisions a kind of curriculum theory that portrays what really happens in a setting and provides critiques to the practitioners.

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

Barrow, Robin, "Curriculum Theory and Values," pp. 110-117 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Notes the value issues involved in doing curriculum theorizing about practical curriculum questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Barrow, Robin, Giving Teaching Back to Teachers: A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory . London, Ontario: Althouse Press, 1984., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Critiques prevailing views of curriculum theory, the curriculum itself, and curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation

Beattie, Catherine, "Action Research: A Practice in Need of Theory," pp. 110-120 in Geoffrey Milburn, Ivor F. Goodson, and Robert J. Clark, eds., Re-Interpreting Curriculum Research: Images and Arguments . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1989., Catherine Beattie

Annotation: Discusses the nature of theory needed within action research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Beauchamp, George A., "A Hard Look at Curriculum," Educational Leadership, 35 (February, 1978), 404-409., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Examines curriculum design, planning, development, improvement, implementation, and evaluation as they relate to curriculum theory and definitions.

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

Beauchamp, George A., "Basic Components of a Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Theory Network, 10(Fall, 1972), 16-22., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Analyzes the basic components of curriculum theory; critiques of this article appear in CTN (No. 1, 1973-74), 56-59.

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

Beauchamp, George A., Curriculum Theory , 4th Edition. Itasca, IL: Peacock, 1981., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Provides an extended analysis of curriculum theory and theory building and offers a theory of his own; describes curriculum design, engineering, values in curriculum, and curriculum as a field of study.

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

Beauchamp, George A., "Curriculum Theory: Meaning, Development, and Use," Theory into Practice, 21 (Winter, 1982), 23-27., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Defines curriculum theory and describes how to build theory; discusses functions of curriculum theory; draws on ideas from his 1981 book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Ben-Peretz, Miriam, Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009., Miriam Ben-Peretz

Annotation: Gives background of current global changes in demographics, economics, information transfer, and the environment that educational policy-makers must take into account; relates three domains (curriculum, teaching, teacher education) to policy-making in education; describes the author's experiences in education policy-making in Israel along with other examples; presents principles of policy-making in education and proposes a practical four-phase model of policy-making in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
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

Berry, Kathleen, "Creative Curriculum: The Mythological Roots," WCCI Forum, IV(December, 1990), 70-76.*, Kathleen Berry

Annotation: Contrasts mythos and logos as orientations for curriculum thought, language, and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Beyer, Landon E., "The Reconstruction of Knowledge and Educational Studies," Journal of Education, 168(No. 2, 1986), 113-135.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Traces the epistemological foundations of educational theory and the current reorientation in inquiry in teacher education and curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
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, Teacher Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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

Boomer, Garth, "Space and Meta-Space," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 57-59., Garth Boomer

Annotation: Complains about the direction being taken in curriculum theorizing that omits the teacher as theorizer.

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

Bowers, C. A., "Toward an Eco-Justice Pedagogy," Educational Studies, 32(Winter, 2001), 401-416., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Argues for a conception of curriculum (eco-justice) that helps students recognize and criticize root metaphors in contemporary culture (progress, anthopocentrism, individualism) and replace them with ones based on a root metaphor of ecology; critiques Giroux, McLaren, Freire.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Brady, Patrick, "Chasing Ghosts out of the Machine: A Deconstruction of Some Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 64-67., Patrick Brady

Annotation: Responds to articles in May 1984 issue on curriculum theory.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "Components and Constraints of Curriculum Research," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(Spring, 1970), 16-31.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Poses four components of a theory of curriculum: objectives, relation between input and outcomes, inputs, rules for sequencing; states cultural constraints; and discusses uses of schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Content Selection and Organization

Broudy, Harry S., "Philosophy and Curriculum," pp. 59-71 in Philosophy and Education, Proceedings of the International Seminar, March 23-25, 1966, Toronto, Ontario: OISE, 1967.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Clarifies meanings of terms such as curriculum, program of studies, subjects, etc.; curriculum outcomes; uses of knowledge in curriculum, and explores other applications ofk philosophy to curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Brown, Theodore M., "How Fields Change: A Critique of the 'Kuhnian' View," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 3(Winter, 1981), 5-13., Theodore M. Brown

Annotation: Critiques Thomas S. Kuhn's view of paradigm and its application in curriculum theorizing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
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, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Carr, Wilfred, "Educational Theory and its Relation to Educational Practice," pp. 100-109 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Describes the evolution of five approaches to educational theory: common-sense, philosophical, applied science, practical, and critical.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, 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, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History

Cary, Lisa J., "From Currere to Curriculum Spaces," pp. 133-138 in Lisa J. Cary, Curriculum Spaces: Discourse, Postmodern Theory, and Educational Research. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Lisa J. Cary

Annotation: Sums up the basis of the author's Curriculum Space Research Theory that is explained in detail throughout her book and that highlights the curriculum issue: "the way we know what we know."

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Chambers, John H., "The Many Different Types of Theory which Underpin the Study of Education," Educational Foundations , 4(Fall, 1990), 79-102.*, John H. Chambers

Annotation: Distinguishes fourteen kinds of theory in eight categories and gives examples in education for each.

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

Chen, Der-Thanq, Li-Yi Wang, and Wei-Lang Neo, "School-Based Curriculum Development Toward a Culture of Learning: Nonlinearity in Practice," British Journal of Educational Studies, 63(2,2015),213-228., Der-Thanq Chen, Li-Yi Wang, and Wei-Lang Neo

Annotation: Analyzes focus group discussions of school-based curriculum development in six schools in Singapore; proposes a framework based on a culture of learning model and identifies five constituent themes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "What is Curriculum Theory? A Special Problem in Social Theory," Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 28-33., Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: Discusses the necessity of ethical criteria in doing theorizing about curriculum improvement.

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

Cheverst, W. J., "The Role of the Metaphor in Educational Thought: An Essay in Content Analysis," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 4(May, 1972), 71-82., W. J. Cheverst

Annotation: Reports a content analysis of British documents on primary education regarding an array of educational metaphors.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Chin, Robert, and Loren Downey, "Changing Change: Innovating a Discipline," pp. 513-529 in Robert M. W. Traners, ed., Second Handbook of Research on Teaching . Chicago: Rand McNally, 1973.*, Robert Chin and Loren Downey

Annotation: Summarizes conceptual models of change and approaches to defining change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Confrey, Jere, "The Lure of the Practical," Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Science, 7 (No. 1 & 2, 1982), 109-138.*, Jere Confrey

Annotation: Argues for merging theory and practice and draws implications that contrast with those derived from a separation of theory and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Teacher Education, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Philosophical Schools

Connelly, F. Michael, and Shijing Xu, "The Landscape of Curriculum and Instruction: Diversity and Continuity," pp 514-533 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., F. Michael Connelly and Shijing Xu

Annotation: Reflects on the content and significance of all the chapters in the Handbook; summarizes the current state-of-the-field of curriculum studies in its historical context and in relation to the 1992 Handbook; highlights global and comparative curriculum work.

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: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Conran, Patricia C., and George A. Beauchamp, "A Causal Model in Curriculum Research: An Aid to Theory Building," Educational Leadership, 32(March, 1975), 392-397., Patricia C. Conran and George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Describes the role of causal investigations in building curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Cornbleth, Catherine, "Curriculum In and Out of Context," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 3(Winter, 1988), 85-96., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum without isolating it from its structural and systemic contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Change,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Cross, Beverly E., "Personal Theorizing through Action Research: Toward an Emerging Epistemology of Practical Curriculum Inquiry." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April, 1995.*, Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Reports a qualitative study of teachers' personal theorizing on curriculum and related practices.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Daniels, Le Roi B., and Jerrold Coombs, "The Concept of Curriculum," pp. 251-258 in Donald B. Cochrane and Martin Schiralli, eds., Philosophy of Education: Canadian Perspectives . Don Mills, Ontario: Collier Macmillan Canada, 1982.*, Le Roi B. Daniels and Jerrold Coombs

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of curriculum as used in ordinary language as well as in the domain of curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Deets, Jennifer, "Maps and Curriculum Decision Making," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 359-371., Jennifer Deets

Annotation: Explicates Foshay's curriculum matrix, comparing it to a map, and provides some commentary from interviews with Foshay.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
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

Deng, Zongyi, "Bringing Curriculum Theory and Didactics Together: A Deweyan Approach," Pedagogy, Cutlure, and Society, 24(Issue 1, 2016),75-99., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Recaps the perspectives of these two seemingly incompatible schools of thought and demonstrates how they may be brought together in the context of Chinese curriculum reform via Schwab's deliberative theory.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation

Deng, Zongyi, "Constructing 'Powerful' Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 53(2, 2021), 179-196., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Examines the theories of content in Schwab (1973) and in Klafki (2000) and posits that a combination of both conceptions of content can powerfully embrace our planning and classroom teaching; also explicates how this approach to theory construction meets practical needs of educators for a powerful discipline of educational knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

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

Deng, Zongyi, "The Practical, Curriculum, Theory and Practice: An International Dialogue on Schwab's The 'Practical 1'," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 45(No.5, 2013), 583-190., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Introduces five articles by Connelly, Westbury, Deng, Kunzli, and Biesta that discuss the relevance and significance of Schwab's ideas in his "Practical 1" article forty years after its first appearance; a reprint of this article is provided; each of the essays emphasizes particular aspects of Schwab's article and interprets his ideas in the contemporary world of education.

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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Dillon, J. T., "The Questions of Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 41(June, 2009), 343-359., J. T. Dillon

Annotation: Stipulates a scheme of questions concerning the nature, elements, and practice of curriculum based on Schwab's conception of curriculum; elucidates this scheme of questions in relation to those generated by other curriculum theorists.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation

Dimitriadis, Greg, and George Kamberelis, Theory for Education. New York: Routledge, 2006., Greg Dimitriadis and George Kamberelis

Annotation: Presents sketches of the intellectual contributions of 23 twentieth century theorists (mostly outside of eduction) whose work have had implications for education; de Saussure, Bourdieu, Derrida, Foucoult, Freire, Vygotsky, and others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Dobson, Russell L., and Judith Dobson, "Curriculum Theorizing," The Educational Forum, 51(Spring, 1987), 275-284.*, Russell L. Dobson and Judith Dobson

Annotation: Anayzes the uses of the expression "curriculum theorizing."

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

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

Doll, William E., Jr., "A Structural View of Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 18(December, 1979), 336-348.*, William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Distinguishes among Goodlad's behaviorist, humanist, and ecological models of curriculum and Doll's structuralist model of curriculum.

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

Doll, William E., Jr., "Complexity and the Culture of Curriculum," Educational Philosophy and Theory, 40(February, 2008), 190-212., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Traces the culture within which curriculum design has been conceived historically; also draws implications from chaos and complexity sciences of the development of new forms of curriculum design and teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Doll, William E., Jr., "The Culture of Method," pp. 21-75 in William E. Doll, Jr., M. Jayne Fleener, Donna Trueit, and John St. Julien, eds., Chaos, Complexity, Curriculum, and Culture: A Conversation. New York: Peter Lang, 2005.*, William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Traces the history of eductional methods from Ramus to Comenius to scientific methods and their appearance in education; proposes a new conception of education method for curriculum design and instruction that is dynamic, transformative, interactive, and practical.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
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, Conceptions of Teaching, Curriculum as Experience, Teaching/Learning Process, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Duncan, James K., and Jack R. Faymier, "Explorations in the Systematic Study of Curriculum," Theory into Practice, 6(October, 1967), 180-199.*, James K. Duncan and Jack R. Faymier

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum with actors, artifacts, and operations as essential elements.

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

Easly, J. A., "The Natural Sciences and Educational Research--A Comparison," The High School Journal, 50(October, 1966), 39-50.*, J. A. Easly

Annotation: Describes scientific educational research stressing the exploratory method in curriculum and instruction.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Eaton, Paul WIlliam, and Petra Munro Hendry, "Mapping Curricular Assemblages," Teachers College Record, 121(11, 2019)., Paul William Eaton and Petra Munro Hendry

Annotation: Offers a model of curriculum that, in contrast to inducting students into realms of knowledge, considers curriculum as continuous discovery, experiencing, thinking through embodying, and plugging into exchanges of communications among people, actions, and entities; draws on a reading of Deleuze and Guattari (1987).

Broad Topical Focus: 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 as Experience

Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, and Patrick Roberts, "Curriculum Theory and Practice: Searching for the Secret of Historic Tension," pp. 1-17 in Lesley Coia and others, eds., Democratic Responses in an Era of Standardization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2004., Susan Huddleston Edgerton and Patrick Roberts

Annotation: Analyzes the criticism of reconcepualized curriculum theory given by William Wraga in his 1999 Educational Researcher article; a response by Wraga follows on pp. 18-25.

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-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Editors, "Curriculum verses Didaktik Revisited: Toward Transnational Curriculum Theory," Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy 1(January, 2015)., Editors

Annotation: Introduces a series of articles that address various issues in curriculum theory, such as: curriculum vs Didaktik, the history of curriculum theory work in various countries, epistemic issues, deliberative vs other approaches, and globalization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Egan, Kieran, The Future of Education: Reimagining Our Schools from the Ground Up. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Envisions an approach to teaching, curriculum, and schooling that focuses on accumulating five cognitive tools: somatic, mythic, romantic, philosophic,and ironic understandings; presents an imaginative future history from the years 2010-2060 of how changes from current practices to the ideal (called Imaginative Education) might occur.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Frameworks

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Theory and the Concept of Educational Milieu," High School Journal, 51(December, 1967), 132-146., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Discusses what a scientific curriculum theory would include; analyzes the curriculum within its educational milieu.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., "No Easy Answers: Joseph Schwab's Contributions to Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 201-210., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes the effects of Schwab's ideas of the practical on curriculum theory and inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "The Curriculum Field Today: Where We Are, Where We Were, and Where We Are Going," pp. 1-20 in his The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1979.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reviews the state of curriculum including testing, theorizing, evaluation, and new models for these and other curriculum thinking.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Elliott, David L., and Arthur W. Foshay, "Chart or Charter: Recent Development in Educational Discourse," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 233-244.*, David L. Elliott and Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Summarizes the place of theory in three stages of research and defines theory and various approaches to theory-making.

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

Elliott, John, "From 'Human Capital' Theory to "Capability Theory" as a Driver of Curriculum Reform," pp. 142-165 in Bridget Somekh and Thomas A. Schwandt, eds., Knowledge Production: Research Work in Interesting Times. New York: Routledge, 2007, John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts and combines elements of Sen's "capability theory' and Dewey's evaluative reasoning to posit a functional curriculum theory that replaces an objectives model with a process model.

Broad Topical Focus: 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 Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Ergas, Oren, "Knowledge and the Curriculum in TIme and Space," pp. 91-121 in Oren Ergas, Reconstructing 'Education' through Mindful Attention: Positioning the Mind at the Center Of Curriculum and Pedagogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017., Oren Ergas

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of knowledge as it is recently found in the curriculum; analyzes what is thereby left out of the curriculum; demonstrates features of curriculum in space and curriculum in time; presents a basis for including both an outer curriculum (knowledge) and an inner curriculum (of self-thought).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Faix, Thomas L, Toward a Science of Curriculum: Strutural-Functional Analysis as a Conceptual System for Theory and Research. Disssertation, University of Wisconsin, 1964., Thomas L. Faix

Annotation: Draws on structural-functional analysis from the social sciences to explicate an approach to creating scientific theory in the the field of curriculum; provides a thorough and lucid treatment of all topics addressed; serves as an historical summary of the status (as of 1964) of this type of analysis and its use as a model for curriculum; deals with concepts of curriculum phenomena, curriculum system, its elements, its structure, its functions, and its processes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Concpetual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Fleener, M. Jayne, "Curriculum Dynamics," pp. 163-180 in her Curriculum Dynamics: Recreating Heart. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., M. Jayne Fleener

Annotation: Draws implications from postmodern logics for ways of seeing curriculum in line with Doll's (1993) conceptions; a following chapter deals with related issues in curriculum studies and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Fletcher, Scott, Education and Emancipation: Theory and Practice in a New Constellation. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Scott Fletcher

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques four classes of emancipatory educational theories (liberalism, critical theory, postmodernism, and care-based theories) and advocates a new constellation theory that mixes elements of the four.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Flinders, David J., and Geoffrey E. Mills, eds., Theory and Concepts in Qualitative Research: Perspectives from the Field. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993., David J. Flinders and Geoffrey E. Mills

Annotation: Questions and demonstrates the role of normative theory and concepts in 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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Foshay, Arthur, W. "The Curriculum Matrix - Further Thoughts," Thresholds in Education, 14(August, 1988), 8-10.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Modifies his earlier (1987) essay on the curriculum matrix.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix," pp. 11-15 in Arthur W. Foshay, The Curriculum: Purpose, Substance, Practice. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Presents an updated description of a three dimensional matrix representing the interactions in curriculum among purposes, substance, and practical aspects; six chapters follow, each taking up the curriculum related to one of the six purposes given in the matrix.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix," The Educational Forum, 51(Summer, 1987), 341-353.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Posits a curriculum matrix composed of three parts-- substance, purpose, and practice--each with several subparts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Frelin, Anneli, "Curriculum, Didaktik, and Professional Teaching: Conceptual Contributions from the Intersections of Curriculum Studies in an Age of 'Crisis' in Education," pp 645-662 in Joao M. Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016., Anneli Frelin

Annotation: Discusses both the Anglo-Saxon conception of Curriculum Studies and the German/European conception of the Didaktik tradition; notes the role of the teacher in these two traditions; raises questions regarding the teaching profession in light of these traditions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Conceptions of Teaching, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Professionalization in Curriculum, Teacher Education

Garman, Noreen, "Curriculum Leaders as Public Intellectuals in an Impoverished Landscape," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 3(Summer, 2006), 73-78., Noreen Garman

Annotation: Argues that curriculum leaders should become authors of a language that speaks truth to power rather than embracing or succumbing to a language of political bureau technology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, 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 Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum and Politics, Criticism of Schooling, Alternatives in Education, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Giroux, Henry A., "Critical Theory and Educational Practice," pp.7-41 in his Theory and Resistance in Education: A Pedagogy for the Opposition . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1983., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Gives history of the Frankfort School of critical theory, its critique of instrumental reasoning, and its critiques of culture and of depth psychology; draws implications for a critical theory of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Giroux, Henry A., "Curriculum Theory, Textual Authority, and the Role of Teachers as Public Intellectuals," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 5(Summer, 1990), 361-383., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Traces the relation bewteen discourse used in curriculum theory and practice and critiques the textual authority and political voice of teachers and the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Authority of Teacher, Curriculum and Politics, English, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Democratic Education, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Giroux, Henry A., "Dialectics and the Development of Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Summer, 1980), 27-36. Reprinted pp. 113-126 in his Ideology, Culture, and the Process of Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1981., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Describes the role of curriculum theory as a vehicle for critique and vision and the use of the concept of dialectic in renewing its power; discusses totality, mediation, appropriation, and transcendence as categories of dialectic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation

Giroux, Henry A., "Language, Difference, and Curriculum Theory: Beyond the Politics of Clarity," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 219-227., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Calls for curriculum discourse that takes differences in power, language, and feminist thinking into account.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, 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 and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Goff, Katherine E., "Chaos, Collaboration, and Curriculum: A Deliberative Process," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 14(Fall, 1998), 29-42.*, Katherine E. Goff

Annotation: Creates a basis for the curriculum development process in chaos theory.

Broad Topical Focus: 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 Deliberation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Goodlad, John I., "Curriculum as a Field of Study," pp. 1141-1144 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Sums up curriculum as a field of study and its limited contributions to date.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Goodman, Jesse, "Towards a Discourse of Imagery: Critical Curriculum Theorizing," The Educational Forum, 56(Spring, 1992), 269-289.*, Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Contrasts discourse of criticism, discourse of possibility, and discourse of critical imagery and argues that advantage of critical imagery.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Goodson, Ivor, "On Understanding Curriculum: The Alienation of Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(October, 1987), 41-47.*, Ivor Goodson

Annotation: Addresses the discontinuity between curriculum theory and curriculum practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Goodson, Ivor, "Subjects for Study: Aspects of a Social History of Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 15(October-December, 1983), 391-408. A later version appears as "Subjects for Study," pp. 343-367 in Ivor Goodson, ed., Social Histories of the Secondary Curriculum: Subjects for Study. London: Falmer Press, 1985., Ivor Goodson

Annotation: Analyzes some aspects of histories of curriculum subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Secondary School Curriculum

Gough, Noel, "School-based Curriculum Development: Whither Curriculum Theory?" Curriculum Perspectives, 2(October, 1981), 41-45.*, Noel Gough

Annotation: Gives a theory of school-based curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Gough, Noel, "Understanding Curriculum Systems," pp. 47 -69 in James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999.*, Noel Gough

Annotation: Contrasts curriculum documents of a factory system of education with the narrative efforts of a system drawing upon choas and complexity theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Green, Bill, "Introduction: Engaging Curriculum?" pp. 1-20 in Bill Green, Engaging Curriculum: Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide. New York: Routledge, 2018., Bill Green

Annotation: Reviews recent developments in the field of curriculum theory; gives the author's own view on those theories involving knowledge, ideology, and pedagogy; makes a case for the use of curriculum theory in studying the English subject curriculum; introduces the essays by the other authors in the book; discusses the verb and the noun forms of the term "engaging" in the book's title; the discussion is set in the context of the Australian curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquir--General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay; Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Frameworks, Content Selection and Organization

Green, BIll, Philip Roberts, and Marie Brennan, eds., Currciulum Chalenges and Opportunities in a Changing World. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021., Bill Green, Philip Roberts, and Marie Brennan

Annotation: Contains 20 articles related to presentations at the 2018 IAACS conference in Melbourne; treats topics such as colonialization of curriculum, knowledge in curriculum, and other contemporary issues in Curriculum Studies by international authors.

Broad Topical Focus: Currriculum as a Field of Practice and Stuidy
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry - Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collectionof Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Literature of Curriculum

Grimmett, Peter, and Mark Halvorson, "From Understanding Curriculum to Creating Curriculum: The Case of Co-Evolution of Re-conceptualized Design with Re-conceptualized Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 40(March, 2010),241-262., Peter Grimmett and Mark Halvorson

Annotation: Discusses the problem of design practice as it relates to curriculum design; notes the omission of reconceptualizing curriculum design in Pinar's Understanding Curriculum which the authors review.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Grollios, Georgios, Paulo Freire and the Curriculum. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2009., Georgios Grollios

Annotation: Gives a comprehensive analysis and elucidation of Freire's ideas on education and curriculum; examines the contexts in which his ideas were formulated and the settings in which he put them into practice; differentiates his perspective on curriculum planning from other historic and contemporary perspectives.

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, Teaching/Learning Process, Content Selection and Organization

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

Gutek, Gerald Lee, Philosophical and Ideological Voices in Education. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2004., Gerald Lee Gutek

Annotation: Catelogues seven philosophies of education, seven educational ideologies, and four theories of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Halpin, David, "Understanding Curriculum as Utopian Text," pp. 147-157 in Alex Moore, ed., Schooling, Soiety, and Curriculum. New York: Routledge, 2006., David Halpin

Annotation: Argues the importance of utopian curriculum theorizing that represents public hope; draws on Skilbeck and critical theorists in modeling rhetorics of persuasion associated with creating utopian visions of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
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 Theory Creation and Uses

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

Hameyer, Uwe, "Curriculum Theory," pp. 1265-1272 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Uwe Hameyer

Annotation: Notes in international contexts various conceptual models of curriculum, theories of curriculum legitimation, process theories of curriculum, structural curriculum theories, and theories of curriculum implementation.

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

Hameyer, Uwe, "Curriculum Theory," pp. 1348-1355 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Uwe Hameyer

Annotation: Reviews several kinds of curriculum theory in an international context -- conceptual models, theories of legitimization, process theories, structural theories, implementation theories, and related issues.

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

Hamm, Russell L., and Kenneth T. Henson, "Philosophy: Curriculum Source and Guide," Contemporary Education, 51(Spring, 1980), 147-150., Russell L. Hamm and Kenneth T. Henson

Annotation: Points out how philosophy contributes to curriculum theory by helping it to escape parochialism, dogmatism, fads, misunderstandings of meanings, and an unquestioning attitude.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Harris, Ilene B., "An Exploration of the Role of Theories in Communictaion for Guiding Practitioners," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Fall, 1985), 27-55., Ilene B. Harris

Annotation: Identifies and explains four types of theory (explanatory, doctrines, applied, practice) and analyzes the requirements of communication for expressing and guiding curriculum practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Utilization

Harris, Ilene B., "Communicating the Character of 'Deliberation'," Journal of Curriculum Studies , 18(April-June, 1986), 115-132.*, Ilene B. Harris

Annotation: Deals with the nature and uses of deliberation in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials,Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Hedley, W. Eugene, Freedom, Inquiry, and Language . Scranton, PA: International Textbook, 1968., W. Eugene Hedley

Annotation: Demonstates how freedom, inquiry, and language relate to curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses