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Bain, Helen P., and J. Ronald Groseclose, "The Dissemination Dilemma and a Plan for Uniting Disseminators and Practitioners," Phi Delta Kappan, 61(October, 1979), 101-103., Helen P. Bain and J. Ronald Groseclose

Annotation: Offers a three-point plan for bringing research producers and users together involving three networks.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage

Brown, Stephen I., "Discovery and Teaching a Body of Knowledge," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(No. 3, 1976), 191-218., Stephen I. Brown

Annotation: Discusses the epistemological issues in knowing and teaching a body of disciplined knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Knowledge Linkage, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Davis, A. Brent, Dennis J. Sumara, and Thomas E. Kieren, "Cognition, Co-Emergence, Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 28(March-April, 1996), 151-169.*, A. Brent Davis, Dennis J. Sumara, and Thomas E. Kieren

Annotation: Illustrates a view that knowledge emerges in actions; sets forth an understanding of curriculum based on this view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Linkage

Deats, Tom, "Moving and Using Information," Teachers College Record, 75(February, 1974), 383-393., Tom Deats

Annotation: Discusses communication problems and competencies needed in an education information system such as ERIC.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Feller, Irwin, "Three Coigns on Diffusion Research," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(December, 1979), 293-312., Irwin Feller

Annotation: Analyzes the research on the process of diffusion of knowledge.

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

Firestone, William A., and Gretchen B. Rossman, "Exploring Organizational Approaches to Dissemination and Training," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 7(March, 1986), 303-330., William A. Firestone and Gretchen B. Rossman

Annotation: Reports how schools disseminate changes and provide related training.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Organization Theory, In-service Teacher Development

Furlough, Mike, "Open Access, Education Research, and Discovery," Teachers College Record, 112(October, 2010), 2623-2648., Mike Furlough

Annotation: Reviews studies on open access publication policies and researchers' understanding and use of such options in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage

Ganz, Carole, "Linkages Between Knowledge Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(June, 1980), 591-612., Carole Ganz

Annotation: Describes what is known on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Gideonse, Hendrik D., "Blackwell's Commentaries, Engineering's Handbooks, and Merck's Manuals: What Would a Teacher's Equivalent Be?" Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 8(Fall, 1986), 316-323., Hendrik D. Gideonse

Annotation: Discusses the need for and use of practitioner-oriented handbooks in each curriculum subject area, their contents, and issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Practical Knowledge

Gough, David A., "User-Led Reviews of Research Knowledge: Enhancing Relevance and Reception," pp. 126-139 in Elizabeth M. Banister, Bonnie J. Leadbeater, and E. Anne Marshall, eds., Knowledge Translation in Context: Indigenous, Policy, and Community Settings. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011., David A. Gough

Annotation: Describes a seven-step process for doing systematic reviews of research; also argues for user participation in reviewing research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Hess, Frederick, ed., When Research Matters: How Scholarship Influences Education Policy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2008., Frederick Hess

Annotation: Contains eleven articles summarizing and assessing the status of educational research and its use by policy-makers; takes up topics such as federal research organizations in education, NCLB, out-of-field teachers, public opinion, the courts, school administrator decision-making, demand for/consumers of/and political influence on educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study:
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Linkage

Huberman, A. Michael, Nanette S. Levinson, Ronald G. Havelock, and Pat L. Cox, "Interorganizational Arrangements: An Approach to Educational Practice Improvement," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 3(September, 1981), 5-22., A. Michael Huberman, Nanette S. Levinson, Ronald G. Havelock, and Pat L. Cox

Annotation: Describes how knowledge organizations are linked in attempts to improve educational practice.

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

Jackson, Philip W., "The Functions of Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 19(October, 1990), 3-9.*, Philip W. Jackson

Annotation: Gives a critique of Cronbach and Suppes (1969), a review of newer research methods in education, and a plea for researchers to communicate with various audiences for their work.

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

Johnson, Mauritz, "Appropriate Research Directions for Curriculum and Instruction," Curriculum Theory Network, 6(1971), 24-37.*, Mauritz Johnson

Annotation: Distinguishes technical and managerial processes and relates research variables to each of the 17 processes identified.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage

Kesson, Kathleen, "Curriculum Theory and Pedagogical Practice: Troubling the Split Between Idea and Lived Experience," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 1(Summer, 2004), 83-88., Kathleen Kesson

Annotation: Cautions against dichotomizing thought and practice (curriculum from pedagogy) and illustrates from personal experience the potential of trying to combine them and the difficulties inherent therein.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
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, Knowledge Linkage

Klein, Susan S., "A Framework for Redesigning an R & D-based National Education Dissemination System in the United States," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 13(March, 1992), 256-286., Susan S. Klein

Annotation: Poses a set of components which a redesigned system would have to embrace.

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

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

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

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

Leithwood, Kenneth A., "Curriculum Diffusion," pp. 1181-1183 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Kenneth A. Leithwood

Annotation: Defines curriculum diffusion and briefly cites research and criticism on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage

Love, John M., "Knowledge Transfer and Utilization in Education," pp. 337-386 in Edmund W. Gordon, ed., Review of Research in Education, 12,1985. Washington, DC: AERA, 1985., John M. Love

Annotation: Reviews conceptions of knowledge, transfer, and utilization; identifies several models of the overall process and several factors affecting it; discusses research on the problem; gives two case studies of knowledge utilization.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Linkage

Machlup, Fritz, Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance-Vol. II: The Branches of Learning. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982., Fritz Machlup

Annotation: Gives a comprehensive analysis and understanding of the utilization of various branches of knowledge through the structures of higher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Madey, Doren, L., A Study of the Relationship among Educational Linker Roles and Selected Linker Functions . Ph.D. Disssertation: Duke University, 1979., Doren L. Madey

Annotation: Presents research on linker roles and linker functions in knowledge dissemination.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage

Malin, Joel R., and Vijay Keshaorao Paralkar,"Educational Knowledge Brokerage and Mobilization: The Marshall Memo Case," International Journal of Educational Policy and Leadership, 12(No. 7, 2017), 1-20., Joel R. Malin and Vijay Keshaorao Paralkar

Annotation: Outlines a knowledge mobilization framework and uses it to analyze one case, the weekly online Marshall Memo; examines its purposes, contents, and subscribers' views; reports the types of sources included, methods of dissemination, meaningfulness to subscribers, and the nature of the entire process; also contains a good summary of the literature on knowledge brokerage, mobilization, and related topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Content Analysis
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

McFarland, Daniel, and Eric Klopfer, "Network Search: A New Way of Seeing the Educational Knowledge Domain," Teachers College Record, 112(October, 2010), 2669-2702., Daniel McFarland and Eric Klopfer

Annotation: Proposes a means by which educational knowledge can be structured and retrieved online to facilitate linkages and use.

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

Miech, Edward J., Bill Nave, and Frederick Mosteller, "The 20,000 Article Problem: How a Structured Abstract Can Help Practitioners Sort out Educational Research," Phi Delta Kappan, 86(January, 2005), 396-400., Edward J. Miech, Bill Nave, and Frederick Mosteller

Annotation: Proposes the use of a structured abstract in each research report (treating 9 or 10 common elements) for use in detecting the report's usefulness for the reader.

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: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Raizen, Senta A., "Dissemination Programs at the National Institute of Education: 1974-1979," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(December, 1979), 259-292., Senta A. Raizen

Annotation: Describes NIE's dissemination programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Statement of Agreement by Professionals in the Field of Educational Dissemination, Educational Researcher, 6(November, 1977), 3-4., Educationl Researcher

Annotation: Presents a concensus statement on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Rich, Robert F., "The Pursuit of Knowledge," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(September, 1979), 6-30.*, Robert F. Rich

Annotation: Gives the history of the production and utilization of knowledge from 17th century to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Rich, Robert F., and Neal M. Goldsmith, "The Management and Utilization of Research and Development," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 3(March, 1982), 415-436., Robert F. Rich and Neal M. Goldsmith

Annotation: Discusses the problems and means of managing the research and utilization of R & D efforts.

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

Robinson, Viviane M. J., "Methodology and the Reseachr-Practice Gap," Educational Researcher, 27(January-February, 1998), 17-26.*, Viviane M. J. Robinson

Annotation: Proposes a problem-based methodology of research in which practices are treated as solutions to practical problems and explained by inquiry into the problem-solving processes that gave rise to them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Linkage

Sieber, Sam D., "Trends in Diffusion Research: Knowledge Utilization," Viewpoints, 50(No. 3, 1974), 61-81., Sam D. Sieber

Annotation: Reports trends related to diffusion of research knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum Implementation

Sieber, Sam, Karen Seashore Louis, and Toya Metzger, The Use of Educational Knowledge . Final Report, U.S. Office of Education, 1972. Contract No. OEC-0-70-4930., Sam Sieber, Karen Seashore Louis, and Toya Metzger

Annotation: Gives the final report of a USOE study of knowledge utilization in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Silverman, Robert J., "Commitments of Editors in Education," The Educational Forum, 44(January, 1980), 231-242., Robert J. Silverman

Annotation: Reports a study of journal types and editor types in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Linkage

Silverman, Robert J., "Diffusion of Educational Knowledge through Journals: Gatekeepers' Selection Criteria," Viewpoints in Teaching and Learning, 54(April, 1978), 1-22., Robert J. Silverman

Annotation: Explains the processes of knowledge dissemination through refereed journals.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Literature of Curriculum

Silverman, Robert J., "Marketing Scholarship: Strategies of Persuasion," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 3(June, 1982), 503-520., Robert J. Silverman

Annotation: Discusses how research finds its audience.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Utilization

Skilbeck, Malcolm, "Curriculum Development--from RDD to RED: Review, Evaluate, Develop," pp. 251-276 in John Nisbet, Jacquetta Megarry, and Stanley Nisbet, eds., Research, Policy, and Practice: World Yearbook of Education 1985 . London: Kogan Page, 1985., Malcolm Skilbeck

Annotation: Discusses the shift in curriculum development from one perspective (research, development, dissemination) to another (review, evaluate, develop).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Linkage

Stiegelbauer, Suzanne M., "The Dimensions of Implementation: From Plans to Action," pp. 112-133 in Stephen P. Gordon, ed., Collaborative Action Research: Developing Professional Learning Communities. New York: Teachers College Press, 2008., Suzanne M. Stiegelbauer

Annotation: Gives a synthesis of research on the implementation process as it relates to action research projects; is cast in practical language.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Generation

Sudsawad, Pimjai, Knowledge Translation: Introduction to Models, Strategies, and Measures. Austin, TX: Southwestern Educational Development Laboratory, National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research, 2007., Pimjai Sudsawad

Annotation: Defines knowledge translation and provides six models of knowledge translation; discusses the effectiveness of knowledge translation strategies; reviews methods of measuring knowledge use; broadly applicable but treated in the context of the medical field.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

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

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

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

Willinsky, John, The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006., John Willinsky

Annotation: Provides a thorough analysis of the potential of on-line research publication and retrieval using new open access systems world-wide; makes the case for such systems and illustrates many of the needed elements that are already in place.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage

Wolgemuth, Jennifer R., Tyler Hicks, and Vonzell Agosto, "Unpacking Assumptions in Research Synthesis: A Critical Construct Synthesis Approach," Educational Researcher, 46(April, 2017), 131-139., Jennifer R. Wolgemuth, Tyler Hicks, and Vonzell Agosto

Annotation: Provides guidelines for synthesizing research focusing on the use of critical construct synthesis methods.

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

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