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Adler, Susan, and Jesse Goodman, "Critical Theory as a Foundation for Methods Courses," Journal of Teacher Education, 37(July-August, 1986), 2-8., Susan Adler and Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Describes efforts to develop a social studies methods course linked to critical theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Social Studies

Anyon, Jean, "Ideology and United States History Textbooks," Harvard Educational Review, 49(August, 1979), 361-386., Jean Anyon

Annotation: Examines seventeen secondary level history textbooks and finds an ideology that serves the interests of only particular groups in society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Textbooks, Social Studies

Anyon, Jean, "Schools as Agencies of Social Legitimation," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 3(Summer, 1981), 86-103. Reprinted pp. 175-200 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Jean Anyon

Annotation: Documents social and economic stratification in students' experiences of school and in the content of the curriculum; draws implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Social Studies, Curriculum as Experience, Content Selection and Organization

Anyon, Jean, "Workers, Labor, and Economic History, and Textbook Content," pp. 37-60 in Michael W. Apple and Lois Weis, eds., Ideology and Practice in Schooling. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983., Jean Anyon

Annotation: Examines ideology present in history textbooks.

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

Apple, Michael W., Wayne Au, and Luis Armando Gandin, "Mapping Critical Education" pp.3-19 in Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au, and Luis Armando Gandin, eds., The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education. New York: Routledge, 2009., Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au, and Luis Armando Gandin

Annotation: Traces the purposes, history, and forms of critical education and pedagogy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Studies

Armbuster, Bonnie B., and Thomas H. Anderson, "Structures of Explanations in History Textbooks or So What if Governor Stanford Missed the Spike and Hit the Rail?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(April-June, 1984), 181-194., Bonnie B. Armbuster and Thomas H. Anderson

Annotation: Examines explanations of historical events in textbooks in terms of four frame questions (goal, plan, action, outcome) in order to locate weaknesses that may hinder learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Social Studies, Textbooks

Bohan, Chara Haeussler, "Early Vanguards of Progressive Education: The Committee of Ten, The Committee of Seven, and Social Education," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Fall, 2003), 73-94., Chara Haeussler Bohan

Annotation: Examines antecedents of the Progressive Education Association; clarifies the work of these two committees and their relation to the social studies curriculum.

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

Collection of Studies

Bowers, C. A., Critical Essays on Education, Modernity, and the Recovery of the Ecological Imperative. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Critiques the place of cultural literacy, educational computing, and the ecological perspective on education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Computers and Technology as Subjects, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Single Studies

Brophy, Jere, "The De Facto National Curriculum in U. S. Elementary Social Studies: Critique of a Representative Sample," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(September-October,1992), 401-447., Jere Brophy

Annotation: Gives a thorough analysis of the Silver Burdett and Ginn (1988) textbook series in social studies using a set of 71 questions arranged in 8 areas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Textbooks, Social Studies, Local Control of Schooling

Brown, Anthony L., and Keffrelyn D. Brown, "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Excavating Race and 'Enduring Racism' in U. S. Curriculum," Teachers College Record, 117(No.14, 2015), 103-130., Anthony L. Brown and Keffrelyn D. Brown

Annotation: Traces the evidence of racism in children's literature and U. S. History books; concludes that this evidence aligns with similar discourse in the wider society historically; much remains to be done to create curriculum that is humanizing for Black children and all others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum History, Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Studies, English

Carson, Terrance, "What Kind of Knowing Is Critical Action Research?" Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 167-173., Terrance Carson

Annotation: Presents an example of collaborative action research in peace education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Social Studies

Collection of Studies

Cornbleth, Catherine, ed., Invitation to Research in Social Education, Bulletin No. 77. Washington, DC: National Council for the Social Studies, 1986., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Describes several approaches to research in social education.

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

Single Studies

Dalton, Thomas H., The Challenge of Curriculum Innovation: A Study of Ideology and Practice. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1988., Thomas H. Dalton

Annotation: A two-year ethnographic study of curriculum change in "Geography for Young School Learners" in two UK schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Social Studies

Citations

Fallace, Thomas. "American Educators' Confrontation with Fascism," Educational Researcher, 47(January/February, 2018), 46-52., Thomas Fallace

Annotation: Reports a study of the views of American educators about European Fascism between WW I and WW II and its conception of education; draws on the literature by key American educators from 1922-1941; treats propaganda, indoctrination, relativity, and fake news in the media of that period with implications for current circumstances.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum and Politics, Social Studies, Democratic Education, Ideology and School Knowledge

Single Studies

Fallace, Thomas, "Did the Social Studies Really Replace History in American Secondary Schools?" Teachers College Record, 110(October, 2008) 2245-2270., Thomas Fallace

Annotation: Re-examines the question of what groups dominated the history/social studies curriculum design controversy during the early 20th century in the US; provides analyses of the Committee of 10, Committee of 7, and Committee on Social Studies reports.

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

Fallace, Thomas D., "The Origins of Classroom Deliberation: Democratic Education in the Shadow of Totalitarianism, 1938-1960," Harvard Educational Review, 86(Winter, 2016), 506-526., Thomas D. Fallace

Annotation: Traces references to the inclusion of social issues in the curriculum during this period; discusses the rationales put forth for such inclusion.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum History, Democratic Education, Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization

Fallace, Thomas D., "Tracing John Dewey's Influence on Progressive Education, 1903-1951: Toward a Received Dewey," Teachers College Record, 113(March, 2011), 463-492., Thomas D. Fallace

Annotation: Focuses on what Dewey's peers took from his ideas and used for their own purposes in shaping thought and practice in civic and social education--often in ways that conflicted with Dewey's actual statements; challenges the conventional understandings of social efficiency and social justice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Materials Development and Evaluation, Social Efficiency/Control

Field, Sherry L., "Teaching the Peace: Teachers and Curriculum, 1942-1945," pp. 363-386 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History Research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005., Sherry L. Field

Annotation: Describes ways schools during World War II taught about peace, democracy, international unity, and tolerance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Flinders, David J., "Teaching for Cultural Literacy: A Curriculum Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 11 (Summer, 1996), 351-366.*, David J. Flinders

Annotation: Gives an artistic criticism (a la Eisner) of two cases (poetry and social studies) of curriculum enactments.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, English

Foshay, Arthur W., "Aesthetics and History," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Spring, 1995), 191-206., Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Points out the features of history that have aesthetic dimensions of consequence for instruction in the history curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Social Studies, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Aesthetics Education

Foshay, Arthur Wellsley, "The Emotions and Social Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12(Summer, 1997), 356-366.*, Arthur Wellsley Foshay

Annotation: Shows how social studies can contribute to the development of mature emotions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Social Studies, Curriculum Integration, Psychology and Curriculum

Foster, Stuart, James W. Morris, and O. L. Davis, Jr., "Prospects for Teaching Historical Analysis and Interpretations: National Curriculum Standards for History Meet Current Curriculum Textbooks," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11(Summer, 1996), 367-385.*, Stuart Foster, James W. Morris, and O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Reports an analysis of four world history texts using standards of National Center for History in the Schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Textbooks, Social Studies, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Gandin, Luis Armando, "The Citizen School Project: Implementing and Recreating Critical Education in Porto Alegre, Brazil," pp. 341-353 in Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au, and Luis Armando Gandin, eds., The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education. New York: Routledge, 2009., Luis Armando Gandin

Annotation: Describes this project and its new features (access to schools, governance, and knowledge); connects school knowledge with the knowledge students need to develop within their situation; knowledge is organized around themes in an innovative new form of curriculum design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Social Studies

Garrett, Alan W., "Planning for Peace: Visions of Postwar American Education During World War II," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Fall, 1995), 6-38., Alan W. Garrett

Annotation: Traces the thought given by educators during World War II to the postwar curriculum of the public schools.

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

Research Synthesis

Gehrke, Nathalie, Michael S. Knapp, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik, "In Search of the School Curriculum," pp. 51-110. Gerald Grant, ed., Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992 Washington, D.C. : American Educational Research Association, 1992., Nathalie Gehrke, Michael S. Knapp, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik

Annotation: Reviews research on what is taught in the U.S. in language arts, social studies, math and science.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science

Single Studies

Gilbert, Rob, The Impotent Image: Reflections of Ideology in the Secondary Curriculum . Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis, 1984., Rob Gilbert

Annotation: Reports a dissertation study of the ideologies embedded in the areas of the social studies curriculum.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Schooling and the Culture of Positivism: Notes on the Death of History," Educational Theory, 29(Fall, 1979), 263-284. Reprinted pp. 37-62 in his Ideology, Culture, and the Process of Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1981., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Describes how the culture of positivism has influenced the process of schooling and laments the absence of critical reasoning in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge

Giroux, Henry A., "Writing and Critical Thinking in the Social Studies," pp. 54-73 in his Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Discusses the implications of critical pedagogy on the social studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, English, Critical Thinking

Giroux, Henry A., and Anthony N. Penna, "Social Education in the Classroom: The Dynamics of the Hidden Curriculum," pp. 21-42 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988., Henry A. Giroux and Anthony N. Penna

Annotation: Explores the authoritarian effects of the hidden curriculum and how it contrasts with democratic processes; reprinted from Spring, 1979, issue of Theory and Research in Social Education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum, Social Studies

Giroux, Henry A., David Shumway, Paul Smith, and James Sosnoski, "The Need for Cultural Studies," pp. 143-157 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988., Henry A. Giroux, David Shumway, Paul Smith, and James Sosnoski

Annotation: Argues that cultural studies are needed to engage critically social and political issues rooted in instrumental rationality.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics

Goodman, Jesse, "Teaching Preservice Teachers a Critical Approach to Curriculum Design: A Descriptive Account," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Summer, 1986), 179-201., Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Describes a five phase critical approach to curriculum design taught to preservice teachers in a methods course; set in a treatment of the literature and practice of progressive and critical pedagogy; describes the benefits of the course.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Teacher Education, Social Studies

Grant, S. G., "The California History-Social Science Framework: A Study in the Deprofessionalization of Teachers," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Spring, 1991), 213-221., S. G. Grant

Annotation: Analyzes the conception and impact on teacher professionalization of the 1988 California History-Social Science Framework.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Planning, Teaching/Learning Process, Authority of Teacher, Local Control of Schooling

Grant, S. G., Alison Derme-Insinna, Jill Gradwell, Ann Marie Lauricella, Lynn Pullano, and Kathryn Tzetzo, "Juggling Two Sets of Books: A Teacher Responds to the New York State Global History Exam," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Spring, 2002), 232-255., S. G. Grant, Alison Derme-Insinna, Jill Gradwell, Ann Marie Lauricella, Lynn Pullano, and Kathryn Tzetzo

Annotation: Explores a teacher's difficulties in interpreting a new New York state global history curriculum and exam.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Social Studies, Teaching/Learning Process, Evaluation of Instruction

Greene, Maxine, "Metaphors and Multiples: Representation, the Arts, and History," Phi Delta Kappan, 78 (January, 1997), 387-394., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Sets forth the distinction between Enlightment (singular) and multiple views of knowledge and illustrates these representations in the arts and history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Philosophical Schools, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Knowledge Generation, Art Education, Social Studies

Case Studies

Hampton, David H., "Curriculum Change at the Local Level: A Case Study," pp. 355-377 in J. Victor Baldridge and Terrance E. Deal, eds., Managing Change in Educational Organizations, Sociological Perspectives, Strategies, and Case Studies. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975., David H. Hampton

Annotation: Presents a report of change strategies in social studies in Palo Alto, CA.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies

Status Studies

Johanek, Michael C., and John Puckett, "The State of Civic Education: Preparing Citizens in an Era of Accountability," pp. 130-159 in Susan Fuhrman and Marvin Lazerson, eds., The Public Schools. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005., Michael C. Johanek and John Puckett

Annotation: Summarizes current curricular activities in civic education in today's schools, the various meanings of citizenship, the outcomes of citizenship education, and how change may be attempted in these outcomes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Citizenship Education

Single Studies

Kilbourn, Brent, "World Views and Curriculum," Interchange, 11(No. 2, 1980-81), 1-10., Brent Kilbourn

Annotation: Uses Pepper's analysis of six world views (animism, mysticism, formism, mechanism, contextualism, and organicism) to provide a conceptual framework for inquiry into the contributions the curriculum might make to the study of social problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Social Studies

Kliebard, Herbert M., " 'That Evil Genius of the Negro Race' : Thomas Jesse Jones and Educational Reform," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Fall, 1994), 5-20. Reprinted with editorial modifications, pp. 24-38 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Changing Course: American Curriculum Reform in the 20th Century. New York: Teachers College Press, 2002., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces the work and influence of Thomas Jesse Jones on curriculum at Hampton Institute, on social studies at large, and more generally on instrumentalist (economic) purposes for curriculum.

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

Kunzman, Robert, Grappling with the Good: Talking about Religion and Morality in Public Schoools. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006., Robert Kunzman

Annotation: Argures that engaging with religious prespectives is a part of allowing ethical dialogue within the public school curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study:
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Citizenship Education, Religious & Private Schooling, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom

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

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

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

Macagnoni, Virginia M., "Social Dimensions of the Self as an Open System: A Curriculum Design--Strategies for Implementation," Research Bulletin (Florida Educational Research and Development Council, Gainesville), 5(Summer, 1969), 1-68., Virginia M. Macagnoni

Annotation: Proposes a comprehensive conception of a curriculum focusing on seven dimensions of the social self; provides conceptual tools and implementation strategies; serves as a model for tying together relevant literature and theoretical components for other proposals with different purposes; refers to content, process, mediation, and teaching components.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Self-Knowledge, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Open Education, Psychology and Curriculum, Social Studies, Values in the Classroom

McNeil, Linda M., "Defensive Teaching and Classroom Control," pp. 114-142 in Michael W. Apple and Lois Weis, eds., Ideology and Practice in Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press: 1983., Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Illustrates classroom control in economics classes and various conceptions of school knowledge via fragmentation, mystification, omission, and simplification.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Efficiency/Control, Social Studies, Ideology and School Knowledge

McNeil, Linda M., "Negotiating Classroom Knowledge: Beyond Achievement and Socialization," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 13(October-December, 1981), 313-328.*, Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Describes how knowledge control functions in three social studies classrooms with respect to economics information.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Social Studies, Classroom Observation & Research

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

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

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

Morgan, Kathryn, "Socialization, Social Models, and the Open Education Movement: Some Philosophical Considerations," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 8(Fall, 1974), 278-314., Kathryn Morgan

Annotation: Analyzes the assumptions behind socialization, psychometric and epistemological models, public vs open schools, and argues the contradictions in open education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Open Education, Social Studies

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

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

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

Patterson, Frances R. A., "Building a Conservative Base: Teaching History and Civics in Voucher-Supported Schools," Phi Delta Kappan, 82(October, 2000), 150-155., Frances R. A. Patterson

Annotation: Gives specific examples of the content of Christian School textbooks in social studies from three publishers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Textbooks, Social Studies, Ideology and School Knowledge

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Craft and Community as Metaphors for Social Inquiry Curriculum," Educational Theory, 27(Fall, 1977), 310-321., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Questions the assumptions of curriculum through use of social inquiry in classrooms, schools, and communities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies

Research Synthesis

Porter, Andrew C., Douglas A. Archbald, and Alexander K. Tyree, Jr., "Reforming the Curriculum: Will Empowerment Policies Replace Control?" pp. 11-36 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Betty Malen, eds., The Politics of Curriculum and Testing: The 1990 Yearbook of the Politics of Education Association . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1991.*, Andrew C. Porter, Douglas A. Archbald, and Alexander K. Tyree Jr.

Annotation: Reports recent developments in math and social studies and analyzes the processes of policy control and teacher empowerment in these contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Mathematics, Social Studies

Single Studies

Saxe, David Warren, "Framing a Theory for Social Studies Foundations," Review of Educational Research, 62(Fall, 1992), 259-277., David Warren Saxe

Annotation: Establishes the origin of the social studies as a curriculum area in the United States.

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

Schultz, Brian, "Curriculum Based on 'Their' Priority Concerns," pp. 113-130 in Jennifer L. Milam, Stephanie Springgay, Kris Sloan, and B. Stephen Carpenter II, Curriculum for a Progressive, Proactive, Poetic, and Public Pedagogy. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2006., Brian Schultz

Annotation: Reports on a civic action curriculum co-created by students and their teacher in the Cabrini Green section of Chicago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum as Experience, Content Selection and Organization, Authority of Teacher, Social Studies

Status Studies

Simon, Katherine G., "Classroom Deliberation," pp. 107-129 in Susan Fuhrman and Marvin Lazerson, eds., The Public Schools. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005., Katherine G. Simon

Annotation: Reviews examples of classroom civic deliberations , the skills involved, and obstacles to such deliberations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Curriculum Deliberation, Citizenship Education

Single Studies

Stenhouse, Lawrence, "Towards a Research Model," pp. 123-141 in his An Introduction to Curriculum Research and Development . London: Heinemann, 1975.*, Lawrence Stenhouse

Annotation: Discusses and illustrates research by teachers on a curriculum project in race relations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research, Comparative Curriculum, Social Studies

Tholfsen, Trygve R., "The Ambiguous Virtues of the Study of History," Teachers College Record, 79(December, 1977), 245-257., Trygve R. Tholfsen

Annotation: Describes the advantages of the study of history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Status Studies

Thornton, Stephen J., and Keith C. Barton, "Can History Stand Alone? Drawbacks and Blind Spots of a 'Disciplinary' Curriculum," Teachers College Record, 112(September, 2010) 2471-2495., Stephen J. Thornton and Keith C. Barton

Annotation: Summarizes the array of positions taken on the question of what place and form historical knowledge should have within school curriculum; analyzes the arguments made by various authorities over the last 100 years or more on this question; lays out a basis for gaining some consensus on the matter across conflicting positions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Social Studies

Single Studies

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

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

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

Wraga, William G., "The Interdisciplinary Imperative for Citizenship Education,' Theory and Research in Social Education, 21(Summer, 1993), 201-231., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Discuses rationale, historical precedents, theoretical issues, and recent developments in interdisciplinary curriculum generally and in social studies in particular.

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

Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, "Alice Miel and Democratic Schooling: An Early Curriculum Leader's Ideas on Social Learning and Social Studies," Education and Culture, 13(Fall, 1996), 7-17.*, Elizabeth Anne Yeager

Annotation: Traces the curricular ideas of Alice Miel; based on a dissertation study.

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

Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, "Alice Miel: Progressive Advocate of Democratic Social Learning for Children," pp. 207-233 in Margaret Smith Crocco and O. L. Davis, Jr., eds., Bending the Future to their Will: Civic Women, Social Education, and Democracy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999., Elizabeth Anne Yeager

Annotation: Reviews the contributions of Alice Miel to social education and to the curriculum field.

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