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Ayers, William, "The Shifting Ground of Curriculum Thought and Everyday Practice," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 259-263., William Ayers

Annotation: Describes changes in Chicago city schools that empowers participants in policy and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation

Ayers,William, Therese Quinn, David O. Stovall, and Libby Scheiern, "Teachers' Experience of Curriculum, Policy, Pedagogy, and Situation," pp. 306-326 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008., William Ayers, Therese Quinn, David O. Stovall, and Libby Scheiern

Annotation: Cites research on the topic classified by various research approaches; major categories include policy and curriculum, curriculum and pedagogy, and situations of resistance and justice.

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: Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Teaching/Learning Process, Values in the Classroom

Beattie, Catherine, "The Case for Teacher Directed Curriculum Evaluation," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 56-73., Catherine Beattie

Annotation: Reviews the literature on the role of teachers in curriculum evaluation and discusses implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Research

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

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

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

Behar, Linda S., "An Empirical Analysis of Curriculum Domains: Implications for Program Development and Evaluation," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer, 1994), 100-112., Linda S. Behar

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of 9 curriculum domains and 55 related curriculum practices and their importance as identified by rural and urban teachers. Related report in The High School Journal, April-May, 1994.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Behar, Linda S., and Allan Ornstein, "Domains of Curriculum Knowledge: An Empirical Analysis," The High School Journal, 77(April-May, 1994), 322-329.*, Linda S. Behar and Allan Ornstein

Annotation: Identifies nine domains (encompassing 55 curriculum practices) of curriculum knowledge and work that should be possessed by general curriuculum specialists as seen by teachers in Illinois and Florida.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Teacher Knowledge

Brownlee, Jo, Gregory Schraw, and Donna Berthelsen, "The Nature of Teachers' Personal Epistemologies," pp 3-21 in Jo Brownlee, Gregory Schraw, and Donna Berthelsen, eds., Personal Epistemology and Teacher Education. New York: Routledge, 2012., Jo Brownlee, Gregory Schraw, and Donna Berthelsen

Annotation: Describes the field of educational research that focuses on teachers' personal epistemologies; reviews paradigms and samples research in this field; ties the discussion to the preparation of pre-service teachers and in-service teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Bryk, Anthony S., "Support a Science of Performance Improvement," Phi Delta Kappan, 90(April, 2009), 597-600.*, Anthony S. Bryk

Annotation: Argues for a D-EE-D (Design-Educational Engineering-Development) infrastructure that will address core problems of educational practice, both to determine whether a program can work at scale and to discern how to make it work; discusses creating usable knowledge for professional development communities focusing on specific instructional systems.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development

Bussis, Anne M., Edward A. Chittenden, and Marianne Amarel, Beyond Surface Curriculum: An Interview Study of Teachers' Understandings . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1976., Anne M. Bussis, Edward A. Chittenden, and Marianne Amarel

Annotation: Reports a phenomenological study of teachers' understanding of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning, Knowledge Generation

Butt, Richard L., "Arguments for Using Biography in Understanding Teacher Thinking," pp. 95-102 in Rob Halkes and John K. Olson, eds., Teacher Thinking: A New Perspective on Persisting Problems in Education . Lisse, Netherlands: Swets and Zeitlenger, 1984., Richard L. Butt

Annotation: Argues for the use of biography in understanding teacher thinking.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning

Butt, Richard L., and Danielle Raymond, "Arguments for Using Qualitative Approaches in Understanding Teacher Thinking: The Case for Biography," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 1, 1987), 62-93.*, Richard L. Butt and Danielle Raymond

Annotation: Argues for use of biography in studying teaching and curriculum; includes two vignettes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Teacher Knowledge

Butt, Richard L., and Danielle Raymond, "Biographical and Contextual Influences on an 'Ordinary' Teacher's Thought and Actions," in J. Louryk, C. Clarke, and R. Halkes eds., Teacher Thinking and Professional Action . Luse, Holland: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1988., Richard L. Butt and Danielle Raymond

Annotation: Reports influence of teachers' biography and context on their thoughy and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning

Butt, Richard, Danielle Raymond, and Lloyd Yamagishi, "Autobiographic Praxis: Studying the Formation of Teachers' Knowledge," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(Winter, 1988), 89-164., Richard Butt, Danielle Raymond, and Lloyd Yamagishi

Annotation: Describes assumptions behind an approach to authobiography with examples from teachers; gives an extensive treatment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge

Cheung, Derek, and Hin-Wah Wong, "Measuring Teacher Beliefs about Alternative Curriculum Designs," The Curriculum Journal, 13(Summer, 2002), 225-248., Derek Cheung and Hin-Wah Wong

Annotation: Reports a survey study of Hong Kong teachers' valuing of five different curriculum orientations; discusses issues surrounding the measurement of teacher beliefs about alternative curriculum designs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Clandinin, D. Jean, Classroom Practice: Teacher Images in Action . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1986., D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' images of classroom practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Self-Knowledge, Teacher Planning

Clandinin, D. Jean, "Developing Rythm in Teaching: The Narrative Study of a Beginning Teacher's Personal Practical Knowledge of Classrooms," Curriculum Inquiry, 19(Summer, l989), 121-141.*, D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Explores the development of one first-year teacher's personal practical knowledge of teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Clandinin, D. Jean, "Personal Practical Knowledge: A Study of Teachers' Classroom Images," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Winter, 1985), 361-385., D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' personal practical knowledge in the classroom and the images used to characterize the classroom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Stories to Live By: Narrative Understandings of School Reform," Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Summer, 1998), 149-164.*, D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Describes the development of the authors' views of narrative as a way of conceptualizing teacher's knowledge; identifies missing elements in prevailing views of school reform as seen by teachers; and conceptualizes a new story that accounts for these elements.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Teachers as Curriculum Makers,' pp. 363-401 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Reviews the literature on teachers as curriculum makers of two types--as conduits for externally prepared curricula and as their own curriculum makers (whose stories tell us what is involved).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning, Materials Development and Evaluation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Research

Cochran-Smith, Marilyn, and Susan L. Lytle, "Relationships of Knowledge and Practice: Teacher Learning in Communities," pp. 249-305 in Asghar Iran-Nejad and P. David Pearson, eds., Review of Research in Education 24, 1999. Washington, DC: American Education Research Association, 1999., Marilyn Cochran-Smith and Susan L. Lytle

Annotation: Anayzes and explicates the distinctions among three conceptions of teacher learning (three knowledge-practice relationships): knowledge-for-practice, knowledge-in-practice, and knowledge-of-practice; discusses these in context of recent understandings of teacher research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Teacher Research

Connelly, F. Michael, "Curriculum Decision Making By Teachers," Bulletin: Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 3(January, 1975), 1-5., F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Discusses the role of teachers in curriculum decision-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Narrative Understandings of Teacher Knowledge," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 315-331., F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Presents a study of two different teacher's knowledge, understood narratively; shows differences in context and space (temporal, personal/existential, and place) and in professional knowledge landscape and personal practical knowledge of teachers.

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

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Personal Practical Knowledge and the Modes of Knowing: Relevance for Teaching and Learning," pp. 174-198 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1985., F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Stresses learning the modes of knowing within narrative unities; gives special attention to teachers' experiential modes of knowing and meaning-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Connelly, F. Michael, and Freema Elbaz, "Conceptual Bases for Curriculum Thought: A Teacher's Perspective," pp. 95-119 in Arthur W. Foshay, ed., Considered Action for Curriculum Improvement . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980.*, F. Michael Connelly and Freema Elbaz

Annotation: Reviews curriculum literature over the past 20 years and identifies the intellectual milieu for teacher's curriculum thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning, Curriculum Potential, Practical Knowledge

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

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

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

Craig, Cheryl J., "The Relationships Between and Among Teachers' Narrative Knowledge, Communities of Knowing, and School Reform: A Case of 'The Monkey's Paw'," Curriculum Inquiry, 31 (Fall, 2001), 303- 331., Cheryl J. Craig

Annotation: Gives via narrative inquiry a picture of the clash between an effort to introduce a top-down school reform (interdisciplinary curriculum) and teacher knowledge and self-understanding; two related articles follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Self-Knowledge, Curriculum Implementation

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

Cross, Beverly E., "Self-Esteem and Curriculum: Perspectives from Urban Teachers," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Fall, 1997), 70-91., Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' conceptions of self-esteem in urban students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Self-Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Darling-Hammond, Linda, "Instructional Policy into Practice," Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis , 12(Fall 1990), 339-347., Linda Darling-Hammond

Annotation: Explains how research on teachers' reactions to curriculum policy changes can influence policy analysis research; done in context of California's Math Framework of 1985.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Mathematics, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Knowledge

Darling-Hammond, Linda, and Nikole Richardson,"Teacher Learning: What Matters?" Educational Leadership, 66(February, 2009), 46-53., Linda Darling-Hammond and Nikole Richardson

Annotation: Summarizes current research on teacher professional development and professional learning communities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development

Deng, Zongyi, "Pedagogical Content Knowledge Reconceived: Bringing Curriculum Thinking into the Conversation on Teachers' Content Knowledge," Teaching and Teacher Education, 78(May, 2018), 155-164., Zongyi Deng

Annotation: Explores teachers' knowledge of the institutional curriculum and the content knowledge required to teach the content it specifies; thoroughly treats the related literature on the topic; draws implications for teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry--Speculative Essay
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Comparative Curriculum

Elbaz, Freema, "Research on Teacher's Knowledge: The Evolution of a Discourse," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(January-February, 1991), 1-19., Freema Elbaz

Annotation: Explains aspects of research on teacher knowledge: story, ordinary, and voice.

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

Elbaz, Freema, "The Teacher's 'Practical Knowledge': Report of a Case Study," Curriculum Inquiry, 11(Spring, 1981), 43-71., Freema Elbaz

Annotation: Analyzes the conceptualization of practical knowledge and reports a study that accounts for one teacher's practical knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Planning

Elliott, John, "Developing Hypotheses About Classrooms from Teachers' Practical Constructs: An Account of the Work of the Ford Teaching Project," Interchange, 7(No. 2, 1976-77), 2-22.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Decribes how project teachers understood teaching; reports six general and 43 second-order hypotheses that emerged from the study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Conceptions of Teaching

Elliott, John, "Implications of Classroom Research for Professional Development," pp. 308-324 in Eric Hoyle and Jacquetta Megarry, eds., Professional Development of Teachers: World Yearbook of Education 1980 . London: Kogan Page, 1980.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Discusses action reseach as a process of research as well as a process of teacher development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Classroom Observation & Research, Knowledge Generation, In-service Teacher Development, Teacher Knowledge

Fisher, Charles W., and David C. Berliner, "Clinical Inquiry in Research on Classroom Teaching and Learning," Journal of Teacher Education, 30 (November-December, 1979), 42-48., Charles W. Fisher and David C. Berliner

Annotation: Describes inquiry done in clinical settings to identify knowledge about teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Education, Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge

Freedman, Sara E., "Teaching, Gender, and Curriculum," pp. 204-218 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988. Also pp. 230-244 in the Second Edition, 1998., Sara E. Freedman

Annotation: Discusses curriculum developed within the classroom rather than based on outside knowledge; examines arguments for using the teacher's personal knowledge.

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: Curriculum Development Strategies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Friesen, John W., Robert B. Carson, and F. T. Johnson, The Teacher's Voice: A Study of Teacher Participation in Three Alberta Communities . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983., John W. Friesen, Robert B. Carson, and F. T. Johnson

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' participation in curriculum decision-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Gay, Geneva, "Seeking Direction without Adequate Vision," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 1(Summer, 2004), 24-26., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Challenges the current testing and accountability policies in education for their ignoring of professional conventions of curriculum design and implementation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Teacher Knowledge

Gerrard, Jessica, and Lesley Farrell, "Remaking the Professional Teacher: Authority and Curriculum Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 46(5,2014),634-655., Jessica Gerrard and Lesley Farrell

Annotation: Explores the way Australian policy-makers understand the role that teachers and teachers' knowledge have in enacting curriculum policy documents; issues of standardization, accountability and state authority are also addressed.

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: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Teacher Planning, Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum

Giroux, Henry A., "Intellectual Labor and Pedagogical Work: Rethinking the Role of Teacher as Intellectual," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 3(No. 1, 1985), 20-32.*, Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Discusses the tension between teachers work under control ideology and teachers as intellectuals.

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Knowledge, Authority of Teacher

Gitlin, Andrew, and Frank Margouis, "The Political Aspects of Reform: Teacher Resistence as Good Sense," American Journal of Education, 103 (August, 1995), 377-405.*, Andrew Gitlin and Frank Margouis

Annotation: Reviews literature on change and school culture; reports a study of teacher resistence to change in one elementary school.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Teacher Knowledge

Grossman, Pamela, and Clarissa Thompson, "District Policy and Beginning Teachers: A Lens on Teacher Learning," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 26(Winter, 2004), 281-301., Pamela Grossman and Clarissa Thompson

Annotation: Assesses the role that local curriculum policies, professional development, and mentoring had on three first-year teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: In-service Teacher Development, Teacher Knowledge

Gudmundsdottir, Sigrun, "Story-maker, Story-teller: Narrative Structures in Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies , 23 (May-June, 1991), 207-218., Sigrun Gudmundsdottir

Annotation: Gives examples of pedagogical content knowledge of two teachers presented in their narratives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Education

Haberman, Martin, "The Role of the Classroom Teacher as a Curriculum Leader, NASSP Bulletin, 76(November, 1992), 11-19.*, Martin Haberman

Annotation: Reviews the literature on the role of teachers in curriculum development and draws implications for practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Development Strategies

Hannay, Lynne, and Wayne Seller, "The Influence of Teachers' Thinking on Curriculum Development Decisions," pp. 240-271 in Christopher Day, Maureen Pope, and Pam Denicolo, eds., Insight into Teachers' Thinking and Practice . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1990., Lynne Hannay and Wayne Seller

Annotation: Reports a study of images in teachers' thinking regarding their curriculum development decisions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Knowledge, Comparative Curriculum

Hargreaves, Andy, "Transforming Knowledge: Blurring the Boundaries Between Research, Policy, and Practice," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 18(Summer, 1996), 105-122.*, Andy Hargreaves

Annotation: Analyzes the differences between formal research knowledge and practical teacher knowledge and illustrates the virtues of (and gives examples of) blurring this distinction.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Harris, Ilene B., "Forms of Discourse and their Possibilities for Guiding Practice: Towards an Effective Rhetoric," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 15(January- March, 1983), 27-42., Ilene B. Harris

Annotation: Explores various forms of communication used in giving curriculum guidance and argues for a form called case rhetoric.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Teacher Knowledge

Huizinga, Tjark, Adam Handelzalts, Nienke Nieveen, and Joke M. Voogt, "Teacher Involvement in Curriculum Design: Need for Support to Enhance Teachers' Design Expertise," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 46(No. 1, 2014), 33-57., Tjark Huizinga, Adam Handelzalts, Nienke Nieveen, and Joke M. Voogt

Annotation: Reports a Dutch study of teacher design teams, their curriculum design expertise, and the support and training they received to carry out the design process; presenst the study's methods, findings, and recommendations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Teacher Knowledge

Jalongo, Mary Renck, and Joan P. Isenberg, Teachers' Stories: From Personal Narrative to Professional Insight. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995., Mary Renck Jalongo and Joan P. Isenberg

Annotation: Presents excerpts from many teachers' narratives about their teaching and professional lives; stories are grouped by topic with some methodological guides for each; contains extensive references and samples of teachers' narratives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge

Jarvis, Peter, The Practitioner-Researcher: Developing Theory from Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999., Peter Jarvis

Annotation: Describes practical (practitioner's) knowledge and the study of it by practitioner-researchers; addresses questions related to how this knowledge differs from and/or is related to theoretical knowledge.

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

Jenkins, Sharon Billburg, "Measuring Teacher Beliefs about Curriculum Orientations Using the Modified-Curriculum Orientations Inventory," The Curriculum Journal, 20(June, 2009), 103-120., Sharon Billburg Jenkins

Annotation: Presents data on United States teachers using a modified questionnaire based on one used in a 2002 study of Hong Kong teachers; orientations derived from those in Eisner and Vallance, 1984.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Keddie, Nell, "Classroom Knowledge," pp. 286-316 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977.*, Nell Keddie

Annotation: Reports a classroom ethnography of what teachers know about their pupils and how that relates to curriculum knowledge.

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: Teacher Knowledge, Ideology and School Knowledge

Kickbusch, Kenneth W., "Curriculum-in-Use and the Emergence of Practical Ideology: A Comparative Study of Secondary Classrooms," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 98-143., Kenneth W. Kickbusch

Annotation: Reports a study of the message system of two teachers with different epistemologies (traditional and humanistic), the meanings or practical ideologies of students, and the dialectic struggle by which they create meanings.

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: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Leonardo, Zeus, Ideology, Discourse, and School Reform. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003., Zeus Leonardo

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' discourse illuminating their ideologies (necessary, negative, and positive) undertaken from a critical ideological research perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Discourse Analysis, Middle School Curriculum, Teacher Planning, Teacher Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Llewellyn, Marilyn, "Embracing a Language of Spiritual Inquiry," pp. 97-109 in Noreen B. Garman and Maria Piantanida, eds., The Authority to Imagine: The Struggle toward Representation in Dissertation Writing. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Marilyn Llewellyn

Annotation: Expresses ways to engage spiritual language in the study of classroom relationships.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Values in the Classroom, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

McNeil, Linda M., "Contradictions of Control, Part 2: Teachers, Students, and Curriculum," Phi Delta Kappan, 69(February, 1988), 432-438.*, Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Reports findings of an ethnographic study of classroom curriculum enactment by teachers and students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Miller, Janet L., "Autobiography and the Necessary Incompleteness of Teachers' Stories," pp 45-56 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Explores the creation of autobiogrphical narratives of teachers' selves, with examples and references to Maxine Greene.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience, Teacher Knowledge

Miller, Janet L.,"Shifting the Boundaries: Teachers Challenge Contemporary Curriculum Thought," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 245-251. Reprinted pp. 135-145 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reports personal quest among two students and herself to develop meaningful professional discourse.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Monsen , Lars, "Curriculum Reforms in Norway: To Change in Order to Preserve?" pp. 179-203 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Lars Monsen

Annotation: Reports a study of changes in teachers' work before and after a curriculum reform in Norway--with special attention to their conceptions of knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Munby, Hugh, "A Qualitative Approach to the Study of a Teacher's Beliefs," Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 21(No. 1, 1984), 27-38., Hugh Munby

Annotation: Describes a phenomenological approach to studying teacher beliefs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge

Oberg, Antoinette, "Using Construct Theory as a Basis for Research into Teacher Professional Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(January-February, 1987), 55-65.*, Antoinette Oberg

Annotation: Reports a case study of one teacher's thinking about her classroom practices; employs Kelly's construct theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development

Pajares, M. Frank, "Teachers' Beliefs and Educational Research: Cleaning Up a Messy Construct," Review of Educational Research, 62(Fall, 1992), 307-332., M. Frank Pajares

Annotation: Reviews the research on the role of beliefs in teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Conceptions of Teaching, Teacher Knowledge

Piantanida, Maria, "Speculations on the Personal Essay as a Mode of Curriculum Inquiry," pp 167-182 in Noreen B. Garman and Maria Piantanida, eds., The Authority to Imagine: The Struggle toward Representation in Dissertation Writing. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., Maria Piantanida

Annotation: Presents an essay on writing personal essays related to curriculum.

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

Rogers, Dwight L., George W. Noblit, and Phyllis Ferrell, "Action Research as an Agent for Developing Teachers' Communicative Competence," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 179-184., Dwight L. Rogers, George W. Noblit, and Phyllis Ferrell

Annotation: Presents an example of action research related to change in teacher competence.

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

Rogers, Vincent, "Ways of Knowing: Their Meaning for Teacher Education," pp. 250-264 in Elliot W. Eisner,ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Vincent Rogers

Annotation: Suggests ways of fostering intellectual growth in teachers such as doing naturalistic research.

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

Ross, E. Wayne, Jeffrey W. Cornett, and Gail McCutcheon, Teacher Personal Theorizing: Connecting Curriculum Practice, Theory, and Research. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1992., E. Wayne Ross, Jeffrey W. Cornett, and Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Examines the relation between teacher theorizing and teacher practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning

Schubert, William H.,"Practitioners Influence Curriculum Theory: Autobiographical Reflections," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 236-244., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Summarizes several recent contributions to curriculum theory including that done by teachers (teacher lore) and by students (student lore); shows how curriculum inquiry is related to theory.

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

Shacklock, Geoffrey, John Smyth, and Robert Hattam, "The Effects of an Advanced Skills Teacher Classification on Teachers' Work: From Storied Accounts to Policy Insights," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Summer, 1998). 357-372.*, Geoffrey Shacklock, John Smyth, and Robert Hattam

Annotation: Reports an Australian study of the difference between teachers' natural discourse and an imposed discourse by policy-makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Shalem, Yael, "What Binds Professional Judgment? The Case of Teaching," pp. 93-105 in Michael Young and Johan Muller, eds., Knowledge, Expertise, and the Professions. New York Rutledge, 2014., Yael Shalem

Annotation: Treats the topic of how judgment in teaching depends on theoretical knowledge as well as on experiential knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Conceptions of Teaching, Knowledge Utilization, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Shkedi, Asher, "Can the Curriculum Guide Both Emancipate and Educate Teachers?" Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Summer, 1998), 209-229.*, Asher Shkedi

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of the use of three alternative forms of a curriculum guide (in Israeli classes in Bible) to determine how teachers distinguish the approaches and what differences they see in autonomy allowed them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Shulman, Lee S., "Knowledge and Teaching: Foundations of the New Reform," Harvard Educational Review, 57( February , 1987), 1-22., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Sets forth seven categories of the knowledge base for teaching: content knowledge, general pedagogical knowledge, knowledge of curriculum and curriculum materials, pedoagogical content knowledge, knowledge of learners, knowledge of contexts, and knowledge of ends/purposes/values.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teacher Education, Curriculum Implementation, Professionalization in Curriculum, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Teacher Knowledge

Sloan, Kris, "Teacher Identity and Agency in School Worlds: Beyond the All-Good/All-Bad Discourse on Accountability-Explicit Curriculum Policies," Curriculum Inquiry, 36(Summer, 2006), 119-152., Kris Sloan

Annotation: Sets forth results of a study of teachers' actions in responding to accountability-related curriculum policies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics

Spillane, James P., "How Districts Mediate between State Policy and Teachers' Practice," pp. 167-185 in Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman, eds., The Governance of Curriculum. 1994 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development,1994., James P. Spillane

Annotation: Gives the experience of one local district's response to a new state reading policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Reading, Teacher Knowledge

Spindler, George, and Lorie Hammond, eds., Innovations in Educational Ethonography: Theory, Methods, and Results. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006., George Spindler and Lorie Hammond

Annotation: Discusses theoretical issues in ethnographic research with examples; gives illustrative applications of ethnographic approaches to educational settings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge

Vallance, Elizabeth, "The Practical Uses of Curriculum Theory," Theory Into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 4-10., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Discusses the practical uses of curriculum theory with stress on analysis of real situations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
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, Teacher Knowledge

Williams, C. Ray, Albert R. Neff, and James H. Finklestein, "Theory Into Practice: Reconsidering the Preposition," Theory into Practice, 20(Spring, 1981), 93-96.*, C. Ray Williams, Albert R. Neff, and James H. Finklestein

Annotation: Argues that putting theory into practice overlooks the fact that they are intertwined and should be studied as an interactive whole.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development

Willinsky, John, "Getting Personal and Practical with Personal Practical Knowledge," Curriculum Inquiry, 19(Fall, 1989), 247-264., John Willinsky

Annotation: Identifies some limitations of Clandinin and Connelly's research on personal practical knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Woods, Peter, "Life Histories and Teacher Knowledge," pp. 121-135 in John Smyth, ed., Educating Teachers: Changing the Nature of Pedagogical Knowledge. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1987.*, Peter Woods

Annotation: Discusses life histories of teachers as a mode of contrasting self-knowledge by teachers; pleads the case for employing ethnographic studies of teachers' life histories to understand how teachers construct their pedagogical knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Comparative Curriculum

Young, Michael, and Johan Muller, "From the Sociology of Knowledge to the Sociology of Professional Knowledge," pp. 3-17 in Michael Young and Johan Muller, eds., Knowledge, Expertise, and the Professions. New York: Rutledge, 2014., Michael Young and Johan Muller

Annotation: Discusses research in sociology of professional knowledge and its relation to professional practice; makes some distinctions between professional knowledge and theory of knowledge; examines knowledge specialized to conceptual generality, and knowledge to a contextual purpose; draws on work of Schon and Bernstein.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Higher Education Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Zeichner, Kenneth M., "Action Research: Personal Renewal and Social Reconstructionism," pp. 68-84 in his Teacher Education and the Struggle for Social Justice. New York: Routledge, 2009., Kenneth M. Zeichner

Annotation: Explains the nature of action research generally and highlights its use in teachers's professional development, school change, and knowledge generated by practitioners for teacher education; argues for its place in the struggle for social justice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, In-service Teacher Development