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Abramir, Philip C., Peter A. Cohen, and Sylvia d'Apollonia, "Implementation Problems in Meta-Analysis," Review of Educational Research, 58(Summer, 1988), 151-179., Philip C. Abramir, Peter A. Cohen, and Sylvia d'Apollonia

Annotation: Identifies and explores the resolution of problems faced in doing meta-analyses of quantitative reviews of research.

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

Akkerman, Sanne F., Arthur Bakker, and William R. Penuel, "Relevance of Educational Research: An Ontological Conceptualization," Educational Researcher, 50(No. 6, 2021), 416-424., Sanne F. Akkerman, Arthur Bakker, and William R. Penuel

Annotation: Argues for an ontological synchronization orientation in educational research that honors the principles of "authenticity" and "generativity" to gain relevance; explicates thee concept over against prevailing concepts of research.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry - Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry - Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilizaiton, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Knowledge LInkage

Alexander, Patricia A., "The Art and Science of Quality Systematic Reviews," Review of Research in Education, 90(1, 2020), 6-23., Patricia A. Alexander

Annotation: Reviews challenges to doing systematic reviews pertaining to all phases of the process.

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

Alexander, Patricia A., Diane L. Schallert, and Victoria C. Hare, "Coming to Terms: How Researchers in Learning and Literacy Talk About Knowledge," Review of Educational Research, 61 (Fall, 1991), 315-343.*, Patricia A. Alexander, Diane L. Schallert, and Victoria C. Hare

Annotation: Analyzes various uses of the term "knowledge".

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

Allan, Karen Kuelthau, and Margery Staman Miller, "Teacher-Researcher Collaboratives: Cooperative Professional Development," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 196-202., Karen Kuelthau Allan and Margery Staman Miller

Annotation: Describes three stages in a cooperative staff development project.

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, In-service Teacher Development, Teacher Research

Allender, Jerome S., "Educational Research: A Personal and Social Process," Review of Educational Research, 56(Summer, 1986), 173-193.*, Jerome S. Allender

Annotation: Reviews literature sources related to new paradigms of research in education viewed both as a personal and as a social process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Altrichter, Herbert, "The Concept of Quality in Action Research: Giving Practitioners a Voice in Educational Research," pp. 40-55 in Michael Schratz, ed., Qualitative Voices in Educational Research. London: Falmer, 1993.*, Herbert Altrichter

Annotation: Presents six criteria of quality for action research.

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

Anderson, Don S., and Bruce J. Biddle, eds., Knowledge for Policy: Improving Education through Research. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1991., Don S. Anderson and Bruce J. Biddle

Annotation: Provides overview of issues in models of social research, its effects, and its distribution.

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

Anderson, Gary L., "Critical Ethnography in Education: Origins, Current Status, and New Directions," Review of Educational Research, 59(Fall, 1989), 249-270.*, Gary L. Anderson

Annotation: Reviews various methodological issues related to doing critical ethnography and cites groups of studies in various topical fields that utilize this method.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Anderson, Gary L., "Reflecting on Research for Doctoral Students in Education," Educational Researcher, 31(October, 2002), 22-25., Gary L. Anderson

Annotation: Makes the case for practitioner research in education and its usefulness.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Knowledge Generation

Anderson, Gary L., and Liliana Nontoro Donchik, "The Privatization of Education and Policy-making: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC): New Political and Discourse Strategies of Education Governance," Educational Policy, 30(March, 2016), 322-364., Gary L. Anderson and Liliana Nontoro Donchik

Annotation: Traces the purposes, objectives, alliances, ideologies, and political strategies of ALEC; analyzes model legislative bills promoted by ALEC and discusses the strategies used by ALEC; shows how the public policy process has been privatized by actions of ALEC: suggests implications for policy-making and research in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Democratic Education, Discourse Analysis, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Anderson, Gary L., & Kathryn Herr, "The New Paradigm Wars: Is There Room for Rigorous Practitioner Knowledge in Schools and Universities? Educational Researcher, 28(June-July, 1999), 12-21; 40.*, Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr

Annotation: Discusses the question of legitimacy of practitioner research in academia and schools and raises several related issues.

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 Research

Anderson, Stephen E., "Understanding Teacher Change: Revisiting the Concerns Based Adoption Model," Curriculum Inquiry, 27 (Fall, 1997), 331-367., Stephen E. Anderson

Annotation: Reviews the literature on Concerns Based Adoption Model from its inception to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Andrews, Richard, "The Place of Systematic Reviews in Educational Research," British Journal of Educational Studies, 53(December, 2005), 399-416., Richard Andrews

Annotation: Proposes a model of educational research incorporating systematic reviews.

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

Anyon, Jean, "The Retreat of Marxism and Socialist Feminism: Postmodern and Poststructural Theories in Education," Curriculum Inquiry, 24(Summer, 1994), 115-133.*, Jean Anyon

Annotation: Critiques work of Cherryholmes, Lather, Ellsworth, Giroux, and McLaren with respect to the lack of empirical basis for their critical theories and offers an alternative approach of her own. Cherryholmes responds in a related article that follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Philosophical Schools

Apple, Michael W., Educating the 'Right' Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality. New York: Routledge, 2001. 2nd ed., 2006., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Gives an elaborate analysis of four movements that have been combined by the political right to capture the discourse on recent educational policy and practice (neoliberalism, neoconservatism, authoritarian populism, and managerialism). Second edition adds new material on No Child Left Behind Act and on home schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., "Education, Culture, and Class Power," Educational Theory, 42(Spring, 1992), 127-145. Revised as Ch. 8 in his Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Discusses class and its relation to education with emphasis on the work of Basil Bernstein.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics

Apple, Michael W., "Rationality as Ideology," Educational Theory, 26(Winter, 1976), 121-131.*, Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Sets forth a perspective on Feinberg's book, Reason and Rhetoric.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Atkin, Myron J., "Can Educational Research Keep Pace with Education Reform?" Phi Delta Kappan, 71(November, 1989), 200-205.*, Myron J. Atkin

Annotation: Contrasts applied social science research in education with practical, collaborative, action research.

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

Atkinson, Paul, Sara Delamont, and Martyn Hammersley, "Qualitative Research Traditions: A British Response to Jacob," Review of Educational Research, 58 (Summer, 1988), 231-250., Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, and Martyn Hammersley

Annotation: Discusses qualitative research in Britain.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum, Qualitative Research

Au, Wayne, "Fighting with the Text: Conceptualizing and Reconceptualizing Freire's Critical Pedagogy," pp. 221-231 in Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au, and Luis Armando Gandin, eds., The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education. New York: Routledge, 2009., Wayne Au

Annotation: Provides a succinct but penetrating overview of Paulo Freire's ideas on critical pedagogy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Practical Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Au, Wayne, and Joseph J. Ferrare, eds., Mapping Corporate Education Reform: Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State. New York: Routledge, 2015., Wayne Au and Joseph J. Ferrare

Annotation: Presents several studies using policy network analysis to demonstrate the webs of involvement of corporate and other non-governmental organizations in governing educational reform under neoliberal assumptions; examples include Teach For America, Pearson, and others from US, China, and Chile.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Hidden Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Religious & Private Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Baez, Benjamin, and Deron Boyles, The Politics of Inquiry: Educational Research and the 'Culture of Science'. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2009., Benjamin Baez and Deron Boyles

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques several aspects of recent U. S. laws which favor certain definitions of scientific educational research; provides in-depth philosophical analysis and arguments on this and other topics such as Dewey's ideas on educational research, doctoral training in educational research, governing through science, and the grants culture in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

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

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

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

Baldacchino, John. Education Beyond Education: Self and the Imaginary in Maxine Greene's Philosophy. New York: Peter Lang, 2009., John. Baldacchino

Annotation: Gives an analysis and elucidation of Greene's writings organized around broad themes in her work; demonstrates the coherence of her philosophy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience, Aesthetics Education, Philosophical Schools

Baldridge, J. Victor, et al, "The Relationship of R & D Efforts to Field Users: Problems, Myths, and Stereotypes," Phi Delta Kappan, 55(June, 1974), 701-706., J. Victor Baldridge

Annotation: Summarizes what is known about relating research and uses of research.

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

Ball, Stephen J., ed., Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge . New York: Routledge, 1990., Stephen J. Ball

Annotation: Includes nine articles by Australian, English, and Canadian scholars on Foucault and power in education..

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Banathy, Bela H., Systems Design of Education: A Journey to Create the Future. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications, 199l., Bela H. Banathy

Annotation: Gives model and procedures for designing education through systems inquiry.

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

Banks, James, "The Lives and Values of Researchers: Implications for Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society," Educational Researcher, 27(October, 1998), 4-17., James Banks

Annotation: Traces value perspectives adhered to by five researchers on race and discusses methodological issues and a typology of types of researchers involved in social action based on research.

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

Bannen-Ritland, Brenda, and John Y. Beck, "Investigating the Act of Design in Design Research," pp. 299-319 in Anthony E. Kelly, Richard A. Lesh, and John Y. Beck, eds., Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education. New York; Routledge, 2008., Brenda Bannen-Ritland and John Y. Beck

Annotation: Stipulates the phases and methods of the Integrative Learning Design Framework and discusses related issues.

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

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

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

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

Barone, Thomas E., "On the Demise of Subjectivity in Educational Inquiry," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 25-38. Reprinted pp. 161-178 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Describes issues surrounding subjectivity in educational research; one of four related articles.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Barone, Tom, "Persuasive Writings, Vigilant Readings, and Reconstructed Characters: The Paradox of Trust in Educational Storytelling," pp. 63-74 in J. Amos Hatch and Roger Wisniewski, eds., Life History and Narrative. London: Falmer Press, 1995. Reprinted pp. 245-266 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Tom Barone

Annotation: Sets forth criteria for authoring emancipatory, artfully persuasive, educational stories; draws on Bakhtin's work.

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

Barone, Tom, "Researching, Writing, and Reading Narrative Studies: Issues of Epistemology and Method," pp. 149-180 in Tom Barone, Teaching Eternity: The Enduring Outcomes of Teaching. New York: Teachers College Press, 2001., Tom Barone

Annotation: Discusses issues involved in doing aesthetic, narrative, postmodern research such as exemplified in the author's study in this volume.

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

Barone, Tom, "Science, Art, and the Predispositions of Educational Researchers," Educational Researcher, 30(October, 2001), 24-28., Tom Barone

Annotation: Makes the case for arts-based forms of inquiry in educational research; a response follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Barone, Tom, Touching Eternity: The Enduring Outcomes of Teaching. New York: Teachers College Press, 2001., Tom Barone

Annotation: Gives a literary reconstruction of an art teacher's work and influence as portrayed by the writer and several of the teacher's former students; the last chapter reflects upon issues inherent in the reconstruction process as postmodern research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education, Teaching/Learning Process, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Authority of Teacher

Barton, Len, and Stephen Walker, eds., Social Crisis and Educational Research. London: Croom Helm, 1984., Len Barton and Stephen Walker

Annotation: Collects twelve papers from 1982 sociology of education conference at Westhill on issues in social practice using interpretive and critical inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Bascia, Nina, Alister Cumming, Amanda Datnow, Kenneth Leithwood, and David Livingstone, eds., International Handbook of Educational Policy. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005., Nina Bascia, Alister Cumming, Amanda Datnow, Kenneth Leithwood, and David Livingstone

Annotation: Contains 55 articles under the headings: large-scale educational reforms, learning and governace, teachig quality, literacies, and workplace learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Development Strategies

Basile, Carole G., A Good Little School. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004., Carole G. Basile

Annotation: Describes a model open school with a thirty-year history of student-centered learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Democratic Education, Local Control of Schooling, Open Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Bellah, Robert N., "The Ethical Aims of Social Inquiry," Teachers College Record, 83(Fall, 1981), 1-18., Robert N. Bellah

Annotation: Discusses ethical reflections in social science research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Bell, Judith, Doing Your Research Project, 2nd Ed. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1993., Judith Bell

Annotation: Presents a basic introduction to generic planning for a research project by graduate students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

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

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

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Berlak, Ann, and Harold Berlak, "Engaging in Critical Inquiry," pp. 229-275 in their Dilemmas of Schooling: Teaching and Social Change. New York: Methuen, 1981., Ann Berlak and Harold Berlak

Annotation: Gives an overview of five realms of inquiry and the kinds of questions each deals with; shows how critical inquiry deals with such questions; suggests ways sixteen dilemmas (outlined in earlier section of the book) can serve critical inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Berliner, David C., "Educational Research: The Hardest Science of All," Educational Researcher, 31(November, 2002), 18-20., David C. Berliner

Annotation: Critiques the limited view of educational research explicitly deemed acceptable in recent federal education legislation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Bernbaum, Gerald, Knowledge and Ideology in the Sociology of Education . London: Macmillan, 1977., Gerald Bernbaum

Annotation: Provides and introduction to the topic from British scholars.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge

Best, Edward, "A Failure in Communication," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 3(Spring, 1964), 163-184., Edward Best

Annotation: Argues for the identification and examination of prescriptive premises in educational theories.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Beyer, Landon E., "Field Experience, Ideology, and the Development of Critical Reflectivity," Journal of Teacher Education, 35(May-June, 1984), 36-41., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Describes the Knox College elementary teacher preparation program that involves critical reflection and a different kind of field experience.

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

Beyer, Landon E., "The Parameters of Educational Inquiry," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Spring, 1986), 87-114., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Reviews Feinberg's Understanding Education and its multiple perspectives on educational inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Biddle, Bruce J., "Better Ideas: Expanding Funding for Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 25 (December, 1996), 12-14. *, Bruce J. Biddle

Annotation: Makes the case for funding educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Biesta,Gert, "Education and Democracy Revisited: Dewey's Democratic Deficit," pp. 112-129 in his Obstinate Education: Reconnecting School and Society. Boston: Brill Sense, 2019., Gert Biesta

Annotation: Explores Dewey's concepts of democracy and education for their relationship; finds his concept more social and moral than political; his concept of political democracy is limited.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry--Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Studty
Narrow Topic: Democratic Education

Biesta, Gert, "Why 'What Works' Won't Work: Evidence-Based Practice and the Democratic Deficit in Educational Research," Educational Theory, 57(No. 1, 2007), 1-22., Gert Biesta

Annotation: Critiques the arguments for limiting educational practices to those supported by evidence of success in achieving goals; explains why actions based on research require democratic deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization

Biesta, Gert J. J., and Deborah Osberg,"Beyond Re/Presentation: A Case for Updating the Epistemology of Schooling," Interchange, 38(March, 2007), 15-29., Gert J. J. Biesta and Deborah Osberg

Annotation: Describes with careful analysis a presentational rather than a representational epistemology; ponders what schooling would be like if it relied upon the former rather than the latter; other articles follow on the implications of this thesis (p. 31 and p. 69).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Bogdan, Robert C., and Sari Knopp Biklen, "Foundations of Qualitative Research in Education," pp. 21-44 in Wendy Luttrell, ed., Qualitative Educational Research: Readings in Reflexive Methodology and Trransformative Practice. New York: Routledge, 2010., Robert C. Bogdan and Sari Knopp Biklen

Annotation: Gives a comprehensive overview of the nature and history of qualitative research approaches available for use in educational contexts.

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

Bogdan, Robert C., and Sari Knopp Biklen, Qualitative Reseach for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods, 2d Ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1992., Robert C. Bogdan and Sari Knopp Biklen

Annotation: Outlines practical approaches to conducting qualitative research studies in education from designing studies to writing them up.

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

Boote, David, "Notes Toward a Naturalistic Study of Education Research Methodology," Interchange, 39(July, 2008), 303-325., David Boote

Annotation: Discusses the need to examine how research is actually conducted in order to avoid blind adherence to methodology and to take context into account; urges producing reasoned arguments for research results.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Boote, David N., and Penny Beile, "Scholars before Researchers: On the Centrality of the Dissertation Literature Review in Research Preparation," Educational Researcher, 34(August/September, 2005), 3-15.*, David N. Boote and Penny Beile

Annotation: Argues for sophisticated literature reviews in education dissertations and for explicit preparation in doing them in predissertation doctoral education; a related article and a response by these authors appears in the same journal, 35(December, 2006), 28-31; 32-35.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Knowledge Generation, Education as a Field of Study

Boulding, Kenneth E., and Laurence Senesh, eds., The Optimum Utilization of Knowledge: Making Knowledge Serve Human Betterment . Boulder, CO: Westview, 1983., Kenneth E. Boulding and Laurence Senesh

Annotation: Contains articles relating the topic to education and to decision-making in social institutions.

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

Bowers, C. A., "Emergent Ideological Characteristics of Educational Policy," Teachers College Record, 79(September, 1977), 33-54., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Traces the emergent technocratic ideology in educational policies from behavior modification to career education to competency-based education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Boyd, Dwight, "Dominance Concealed Through Diversity: Implications of Inadequate Perspectives on Cultural Pluralism," Harvard Educational Review, 66(Fall, 1996), 609-630.*, Dwight Boyd

Annotation: An analysis of four types of responses to the dilemma of diversity in education with implications for practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multiethnic Adaptation

Boyd, Robert D., "Solving Problems of Practice in Education," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 6(September, 1984), 59-74., Robert D. Boyd

Annotation: Explains how choices of courses of action can be made in education based on informed problem-solving.

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

Boyd, William L., "Local Influences on Education," pp. 1119-1129 in Harold E. Mitzel, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1982.*, William L. Boyd

Annotation: Describes the political forces at work in local educational decision making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling

Bracey, Gerald W., "Educational Research and Educational Practice," The Educational Forum, 62(Winter, 1998), 140-145., Gerald W. Bracey

Annotation: Examines the divide between research and its use in practice.

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

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

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

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

Bramwell, R. D., "Education and the Two Traditions of Science," Educational Theory, 48(Summer, 1978), 223-230., R. D. Bramwell

Annotation: Contrasts the logico-empirical and the human sciences traditions in scientific inquiry; discusses their implications for educational inquiry.

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

Bredo, Eric, and Walter Feinberg, eds., Knowledge and Values in Social and Educational Research . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982., Eric Bredo and Walter Feinberg

Annotation: Presents overviews by the editors of positivistic, interpretive, and critical approaches to research; includes for each approach 6 or 7 chapters by other writers on related topics.

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

Bredo, Eric, and Walter Feinberg, "Introduction: Competing Modes of Social and Educational Research," pp. 3-11, "The Positivistic Approach to Social and Educational Research," pp. 13-27, "The Interpretive Approach to Social and Educational Research," pp. 115-128, "The Critical Approach to Social and Educational Research," pp. 271-291, in Eric Bredo and Walter Feinberg, eds., Knowledge and Values in Social and Educational Research . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.*, Eric Bredo and Walter Feinberg

Annotation: Explains three research approaches: positivist, interpretive, and critical.

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

Brinkerhoff, Robert O., Dale M. Brethower, Terry Hluchyi, and Jeri Ridings Nowakowski, Program Evaluation: Sourcebook; Program Evaluation: Design Manual; Program Evaluation: Sourcebook/Casebook . Hingham, MA: Kluwer Boston, Inc., 1983., Robert O. Brinkerhoff, Dale M. Brethower, Terry Hluchyi, and Jeri Ridings Nowakowski

Annotation: Specifies in this three-book series a seven step process for conducting program evaluations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Program Audit/Evaluation

Brown, Ann L., "Design Experiments: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges in Creating Complex Interventions in Classroom Settings," Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2(No. 2, 1992), 141-178., Ann L. Brown

Annotation: Lays out a conception of design experiments in the context of mathematics classroom learning, illustrates that in her own research, and outlines issues requiring attention.

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

Brown, L. David, "People-Centered Development and Participatory Research," Harvard Educational Review, 55(February, 1985), 69-75., L. David Brown

Annotation: Makes the case for combining these two approaches and illustrates this with a project in India.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Research

Brunner, Diane DuBose, Inquiry and Reflection: Framing Narrative Practice in Education. Albany: SUNY Press, 1994., Diane DuBose Brunner

Annotation: Combines a narrative method and a critical perspective in illustrating stories of schooling, teaching, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling

Bryk, Anthony S., "Accelerating How We Learn to Improve," Educational Researcher, 44(No.9,2015), 467-477., Anthony S. Bryk

Annotation: Shows how joining together the discipline of improvement science and the power of structured network communities can accelerate learning to improve education; describes a way of doing practice-based research that discovers how to actually make things better.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

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

Bryk, Anthony S., and Louis M. Gomez, "Reinventing a Research and Development Capacity," pp. 181-206 in Frederick M. Hess, ed., The Future of Educational Entrepreneurship: Possibilities for School Reform. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2008., Anthony S. Bryk and Louis M. Gomez

Annotation: Analyzes the status of the design-engineering-development method of school improvement; reviews the infrastructure needed for this type of development; discusses an agenda and funding for needed work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Generation

Buchmann, Margret, "Improving Education by Talking: Argument or Conversation?" Teachers College Record, 86(Spring, 1985), 441-453., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Points out how change can be achieved through argument and how action can employ knowledge through conversation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum Deliberation

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Developing Interdisciplinary Researchers: What Ever Happened to the Humanities in Education?" Educational Researcher, 35(November, 2006), 3-10., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Makes the case for balanced research that includes not only scientific but also humanistic inquiry in education; discusses implications for graduate research training.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Education as a Field of Study, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Burgess, Robert G., ed., Field Methods in the Study of Education . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1985., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Reports a 1982 British conference on ethnographic research; covers theoretical issues, data collection, and field methods.

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, Comparative Curriculum

Burgess, Robert G., ed., Strategies of Educational Research: Qualitative Methods. London: Falmer Press, 1985., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Presents eleven articles on a variety of qualitative research methods.

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, Qualitative Research

Burgess, Robert G., ed., The Research Process in Educational Settings: Ten Case Studies . Sussex: Falmer Press, 1984., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Gives first person accounts (most from dissertations) of ethnographic studies.

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

Burkhardt, Hugh, "From Design Research to Large-Scale Impact: Engineering Research in Education," pp. 121-150 in Jan van den Akker, Koeno Gravemeijer, Susan McKenney, and Nienke Nieveen, eds., Educational Design Research. New York: Routledge, 2006., Hugh Burkhardt

Annotation: Describes the engineering approach to design research; gives illustrations in education; advocates increased support for this kind of research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Development Strategies, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Generation

Burkhardt, Hugh, and Alan H. Schoenfeld, "Improving Educational Research: Toward a More Useful, More Influential, and Better-Funded Enterprise," Educational Researcher, 32(December, 2003), 3-14., Hugh Burkhardt and Alan H. Schoenfeld

Annotation: Makes the case for a development or design (engineering) approach to research to increase its usefulness.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Burns, Allan F., "On the Ethnographic Process in Anthropology and Education," Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 7(August, 1976), 25-33., Allan F. Burns

Annotation: Describes the research process involved in doing ethnographic research in education.

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

Button, H. Warren, "Creating More Useable Posts: History in the Study of Education," Educational Researcher, 8(May, 1979), 3-9., H. Warren Button

Annotation: Reviews history of education as a discipline and the gaps in inquiry in this field; discusses appropriate uses of "history."

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

Byrk, Anthony S., Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, and Paul G. Le Mahieu, Learning to Improve: How America's Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2015., Anthony S. Byrk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, and Paul G. Le Mahieu

Annotation: Provides a structure and process for improving educational practice based on the Carnegie Foundation's own field work in schools utilizing six improvement principles (a chapter is devoted to each); networked improvement communities and a systems perspectives are key features.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Practical Knowledge, Organization Theory, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Calhoun, Emily F., "Action Research: Three Approaches," Educational Leadership, 51(October, 1993), 62-65., Emily F. Calhoun

Annotation: Describes individual teacher research, collaborative action research, and schoolwide action research.

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 Research

Calhoun, Emily F., How to Use Action Research in the Self-Reviewing School. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 1994., Emily F. Calhoun

Annotation: Describes the five phases of the action research process for school-wide improvement.

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

Carr, Wilfred, "Can Educational Research Be Scientific?" pp. 77-86 in Wilfred Carr, For Education: Toward Critical Educational Inquiry. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1995. *, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Contrasts scientific and interpretive questions in educational inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

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

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

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History

Carr, Wilfred, For Education: Toward Critical Educational Inquiry. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1995., Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Reprints eight previously published articles by the author; includes new material by Carr in introduction and epilogue and by Stephen Kemmis in prologue; demonstrates use of philosphical inquiry on theory/practice issues and educational inquiry generally.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge

Carr, Wilfred, "Philosophy, Values, and Educational Science," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 119-132.*, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Examines the contention that values should be eliminated from educational research and argues that their inclusion does not make research impossible.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Carr, Wilfred, "Whatever Happened to Action Research?" pp. 100-107 in Wilfred Carr, For Education: Toward Critical Educational Inquiry. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1995.*, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Discusses the nature of action research in relation to its contrast with positivism.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Carr, Wilfred, and Stephen Kemmis, "A Critical Approach to Theory and Practice," pp. 129-154 in Wilfred Carr and Stephen Kemmis, eds., Becoming Critical: Knowing through Action Research , Revised ed. Geelong, Victoria: Deakin University Press, 1986.*, Wilfred Carr and Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Traces the origins of critical theory in Habermas and offers some criticism in the context of action research.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Carson, Terrance R., and Dennis J. Sumara, eds., Action Research as a Living Practice. New York: Peter Lang, 1997., Terrance R. Carson and Dennis J. Sumara

Annotation: Contains 22 accounts of action research as efforts to alter perception and action in practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Teaching/Learning Process

Carspecken, Phil Francis, Critical Ethnography in Educational Research: A Theoretical and Practical Guide. New York: Routledge, 1996., Phil Francis Carspecken

Annotation: Provides a five-stage approach to doing critical ethnography in education with illustrative examples and with thorough discussion of validity requirements at each stage.

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

Carter, Kathy, "The Place of Story in the Study of Teaching and Teacher Education," Educational Researcher, 22(January-February, 1993), 5-12., Kathy Carter

Annotation: Describes the narrative form of inquiry and shows how this is used in the study of teaching and teacher education.

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 Education

Casanova, Ursula, "Research and Practice: We Can Integrate Them," National Education Association Journal, (January, 1989), 44-49.*, Ursula Casanova

Annotation: Makes the case for teacher involvement in practical research.

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

Casey, Kathleen, "The New Narrative Research in Education," pp. 211-253 in Michael W. Apple, ed., Review of Research in Education, 21, 1995-1996. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1995., Kathleen Casey

Annotation: Reviews examples of and methodological issues related to narrative research in education and other fields of inquiry.

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

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

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

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Construct Validity and the Discourses of Research," American Journal of Education, 96(May, 1988), 421-457., Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: Examinnes the use of the concept of construct validity in educational research, especially in relation to phenomenological, critical, and interpretive research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Reading Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 25(January-February, 1993), 1-32.*, Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: Demonstrates a feminist, a critical, and a deconstructionist reading of a research study on comprehension of texts; calls for a pragmatic approach.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Hermeneutic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Discourse Analysis