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Wolf, W. C., Jr., "Selected Knowledge Diffusion/Utilization Know-How," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 2(March, 1981), 331-340., W. C. Wolf Jr.

Annotation: Presents a summary of techniques.

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

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

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

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

Wong, E. David, "Challenges Confronting the Researcher/Teacher: Conflicts of Purpose and Conduct," Educational Researcher, 24(April, 1995), 22-28., E. David Wong

Annotation: Explains roles of teacher researchers in doing action research in relation to teaching.

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

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

Yanchar, Stephen C., and David D. Williams, "Reconsidering the Compatibility Thesis and Eclecticism: Five Proposed Guidelines for Method Use," Educational Researcher, 35(December, 2006), 3-12., Stephen C. Yanchar and David D. Williams

Annotation: Discusses issues inherent in mixed-methods research; posits guidelines for their use (contextual sensitivity, creativity, conceptual awareness, coherence, and critical reflection).

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: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation

Yinger, Robert J., "Learning the Language of Practice," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Fall, 1987), 293-318.*, Robert J. Yinger

Annotation: Describes a study of teachers' learning to teach, analyzes various dimensions of the process in light of related research, and calls for development of a pattern language with which to think and talk about teaching practice.

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

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

Zaharlick, Amy, "Ethnography in Anthropology and Its Value for Education," Theory into Practice, 31(Spring, 1992), 116-125., Amy Zaharlick

Annotation: Describes the goals and procedures for doing ethnographic inquiry in anthropology and discusses its use 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

Zeichner, Kenneth, "Educational Action Research," pp. 273-283 in Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury, eds., Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2001.*, Kenneth Zeichner

Annotation: Summarizes action research work in English-speaking countries and describes variations across this work.

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

Zuber-Skerritt, Ortrim,ed., New Directions in Action Research. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1996., Ortrim Zuber-Skerritt

Annotation: Includes 10 articles on critical action research by experienced researchers from Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

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