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Poetter, Thomas S., ed., 10 Great Curricula: Lived Conversations of Progressive, Democratic Curricula in School and Society. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2011., Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Presents narratives on the lived curricula from ten settings that embody progressive forms of curriculum and pedagogy; prepared by doctoral students of the editor; contains commentaries and critiques on each; epilogue written by the editor contains summary of themes and lessons derived from this kind of research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Democratic Education, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Poetter, Thomas S., ed., Curriculum Windows: What Curriculum Theorists of the 1980s Can Teach Us About Schools and Society Today. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2016, Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Examines fifteen books by leading curriculum theorists published during the decade of the 1980s; each essay is written by a doctoral student at Miami University in Ohio and provides both personal and professional judgments on the value of the ideas presented; see volumes with similar titles that contain analyses of other books published during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1990s by the same editor and publisher.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pollard, Andrew, Dennis Thiessen, and Ann Filer, eds., Children and Their Curriculum: The Perspectives of Primary and Elementary School Children. Bristol, PA: The Falmer Press, 1997., Andrew Pollard, Dennis Thiessen, and Ann Filer

Annotation: Contains nine studies of children's experiences of their curriculum; some chapters give attention to methodology for this type of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation

Popkewitz, Thomas S., A Political Sociology of Educational Reform: Power/ Knowledge in Teaching, Teacher Education, and Research. New York: Teachers College Press, 1991., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Devotes chapters to topics in the political sociology of education such as reform, research, teaching, teacher education, professionalism, power, knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ideology and School Knowledge, Teacher Education, Curriculum and Politics

Popkewitz, Thomas S., ed., The Formation of the School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1987., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Presents 11 chapters showing the ideological dimensions of the content of various subjects in the curriculum.

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

Pruyn, Marc, and Luis M. Huerta-Charles, eds., Teaching Peter McLaren: Paths of Dissent. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Marc Pruyn and Luis M. Huerta-Charles

Annotation: Presents ten essays giving McLaren's intellectual contributions and ways his ideas are used with students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Reason, Peter, and Hilary Bradburg, eds., Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2001., Peter Reason and Hilary Bradburg

Annotation: Porvides 43 articles on the grounds for, practice in, exemplars of, and skills related to action research.

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

Reason, Peter, and John Rowan, eds., Human Inquiry: A Sourcebook of New Paradigm Research . New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1981., Peter Reason and John Rowan

Annotation: Presents papers on human inquiry regarding human experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience

Reid, William A., and Decker F. Walker, eds., Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States . Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975., William A. Reid and Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Presents six studies of curriculum change; concludes with a summary chapter.

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

Richards, Colin, ed., Power and the Curriculum: Issues in Curriculum Studies. England: Nafferton Books, 1978., Colin Richards

Annotation: Presents 13 conference papers on curriculum change, the new criticism, teachers' decision-making, and other curriculum issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Rosenmund, Moritz, Anna-Vereva Fries, and Werner Heller, eds., Comparing Curriculum-Making Processes. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2002., Moritz Rosenmund, Anna-Vereva Fries, and Werner Heller

Annotation: Presents 22 research papers on various aspects of curriculum-making in 12 countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Rudduck, Jean, and David Hopkins, eds., Research as a Basis for Teaching: Readings from the Work of Lawrence Stenhouse . Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books, 1985., Jean Rudduck and David Hopkins

Annotation: Collects excerpts from the writings of Stenhouse on curriculum research and the teacher.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Teacher Research, Conceptions of Teaching

Sabia, Daniel R., Jr., and Jerald Wallulis, eds., Changing Social Science: Critical Theory and Other Critical Perspectives . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1983., Daniel R. Sabia Jr. and Jerald Wallulis

Annotation: Explains aspects of critical social science in some detail.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Schaffarzick, Jon, and David H. Hampson, eds., Strategies of Curriculum Development . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975., Jon Schaffarzick and David H. Hampson

Annotation: Presents 11 articles by persons involved in curriculum development projects of the 1950s and 1960s; emphasis in each article is on strategies used in developing the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum History

Schaffarzick, Jon, and Gary Sykes, eds., Value Conflicts and Curriculum Issues: Lessons from Research and Experience. Berkeley: McCutchan, 1979., Jon Schaffarzick and Gary Sykes

Annotation: Contains papers presented to a 1975 NIE conference on the topic of curriculum development in the United States and summaries of discussions held (by the editors, van Geel, Boyd, Cuban, Kliebard, Tyler, Walker, Noddings).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics

Scott, David, Critical Essays on Major Curriculum Theorists. New York: Routledge, 2008., David Scott

Annotation: Summarizes and critiques arguments for eleven curricular themes or ideas developed by eleven different curriculum theorists (Popham, Stenhouse, Hirst, Foucault, Apple, Bernstein, Vygotski, Bruner, Giroux, Schon, and John White).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Seguel, Mary Louise, The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Presents accounts of Charles and Frank McMurry, Dewey, Bobbitt, Charters, Rugg, and Caswell and their contributions to the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Shapiro, H. Svi, ed., Education and Hope in Troubled Times: Visions of Change for Our Children's World. New York: Routledge, 2009., H. Svi Shapiro

Annotation: Contains 19 articles by leading educators on challenges and possibilities facing American education; each offers a vision with practical curricular suggestions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling

Sherman, Robert R., and Rodman B. Webb, eds., Qualitative Research in Education: Focus and Methods. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1988., Robert R. Sherman and Rodman B. Webb

Annotation: Describes twelve types of methods of research written by specialists in each type.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Short, Edmund C., Compiler, The Society for the Study of Curriculum History: Meetings and Papers 1977-1991. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, 1991, ED 342 736., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Contains 47 papers on historical aspects of curriculum practice, theory, research, and leaders presented at meetings of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History between 1977 and 1991; information on the Society and its meetings is also included.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Short, Edmund C., ed., A Search for Valid Content for Curriculum Courses. Educational Comment, 1970. Toledo, OH: College of Education, University of Toledo, 1970.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Presents six articles on philosophical and historical scholarship, training of curriculum workers, practical school curriculum problems, college curriculum courses survey, and an analysis of curriculum texts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Short, Edmund C., ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Contains descriptions of 17 different forms of curriculum inquiry including philosophical, historical, ethnographic, narrative, theoretical, hermeneutic, critical, deliberative, action, etc.

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

Short, Edmund C., and Leonard J. Waks, eds., Leaders in Curriculum Studies: Intellectual Self-Portraits. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009., Edmund C. Short and Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Contains 18 essays by late 20th century curriculum scholars describing their own paths into the field of Curriculum Studies, their major contributions to the field, and their assessments of the state of the field over the last several decades.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors

Short, Edmund C., George H. Willis, and William H. Schubert, The Story of the AERA Specical Interest Group on Creation and Utilization of Curriculum Knowledge --1970-1984: Toward Excellence in Curriculum Inquiry . March 1985. State College, PA: Nittany Press, 1985 . ERIC document number ED 256 730., Edmund C. Short, George H. Willis, and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Provides a detailed history of the SIG.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Simon, Herbert W., ed., The Rhetorical Turn: Inventions and Persuasion in the Conduct of Inquiry. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press,1990., Herbert W. Simon

Annotation: Reviews issues concerning the rhetoric of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Sirotnik, Kenneth A., and Jeannie Oakes, eds., Critical Perspectives on the Organization and Improvement of Schooling . Hingham, MA: Kluwer-Nijoff, 1986., Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Jeannie Oakes

Annotation: Presents a series of articles on several aspects of school reform and improvement written from a critical perspective.

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

Sirotnik, Kenneth A., and Roger Soder, eds., The Beat of a Different Drummer: Essays on Educational Renewal in Honor of John I. Goodlad. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Roger Soder

Annotation: Presents 20 chapters on John Goodlad's thought and work in curriculum, teacher education, and educational renwal; ends with an extensive bibliography of Goodlad's writings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Teacher Education

Smith, Tracy W., and C. Kenneth McEwin, eds., The Legacy of the Middle School: In Their Own Words. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2011., Tracy W. Smith and C. Kenneth McEwin

Annotation: Reports a study of the Middle School Legacy Project; contains speeches and interviews of founders and prominent leaders of the middle school movement from the early 1960s to today; presents a summary of key themes found across these leaders' interview statements.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Middle School Curriculum

Smyth, John, A 'Critical Pedagogy' of Teacher Evaluation . Geelong, Victoria, Australia: Deakin University Press, 1988., John Smyth

Annotation: Conceptualizes an approach to teacher evaluation that goes beyond pointing to inadequacies to acknowledge the existing power relationships and transforming them through critical pedagogical relationships; includes three lengthy reprinted articles on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Teacher Evaluation

Spindler, George, ed., Doing the Ethnography of Schooling: Educational Anthropology in Action . New York: Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, 1982., George Spindler

Annotation: Gives a thorough treatment of various aspects of ethnography of schooling by a variety of authors.

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

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

Spindler, George, and Louise Spindler, eds., Interpretive Ethnography of Education at Home and Abroad . Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1987., George Spindler and Louise Spindler

Annotation: Provides 19 articles on comparative and cross-cultural studies, the methods involved, with examples.

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

Stake, Robert E., Multiple Case Study Analysis. New York: Guilford, 2006., Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Shows how to design, analyze, and report studies that address common issues across a group of cases; illustrated using cases from three Eastern European countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Program Audit/Evaluation, Comparative Curriculum

Stenhouse, Lawrence, ed., Curriculum Research and Development in Action . London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1980., Lawrence Stenhouse

Annotation: Treats various dimensions of research and development undertaken in curriculum by teachers and others in action research settings in England.

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

Stotsky, Sandra, ed., What's at Stake in the K-12 Standards Wars: A Primer for Educational Policy Makers. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Sandra Stotsky

Annotation: Presents criticisms of subject area standards in mathematics, science, history and economics, and English from the perspective of academicians in the various disciplines; the collection of articles embraces anti-constructivist aspects of the standards and critiques the federal and state policy initiatives that promote these flawed sets of standards; frequently proposes alternative policies and standards.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Streck, Danilo R., Enclides Redin, and Jaime Jose Zitkoski, eds., Paulo Freire Encyclopedia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & LIttlefield Publishers, 2012., Danilo R. Streck, Enclides Redin, and Jaime Jose Zitkoski

Annotation: Presents short treatments of over 200 words and concepts found in the writings of Freire; these are organized from A to Z and are written by a variety of Freire scholars (many from Brazil); authors privide direct quotations from Freire's many writings and add their own elucidations; contains a bibliography of Freire's books in Portuguese and English compiled by his wife.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Conceptions of Teaching, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Sullivan, Edmund V., A Critical Psychology: Interpretation of the Personal World. New York: Plenum, 1984., Edmund V. Sullivan

Annotation: Gives a critical interpretation of the personal world; treats the method of emancipatory praxis.

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: Curriculum as Experience, Psychology and Curriculum

Suppes, Patrick, ed., Impact of Research on Educaiton: Some Case Studies, Washington, DC: National Academy of Education, 1978., Patrick Suppes

Annotation: Gives examples of educational research that has had significant impact on education.

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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Swail, Watson Scott, ed., Finding Superman: Debating the Future of Public Education in America. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012., Watson Scott Swail

Annotation: Provides critiques of the movie, "Waiting for Superman." in terms of its portrayal of inner city charter schools, its biases, and its flawed assumptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics

Taylor, Philip H., and Jack Walton, eds., The Curriculum: Research, Innovation and Change . London: Ward Lock Educational, 1973., Philip H. Taylor and Jack Walton

Annotation: Presents a set of twelve 1973 British conference papers on curriculum development, curriculum courses, curriculum research, school curriculum, and curriculum change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Taylor, William, ed., Metaphors of Education . Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books, 1984., William Taylor

Annotation: Includes essays by eight writers on the use of metaphors in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Tierney, William G., and Yvonna A. Lincoln, eds., Representation and the Text: Re-Framing the Narrative Voice. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1997., William G. Tierney and Yvonna A. Lincoln

Annotation: Explores issues surrounding the writing of qualitative research as texts.

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

Tobin, Kenneth, and Joe L. Kincheloe, eds., Doing Educational Research: A Handbook. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006., Kenneth Tobin and Joe L. Kincheloe

Annotation: Contains descriptions and illustrations of doing ten different kinds of educational research that have the potential of changing education, not just studying it; also contains chapters on general issues related to doing these kinds of research.

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

Tomkins, George S., ed., The Curriculum in Canada in Historical Perspective . 1979 Yearbook of Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Vancouver, BC: CSSE, 1979., George S. Tomkins

Annotation: Provides a history of various aspects of Canadian curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Toshakkori, Abbas, and Charles Teddlie, "The Past and the Future of Mixed Methods Research" pp. 671-701 in their Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social and Behavioral Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003., Abbas Toshakkori and Charles Teddlie

Annotation: Discusses the utility, design issues, inferences , logistics, and fundamental principles related to mixed methods research; a related chapter by the same authors introduces this volume of 28 chapters on various methods of mixed methods research.

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

Truit, Donna, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Donna Truit, William E. Doll Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents eighteen papers from the 2000 Conference by authors from twelve countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Tyler, Ralph W., ed., Prospects for Research and Development in Education . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1976., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Assembles, excerpts, and comments on more than 15 writers' statements on many aspects of research and development (on definitions, history, political problems, mistakes, improving quality, implementing development activities, and future alternatives).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Van den Akker, Jan, Keono Gravemeijer, Susan McKenney, and Nienke Nieveen, eds., Educational Design Research. New York: Routledge, 2006., Jan van den Akker, Keono Gravemeijer, Susan McKenney, and Nienke Nieveen

Annotation: Contains ten articles advocating and illustrating the use of design research in education as a form of developing products, practices, and policies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Materials Development and Evaluation

Akker, Jan van den, Wilmad Kuiper, and Uwe Hameyer, eds., Curriculum Landscapes and Trends. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003., Jan van den Akker, Wilmad Kuiper, and Uwe Hameyer

Annotation: Contains analyses of curricular innovations in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, and Finland.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Van Til, William, ed., ASCD in Retrospect. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1986., Til William Van

Annotation: Presents comments by 11 past-presidents of ASCD on the organization's contributions in various domains; all chapters have historical relevance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Ward, Spencer A., and Linda J. Reed, eds., Knowledge Structure and Use: Implications for Synthesis and Interpretation . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983., Spencer A. Ward and Linda J. Reed

Annotation: Contains 20 chapters on every aspect of the topic; a thorough treatise on synthesizing research.

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

Weis, Lois, Cameron McCarthy, and Greg Dimitriadis, eds., Ideology, Curriculum, and the New Sociology of Education: Revisiting the Work of Michael Apple. New York: Routledge, 2006., Lois Weis, Cameron McCarthy, and Greg Dimitriadis

Annotation: Includes nine essays highlighting the contributions of Michael Apple to critical sociology of education; has concluding essay by Apple and interviews with him.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Welner, Kevin G., Patricia H. Hinchey, Alex Molnar, and Don Weitzman, eds., Think Tank Research Quality: Lessons for Policy Makers, the Media, and the Public. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers, 2010., Kevin G. Welner, Patricia H. Hinchey, Alex Molnar, and Don Weitzman

Annotation: Critiques several Think Tank "research" reports on topics ranging from school choice, vouchers, charter schools, NCLB, standards, to teacher quality; prepared by Think Tank Review Project at University of Colorado-Boulder; gives evidence of weaknesses in many Think Tank studies and urges techinical critiques of other such reports be done; cautions policy makers, media, and the public not to rely upon non-peer reviewed studies.

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: Evaluative Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics

Werner, Walter, ed., Curriculum Canada: Perceptions, Practices, Prospects, Vancouver: Center for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia, 1979., Walter Werner

Annotation: Includes 10 papers on topics related to curriculum inquiry and several reports of work going on in various provinces.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Westbury, Ian, Stefan Hopmann, and Kurt Riquarts, eds., Teaching as a Reflective Practice: The German Didaktik Tradition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000., Ian Westbury, Stefan Hopmann, and Kurt Riquarts

Annotation: Contains 18 essays that define Didaktic and Bildung (Didaktic's central idea), give their sources in German educational theory, and provide examples in use in several countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Whitty, Geoff, and Michael Young, eds., Explorations in the Politics of School Knowledge. Nafferton, England: Nafferton Books, 1976., Geoff Whitty and Michael Young

Annotation: Provides an introduction to the politics of school knowledge involved in several school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, School Subjects

Willis, George, ed., Qualitative Evaluation : Concepts and Cases in Curriculum Criticism. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., George Willis

Annotation: Contains six articles on the nature of qualitative evaluation in curriculum; 13 reports of such studies are included; comments on this approach are presented in three final chapters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Willis, George, and William H. Schubert, ed., Reflections from the Heart of Educational Inquiry: Understanding Curriculum and Teaching through the Arts. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991., George Willis and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Gives 33 views and illustrations from leading curriculum theorists of how the arts afffect teaching, curriculum, and inquiry on curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Curriculum Professors, Art Education

Willis, George, William H. Schubert, Robert V. Bullough, Jr., Craig Kridel, and John T. Holton, eds., The American Curriculum: A Documentary History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993., George Willis, William H. Schubert, Robert V. Bullough Jr., Craig Kridel, and John T. Holton

Annotation: Reprints 36 documents of historical significance in U. S. curriculum history from 1642 to 1983.

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

Wolfe, Michael P., and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of a Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002, Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor

Annotation: Presents 14 articles on various modes of scholarship (from action research to critical to mytho-poetic, to bigraphical to hermenuetic and more) written in personal and autobiographical form by authors who practice these modes of scholarship; these essays honor Nelson Haggerson as a multifaceted curriculum scholar and bring aspects of his life and work to public view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Young, Michael F. D., Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education. New York: Routledge, 2008., Michael F. D. Young

Annotation: Contains fifteen essays on various aspects of the sociology of knowledge; several offer implications for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Knowledge Generation

Young, Michael F. D., ed., Knowledge and Control: New Directions for the Sociology of Education . London: Collier-Macmillan, 1971., Michael F. D. Young

Annotation: Discusses several features of social organization and control of knowledge in educational institutions.

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

Young, Michael F. D., The Curriculum of the Future: Form the 'New Sociology of Education' to a Critical Theory of Learning. Bristol, PA: The Falmer Press, 1998., Michael F. D. Young

Annotation: Updates twelve of the author's earlier articles on the sociology of knowledge, the 14-19 academic/vocational curriculum in England and Wales, and the nature of the curriculum in the learning society.

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

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