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Apple, Michael W., "Work, Power, and Curriculum Reform: A Response to Theodore Lewis's 'Vocational Education as General Education'," Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Fall, 1998), 339-360., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Responds to and critiques the article by Lewis in the same issue of Curriculum Inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Liberal Education/General Education

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

Apple, Michael W., and Landon E. Beyer, "Social Evaluation of Curriculum," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 5(Winter, 1983), 425-434. Reprinted pp. 334-449 in Landon W. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988; and revised as Ch. 4 in Michael W. Apple, ed., Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999.*, Michael W. Apple and Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Poses a way of evaluating curriculum that takes into account social, economic, and ideological purposes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., and Barry W. Franklin, "Curricular History and Social Control," pp. 176-201 in Carl A. Grant, ed., Community Participation in Education . Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1979., Michael W. Apple and Barry W. Franklin

Annotation: Traces the effort to base curriculum on the concept of social contract.

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

Apple, Michael W. and Nancy King, "What Do Schools Teach?" Curriculum Inquiry, 6 (No. 4, 1977), 341-358. Reprinted pp. 108-126 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory, Washington, DC: ASCD, 1977. Reprinted pp. 29-47 in Richard H. Weller, ed., Humanistic Education: Visions and Realities, Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977. Reprinted pp. 442-470 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation, Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978.*, Michael W. Apple and Nancy King

Annotation: Explores the social meaning of school experience in a kindergarten class related to play, work, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Early Childhood Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., and Anita Oliver, "Becoming Right: Education and the Formation of Conservative Movements," Teachers College Record, 97(Spring, 1996), 419-445; reprinted pp. 42-67 in Michael W. Apple, Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Record, 1996., Michael W. Apple and Anita Oliver

Annotation: Traces the way the Right has developed it's stance toward certain educational policies and provides an illustration from a local school system.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics

Apple, Michael W., and Joel Taxel, "Power and Curriculum Content," pp. 122-133 in Carl A. Grant, ed., Preparing for Reflective Teaching . Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1984., Michael W. Apple and Joel Taxel

Annotation: Does an analysis of the relation between curriculum content and power groups.

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

Apple, Michael W., and Kenneth Teitelbaum, "Are Teachers Losing Control of their Skills and Curriculum?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(April-June, 1986), 177-184., Michael W. Apple and Kenneth Teitelbaum

Annotation: Shows how teachers are losing control of their skills and the curriculum to outside authority.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Local Control of Schooling, Conceptions of Teaching, Authority of Teacher

Apple, Michael W., and Lois Weis, "Seeing Education Relationally: The Stratification of Culture and People in the Sociology of School Knowledge," Journal of Education (Boston University), 168(No. 1, 1986), 2-34., Michael W. Apple and Lois Weis

Annotation: Gives an extended analysis of the topic.

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

Apple, Michael W., and Philip Wexler, "Cultural Capital and Educational Transmissions: An Essay on Basil Bernstein, Class, Codes and Control, Vol. III: Towards a Theory of Educational Transmissions," Educational Theory, 28(Winter, 1978), 34-44., Michael W. Apple and Philip Wexler

Annotation: Critiques and comments on the content of the Bernstein book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Archambault, Reginald D., "The Philosophical Bases of the Experience Curriculum," Harvard Educational Review, 26(1956), 273-275., Reginald D. Archambault

Annotation: Outlines the basic tenets of the experience curriculum movement, including its goals and objectives as they relate to Dewey's view of ends, the role of interests and needs in curriculum design, and various limitations of the experience curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Philosophical Schools

Archbald, Douglas A., and Andrew C. Porter, "Curriculum Control and Teacher's Perceptions of Autonomy and Satisfaction," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 16(Spring, 1994), 21-39., Douglas A. Archbald and Andrew C. Porter

Annotation: Reports teachers' perceptions of various curriculum control policy instruments and their impact.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Authority of Teacher, Local Control of Schooling

Argyris, Chris, Robert Putnam, and Diane Maclain Smith, Action Science: Concepts, Methods, and Skills for Research and Intervention . San Franciso: Jossey-Bass, 1985., Chris Argyris, Robert Putnam, and Diane Maclain Smith

Annotation: Presents a thorough treatment of scientific action research and intervention.

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

Ariav, Tamar, "Curriculum Analysis and Curriculum Evaluation: A Contrast," Studies in Educational Evaluation, 12(No. 2, 1986), 139-147., Tamar Ariav

Annotation: Idenitifies the similarities and differences between curriculum analysis and curriculum evaluation regarding purposes, method, addressees, the task, and the role--both analytically and historically.

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

Ariav, Tamar, "Growth in Teachers' Curriculum Knowledge through the Process of Curriculum Analysis," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Spring, 1991), 183-200., Tamar Ariav

Annotation: Reports the development and use of a curriculum materials analysis instrument (SALTAL), a copy of which is included.

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

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

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

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

Armstrong, Jenny R., "Educational Process Model for Use in Research," Journal of Experimental Education, 39(Fall, 1970), 2-7., Jenny R. Armstrong

Annotation: Sets up a model of input components and combination interactions for use in doing research in curriculum and instruction.

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

Arnheim, Rudolf, "The Double-Edged Mind: Intuition and the Intellect," pp. 77-96 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing , 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Rudolf Arnheim

Annotation: Argues that the arts contribute to acquiring knowledge, not just science and mathematics, not just through intellectual analysis but also through intuitive perception.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Art Education, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Humanities, Content Selection and Organization

Aronowitz, Stanley, "Preface," pp. 1-4 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Ideology, Culture and the Process of Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1981., Stanley Aronowitz

Annotation: Traces the development of critical research in American education, including Giroux's contribution.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation

Aschner, Mary Jane McCue, "Meaning and Thinking," pp. 74-92 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Language and Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Mary Jane McCue Aschner

Annotation: Describes two types of meaning--attached and "taken-in" meaning; relates this to recent studies of classroom teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Assor, Ari, and David Gordon, "The Implicit Learning Theory of Hidden-Curriculum Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(July-August, 1987), 329-339., Ari Assor and David Gordon

Annotation: Explains the effects of learning theory on our view of the hidden curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum

Atkin, J. Myron, "Changing Our Thinking About Educational Change," pp. 47-60 in John H. Bunzel, ed., Challenge to American Schools: The Case for Standards and Values . New York: Oxford University Press, 1985., J. Myron Atkin

Annotation: Asserts that laws are not the way to get educational change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Local Control of Schooling

Atkin, J. Myron, "The Government in the Classroom," Daedulus , 109(Summer, 1980), 85-97., J. Myron Atkin

Annotation: Traces the involvement of government in curriculum and teaching and observes some of the negative effects of this involvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Atkin, J. Myron, and Ernest R. House, "The Federal Role in Curriculum Development: 1950-1980," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 3(September-October, 1981), 5-36.*, J. Myron Atkin and Ernest R. House

Annotation: Traces the history of U. S. government support for curriculum development between 1950 and 1980.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Curriculum History

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

Atkins, Elaine, "A Sensible, Faculty-designed Model for Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Summer, 1991), 312-324., Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Describes the process of deliberation carried on by an English faculty in the Community College of Philadelphia.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Higher Education Curriculum, English

Atkins, Elaine, "Deliberations of College Faculty," pp. 101-155 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994., Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Presents descriptions and transcripts of curriculum deliberations by four faculty members and analyzes their conceptions of curriculum as revealed in their deliberations.

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

Atkins, Elaine, "Reframing Curriculum Theory in Terms of Interpretation and Practice, A Hermeneutical Approach," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20 (September-October, 1988), 437-448., Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Discusses the hermeneutical approach to curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Atkins, Elaine, "The Deliberative Process: An Analysis From Three Perspectives," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1 (Summer, 1986), 265-293.*, Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Gives a case study of curriculum decision making by the English faculty in the Community College of Philadelphia; the analysis of the deliberation is done in terms of three different frameworks.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Higher Education Curriculum

Atkins, Elaine S., "The Relationship of Metatheoretical Principles in the Philosophy of Science to Metatheoretical Explorations in Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 8(Winter, 1988), 69-85.*, Elaine S. Atkins

Annotation: Examines research paradigms based on realist, relativist, and hermeneutic traditions as they relate to their potential use in curriculum.

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

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

Audi, Robert, Practical Reasoning. London: Routledge, 1989., Robert Audi

Annotation: Describes practical reasoning as viewed by Aristotle, Hume, Kant, and the author (Audi).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Deliberation

Autio, Tero, Subjectivity, Curriculum, and Society: Between and Beyond German Didaktik and Anglo-American Curriculum Studies. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006., Tero Autio

Annotation: Traces the intellectual contributions to the instrumentalist values underlying the dominant curriculum discourse of the 20th century; notes that both the Didaktik and American curriculum traditions fall within this instrumentalist ideology; quotes dozens of thinkers including Descarte, Weber, Calvin, Locke, Kant, and Tyler.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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, "High-Stakes Testing and Curricular Control: A Qualitative Metasynthesis," Educational Researcher, 36(June/July, 2007) 258-267., Wayne Au

Annotation: Reports a metsynthesis of 49 qualitative studies using template analysis to examine effects of high-stakes testing on subject matter content alignment/contraction, changes in form of knowledge (fractured/integrated), and pedagogic change (student/teacher-centered).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Knowledge Generation

Au, Wayne, "Teaching Under the New Taylorism: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of 21st Century Curriculum, Journal of Curriculum Studies, 43(No.1, 2011), 25-45., Wayne Au

Annotation: Reviews history of Taylorism in curriculum theory and its current manifestation; describes the effects of contemporary high-stakes testing (recontextualization and commoditization) as attempts of policy-publics to control curriculum and teaching from a distance for political purposes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum History, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Au, Wayne, "The Long March Toward Revitalization: Developing Standpoint in Curriculum Studies," Teachers College Record, 114(No. 5, 2012), 1-30., Wayne Au

Annotation: Describes standpoint theory as applied to curriculum and curriculum inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Generation

Au, Wayne, Unequal by Design: HIgh-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of Inequality. New York: Routledge, 2009., Wayne Au

Annotation: Demonstrates the ways high-stakes testing creates, by design, currricular inequality (through content, form, pedagogic, bureaucratic, and discursive control); discusses the NCLB policy on testing; draws on critical social theory and Bernstein for analytic tools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing

Awbrey, Maureen Jessen, "A Teacher's Action Research Study of Writing in the Kindergarten: Accepting the Natural Expression of Children," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 33-64., Maureen Jessen Awbrey

Annotation: Gives an example of action research on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research, Teaching/Learning Process, Early Childhood Curriculum

Ayalon, Hanna, "Math as a Gatekeeper: Ethnic and Gender Inequality in Course Taking of the Sciences in Isreal," American Journal of Education, 104(November, 1995), 34-56., Hanna Ayalon

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of the effects of ethnic and gender differences on course taking in science and the resulting inequalities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Comparative Curriculum, Science

Ayalon, Hanna, "Nonhierarchical Curriculum Differentiation and Inequality in Achievement: A Different Story or More of the Same?" Teachers College Record, 108(June, 2006), 1186-1213., Hanna Ayalon

Annotation: Reports a study in Israel of student achievement inequality (by gender, soico-economic level, ability) when comparing students in subject differentiated curricula; concludes this type of diffentiation does not reduce educational inequalities; suggests policy implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Comparative Curriculum, Student Assessment, Enrollment Changes-Implications

Ayers, William, "Liberating the Curriculum," pp. 85-108 in William Ayers, To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher, 2nd ed. New York: Teachers College Press, 2001., William Ayers

Annotation: Argues for a dynamic view of curriculum that is responsive to six questions posed by the author and which liberates it from focusing solely on knowledge, skills, test scores,and classroom management; examples are given.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

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

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

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

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

Bagley, William Chandler. Education and Emergent Man . London: Thomas Nelson, 1934., William Chandler Bagley

Annotation: Poses a normative vision to which education can lead.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature

Bai, Heesoon, and Avraham Cohen, "Breathing Qi (Ch'i), Following Dao(Tao): Transforming This Violence-Ridden World," pp. 35-54 in Claudia Eppert and Hongyu Wang, eds., Cross-Cultural Studies in Curriculum: Eastern Thought, Educational Insights. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2008., Heesoon Bai and Avraham Cohen

Annotation: Explains these concepts from Chinese philosophy and argues for curriculum based on these concepts as an antidote to Western dualism; stresses empmowerment through criticism, creativity, and ethics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Baker, Eva L., "Researchers and Assessment Policy Development: A Cautionary Tale," American Journal of Education, 102(August, 1994), 450-477., Eva L. Baker

Annotation: Reports the meetings of organizations involved since 1991 in national policy debates over curriculum standards assessments and the different perspectives of assessment experts and politicians.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Baker, Eva L., "Techology and Effective Assessment Systems," pp. 358-378 in Joan L. Herman and Edward L. Haertel, eds., Uses and Misuses of Data for Educational Accountability and Improvement. 104th NSSE Yearbook, Part II. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005., Eva L. Baker

Annotation: Defines a generic design (structure, functions, evaluation) for an assessment system and indicates what new technologies can assist with each element.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Program Audit/Evaluation

Baker, Eva L., and Robert L. Linn, "Validity Issues for Accountability Systems," pp. 47-72 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Richard F. Elmore, eds., Redesigning Accountability Systems for Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Eva L. Baker and Robert L. Linn

Annotation: Formulates a theory of action within which testing and accountability policies lie; sets standards for accountability systems, testing, stakes, public reporting, and evaluation; followed by an article outlining three accountability models by Linn.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction

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

Ball, Deborah Loewenberg, and Fancesca M. Foryani, "What Makes Education Research 'Educational'?" Educational Researcher, 36(December, 2007), 529-540., Deborah Loewenberg Ball and Fancesca M. Foryani

Annotation: Posits a formulation of multiple interactions named "the instructional dynamic" and argues that research in colleges of education should relate in some manner to these kinds of interactions at the heart of educational practice and policy; gives examples.

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

Baller, E., "Curriculum History: Hungary," pp. 216-218 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. Supplement Volume One. New York: Pergaman, 1988., E. Baller

Annotation: Traces very briefly the history of curricula in Hungary from 1000 A.D. to recent times.

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

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

Banks, James A., "Democracy, Diversity, and Social Justice: Educating Citizens in a Global Age," pp. 199-213 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Sums up the author's ideas on educating citizens in a diverse multicultural world.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Citizenship Education, Democratic Education

Banks, James A., "Multicultural Education: Development,Dimensions, and Challenges," Phi Delta Kappan, 75(September, 1993), 22-28. Reprinted pp. 129-139 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Describes five components of multicultural Education: content integration, knowledge construction process, prejudice reduction, equity pedagogy, and improving school culture and social structure.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Content Selection and Organization

Banks, James A., "Pluralism, Ideology, and Curriculum Reform, The Social Studies, 67(1976), 99-106. Reprinted pp. 115-126 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Contrasts cultural pluralist and assimilationist ideologies and supports a combination pluralist-assimilationist position for curriculum reform.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Citizenship Education, Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Banks, James A., "The Canon Debate, Knowledge Construction, and Multicultural Education," Educational Researcher, 22(June, 1993), 4-14. Reprinted pp. 145-164 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Presents and describes a typology of knowledge for multicultural education: personal/cultural, popular, mainstream academic, transformative academic, and school knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Content Selection and Organization

Banks, Philip, "Herbert Spencer: Victorian Curriculum Theorist," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 12(April-June, 1980), 123-135., Philip Banks

Annotation: Reviews British philosopher Spencer's views of the theory of knowledge and curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Knowledge Generation

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

Barab, Sasha A., and Wolff-Michael Roth, "Curriculum-Based Ecosystems: Supporting Knowing from an Ecological Perspective," Educational Researcher, 35(June/July, 2006), 3-13., Sasha A. Barab and Wolff-Michael Roth

Annotation: Offers an ecological focal point for curriculum design using affordance networks, effectivity sets, and life-worlds.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum as Environment, Teaching/Learning Process, Practical Knowledge

Barnes, Barry, Interests and the Growth of Knowledge . Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977., Barry Barnes

Annotation: Opens up problems of knowledge, ideology, and power.

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

Barone, Thomas, "Things of Use and Things of Beauty: The Story of the Swain County High School Arts Program," Daedalus, 112 (Summer, 1983), 1-28. Reprinted pp. 275-295 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1985. Also reprinted in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.*, Thomas Barone

Annotation: Presents an aesthetic criticism of a North Carolina high school arts program.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Art Education

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., "Curriculum Platforms and Literature," pp. 140-165 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possiblities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Describes the crafting of stories, autobiography and biography, and educational criticisms as forms of aesthetic inquiry.

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

Barone, Thomas E., "Effectively Critiquing the Experienced Curriculum: Clues from the 'New Journalism'," Curriculum Inquiry, 10(Spring, 1980), 29-53. Reprinted pp. 19-49 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.*, Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Explains the application of the traditions of the "New Journalism" to curriculum experienced by students with examples from works of literary non-fiction.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Barone, Thomas E., "Insinuated Theory from Curricula-in-Use," Theory into Practice, 21(Winter, 1982), 38-43. Reprinted pp. 51-60 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Envisions a kind of curriculum theory that portrays what really happens in a setting and provides critiques to the practitioners.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Barone, Thomas E., "On Equality, Visibility, and the Fine Arts Program in a Black Elementary School," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Winter, 1987), 421-446., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Presents an educational criticism of an elementary arts program.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education, Elementary School 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, Thomas E., "Research Out of the Shadows: A Reply to Rist," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Winter, 1987), 453-463., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Responds to a critic of his article (pp.421-446) that appears just prior to this response.

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

Barone, Thomas E., "The Meadowhurst Experience: Phases in the Process of Educational Criticism," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Winter, 1982), 156-170., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Illustrates the processes in educational criticism from a visit to Meadowhurst School.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Classroom Observation & Research

Barone, Thomas, E., "'What's My Paradigm?' or, How I Dreamt about a Post-Revolutionary Harmony Among Literary Analysts of Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry , 15(Summer, 1985), 187-200., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Consists of imaginary dialogue between representatives of three approaches to literary analysis of curriculum; an article follows responding to this article.

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

Barone, Tom, "Arts-Based Educational Projects and the Redressing of the Political Spectacle," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 1(Winter, 2004), 36-43., Tom Barone

Annotation: Critiques the politics of current corporatist and exclusionist curriculum policies; advocates the use of the arts in challenging this political spectacle.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
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

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

Barritt, Loren S., "Human Science and the Human Image," Phenomenology +Pedagogy, 4(No. 3, 1986), 14-21.*, Loren S. Barritt

Annotation: Argues the case for human understanding of human experience through the tradition of human sciences rather than social sciences.

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

Barrow, Robin, Common Sense and the Curriculum . London: Allen & Unwin, 1976., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques alternative approaches to curriculum content selection and offers his own proposal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Barrow, Robin, "Curriculum Theory and Values," pp. 110-117 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Notes the value issues involved in doing curriculum theorizing about practical curriculum questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Barrow, Robin, Giving Teaching Back to Teachers: A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory . London, Ontario: Althouse Press, 1984., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Critiques prevailing views of curriculum theory, the curriculum itself, and curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation

Barrow, Robin, "Over the Top: A Misuse of Philosophical Techniques?" Interchange, 19(Summer, 1988), 59-63.*, Robin Barrow

Annotation: Sets forth agreements and disagreements with Jickling (1988) on his analysis and criticism of Tanner and Tanner (1980) and their views on the Tyler Rationale.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Barrow, Robin, "Prolegomenon to Curriculum Theory: Some Comments on The Canadian Curriculum," Canadian Journal of Education, 8(No. 1, 1983), 77-85., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Gives a response to a critque of his book.

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

Barrow, Robin, "Skill Talk," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 21(No. 2, 1987), 187-195.*, Robin Barrow

Annotation: Analyzes the term "skill" and its various uses in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Barrow, Robin, "The Paradigm to End Paradigms: Reorientating Curriculum Research for the Secondary School," pp. 21-38 in Geoffrey Wilburn and Robin Enns, eds., Curriculum Canada VI . Vancouver: CSCI, University of British Columbia, 1985., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Critiques the dominant paradigm in curriculum research and suggests alternatives.

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

Barrow, Robin, "The Role of Conceptual Analysis in Curriculum Inquiry: A Holistic Approach," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 5(Spring, 1990), 269-278., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Makes the case for using conceptual analysis as a part of all research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Bartlett, Leo, "Issues in the Construction of an Historical Narrative," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 1-6., Leo Bartlett

Annotation: Describes the methodology used in an historical interpretation of an Australian school and discusses related issues.

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

Bascia, Nina, Shasta Carr-Harris, Rose Fine-Meyer, and Cara Zurzolo, "Teachers, Curriculum Innovation, and Policy Formation," Curriculum Inquiry, 44(March, 2014), 228-248., Nina Bascia, Shasta Carr-Harris, Rose Fine-Meyer, and Cara Zurzolo

Annotation: Describers a study of three Canadian teachers involved in curriculum policy development starting with their own course development and moving their work to district and provincial policy levels; reviews related literature; each case study describes teacher agency and the dynamics at work in curriculum change over several years.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Planning, Curriculum Development Strategies

Bashaw, Carolyn Terry, "Ella Flagg Young and Her Relationhsip to the Cult of Efficiency," Educational Theory, 36(Fall, 1986), 363-373., Carolyn Terry Bashaw

Annotation: Traces the work of Young as superintendent of Chicago's schools and president of the National Education Association.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum History

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

Baszile, Denise Taliaferro,"Criminal Acts Comitted in the Name of Good Education," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2(Summer, 2005), 20-23., Denise Taliaferro Baszile

Annotation: Critiques standardization in contemporary curriculum policy and practice; calls for action to change this dominant ideology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Bateman, Donald R., "The Politics of Curriculum," pp. 54-68 in William F. Pinar, ed., Heightened Consciousness, Cultural Revolution, and Curriculum Theory . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1974. Reprinted pp. 154-174 in James R. Gress and David E. Purpel, eds., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Donald R. Bateman

Annotation: Explains the politics of curriculum and the pedagogy of domination.

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

Beadie, Nancy, "Moral Errors and Stategic Mistakes: Lessons from the History of Student Accountability," pp. 35-50 in Kenneth A. Sirotnik, ed., Holding Accountability Accountable: What Ought to Matter in Public Education. New York:: Teachers College Press, 2004., Nancy Beadie

Annotation: Traces the history of student testing and graded schools that explains how we got to the current version of student accountability; draws implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Evaluation of Instruction, Program Audit/Evaluation, Student Assessment

Beane, James, "On the Shoulders of Giants! The Case for Curriculum Integration," Middle School Journal, 28 (September, 1996), 6-1, followed by a related article by Paul George., James Beane

Annotation: Sums up the case for real integration of the curriculum.

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

Beane, James A., "A Common Core of a Different Sort: Putting Democracy at the Center of the Curriculum," Middle School Journal, 44(No. 3, 2013), 6-14., James A. Beane

Annotation: Traces the history of 20th century curriculum trends related to common learnings; analyzes the features of the Common Core State Standards of the early 21st century which emphasizes college preparation and employability for the global economy; poses a third way that emphasizes a democratic core reminiscent of the core curriculum of the 1930s/1940s; discusses common core and middle level education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Middle School Curriculum, Core Mandates, Curriculum Integration

Beane, James A., A Middle School Curriculum: From Rhetoric to Reality, 2nd ed., Columbus, OH: National Middle School Association, 1993., James A. Beane

Annotation: Presents a rationale and a set of guidelines for a middle school curriculum designed to meet the challenges of early adolescents.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Middle School Curriculum, Curriculum Integration, Content Selection and Organization

Beane, James A., "Creating an Integrated Curriculum: Making the Connections," NASSP Bulletin, 76(November, 1992), 46-54., James A. Beane

Annotation: Clarifies terminology related to integrative models of curriculum organization and their use.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration

Beane, James A., Curriculum Integration: Designing the Core of Democration Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997., James A. Beane

Annotation: Makes the case for curriculum integration across subjects as a form of curriculum design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Democratic Education, Content Selection and Organization

Beane, James A., "Introduction: What is a Coherent Curriculum?" pp. 1-14 , and "Conclusion: Towards a Coherent Curriculum," pp. 170-176 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., James A. Beane

Annotation: Analyzes coherence and incoherence in curriculum design and in the experience of curriculum by students and others; explores ways to create coherence.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies