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

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

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

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

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

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

Bohan, Chara Haeussler, "Early Vanguards of Progressive Education: The Committee of Ten, The Committee of Seven, and Social Education," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Fall, 2003), 73-94., Chara Haeussler Bohan

Annotation: Examines antecedents of the Progressive Education Association; clarifies the work of these two committees and their relation to the social studies 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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Bohan, Chara Haeussler, "O. L. Davis, Jr.'s Impact on Curriculum Research in the 1990s," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 11(Nos. 1 & 2, 2009), 43-51., Chara Haeussler Bohan

Annotation: Gives an overview of Davis's career and of his mentoring of graduate students; related articles appear before and after this article in a festschrift series honoring Davis.

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

Bolin, Frances, "Dialogue or Anti-Dialogue? William Torrey Harris as seen through Paulo Freire's Theory of Dialogical and Anti-Dialogical Actions," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Summer, 1985), 80-116.*, Frances Bolin

Annotation: Contrasts Harris's and Freire's views of instructional change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Bolin, Frances S., "The Teacher as Curriculum Decision Maker," pp. 92-108 in Frances S. Bolin and Judith McConnell Falk, eds., Teacher Renewal: Professional Issues, Personal Choices . New York: Teachers College Press, 1987.*, Frances S. Bolin

Annotation: Makes a case for teachers to be curriculum decision makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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: Curriculum Deliberation, Authority of Teacher

Bonser, Stewart A., and Shirley J. Grundy, "Reflective Deliberation in the Formulation of a School Curriculum Policy," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 20(January-February, 1988), 35-45., Stewart A. Bonser and Shirley J. Grundy

Annotation: Notes several approaches to deliberation and outlines an alternative process of reflective deliberation that involves returning proposed policy actions to players in the system for their feedback and deliberation.

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

Bonsor, Fredrick Gordon. The Elementary School Curriculum . New York City: Macmillan, 1920., Fredrick Gordon Bonsor

Annotation: Establishes Bonser as an early authority on the elementary school curriculum.

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: Elementary School Curriculum, Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Bookwalter, Keith, "WES: A Theory and Framework for an International Curriculum," pp. 35-50 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Keith Bookwalter

Annotation: Offers a curriculum proposal that includes six strands: processes, content, symbol systems, values, competencies, and self.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Boomer, Garth, "Curriculum Composing and Evaluating." pp. 32-45 in Garth Boomer, Nancy Lester, Cynthia Onore, and Jan Cook, eds., Negotiating the Curriculum: Educating for the 21st Century. London: The Falmer Press, 1992., Garth Boomer

Annotation: Conceptualizes five stages of the negotiation process involved in curriculum planning, teaching, learning, and evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teaching/Learning Process, Content Selection and Organization, Democratic Education

Boomer, Garth, "Space and Meta-Space," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 57-59., Garth Boomer

Annotation: Complains about the direction being taken in curriculum theorizing that omits the teacher as theorizer.

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: Teacher Research, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Boostrom, Robert, "A Curriculum of Caring," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(January-February, 1994), 97-114., Robert Boostrom

Annotation: Reviews 3 books by Nel Noddings on caring and the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization

Boostrom, Robert, "Arts and Disciplines," pp. 34-54 in Robert Boostrom, Thinking: The Foundation of Critical and Creative Learning in the Classroom. New York: Teachers College Press, 2005., Robert Boostrom

Annotation: Examines Plato's focus on physical education and music, history of seven liberal arts, and what makes a discipline; all this relates to thinking as a curricular emphasis.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Liberal Education/General Education, Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Curriculum History

Boostrom, Robert, "Transdimensional Curriculum: A Review of the SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 10(Nos. 1 & 2, 2008), 281-300. Additional reviews of this Handbook appear in Curriculum Inquiry 39(January, 2009)., Robert Boostrom

Annotation: Reviews and critiques the 2008 Handbook and raises issues related to the treatment of some of its topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, 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: Literature, Literature of Curriculum

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

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

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

Boote, David N., "Teachers' Professional Discretion and the Curricula," Teachers and Teaching, 12(August,2006), 461-478.*, David N. Boote

Annotation: Posits three developmental levels of teachers' professional discretion (procedural, substantive, innovative) in making teaching and curriculum decisions and describes the appropriate kinds of professional development required for teachers to move to the highest of these levels of professional discretion; discusses changes in curriculum policies and institutional practices and culture needed to acknowledge and foster teachers' development of innovative professional discretion.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, 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: In-service Teacher Development, Teacher Education, Authority of Teacher, Curriculum Deliberation

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

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

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

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, , & Joseph M. Williams, The Craft of Research. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1995., Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams

Annotation: Provides an introduction to selecting a research problem or question, to drafting and revising a research report, and to making warranted arguments for research conclusions.

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

Botel, Morton, and Neil Botel, A Critical Analysis of the Taxomony of Educational Objectives . Washington, DC: Curriculum Development Associates, 1975.*, Morton Botel and Neil Botel

Annotation: Critiques Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives from a number of psychological perspectives and from a practical perspective.

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: Criticism of Schooling, Psychology and Curriculum

Boughton, Douglas, "Response to Ted T. Aoki's Paper, 'Toward Curriculum Inquiry in a New Key'," Presentations in Art Education Research, 2(1978), 77-89., Douglas Boughton

Annotation: Responds to a 1978 conference paper by Aoki on several orientations to inquiry, featuring critically reflective inquiry.

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

Bowers, C. A., "Afterword," pp. 151-192 in C. A. Bowers and Frederique Apffel-Marglin, eds., Rethinking Freire: Globalization and the Environmental Crisis. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., C. Bowers

Annotation: Identifies missing elements in Friere's critical pedagogy and explains why addressing these elements that embrace ecojustic and local knowledge are important to include in the education of educators and in school and college curricula.

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: Criticism of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Education, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Bowers, C. A., "A Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Curriculum Development," pp. 73-95 in his The Promise of Theory: Education and the Politics of Cultural Change . New York: Longman, 1984., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Describes how curriculum can help students distance themselves from their taken-for-granted beliefs and practices by incorporating their phenomenological cultures into the process of socialization, by assisting students in deobjectifying knowledge, and by incorporating a cross-cultural perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge

Bowers, C. A., "Curriculum as Cultural Reproduction: An Examination of Metaphor as a Carrier of Ideology," Teachers College Record, 82(Winter, 1980), 267-289.*, C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Critiques commonly used metaphors used by cultural reproduction theorists in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge

Bowers, C. A., "Educational Critics and Technocratic Consciousness: Looking into Future Through a Rearview Mirror," Teachers College Record, 80(December, 1978), 273-286., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Critiques the views of revisionists and neo-romantic educators and calls for a way for sociologists of knowledge to confront technocratic consciousness.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge

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

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

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

Bowers, C. A., "Ideological Continuities in Technicism, Liberalism, and Education," Teachers College Record, 81(Spring, 1980), 293-321.*, C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Presents a critique of technological consciousness in education from the perspective of philosophical conservatism.

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

Bowers, C. A., "Linguistic Roots of Cultural Invasion in Paulo Freire's Pedagogy," Teachers College Record, 83(Summer, 1983), 935-953., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Analyzes Freire's pedagogy in the context of Chepervyan (native American) traditions; raises concerns about the westernizing influences of Freire's thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Bowers, C. A., The Promise of Theory: Education and the Politics of Cultural Change . New York: Longman, 1984., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Gives a critical sociology of knowledge approach to curriculum development and reviews the theoretical background of this approach.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge

Bowers, C. A., "The Reproduction of Technological Consciousness: Locating the Ideological Foundations of a Radical Pedagogy," Teachers College Record, 83 (Summer, 1982), 529-557., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Analyzes the sources and method of the reproducing of technological consciousness in education; reviews the literature on critical theory.

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

Bowers, C. A., "Toward an Eco-Justice Pedagogy," Educational Studies, 32(Winter, 2001), 401-416., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Argues for a conception of curriculum (eco-justice) that helps students recognize and criticize root metaphors in contemporary culture (progress, anthopocentrism, individualism) and replace them with ones based on a root metaphor of ecology; critiques Giroux, McLaren, Freire.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists
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 Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bradbeer, James, Imagining Curriculum: Practical Intelligence in Teaching. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998., James Bradbeer

Annotation: Explores the mythopoetic in teaching and curriculum and from examples of teachers' narratives; reviews the lived currculum and related curriculum theories.

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

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

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

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

Brady, Laurie, "How the Saber-Tooth Curriculum Was Actually Developed," Clearing House, 61(October, 1987), 63-65.*, Laurie Brady

Annotation: A parody of Harold Benjamin's fable.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Brady, Laurie, "Models for Curriculum Development," Curriculum and Teaching, l(Nos. 1 & 2, l986), 25-32.*, Laurie Brady

Annotation: Reviews models for curriculum development and reports an Australian study of teacher preferences for two alternative models.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Planning

Brady, Laurie, "The Relationship Between Models and Methods in School Based Curriculum Development," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 47-52., Laurie Brady

Annotation: Reports a multiple regression study related to math curriculum in Australia which examined the relation between an objectives model and an interaction model and curriculum planning methods.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Mathematics, Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Brady, Marion, "Thinking Big: A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Everything," Phi Delta Kappan, 86(December, 2004), 276-281., Marion Brady

Annotation: Presents a conception of general education that does not consist of separate disciplines but consists of seeing the big picture with connections, relationships, and synthesizing of ideas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Liberal Education/General Education, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Brady, Patrick, "Chasing Ghosts out of the Machine: A Deconstruction of Some Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 64-67., Patrick Brady

Annotation: Responds to articles in May 1984 issue on curriculum theory.

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

Braithwaite, R. J., "Governance of Curriculum in Australia, 1981-1991," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(September-October, 1994), 541-552., R. J. Braithwaite

Annotation: Describes changes in policy and governance of education in Australia from 1981-1991.

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

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

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

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

Breault, Donna L. Adair, "The Fall of the Public Academic," pp. 53-76 in David M. Callejo Perez, Stephen M. Fain, and Judith J. Slater, eds., Pedagogy of Place: Seeing Space as Cultural Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Donna L. Adair Breault

Annotation: Argues for educators taking on the role of public intellectual; some analysis of the decline of this role.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

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

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

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

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

Britzman, Deborah P.,"Structures of Feeling in Curriculum and Teaching," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 252-258., Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Describes agency and identity in teaching from a critical perspective.

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, Teaching/Learning Process

Britzman, Deborah P., "The Question of Belief," pp. 243-254 in her Practice Makes Perfect: A Critical Study of Learning to Teach, Revised edition. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2003., Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Discusses issues in doing critical ethnography with special reference to the study reported in this book.

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

Britzman, Deborah P., "The Structure of Experience and the Experience of Structure in Teacher Education," pp. 45-73 in her Practice Makes Perfect: A Critical Study of Learning to Teach, Revised edition. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2003., Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Analyzes the theories and practices that structure experience in learning to teach (fragmented experience, compartmentalization of knowledge, pedagogy and content, knowledge and interest, theory and practice, socialization to subjectivity).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Curriculum as Experience

Britzman, Deborah P., "Who Has the Floor? Curriculum, Teaching, and the English Student Teacher's Struggle for Voice," Curriculum Inquiry, 19(Summer, 1989), 145-162.*, Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Shows how a student teacher experiences curriculum practices.

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

Broadbent, Marianne, and Bruce Kemp, "Meeting Curriculum Information Needs," Curriculum Perspectives, 3(October, 1983), 1-7., Marianne Broadbent and Bruce Kemp

Annotation: Describes features of a desirable curriculum information system and describes a project in New South Wales.

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

Broadfoot, Patricia, " Towards Curssessment: The Symbiotic Relationship between Curriculum and Assessment," pp. 647-657 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Patricia Broadfoot

Annotation: Discusses issues involved in curriculum and assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, 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: Evaluation of Instruction, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Comparative Curriculum

Bronowski, Jacob, "Humanism and the Growth of Knowledge," pp. 74-103 in his A Sense of the Future . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.*, Jacob Bronowski

Annotation: Reviews the content of Popper's The Logic of Scientific Discovery.

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

Brookover, Wilber B., et al, "A Model for Research on Goal Achievement," pp. 48-100 in Wilber B. Brookover, et. al., eds., Measuring and Attaining the Goals of Education . Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980., Wilber B. Brookover

Annotation: Describes ways of doing research on goal achievement.

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

Brooks, Nancy, "Restoring the Relationship of 'E-Valuation' and Curriculum," Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 8(Spring, 2012), 1-13., Nancy Brooks

Annotation: Reviews the development of evaluation studies related to curriculum practice; traces the postmodern thought of curriculum scholars between the 1980s and the 2000s; discusses the use of the theoretical framework by Schwandt (2000) and the heuristic of Rallis and Rossman (2006) for enriching impoverished curriculum evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Evaluation of Instruction

Brooks, Nancy J., "Paul Klohr and the Second Wave," pp. 49-65 in Kris Sloan and James T. Sears, eds., Democratic Curriculum Theory and Practice: Retrieving Public Spaces. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2001., Nancy J. Brooks

Annotation: Traces the contirbutions of Klohr to the field of curriculum and highlights his contributions to new conceptualizations of the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum History

Brooks, Nancy J., and Thomas S. Poetter, "Curriculum Studies: The Search for a Moral Core," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 1(Summer, 2004), 55-77.*, Nancy J. Brooks and Thomas S. Poetter

Annotation: Suggests that there has been a long-standing moral core in curriculum theorizing; traces this in Macdonald, Huebner, Klohr, and Greene.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
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, Literature of Curriculum

Brophy, Jere, "The De Facto National Curriculum in U. S. Elementary Social Studies: Critique of a Representative Sample," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(September-October,1992), 401-447., Jere Brophy

Annotation: Gives a thorough analysis of the Silver Burdett and Ginn (1988) textbook series in social studies using a set of 71 questions arranged in 8 areas.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "Aesthetics and the Curriculum," pp. 332-342 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Makes the case for aesthetics in the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Art Education, Content Selection and Organization

Broudy, Harry S., "Can Research Escape the Dogma of Behavioral Objectives?" School Review, 79(November, 1970), 43-56.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Argues for embracing the interpretive dimension, not just the behavioral dimension, in educational research studies; explains four uses of schooling as detailed in the author's earlier work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Liberal Education/General Education, Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Generation

Broudy, Harry S., "Challenge to the Curriculum Worker: Uses of Knowledge," pp. 3-8 in William H. Schubert and Ann L. Schubert, eds., Conceptions of Curriculum Knowledge: Focus on Students and Teachers . University Park, PA: College of Education, Penn State University, 1982., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Shows how the uses of knowledge (replicative, associative, applicative, and interpretive) can serve as bases for curriculum design and development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Broudy, Harry S., "Components and Constraints of Curriculum Research," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(Spring, 1970), 16-31.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Poses four components of a theory of curriculum: objectives, relation between input and outcomes, inputs, rules for sequencing; states cultural constraints; and discusses uses of schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Content Selection and Organization

Broudy, Harry S., "Democratic Values and Educational Goals," pp. 113-152 in Robert M, McClure, ed., The Curriculum: Retrospect and Prospect, The Seventieth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part 1. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Discusses a series of democratic values and issues related to them; discusses Dewey's conception of democracy; relates these norms to educational goals.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "Philosophy and Curriculum," pp. 59-71 in Philosophy and Education, Proceedings of the International Seminar, March 23-25, 1966, Toronto, Ontario: OISE, 1967.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Clarifies meanings of terms such as curriculum, program of studies, subjects, etc.; curriculum outcomes; uses of knowledge in curriculum, and explores other applications ofk philosophy to curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Broudy, Harry S., "The Philosophical Foundations of Educational Objectives," Educational Theory, 20(Winter, 1970), 3-21. Reprinted pp. 91-110 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977. *, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Sorts out the various levels and kinds of educational objectives used in education.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "The Uses of Humanistic Schooling," pp. 15-29 in Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, and Robert T. Fancher, eds., Against Mediocracy: The Humanities in America's High Schools. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1984., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Decsribes the role of the humanities in general education; discusses curriculum choices and teaching in the humanities in terms of four uses of schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Liberal Education/General Education, Humanities

Broudy, Harry S., The Uses of Schooling. New York: Routledge, 1988., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Describes four uses of schooling: replicative, applicative, associative, and interpretive; urges curriculum be designed with these uses in mind.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Frameworks, Liberal Education/General Education, Specialization vs General Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Broudy, Harry S., B. Othanel Smith, and Joe R. Burnett, Democracy and Excellence in American Secondary Education: A Study in Curriculum Theory. New York: Rand McNally, 1964. (Reprinted: Huntington, NY: Robert E. Kreiger Publishing Co, 1978), Harry S. Broudy, B. Othanel Smith, and Joe R. Burnett

Annotation: Argues for a five-strand common program for students in secondary education (symbolic studies, basic sciences, developmental studies, value exemplars, and molar problems) for general education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Liberal Education/General Education

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

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

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

Brown, Anthony L., and Wayne Au, "Race, Memory, and Master Narratives: A Critical Essay on U.S. Curriculum History," Curriculum Inquiry, 44(June, 2014), 358-389., Anthony L. Brown and Wayne Au

Annotation: Asserts that U. S. curriculum history has omitted non-white topics and texts; cites African-American, Mexican-American, Asian-American, Native-American curriculum discourses that need to be recovered and included in U.S curriculum history; explores possible reasons for these omissions; suggests questions for further research on curriculum history in the U.S.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Brown, Anthony L., and Keffrelyn D. Brown, "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Excavating Race and 'Enduring Racism' in U. S. Curriculum," Teachers College Record, 117(No.14, 2015), 103-130., Anthony L. Brown and Keffrelyn D. Brown

Annotation: Traces the evidence of racism in children's literature and U. S. History books; concludes that this evidence aligns with similar discourse in the wider society historically; much remains to be done to create curriculum that is humanizing for Black children and all others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum History, Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Studies, English

Brown, Byron W. and Daniel H. Saks, "An Economic View of the Acquisition of Reasoning Skills: Agenda for Research in the Information Age," Review of Educational Research, 54(Winter, 1984), 560-576., Byron W. Brown and Daniel H. Saks

Annotation: Presents a research agenda for economic studies in education related to reasoning skillls.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Critical Thinking

Brown, Gillian, and George Yule, Discourse Analysis . Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1983., Gillian Brown and George Yule

Annotation: Gives principles of doing discourse analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Discourse Analysis

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brown, Stephen I., "Discovery and Teaching a Body of Knowledge," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(No. 3, 1976), 191-218., Stephen I. Brown

Annotation: Discusses the epistemological issues in knowing and teaching a body of disciplined knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Knowledge Linkage, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Brown, Theodore M., "How Fields Change: A Critique of the 'Kuhnian' View," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 3(Winter, 1981), 5-13., Theodore M. Brown

Annotation: Critiques Thomas S. Kuhn's view of paradigm and its application in curriculum theorizing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Brubacher, John W., Charles W. Case, and Timothy G. Reagan, Becoming a Reflective Educator: How to Build a Culture of Inquiry in the Schools. Newbury Park, CA: Corwin Press, 1994., John W. Brubacher, Charles W. Case, and Timothy G. Reagan

Annotation: Gives cases of teachers doing inquiry in schools and classrooms.

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, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Research

Brumbaugh, Robert S., "Plato's Philosophy of Education: The Meno Experiment and the Republic Curriculum," Educational Theory, 20 (Summer, 1970), 207-228., Robert S. Brumbaugh

Annotation: Treats the norms inherent in Plato's curriculum in his Republic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Bruner, Jerome, "Narrative and Paradigmatic Modes of Thought," pp. 97-115 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., Jerome Bruner

Annotation: Contrasts two modes of thought by various constituent elements.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Buchmann, Margret, "The Priority of Knowledge and Understanding in Teaching," pp. 29-50 in Lilian G. Katz and James D. Raths, eds., Advances in Teacher Education: Volume 1. Norwood, NJ: ABLEX, 1984., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Analyzes the role of content knowledge in teaching and in teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Teacher Education, Teaching/Learning Process

Buchmann, Margret, "The Use of Research Knowledge in Teacher Education and Teaching," American Journal of Education, 92(August, 1984), 421-439., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Analyzes knowledge utilization in the curriculum of schools and of teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
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: Knowledge Utilization, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Education, Practical Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization

Buchmann, Margret, "What is Irrational About Knowledge Utilization," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Summer, 1985), 153-168., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Examines the concept of knowledge utilization and a number of related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Buchmann, Margret, and Robert E. Floden, "Coherence, the Rebel Angel," Educational Researcher, 21(December, 1992), 4-9., Margret Buchmann and Robert E. Floden

Annotation: Distinguishes between consistency and coherence in curriculum design and development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Teacher Education

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Curriculum History: Flight to the Sidelines or Source of New Vitality? " pp. 39-42 in Laurel N. Tanner, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History, University Park, PA: The Society, College of Education, Penn State University, 1981. Reprinted pp. 32-39 as "Curriculum History: Flight to the Sidelines," in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Provides a corrective on what is worth doing in curriculum history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

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

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

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

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Past Solutions to Current Problems in Curriculum Integration: The Contributions of Harold Alberty," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 14(Winter, 1999), 156-170.*, Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Explores Harold Alberty's integrated or core designs for curriculum and their applicability today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Curriculum History, Curriculum Deliberation

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Paul R. Klohr, a Hermenuetic Portrait," JCT, 17(Spring, 2001), 85-92., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Describes in personal terms the author's mentor, Paul R. Klohr, and his contributions to the field of curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Persons-Centered History and the Field of Curriculum," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 123-135., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Traces Bode's contributions to persons-centered curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Bullough, Robert V. Jr., "Teaching, Domination, and Curriculum," Journal of Thought, 18(Summer, 1983), 45-53., Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Critiques the domination of curriculum and teaching by a control ideology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control

Bullough, Robert V. Jr., Andrew D. Gitlin, and Stanley L. Goldstein. "Ideology, Teacher Role, and Resistance," Teachers College Record, 86(Winter, 1984), 339-358.*, Robert V. Bullough Jr., Andrew D. Gitlin, and Stanley L. Goldstein.

Annotation: Critiques the technical nature of teachers' work and of the curriculum, noting their dissatisfaction and resistance.

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

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Stanley L. Goldstein, "Technical Curriculum Form and American Elementary School Art Education," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16 (April-June, 1984), 143-154., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Stanley L. Goldstein

Annotation: Shows how a particular art program that inadequately deals with the arts is linked to technical purposes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., Stanley L. Goldstein, and Ladd Holt, Human Interests in the Curriculum: Teaching and Learning in a Technological Society . New York: Teachers College Press, 1984., Robert V. Bullough Jr., Stanley L. Goldstein, and Ladd Holt

Annotation: Critiques four school programs and discusses the need to confront technocratic education.

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Hidden Curriculum, Social Efficiency/Control

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., Stanley L. Goldstein, and Ladd Holt, "Rational Curriculum: Teachers and Alienation," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 4(Summer, 1982), 132-143., Robert V. Bullough Jr., Stanley L. Goldstein, and Ladd Holt

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' views of their work and curriculum systems (very positivistic) and discusses what can be done to change these views.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Authority of Teacher, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Planning

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Craig Kridel, "Adolescent Needs, Curriculum, and the Eight-Year Study," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 35(March, 2003), 151-169., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Describes the historical debate over adolescent needs among members of the Progressive Education Association during the period of the Eight-Year Study; traces views of Alberty, Zachry, Thayer, and Bode; discusses the role of social philosophy in current curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Democratic Education, Needs Assessment, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Craig Kridel, "Workshops, In-Service Teacher Education, and the Eight-Year Study," Teaching and Teacher Education, 19 (October, 2003), 665-679., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Explores the workshop form of in-service teacher education as it was developed and used during the Eight-Year Study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, In-service Teacher Development, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Stefinee Pinnegar, "Guidelines for Quality in Autobiographical Forms of Self-Study Research," Educational Researcher, 30(April, 2001), 13-21., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Stefinee Pinnegar

Annotation: Gives fourteen guidelines for quality work in autobiographical self-study research.

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, Self-Knowledge