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Dunkin, Michael J., "Types of Errors in Synthesizing Research in Education," Review of Educational Research, 66(Summer, 1996), 87-97., Michael J. Dunkin

Annotation: Summarizes nine types of errors frequently made by reviewers while synthesizing research.

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

Dunn, William N., "Reforms as Arguments," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 3(March, 1982), 293-326., William N. Dunn

Annotation: Makes the case for considering reforms as arguments for a new state of affairs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Dunn, William N., Mary J. Dukes, and Anthony G. Cahill, "Designing Utilization Research," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 5(March, 1984), 387-403., William N. Dunn, Mary J. Dukes, and Anthony G. Cahill

Annotation: Describes various approaches to designing studies of research utilization.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Durst, Anne, " 'The Union of Intellectual Freedom and Cooperation': Learning from the University of Chicago's Laboratory School Community, 1896-1904," Teachers College Record, 107(May, 2005), 958-984., Anne Durst

Annotation: Examines teaching and curriculum-planning in Dewey's Laboratory School with comparisons to author's experiences today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Conceptions of Teaching, Curriculum History, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Dyer, Daniel, "Gordon F. Vars: The Heart and Soul of Core Curriculum" Middle School Journal, 24(January,1993), 30-38., Daniel Dyer

Annotation: Traces the contributions of Gordon F. Vars to the core curriculum concept.

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

Dynarski, Mark, "Connecting Education Research to Practitioners-- and Practitioners to Education Research," Phi Delta Kappan, 9(September, 2010), 61-65., Mark Dynarski

Annotation: Makes the case for exchanges between researchers and practitioners; explains the tasks undertaken by the current "What Works Clearinghouse" in the U. S. Institute of Education Sciences, and the criteria used to select studies to be synthesized.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Utilization

Earls, Neal, "Naturalistic Inquiry: Interactive Research and the Insider-Outsider Perspective," Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 6(October, 1986), entire issue., Neal Earls

Annotation: Sets forth processes and perspectives on doing naturalistic inquiry together with examples in physical education.

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

Easly, J. A., "The Natural Sciences and Educational Research--A Comparison," The High School Journal, 50(October, 1966), 39-50.*, J. A. Easly

Annotation: Describes scientific educational research stressing the exploratory method in curriculum and instruction.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Eckhardt, William, "Limits to Knowledge," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 3(September, 1981), 61-81., William Eckhardt

Annotation: Discusses the phenomenology of kwowledge and related epistemological issues.

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

Edelsky, Carole, "Relatively Speaking: McCarthyism and Teacher-Resisters," pp. 11-28 in Leslie Poynor and Paula M. Wolfe, eds., Marketing Fear in America's Public Schools: The Real War on Literacy. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., Carole Edelsky

Annotation: Explains the new intimidation being applied to opponents of one-sided government reading research and policy; gives examples of resistance; related studies in other chapters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Reading

Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, "Translation and Tradition," pp. 53-62 in Susan Huddleston Edgerton, Translating the Curriculum: Multiculturalism into Cultural Studies. New York: Routledge, 1996., Susan Huddleston Edgerton

Annotation: Explicates the purpose and the process of translating cultures and languages across divides, both real and imagined.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Discourse Analysis

Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, and Patrick Roberts, "Curriculum Theory and Practice: Searching for the Secret of Historic Tension," pp. 1-17 in Lesley Coia and others, eds., Democratic Responses in an Era of Standardization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2004., Susan Huddleston Edgerton and Patrick Roberts

Annotation: Analyzes the criticism of reconcepualized curriculum theory given by William Wraga in his 1999 Educational Researcher article; a response by Wraga follows on pp. 18-25.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Edson, C. H., "Curriculum Change During the Progressive Era," Educational Leadership, 36(October, 1978), 64-66., C. H. Edson

Annotation: Discusses briefly the role scientific ideology and rising diverse school populations had in the curriculum of the early 20th century.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Edson, C. H., "Our Past and Present: Historical Inquiry in Education," Journal of Thought, 21(Fall, 1986), 13-27.*, C. H. Edson

Annotation: Describes features of historical inquiry in curriculum and in education including suggestions on writing qualitative history.

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, Qualitative Research

Citations

Edwards, Sachi, "Seeking Collective Wisdom: A Spiritual-Dialogue Research Approach," pp. 257-273 in Jing Lin, Rebecca L. Oxford, and Tom Culham, eds., Towards a Spiritual Research Paradigm: Exploring New Ways of Knowing, Researching, and Being. Charlotte, NC: information Age Publishing, 2016., Sachi Edwards

Annotation: Discusses the nature of a spiritual research paradigm and its ontological, axiological, epistemological, and methodological bases; shows how spiritual knowledge can be uncovered through a methodology of dialogue; illustrates with classroom examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriulum Inquriy Guidelines, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Religious & Private Schooling, Curriculum as Experience, Qualitative Research, Self Knowledge

Single Studies

Egan, Kieran, "Balancing Equity and Culture," Curriculum Perspectives, 9(October, 1989), 29-40., Kieran Egan

Annotation: A map of possible views on the balance between equity and culture in curriculum stressing the mythic and the romantic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, "Education's Three Old Ideas, and a Better Idea," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 31(May-June, 1999), 257-267., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Identifies three familiar purposes for education and their incompatibilities; poses a fourth built around five kinds of understanding.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Egan, Kieran, "Metaphor in Collison: Objectives, Assembly Lines, and Stories," Curriculum Inquiry, 18(Spring, 1988), 63-86., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Shows the theoretical and practical differences between objective - based procedures (assembly-line metaphors) in educational practice and those using story forms of metaphors.

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

Egan, Kieran, "Retrospective on 'What is Curriculum?' " Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, 1(Spring, 2003), 17-24., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Reflects on his article published in Curriculum Inquiry, Spring, 1978,

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

Egan, Kieran, "Some Presuppositions that Determine Curriculum Decisions," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(April-June, 1978), 123-133.*, Kieran Egan

Annotation: Distinguishes several catagories and subcatagories of normative presuppositions that affect curriculum decisions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape our Understanding. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Argues for a curriculum that offers understandings of five kinds: mythic, romantic, philosophic, ironic, and somatic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
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: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, The Future of Education: Reimagining Our Schools from the Ground Up. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Envisions an approach to teaching, curriculum, and schooling that focuses on accumulating five cognitive tools: somatic, mythic, romantic, philosophic,and ironic understandings; presents an imaginative future history from the years 2010-2060 of how changes from current practices to the ideal (called Imaginative Education) might occur.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Frameworks

Egan, Kieran, "What is Curriculum?" Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Spring, 1978), 65-72.*, Kieran Egan

Annotation: Analyzes several meanings of the term curriculum and the difficulty of locating boundaries to curriculum phenomena.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Professionalization in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, "Why Education is So Difficult and Contentious," Teachers College Record, 103(December, 2001), 923-941., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Notes that education operates with three incompatible ideas/ideals (language/socialization, academics/knowlege, individual development/freedom); suggests they should complement one another, not contradict; but don't; suggests an ideal that avoids this contradiction.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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: Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, with Bob Dunton and Gillian Judson, Whole School Projects: Engaging Imagination through Interdisciplinary Inquiry. New York: Teachers College Press, 2014., Kieran Egan, Bob Dunton, and Gillian Judson

Annotation: Proposes including in a portion or each week a time for addressing an interdisciplinary Whole School Project of three years' duration; provides criteria for topics for projects and ideas on planning and executing such projects; gives real practical examples of whole school projects across grade levels; provides practical and theoretical arguments for the value of this proposal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Integration, Textbooks

Eggleston, John, "The Curriculum, Contemporary Issues, Perspectives, and Ideologies," pp. 527-538 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, John Eggleston

Annotation: Portrays dichotomous positions on six issues in British curriculum, e.g., subject-centered or integrated.

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

Eggleston, John F., "Curriculum Research: A Case Study and Some Relections on Methodology," pp. 99-113 in Philip H. Taylor and Jack Walton, eds., The Curriculum: Research Innovation and Change. London: Ward Lock Educational, 1973., John F. Eggleston

Annotation: Reviews some methodological issues in doing curriculum evaluation case studies.

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

Eisenhart, Margaret, "Educational Ethnography Past, Present, and Future: Ideas to Think With," Educational Researcher, 30(November, 2001), 16-27., Margaret Eisenhart

Annotation: Identifies contemporary muddles and changing concepts in ethnographic research, including new meanings of "culture" (cultural productions, funds of knowledge, collective representations, public symbols) and new methods (multi-site, connections among sites, ways to portray both shared and different experiences, ways to address ethical dilemmas).

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

Eisenhart, Margaret, "On the Subject of Interpretive Reviews," Review of Educational Research, 68(Winter, 1998), 391-399., Margaret Eisenhart

Annotation: Examines issues in doing interpretive reviews; two responses follow.

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

Eisenhart, Margaret, and Lisa Towne, "Contestation and Change in National Policy on 'Scientifically Bases' Education Research," Educational Researcher, 32(October, 2003), 31-38., Margaret Eisenhart and Lisa Towne

Annotation: Traces the definitions of educational research that appear in varied federal education legislation passed in 2000 through 2003 and notes the uses intended for each and the effect of outside testimony in shifting the language that eventually appeared in these laws.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Eisner, Elliot, "Introduction to Special Section on Objectivity, Subjectivity, and Relativism," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 5-7., Elliot Eisner

Annotation: Describes the issues surrounding the concepts of objectivity, subjectivity, and relativism in various forms of educational research; introduces four 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

Eisner, Elliot, "Objectivity in Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 9-15., Elliot Eisner

Annotation: Describes issues surrounding objectivity 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

Eisner, Elliot, and Kimberly Powell,"Art in Science?" Curriculum Inquiry, 32(Summer, 2002), 131-159., Elliot Eisner and Kimberly Powell

Annotation: Shows how scientific research has artistic components; draws implications for doing research and for teaching science.

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, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Science

Eisner, Elliot W., "Aesthetic Modes of Knowing," pp. 23-36 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., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Defines and describes aesthetic ways of knowing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics Education, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Eisner, Elliot W., "Can Educational Research Inform Educational Practice?" Phi Delta Kappan, 65(March, 1984), 447-552.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Argues for expanded forms of educational research done in school settings as a basis for theory building, criticism, and informed practice.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Cognition and Representation: A Way to Pursue the American Dream?" Phi Delta Kappan, 78 (January, 1997), 348-353. *, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Presents and elaborates five statements regarding the nature and uses of multiple forms of representation of human thought and discusses what this means for the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, 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, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Eisner, Elliot W., "Creative Curriculum Development and Practice," WCCI Forum, IV (December, 1990), 37-54.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Proposes an ecological model of curriculum development and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
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, Materials Development and Evaluation, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Development in Stanford University's Kettering Project: Recollections and Ruminations," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 7(May, 1975), 26-41., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes an art education project and the decision-making process involved in it.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Development: Sources for a Foundation for the Field of Curriculum Development," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(Spring, 1970), 3-15. A slightly edited version appears pp. 1-13 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Confronting Curriculum Reform. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Summarizes what has been learned about curriculum development from the subject area reforms of the 1950s and 1960s.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Ideologies," pp. 302-326 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reviews the role and function of ideologies in curriculum; discusses religious orthodoxy, rational humanism, progressivism, critical theory, reconceptualism, and cognitive pluralism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Theory and the Concept of Educational Milieu," High School Journal, 51(December, 1967), 132-146., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Discusses what a scientific curriculum theory would include; analyzes the curriculum within its educational milieu.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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 Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., "Educational Connoisseurship and Criticism: Their Form and Functions in Educational Evaluation," Journal of Aesthetic Education, 10 (July-October, 1976), 135-150., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Sets forth the value and processes of doing educational criticism in evaluations.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Emerging Models for Educational Evaluation," School Review, 80(August, 1972), 573-590., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Identifies some non-technical models of evaluation.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Forms of Understanding and the Future of Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 22(October, 1993), 5-11.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes how concepts are formed out of experience of the qualitative environment and suggests use of multiple forms of inquiry in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Eisner, Elliot W., "Franklin Bobbitt and the 'Science' of Curriculum Making," School Review, 75(Fall, 1967), 13-28.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reviews the content and impact of Bobbitt's 1924 book How to Make the Curriculum.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "No Easy Answers: Joseph Schwab's Contributions to Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 201-210., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes the effects of Schwab's ideas of the practical on curriculum theory and inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Eisner, Elliot W., "On the Difference Between Scientific and Artistic Approaches to Qualitative Research," Educational Researcher, 10(April, 1981), 5-9.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Compares scientific and artistic approaches to qualitative research on ten dimensions.

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, Qualitative Research

Eisner, Elliot W., "On the Uses of Educational Connoisseurship and Criticism for Evaluating Classroom Life," Teachers College Record, 78(February, 1977), 345-358.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes educational criticism, its uses, and its limitations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, 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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Reshaping Assessment in Education: Some Criteria in Search of Practice," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 25(May-June, 1993), 219-233., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Traces history of assessment and presents eight features of a new conception of assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Evaluation of Instruction, Marking, Program Audit/Evaluation

Eisner, Elliot W., "Should America Have a National Curriculum?" Educational Leadership, 49 (October, 1991), 76-81.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Gives a critique of a proposed national curriculum.

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: Local Control of Schooling

Eisner, Elliot W., "The Centrality of Curriculum and the Function of Standards," pp. 148-177 in Elliot W. Eisner, The Arts and the Creation of Mind. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2002.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Discusses conceptions and uses of curriculum objectives and of curriculum standards in general as well as in relation to the arts curriculum; a similar treatment of assessment and evaluation follows these pages.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Frameworks

Eisner, Elliot W., The Educational Imagination: On the Design and Evaluation of School Programs . New York: Macmillan, 1979. Second Edition, 1985. Third Edition, 1994., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Presents key elements in curriculum design and evaluation of school programs; related chapters discuss trends and research using educational criticism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Eisner, Elliot W., The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice. New York: Macmillan, 1991. 2nd Ed., Prentice-Hall, 1998., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Explicates features of qualitative inquiry in education with examples from educational criticism.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "The Forms and Functions of Educational Connoisseurship and Educational Criticism," pp. 190-226 in his Educational Imagination. New York: Macmillan, 1979.* See other versions in his 1985 and 1994 editions of this book., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes the purposes and processes of using educational criticism in curriculum inquiry.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "The Primacy of Experience and the Politics of Method," Educational Researcher, 17(June-July, 1988), 15-20., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Calls for use of diverse research methods that capture the variety of experience we seek to study; addresses political issues related.

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, Curriculum and Politics

Eisner, Elliot W., "Those Who Ignore the Past...: 12 'Easy' Lessons for the Next Millennium," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(March-April, 2000), 343-357., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Distills the lessons of the last half-century for the next.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "What Can Education Learn from the Arts about the Practice of Education?" Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 18(Fall, 2002), 4-16., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Points out six lessons the arts can provide in thinking about and designing practical curricular programs--on topics ranging form aims to content to experiences for students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Aesthetics and Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Eisner, Elliot W., What High Schools Are Like: Views from Inside (A Report on Stanford-in-the-Schools Project: Curriculum Panel Report) . Stanford, CA: School of Education, Stanford University, 1986., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reports a study of curriculum in the Stanford-in-the-Schools Project.

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: Secondary School Curriculum

Elbaz, Freema, "Research on Teacher's Knowledge: The Evolution of a Discourse," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(January-February, 1991), 1-19., Freema Elbaz

Annotation: Explains aspects of research on teacher knowledge: story, ordinary, and voice.

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

Elbaz, Freema, "School-Based Curriculum Development: Opportunities for Critical Discourse," Curriculum Perspectives, 9(May, 1989), 16-25.*, Freema Elbaz

Annotation: Describes school-based curriculum development in two Israeli schools.

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, Comparative Curriculum

Elbaz, Freema, and Robert Elbaz, "Literature and Curriculum: Toward a View of Curriculum as Discursive Practice," Curriculum Inquiry, 11(Summer, 1981), 105-122.*, Freema Elbaz and Robert Elbaz

Annotation: Critiques the idea of curriculum as literary work, some of the attendent confusions left by theorists espousing this view, and offers three practical difficulties that follow from the conceptual confusions.

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

Elliott, David L., Kathleen Carter Nagel, and Arthur Woodward, "Scientific Illiteracy in Elementary Science Textbook Programmes," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(January-March, 1986), 73-76.*, David L. Elliott, Kathleen Carter Nagel, and Arthur Woodward

Annotation: Reports findings of a content analysis of ten elementary school science textbook series (1984-86) regarding their promotion of scientific literacy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Textbooks, Science, Elementary School Curriculum

Elliott, John, "Developing Hypotheses About Classrooms from Teachers' Practical Constructs: An Account of the Work of the Ford Teaching Project," Interchange, 7(No. 2, 1976-77), 2-22.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Decribes how project teachers understood teaching; reports six general and 43 second-order hypotheses that emerged from the study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Conceptions of Teaching

Elliott, John, "From 'Human Capital' Theory to "Capability Theory" as a Driver of Curriculum Reform," pp. 142-165 in Bridget Somekh and Thomas A. Schwandt, eds., Knowledge Production: Research Work in Interesting Times. New York: Routledge, 2007, John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts and combines elements of Sen's "capability theory' and Dewey's evaluative reasoning to posit a functional curriculum theory that replaces an objectives model with a process model.

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 Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Elliott, John, "Making Evidence-based Practice Educational," pp. 164-186 in Gary Thomas and Richard Pring, eds., Evidenced-based Practice in Education. New York: Open University Press, 2004., John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts the engineering model of education (outcomes-based education) with Peters' and Stenhouse's process model; demonstrates the flaws in the former in the context of discussing evidence-based practice in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, 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 Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Teacher Research

Elliott, John, "Self-Evaluation, Professional Development and Accountability," pp. 224-247 in Maurice Galton and Bob Moon, eds., Changing Schools...Changing Curriculum . London: Harper and Row, 1983.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts unreflective, deliberative, technical, and consciousness-raising self-evaluation and argues that self-evaluation is a process of action research.

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

Elliott, John, "Teachers as Researchers: Implications for Supervision and Teacher Education," Teaching and Teacher Education, 6(No. 1, 1990), 1-26.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Describes teacher-researchers in Stenhouse's Humanities Project, Ford Teaching Project, and Quality of Learning Project in England from perspective of Elliott's personal involvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Teacher Research, Teaching/Learning Process, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Education

Elliott, John, et al, School Accountability . London: Grant McIntyre, 1981., John Elliott and .

Annotation: Gives a perspective on school accountability and the means of accomplishing it.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Elliott, Murray, and Le Roi B. Daniels, "Alberta in Wonderland: Some Comments on a Curriculum Rationale," pp. 279-295 in Donald B. Cochrane and Martin Shirolli, eds., Philosophy of Education: Canadian Perspectives, Don Mills, Ontario: Collier Macmillan, 1982., Murray Elliott and Le Roi B. Daniels

Annotation: Critiques Krathwohl's taxonomy in the affective domain.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Evaluation of Instruction, Psychology and Curriculum

Elmore, Richard F., "Getting to Scale with Good Educational Practice," Harvard Educational Review, 66 (Spring, 1996), 1-26. Reprinted pp. 7-39 in Richard F. Elmore, School Reform from the Inside Out: Policy, Practice,and Performance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2004., Richard F. Elmore

Annotation: Reviews historic NSF and progressive curriculum reform projects for effectiveness of large scale reforms; examines small scale models and makes four recommendations on moving them to larger scale.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, 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 Implementation, Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies

Elmore, Richard F., "The Problem of Stakes in Performance-Based Accountability Systems," pp. 274-296 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Richard F. Elmore, eds., Redesigning Accountability Systems for Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Richard F. Elmore

Annotation: Draws conclusions from essays in the volume regarding the status of accountability systems to date; identifies political and practical issues to be resolved; and sets out five design principles for new accountability policies.

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 and Politics, Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction

Elmore, Richard F., and Susan H. Fuhrman, eds., The Governance of Curriculum.. 1994 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1994., Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman

Annotation: Sums up changes in state and local policy making roles and processes in curriculum, reviews related research and reports of experience, and draws implications for action by education professionals.

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

Elmore, Richard F., and Susan H. Fuhrman, "Education Professionals and Curriculum Governance," pp. 210-215 in Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman, eds., The Governance of Curriculum. 1994 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria,VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development,1994., Richard F. Elmore and Susan H. Fuhrman

Annotation: Discusses the political realities of curriculum governance and gives practical advice to professionals engaged in governance.

Broad Topical Focus: 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 and Politics, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Ely, Margot, Ruth Vinz, Maryann Downing, and Margaret Anzul, On Writing Qualitative Research: Living by Words. New York: The Falmer Press, 1997, Margot Ely, Ruth Vinz, Maryann Downing, and Margaret Anzul

Annotation: Gives a thorough treatment of writing up qualitative research studies in various forms using analytic and interpretive modes of expression; gives numerous illustrations and examples.

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

Emerson, Sybil, Design: A Creative Approach. Scranton,PA: International Textbook Co., 1953., Sybil Emerson

Annotation: Describes the process of design in art.

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

Emory, Kathy, and Susan Ohanian, "No Matter Who's Talking about Educational Reform, Look for the Footprints of the Business Roundtable," pp. 114-140 in their Why Is Corporate America Bashing our Public Schools? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2004., Kathy Emory and Susan Ohanian

Annotation: Traces the political influence of the Business Roundtable from 1989 to date on federal legislation; reports resistance to their influence and laws.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History

Emrick, John A., and Rekha Agarwala-Rogers, "National Diffusion Network: An Emerging Strategy for Directed Change," Viewpoints in Teaching and Learning, 54(April, 1978), 90-113., John A. Emrick and Rekha Agarwala-Rogers

Annotation: Describes the National Diffusion Network for disseminating ideal programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation

Englehart, Max D., "Studying Problems of What Should Be: Curriculum Research," pp. 418-484 in his Methods of Educational Research . Chicago: Rand McNally, 1972., Max D. Englehart

Annotation: Discusses options and approaches to deciding what to study in currriculum inquiry.

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

English, Fenwick, "Curriculum Development within the School System," pp. 145 -157 in Arthur W. Foshay, ed., Considered Action for Curriculum Improvement . 1980 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1980., Fenwick English

Annotation: Describes district -wide curriculum development, curriculum management, and curriculum mapping.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Organization Theory

English, Fenwick W., "A Critical Appraisal of Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot's Portraiture as a Method of Educational Research,' Educational Researcher, 29(October, 2000), 21-26., Fenwick W. English

Annotation: Agues from a postmodern perspective that methods of portraiture violate assumptions of science while claiming to be scientific.

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

English, Fenwick W., "Toward a Contextually Grounded Curriculum," pp 1-12 in Daniel Tanner and J. W. Keefe, eds., Improving the Curriculum: The Principal's Challenge . Reston, VA: NASSP, 1988.*, Fenwick W. English

Annotation: Outlines management, design, and delivery of curriculum quality of nine types.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Supervision of Instruction

English, Fenwick W., and Betty E. Steffy, "Promise and Problems of the Curriculum Audit," Education, 113(Winter, 1992), 168-171., Fenwick W. English and Betty E. Steffy

Annotation: Describes the methods and value of conducting a curriculum audit of standards and the reality; also discusses issues and arguments pro and con.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Englund, Tomas, "On Moral Education through Deliberative Communication," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 48(No. 1, 2016), 58-76., Tomas Englund

Annotation: Explores the concept of deliberative communication as something to be taught in democratic schools; draws heavily on Dewey and Habermas; example taken from Swedish school policy changes over the last two decades.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, 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 Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Deliberation, Democratic Education, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Citations

Englund, Tomas, "Toward a Deliberative Curriculum?" Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy, 1(January, 2015)., Tomas Englund

Annotation: Reviews several traditions of content selection in curriculum construction and gives examples from science, citizenship, and liberal studies; analyzes the deliberative approach to this task and gives illustrations from Sweden.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Deliberation

Single Studies

Ennis, Catherine D., "When Avoiding Confrontation Leads to Avoiding Content: Disruptive Students' Impact on Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supersision, 11 (Winter, 1996), 145-162., Catherine D. Ennis

Annotation: Reports three types of circumstances in 10 urban high schools where teachers say they aren't teaching certain content due to confrontations by students with teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum as Environment, Secondary School Curriculum

Ennis, Robert H., "Eight Fallacies in Bloom's Taxonomy," pp. 269-273 in C. J. B. Macmillan, ed., Philosophy of Education 1980, Proceedings of 36th Annual Meeting of the Philosophy of Education Society (San Francisco, April 27-30, 1980). Normal, IL: Philosophy of Education Society, ISU, 1981., Robert H. Ennis

Annotation: Identifies logical fallacies in Bloom's Taxonomy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation,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 Aims and Objectives, Evaluation of Instruction

Ercikan, Kadriye, and Wolff-Michael Roth, "What Good is Polarizing Research into Qualitative and Quantitative? Educational Researcher, 35(June/July, 2006), 14-23., Kadriye Ercikan and Wolff-Michael Roth

Annotation: Conceives an eight dimension continuum from low-level to high-level inferences on which both quantitative and qualitative studies can be placed; calls for starting with research questions which then require different kinds of research methods and modes of inquiry to generate answers; collaboration among experts in different kinds of reserach methods may be required depending on where the study falls on the continuum.

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

Citations

Ergas, Oren, "Knowing the Unknown: Transcending the Educational Narrative of the Kantian Paradigm through Contemplative Inquiry," pp.. 1-23 in Jing Lin, Rebecca L. Oxford, and Tom Culham, eds., Towards a Spiritual Research Paradigm: Exploring New Ways of Knowing, Reseaching, and Being. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2016., Oren Ergas

Annotation: Describes the role of paradigms in general and as applied to educational research; discusses the nature of a spiritual research paradigm and points to studies that have used it to study spiritual phenomena.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriulum Inquriy Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Ergas, Oren, "Knowledge and the Curriculum in TIme and Space," pp. 91-121 in Oren Ergas, Reconstructing 'Education' through Mindful Attention: Positioning the Mind at the Center Of Curriculum and Pedagogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017., Oren Ergas

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of knowledge as it is recently found in the curriculum; analyzes what it thereby left out of the curriculum; demonstrates features of curriculum in space and curriculum in time; presents a basis for including both an outer curriculum (knowledge) and an inner curriculum (of self-thought).

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: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Single Studies

Erickson, Frederick, and Jeffrey Shultz, "Student's Experience of the Curriculum," pp. 465-487 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Frederick Erickson and Jeffrey Shultz

Annotation: Discusses student experience of the curriculum as a conceptual and research problem; cites studies of manifest and implicit curriculum; poses future research agendas and methodological issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience

Ericson, David P. and Frederick S. Ellet, Jr., "Interpretation, Understanding, and Educational Research," Teachers College Record, 83(Summer, 1982), 497-513., David P. Ericson and Frederick S. Ellet Jr.

Annotation: Describes and critiques the empirical science approach to educational research and suggests the usefulness of seeking interpretive understanding.

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

Eryaman, Mustafaf Yunas, "A Hermeneutic Approach Toward Integrating Technology into Schools: Policy and Practice," pp. 143-160 in Sharon Y. Tettegah and Richard C. Hunter, eds., Technology and Education: Issues in Administration, Policy, and Applications in K12 Schools. New York: Elsevier, 2006., Mustafaf Yunas Eryaman

Annotation: Advocates a hermeneutic approach (rather than a technical-procedural approach) to policymaking and evaluation; illustrates this approach in a case study of a classroom in Istanbul, Turkey.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Media and Computers in Curriculum Development, Knowledge Generation

Esland, Geoffrey M., "Teaching and Learning as the Organization of Knowledge," pp. 70-115 in Michael F. D. Young, ed., Knowledge and Control: New Directions for the Sociology of Education . London: Collier-Macmillan, 1971., Geoffrey M. Esland

Annotation: Describes the possibilities for studying teaching and learning from the perspective of the sociology of knowledge; ends with some specific questions for research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Everhart, Robert B., "Classroom Management, Student Opposition, and the Labor Process," pp. 169-192 in Michael W. Apple and Lois Weis, eds., Ideology and Practice in Schooling . Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1983., Robert B. Everhart

Annotation: Addresses the social-political context of classroom management in a study of four schools (1973-1975); describes beating the system and student perceptions on opposition.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Fairbanks, Colleen M., "Telling Stories: Reading and Writing Research Narratives," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Summer, 1996), 320-340.*, Colleen M. Fairbanks

Annotation: Describes the nature of narrative inquiry and its many facets; draws on the work of Reissman, Geertz, Bruner, and Atkinson, among others.

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

Citations

Fallace, Thomas. "American Educators' Confrontation with Fascism," Educational Researcher, 47(January/February, 2018), 46-52., Thomas Fallace

Annotation: Reports a study of the views of American educators about European Fascism between WW I and WW II and its conception of education; draws on the literature by key American educators from 1922-1941; treats propaganda, indoctrination, relativity, and fake news in the media of that period with implications for current circumstances.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: SIngle Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum and Politics, Social Studies, Democratic Education, Ideology and School Knowledge

Single Studies

Fallace, Thomas, "Did the Social Studies Really Replace History in American Secondary Schools?" Teachers College Record, 110(October, 2008) 2245-2270., Thomas Fallace

Annotation: Re-examines the question of what groups dominated the history/social studies curriculum design controversy during the early 20th century in the US; provides analyses of the Committee of 10, Committee of 7, and Committee on Social Studies reports.

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, Curriculum and Politics, Content Selection and Organization

Fallace, Thomas D., "The Origins of Classroom Deliberation: Democratic Education in the Shadow of Totalitarianism, 1938-1960," Harvard Educational Review, 86(Winter, 2016), 506-526., Thomas D. Fallace

Annotation: Traces references to the inclusion of social issues in the curriculum during this period; discusses the rationales put forth for such inclusion.

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 Deliberation, Curriculum History, Democratic Education, Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization

Fallace, Thomas D., "Tracing John Dewey's Influence on Progressive Education, 1903-1951: Toward a Received Dewey," Teachers College Record, 113(March, 2011), 463-492., Thomas D. Fallace

Annotation: Focuses on what Dewey's peers took from his ideas and used for their own purposes in shaping thought and practice in civic and social education--often in ways that conflicted with Dewey's actual statements; challenges the conventional understandings of social efficiency and social justice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Materials Development and Evaluation, Social Efficiency/Control

Fallace, Thomas, and Victoria Fantozzi, "The Dewey School as Triumph, Tragedy, and Misunderstood: Exploring the Myths and Historiography of the University of Chicago Laboratory School," Teachers College Record, 119(No. 2, 2017),1-32., Thomas Fallace and Victoria Fantozzi

Annotation: Presents a review of first-hand accounts of the school and studies made of it since its existence ended; one of the several dimensions of the review is the rationale for its curriculum; three myths are also analyzed.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History