Schubert, William H., "Curriculum Research," pp. 420-431 in Harold E. Mitzel, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Fifth Edition. New York: Macmillan Free Press, 1982.*
Reviews state of curriculum research with respect to orientations, curriculum purposes, content, organization, evaluation, theory, policy, the hidden curriculum, and research trends.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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