Connelly, F. Michael, and Miriam Ben-Peretz, "Teachers' Roles in the Using and Doing of Research and Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 12(April-June, 1980), 95-107. Reprinted pp. 624-636 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.*


Makes the case for teacher inquiry (action research) in developing new curricula, not just in implementing curricula.

Broad Topical Focus

Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Action Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Teacher Research, Teacher Planning, Curriculum Development Strategies


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