Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Teachers as Curriculum Makers,' pp. 363-401 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992.


Reviews the literature on teachers as curriculum makers of two types--as conduits for externally prepared curricula and as their own curriculum makers (whose stories tell us what is involved).

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Definitions

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Planning, Materials Development and Evaluation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Research


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