Reid, William A., "Conceptions of Curriculum and Paradigms for Research: The Case of School Effectiveness Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12(Spring, 1997), 212-227.*


William A. Reid


Points to changes over time in the paradigms of research used in school effectiveness research, especially in relation to differing curriculum views on the question, "What Do Schools Do?".

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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