Enns, Robin J., "Hidden Research in Curriculum," pp. 431-439 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.


Robin J. Enns


Highlights curriculum research carried out on issues of interest to particular policy-making bodies, which often is not published or used outside the local context; urges that this hidden research be published and explored for its usefulness elsewhere.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Evaluation, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Program Audit/Evaluation, Knowledge Utilization, Classroom Observation & Research


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