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Schubert, William H., "John Dewey as a Philosophical Basis for Small Schools," pp. 53-66 in William Ayers, Michael Klonsky, and Gabrielle H. Lyon, eds., A Simple Justice: The Challenge of Small Schools. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Explains the author's use of role-playing Dewey's views (and others) in teaching teachers; highlights six questions drawn from Dewey's article on utopian schools (1933) to contrast his views of education with today's views.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching

McEneaney, E. H., and J. W. Meyer, "The Content of the Curriculum: An Institutionalist Perspective," pp. 189-211 in Maureen T. Hallinan, ed., Handbook of the Sociology of Education. New York: Kluwer, 2000., E. H. McEneaney and J. W. Meyer

Annotation: Deals with tracking, hidden curriculum, choice, universal participation, culture, globalization, change, reform and resistance, differentiation, and related theories.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum Differentiation

Vars, Gordon F., "Common Learnings: A 50-Year Quest," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 16(Fall, 2000), 70-89.*, Gordon F. Vars

Annotation: Traces the scholarly history of common learnings and the core or integrated design for organizing curriculum content; includes summaries of Vars' work related to these topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration, Core Mandates, Liberal Education/General Education

Peters, Michael, "Postmodern Perspectives on the Curriculum: A Poststructural Critique," pp. 125-148 in Alicia de Alba, Edgar Gonzalez-Gaudino, Colin Lankshear, and Michael Peters, Curriculum in the Postmodern Condition. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Michael Peters

Annotation: Presents a critique of Doll's postmodern curriculum proposal and offers an analysis of its shortcomings in terms of a perspective on postmodernism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gough, Noel, "Locating Curriculum Studies in the Global Village," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32 (March-April, 2000), 329-342., Noel Gough

Annotation: Considers the impact of globalization on curriculum and the issue of internationalizing curriculum studies; contrasts local knowledge and universal knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Slattery, Patrick, "Postmodernism as a Challenge to Dominant Representations of Curriculum," pp. 132-151 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Wesport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Explains and argues for a postmodern paradigm for curriculum scholarship and offers implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Lerner, Michael, "The Spiritual Transformation of Education," pp. 233-272 in Michael Lerner, Spirit Matters. Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads Publishing, 2002.*, Michael Lerner

Annotation: Presents a proposal to combat current values inherent in public school curricula with spritual values; proposes core streams on world of work, miracle of the body, meaning of life, cooperation and community, birth and death, plus some basics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Patterson, Frances R. A., "Building a Conservative Base: Teaching History and Civics in Voucher-Supported Schools," Phi Delta Kappan, 82(October, 2000), 150-155., Frances R. A. Patterson

Annotation: Gives specific examples of the content of Christian School textbooks in social studies from three publishers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Textbooks, Social Studies, Ideology and School Knowledge

Apple, Michael W., "Can Critical Pedagogy Interrupt Rightist Policies?" Educational Theory, 50(Spring, 2000), 229-254.*, Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Challenges the market ideology that now dominates schooling and curriculum; reports on the effects of policy decisions resting on this ideology rather than on educational criteria; shows how national curriculum and national testing (in UK and in US) are reducing equality of educational opportunity; gives examples of efforts to counter current tendencies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Hopmann, Stefan, and Kurt Riquarts, "Starting a Dialoque: A Beginning Conversation Between Didaktic And the Curriculum Traditions," pp. 3-11 in Ian Westbury, Stefan Hopmann, and Kurt Riquarts, eds., Teaching as a Reflective Practice: The German Didaktic Tradition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000., Stefan Hopmann and Kurt Riquarts

Annotation: Traces some sources of the German Didaktik tradition and its relation to the American curriculum tradition.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Taubman, Peter, "Teaching Without Hope: What is Really at Stake in the Standards Movement, High Stakes Testing, and the Drive for 'Practical Reforms'," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 16(Fall, 2000), 19-33., Peter Taubman

Annotation: Identifies a series of assumptions underlying these reforms and critiques their implicit hopefulness.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Miller, John P., Education and the Soul: Towards a Spiritual Curriculum. Albany: SUNY Press, 2000., John P. Miller

Annotation: Proposes a secular curriculum based on spiritual development of the soul.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Wright, Handel Kashope, "Nailing Jell-O to the Wall: Pinpointing Aspects of State-of-the-art Curriculum Theorizing," Educational Researcher, 29 (June-July, 2000), 4-13.*, Handel Kashope Wright

Annotation: Identifies five characteristics of contemporary curriculum theory and illustrates two of these (politics of difference and the struggle between traditionalists and the currently dominant reconceptualists) with data from the 1999 Division B-AERA program.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Franklin, Barry M., "Herbert M. Kliebard's Intellectual Legacy," pp. 1-12 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequences: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Assesses the body of historical scholarship produced by Kliebard, introduces his writings, and previews the essays that follow in honor of Kliebard.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors

Stotsky, Sandra, ed., What's at Stake in the K-12 Standards Wars: A Primer for Educational Policy Makers. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Sandra Stotsky

Annotation: Presents criticisms of subject area standards in mathematics, science, history and economics, and English from the perspective of academicians in the various disciplines; the collection of articles embraces anti-constructivist aspects of the standards and critiques the federal and state policy initiatives that promote these flawed sets of standards; frequently proposes alternative policies and standards.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Pekarsky, Daniel, "Guiding Visions and Educational Planning," pp. 15-29 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequences: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Daniel Pekarsky

Annotation: Critiques Kliebard's assessment of the Tyler rationale and discusses Dewey's critique of using vision statements to guide educational practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Apple, Michael W., "Standards, Markets, and Curriculum," pp. 55-74 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequences: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Analyzes the political movement (called conservative restoration by Apple) in which market forces and performance standards, national curriculum, and national testing are touted as reforms in the curriculum in England; also by inference in the U. S.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Comparative Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Dimmock, Clive, and John Chi-Kin Lee, "Redesigning School-Based Curriculum Leadership: A Cross-Cultural Perspective," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 332-358., Clive Dimmock and John Chi-Kin Lee

Annotation: Analyzes the relationship between restructuring of curriculum and the restructuring of leadership and organization in secondary schools of Hong Kong and Western Australia; notes the disjuncture between these when restructured separately; urges connectivity instead between them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Evaluation of Instruction, Organization Theory, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation

Marshall, J. Dan, James T. Sears, and William H. Schubert, Turning Points in Curriculum: A Contemporary American Memoir. Columbus, OH: Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2000. 2nd ed., with Louise A. Allen and Patrick A. Roberts. Pearson Education, 2007., J. Dan Marshall, James T. Sears, and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces the history of the curriculum field in relation to events in society in five periods: 1897 to 1946, 1947 to 1960, 1961 to 1969, 1970 to 1983, and 1984 to lately; refers to much of the major literature in curriculum in each period.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum

Davis, Brent, and Dennis J. Sumara, "Curriculum," pp. 173-180 in David A. Gabbard, ed., Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: Politics and the Rhetoric of School Reform. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000.*, Brent Davis and Dennis J. Sumara

Annotation: Traces the evidence of corporatism in modern curriculum practice; shows the role of curriculum reconceptualists in challenging this view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Ohanian, Susan, "Goals 2000: What's in a Name?" Phi Delta Kappan, 81 (January, 2000), 345-355.*, Susan Ohanian

Annotation: Argues bluntly and forthrightly against the negative effects that testing is having on students and teachers; analyzes the politics of Goals 2000 legislation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Classroom Observation & Research, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Clemente, Maria, Elena Ramirez, and Ana B. Dominquez, "The Selection of Contents in School Projects in Spain," Curriculum Inquiry, 30(Fall, 2000), 295-317., Maria Clemente, Elena Ramirez, and Ana B. Dominquez

Annotation: Reports a survey of teachers' use of criteria in six categories for selecting curriculum content.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

English, Fenwick W., "A Critical Appraisal of Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot's Portraiture as a Method of Educational Research,' Educational Researcher, 29(October, 2000), 21-26., Fenwick W. English

Annotation: Agues from a postmodern perspective that methods of portraiture violate assumptions of science while claiming to be scientific.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Phillips, D. C., and Nicholas C. Burbules, Postpositivism and Educational Research. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000., D. C. Phillips and Nicholas C. Burbules

Annotation: Defines and explains the postpositivist philosophy of research in contrast to the positivist philosophy, and illustrates the use and application of the former to the field of educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Singhm, Mano, Quest for Truth: Scientific Progress and Religious Beliefs. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International, 2000., Mano Singhm

Annotation: Articulates the method and nature of truth characteristic of science; contrasts this with religious truth; explores the conflict between creationism and evolution; discusses a way of teaching science consistent with his analysis of scientific knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Religious Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Science, Knowledge Generation

Beyer, Landon E., The Arts, Popular Culture, and Social Change. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Contains seven essays on aesthetic theory, curriculum, school practice, and teacher education; makes the case for the critical perspective on the arts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics Education, Aesthetics and Curriculum

Deets, Jennifer, "Maps and Curriculum Decision Making," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 359-371., Jennifer Deets

Annotation: Explicates Foshay's curriculum matrix, comparing it to a map, and provides some commentary from interviews with Foshay.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, Narrative Inquiry: Experience and Story in Qualitative Research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000., D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Describes what a narrative inquirer does and discusses and illustrates several dimensions of the process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix," pp. 11-15 in Arthur W. Foshay, The Curriculum: Purpose, Substance, Practice. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Presents an updated description of a three dimensional matrix representing the interactions in curriculum among purposes, substance, and practical aspects; six chapters follow, each taking up the curriculum related to one of the six purposes given in the matrix.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Milburn, Geoffrey, "Understanding Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(May-June, 2000), 445-452., Geoffrey Milburn

Annotation: Reviews Pinar, et al., Understanding Curriculum, 1995, and contrasts its coverage with Jackson, Handbook of Research on Curriculum, 1992.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Beyer, Landon E., "Education and Cultural Reproduction," pp. 47 - 65 in his The Arts, Popular Culture, and Social Change. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Discusses in a critical framework how what is included (and excluded) in curriculum is determined by those in power.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge

Short, Edmund C., "Shifting Paradigms: Implications for Curriculum Research and Practice," pp. 34-53 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Examines the effect of changes in the way curriculum practice is now being conceived on the way curriculum research is being conceived; reviews the way curriculum research paradigms and domains of curriculum knowledge have shifted.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum History, Curriculum Deliberation, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Curriculum as a Problem of Knowledge, Governing, and the Social Administration of the Soul," pp. 75-99 in Barry M. Franklin, ed., Curriculum and Consequence: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Traces the politics of school knowledge (subjects) as relates to school governance and freedom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge, School Subjects, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Davis, Brent, and Dennis J. Sumara, "Curriculum Forms: On the Assumed Shapes of Knowing and Knowledge," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(November-December, 2000), 821-845., Brent Davis and Dennis J. Sumara

Annotation: Contrasts a fractal image of curriculum (in which structure is recursive, not prespecified) with the conventional Euclidean image of curriculum .

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Haggerson, Nelson L., Jr., Expanding Curriculum Research and Understanding: A Mytho-Poetic Perspective. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Nelson L. Haggerson Jr.

Annotation: Presents 16 essays by the author spanning the years 1982-2000 related to the topic; the introduction and chapter 16 give autobiographical information about the author.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Westbury, Ian, Stefan Hopmann, and Kurt Riquarts, eds., Teaching as a Reflective Practice: The German Didaktik Tradition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000., Ian Westbury, Stefan Hopmann, and Kurt Riquarts

Annotation: Contains 18 essays that define Didaktic and Bildung (Didaktic's central idea), give their sources in German educational theory, and provide examples in use in several countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Paechter, Carrie F., Changing School Subjects: Power, Gender, and Curriculum. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 2000., Carrie F. Paechter

Annotation: Reports evidence of the way power and gender differences affect the content, teaching, and learning of certain school subjects (primarily, design and technology, physical education, and music) in English and Welsh secondary schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum, School Subjects

Adams, Jacob E., Jr., Taking Charge of Curriculum: Teacher Networks and Curriculum Implementation. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Jacob E. Adams Jr.

Annotation: Reports on implementation of Math A curriculum in 3 districts (12 classrooms) in California by teachers involved in teacher professional networks and by those not involved; presents detailed statements of teacher experiences, adaptations, and classroom strategies as well as views of other parties.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: In-service Teacher Development, Mathematics

Tierney, William G., "On Translation: From Research Findings to Public Utility," Theory into Practice, 39(Summer, 2000), 185-190., William G. Tierney

Annotation: Indicates barriers to change in getting qualitative research to be more accessible to the public; proposes ways to increase accessibility.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Schugurensky, Daniel, "Toward a Pegagogy of Praxis: Citizenship Education and Participatory Democracy," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 16(Fall, 2000), 125-155., Daniel Schugurensky

Annotation: Places citizenship education within the thought of Friere and others; defines democracy in three ways and argues for the third way.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Citizenship Education, Democratic Education

Kemmis, Stephen, and Robin McTaggart, "Participatory Action Research," pp. 567-605 in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonne S. Lincoln, eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000., Stephen Kemmis and Robin McTaggart

Annotation: Defines and criticizes several types of action research, discusses five traditions of studying practice with their characteristic methods and techniques, and analyzes relationships among the traditions; identifies key features of participatory action research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Lincoln, Yvonna S., and Egan G. Egon, "Paradigmatic Controversies, Contradictions, and Emerging Confluences," pp. 163-188 in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln , eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000., Yvonna S. Lincoln and Egan G. Egon

Annotation: Presents five paradigms of qualitative research (postivism, postpositivism, critical theory, constructivism, participatory) with basic beliefs in each, and analyzes positions each of them take on thirteen issues (e. g., criteria of quality, control, voice).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Grossman, Pamela, Sam Wineburg, and Scott Beers, "When Theory Meets Practice in the World of School'" pp. 1-16 in Sam Wineburg and Pam Grossman, eds., Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Challenges to Interpretation. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Pamela Grossman, Sam Wineburg, and Scott Beers

Annotation: Traces the development in the 20th century of interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum and notes gaps in our current understanding of these approaches (which the studies that follow begin to fill in).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History

Anfara, Vincent A., Jr., and Leonard Waks, "Resolving the Tension Between Academic Rigor and Developmental Appropriateness: Part I," Middle School Journal, 32(November, 2000), 46-51.*, Vincent A. Anfara Jr. and Leonard Waks

Annotation: Demonstates that there need not be a dualism between developmentally appropriate curriculum and subject-centered academic knowledge; Part II [MSJ, 32(January,2001), 25-30] describes the difference between adult patterns of academic knowledge and youth's knowledge-in-use; implications are drawn for middle school education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Middle School Curriculum, Knowledge Utilization, Practical Knowledge, Psychology and Curriculum, Curriculum Integration, Content Selection and Organization

Silva, Diane Yendol, "Collaborative Curriculum Encounters," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 279-299., Diane Yendol Silva

Annotation: Describes a study of three teams of teachers implementing a history curriculum; shows how this was affected by context, their perceived roles, and experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Waks, Leonard J., "Reid's Theory of Curriculum as Institutionalized Practice," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(July-August, 2000), 589-598.*, Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Reviews Reid's book, Curriculum as Institution and Practice, 1999, and comments on two concerns.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Organization Theory

Dede, Chris, "Emerging Influences of Information Technology on School Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(March-April, 2000), 281-303., Chris Dede

Annotation: Discusses the influence of the internet, its capabilities, and some of its sites on school curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Narrative Understandings of Teacher Knowledge," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Summer, 2000), 315-331., F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Presents a study of two different teacher's knowledge, understood narratively; shows differences in context and space (temporal, personal/existential, and place) and in professional knowledge landscape and personal practical knowledge of teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge

Barone, Tom, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Tom Barone

Annotation: Reprints 14 essays by the author (organized around the influences of Eisner, Dewey, Rorty, Sarte, and Bakhtin) describing and demonstrating the use of narrative inquiry in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics, Aesthetics and Curriculum

Reid, William A., "Currriculum as an Expression of National Identity," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15 (Winter, 2000), 113-122., William A. Reid

Annotation: Suggests that curriucula in various nations reflect their cultural idnetities and that there are no universal curriculum theories across countries; reviews German, English, and American historical evidence on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Denzin, Norman K., and Yvonna S. Lincoln, "The Discipline and Practice of Qualitative Research," pp. 1-28 in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln, eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000., Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln

Annotation: Defines qualitative research, the qualitative researcher, interpretive activities, quantitative vs qualitative research, and the history of qualitative research; characterizes qualitative research in seven time periods between 1900 and 2000; describes five phases of the research process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Grumet, Madeleine, and Lynda Stone, "Feminism and Curriculum: Getting our Act Together," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32 (March-April, 2000), 183-197., Madeleine Grumet and Lynda Stone

Annotation: Notes the dualism of feminism and of curriculum that splits school from home and also the dualisms within feminism and within curriculum; draws implications for change in both.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., "The Common Unity and the Progressive Restoration of the Curriculum Field," pp. 54-69 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000., Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Discusses the disunity of the field of curriculum scholarship and argues for restoring its unity around practical curriculum questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Connelly, F. Michael, "Life in the Foothills of Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(November-December, 2000), 743-748., F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Gives personal reflections on his career and research contributions to the field of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Strike, Kenneth A., "Schools as Communities: Four Metaphors, Three Models, and a Dilemma or Two," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 34(Novermber, 2000), 617-642., Kenneth A. Strike

Annotation: Suggests and analyzes four conceptualizations of community as metaphor for schools and criticizes them in terms of blended embodiment in three different forms(comprehensive doctrine schools, deliberative democratic schools, and liberation of the mind schools).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Poetter, Thomas S., and Frances Fowler, "Sophie's Class: The Pursuit of Democracy in an Elementary Mathematics Classroom in France," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 16(Fall, 2000), 91-109., Thomas S. Poetter and Frances Fowler

Annotation: Reports and analyzes a study giving evidence of liberty, equality, and fraternity in a French classroom; contrasts with values in American classrooms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Democratic Education

Ross, Alistair, Curriculum: Construction and Critique. London: The Falmer Press, 2000., Alistair Curriculum: Ross

Annotation: Traces the history, parameters, and polticial constraints within which arguments over curriculum have taken place in England.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Franklin, Barry M., ed., Curriculum and Consequence: Herbert M. Kliebard and the Promise of Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Contains eight essays on aspects of curriculum history published in honor of Kliebard at his retirement from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; includes an overview by the editor of Kliebard's life and contributions; closes with comments by Kliebard.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Differentiation, Liberal Education/General Education, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Social Efficiency/Control

Sears, James T., and J. Dan Marshall, "Generational Influences on Contemporary Curriculum Thought," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(March-April, 2000), 199-214., James T. Sears and J. Dan Marshall

Annotation: Reviews the history of curriculum thought and its evolution.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Westbury, Ian, "Teaching as a Reflective Practice: What Might Didaktic Teach Curriculum?" pp. 15-39 in Ian Westbury, Stefan Hopmann, and Kurt Riquarts, eds., Teaching as a Reflective Practice: The German Didaktic Tradition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000., Ian Westbury

Annotation: Contrasts U. S. curriculum theory with German Didaktic in an extensive analysis; identifies possibilities of their intersection.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Gay, Geneva, and Pamela Hart, "Postmodern Visions in Multicultural Education Preparation and Practice," pp. 169-189 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000., Geneva Gay and Pamela Hart

Annotation: Discusses the kinds of changes needed in teaching and teacher education to fully embrace a multicultural understanding of a postmodern curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Teacher Education

de Alba, Alicia, Edgar Gonzalez-Gaudino, Colin Lankshear, and Michael Peters, "Curriculum in the Postmodern Condition," pp. 1-22 in their Curriculum in the Postmodern Condition. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Alicia de Alba, Edgar Gonzalez-Gaudino, Colin Lankshear, and Michael Peters

Annotation: Explicates postmodernism (based on Lyotard) and sets forth conditions related to postmodernism that curriculum must take into account; introduces the chapters that follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Miller, Janet L., "What's Left in the Field...A Curriculum Memoir," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(March-April, 2000), 253-266. Reprinted pp. 201-214 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Gives a personal expression of the evolution of the author's thought on the curriculum field and its recent transformation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Henderson, James G., "Informing Curriculum and Teaching Transformation through Postmodern Studies," pp. 152-168 in Jeffrey Glanz and Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, eds., Paradigm Debates in Curriculum and Supervision: Modern and Postmodern Perspectives. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2000., James G. Henderson

Annotation: Makes the case for postmodern transformation of curriculum and teaching; contrasts this with premodern and modern paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Professionalization in Curriculum

Fletcher, Scott, Education and Emancipation: Theory and Practice in a New Constellation. New York: Teachers College Press, 2000., Scott Fletcher

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques four classes of emancipatory educational theories (liberalism, critical theory, postmodernism, and care-based theories) and advocates a new constellation theory that mixes elements of the four.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Hargreaves, Andy, Lorna Earl, Shawn Moore, and Susan Manning, Learning to Change: Teaching Beyond Subjects and Standards. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000., Andy Hargreaves, Lorna Earl, Shawn Moore, and Susan Manning

Annotation: Reports a study of 29 teachers facing reforms in standards, assessment, and curriculum integration; gives their experiences and reactions to these changes in a broad context of research on the process of change in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Integration, Teaching/Learning Process

Gallagher, Mary Campbell, "Lessons from the Sputnik-Era Curriculum Reform Movement," pp. 281-312 in Sandra Stotsky, ed., What's at Stake in the K-12 Standards Wars: A Primer for Educational Policy Makers. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Mary Campbell Gallagher

Annotation: Traces the events and consequences of this reform movement from the perspective of one directly involved in the mathematics and science projects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Mathematics, Science

Glatthorn, Alan A., and Jerry Jailall, "Curriculum for the New Millennium," pp. 97-121 in Ronald S. Brandt, ed., Education in a New Era. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2000., Alan A. Glatthorn and Jerry Jailall

Annotation: Reviews the strengths of various curriculum orientations over the last 50 years and offers an outline of a new curriculum for the future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Citations from 1999

O'Sullivan, Edmund, Transformative Learning: Educational Vision for the 21st Century. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999., Edmund O'Sullivan

Annotation: Suggests a global curriculum based on ecological and spiritual norms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience

Coulter, David, "The Epic and the Novel: Dialogism and Teacher Research," Educational Researcher, 28(April,1999), 4-13., David Coulter

Annotation: Describes and illustrates the use of Bakhtin's concepts of language and dialogue in an action research study by teachers in Winnepeg of their school district's retention policy; explores the methodology of dialogic research and its use.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum

Anderson, Gary L., & Kathryn Herr, "The New Paradigm Wars: Is There Room for Rigorous Practitioner Knowledge in Schools and Universities? Educational Researcher, 28(June-July, 1999), 12-21; 40.*, Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Herr

Annotation: Discusses the question of legitimacy of practitioner research in academia and schools and raises several related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research

Westbury, Ian, "The Burdens and the Excitement of the 'New' Curriculum Research: A Response to Hlebowitsh's "The Burdens of the New Curricularist," Curriculum Inquiry, 29(Fall,1999), 355-364.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Acknowledges certain views and challenges others of both Hlebowitsh and the reconceptualists; sets forth a third perspective tied to Reid's notion of translating ideals into institutionalized curriculum and also tied to Schwab's notion of deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Deliberation

Mungazi, Dickson A., The Evolution of Educational Theory in the United States. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999., Dickson A. Mungazi

Annotation: Traces the history of educational theory in the U. S. from 1600s to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Education as a Field of Study

Popkewitz, Thomas S., and Lynn Fendler, Critical Theories in Education: Changing Terrains of Knowledge and Politics. New York: Routledge, 1999., Thomas S. Popkewitz and Lynn Fendler

Annotation: Explores systematically and from competing intellectual traditions the changing terrain of critical theoretical work in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics

Kelly, Thomas F., "Why State Mandates Don't Work," Phi Delta Kappan, 80(March, 1999), 543-546., Thomas F. Kelly

Annotation: Argues against mandates as a method of school reform: discusses the failure of these mandates: teacher evaluation, state testing, higher standards, foreign language.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Sumara, Dennis, and Brent Davis, "Interrupting Heteronormativity: Toward a Queer Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Inquiry, 29(Summer, 1999), 191-208., Dennis Sumara and Brent Davis

Annotation: Argues for an approach to theorizing curriculum that could challenge the normativity of heterosexuality in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kincheloe, Joe L., "Critical Democracy and Education," pp. 70-83 in James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999., Joe L. Kincheloe

Annotation: Summarizes the nature of democratic critical theory and principles for developing transformative practices based thereon.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Democratic Education

McCutcheon, Gail, "Deliberation to Develop School Curricula," pp. 33-46 in James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999., Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Summarizes fundamentals of curriculum deliberation taken from her research and offers implications for practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Safstrom, Carl Anders, "On the Way to a Postmodern Curriculum Theory--Moving from the Question of Unity to the Question of Difference," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 18(November, 1999), 221-233., Carl Anders Safstrom

Annotation: GIves a critique of curriculum theory related to the new sociology of education in Sweden and offers a version based on neo-pragmatic elements found in Habermas' communicative rationality; discusses the politics of difference and the differences in language requiring negotiation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Franklin, Barry M., "The State of Curriculum History," History of Education, 28(December, 1999), 459-476., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Sums up what curriculum historians in U.S., U.K., and Canada have said about curriculum as a social construct and about the social control (regulative) role of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Social Efficiency/Control

Wraga, William G., " 'Extracting Sun-Beams out of Curriculum': The Retreat from Practice in Reconceptualized Curriculum Studies," Educational Researcher, 28 (January-February, 1999), 4-13.*, William G. Wraga

Annotation: Discusses theory-practice split attibuted to the reconceptualists; a response by Pinar and a rejoinder by Wraga follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Schoenfeld, Alan H., "Looking Toward the 21st Century: Challenges of Educational Theory and Practice," Educational Researcher, 28(October, 1999), 4-14., Alan H. Schoenfeld

Annotation: Addresses the need to relate educational research with practical import ; illustrates what is being done and should be done in several areas of educational research, including curriculum and assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Purpel, David E., "Goals 2000, The Triumph of Vulgarity, and the Legitimation of Social Justice," pp. 57-70 in David E. Purpel, Moral Outrage in Education. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., David E. Purpel

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques the language and ideology of Goals 2000 policies and procedures and offers an alternative.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge

Huberman, Michael, "The Mind is its Own Place: The Influence of Sustained Interactivity with Practitioners on Educational Researchers," Harvard Educational Review, 69(Fall, 1999), 289-319., Michael Huberman

Annotation: Explains the influence that sustained interactions with practitioners have on educational researchers; includes a conceptual model.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Research

Cochran-Smith, Marilyn, and Susan L. Lytle, "Relationships of Knowledge and Practice: Teacher Learning in Communities," pp. 249-305 in Asghar Iran-Nejad and P. David Pearson, eds., Review of Research in Education 24, 1999. Washington, DC: American Education Research Association, 1999., Marilyn Cochran-Smith and Susan L. Lytle

Annotation: Anayzes and explicates the distinctions among three conceptions of teacher learning (three knowledge-practice relationships): knowledge-for-practice, knowledge-in-practice, and knowledge-of-practice; discusses these in context of recent understandings of teacher research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Teacher Research

Null, J. Wesley. "Efficiency Jettisoned: Unacknowledged Changes in the Curriculum Thought of John Franklin Bobbitt," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Fall, 1999), 35-42., J. Wesley. Null

Annotation: Points out the changes in Bobbitt's thinking about curriculum from his 1918 book to his 1941 book; corrects a misconception in the history of curriculum thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Kridel, Craig, "The Bergamo Conferences, 1973-1997: Reconceptualization and the Curriculum Theory Conferences," pp. 509-526 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Lists the conferences, numbers of presenters and presentations, and names and paper titles of the most frequent presenters; comments on the movement as a whole; a comprehensive index of all articles to date in JCT follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Kliebard, Herbert M., Schooled to Work: Vocationalism and the American Curriculum, 1871-1946. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces efforts in U.S. educational history to incorporate into the schools and other social institutions viable curriculum related to work and preparation for work, including manual training, vocational education, CCC and NYA; documents the ideology of vocationalism at work and the political tactics of those for and against vocationalism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

LeCompte, Margaret D., and Jean J. Schensul, Designing and Conducting Ethnographic Research. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press, 1999., Margaret D. LeCompte and Jean J. Schensul

Annotation: Provides an overview of steps and procedures in doing ethnographic research; five related books from the same authors and publisher cover the same ground in more detail.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Apple, Michael W., "The Personal and the Political in Critical Educational Studies," pp. 3-27 in Michael W. Apple, ed., Power, Meaning, and Identity. NEw York: Peter Lang, 1999.*, Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Recaps the author's own work and scholarship in critical educational studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics

Stake, Robert, "The Goods on American Education," Phi Delta Kappan, 80(May, 1999), 668-672., Robert Stake

Annotation: Criticizes the use of high-stakes student assessments from the perspective of test-makers themselves for not being able to achieve their political and accountability purposes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Macpherson, Ian, Tania Asplane, Ross Brooker, and Bob Elliott, Places and Spaces for Teachers in Curriculum Leadership. Deskin West, ACT: Australian Curriculum Studies Association, 1999., Ian Macpherson, Tania Asplane, Ross Brooker, and Bob Elliott

Annotation: Reports an Australian study of various dimensions of teachers as participants in curriculum leadership; argues for their role.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Professionalization in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Hirst, Paul H., "The Nature of Educational Aims," pp. 124-132 in Roger Marples, ed., The Aims of Education. New York: Routledge, 1999., Paul H. Hirst

Annotation: Defines the purposes of education, explores various statements of the aims of education based on mistaken views of the nature of persons and the character of reason, and offers his own alternative statements on the aims of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Doll, William E., Jr., "Reflections on Teaching: Developing the Nonlinear," Teaching Education, 10(Spring/Summer, 1999), 39-54., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Explains evolution of Doll's own theorizing in curriculum and teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Jarvis, Peter, The Practitioner-Researcher: Developing Theory from Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999., Peter Jarvis

Annotation: Describes practical (practitioner's) knowledge and the study of it by practitioner-researchers; addresses questions related to how this knowledge differs from and/or is related to theoretical knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Greeno, James G., et al., "Research, Reform, and Aims in Education: Modes of Action in Search of Each Other," pp. 299-335 in Ellen Condliffe Lagemann and Lee S. Shulman, eds., Issues in Educational Research : Problems and Possibilities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.*, James G. Greeno

Annotation: Describes a cooperative researcher-practitioner project in curriculum development and research--Middle-School Mathematics Applications Project (MMAP) 1991-1996.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Mathematics, Materials Development and Evaluation

Wraga, William G., "The Progressive Vision of General Education and the American Common School Ideal: Implications for Curriculum Policy, Practice, and Theory," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 31(September-October, 1999), 523-544., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Gives historical foundations of general education in U. S. schools, comments on its status in the current scene, and suggests need to regain a portion of the curriculum that is common to all students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Curriculum History, Curriculum Differentiation

van den Akker, Jan, "Principles and Methods of Development Research," pp. 1-14 in Jan van den Akker, Robert M. Branch, Kent Gustafson, Nienke Nieveen, and Tjeerd Plomp, eds., Design Approaches and Tools in Education and Training. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999., Jan van den Akker

Annotation: Defines and conceptualizes development research, compares this to other research approaches, discusses its methods and challenges.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Sirotnik, Kenneth A., and Roger Soder, eds., The Beat of a Different Drummer: Essays on Educational Renewal in Honor of John I. Goodlad. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Roger Soder

Annotation: Presents 20 chapters on John Goodlad's thought and work in curriculum, teacher education, and educational renwal; ends with an extensive bibliography of Goodlad's writings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Literature of Curriculum, Teacher Education

Huebner, Dwayne, "The Tasks of the Curricular Theorist," pp. 212-230 in William F. Pinar, ed., The Lure of the Transcendent: Collected Essays by Dwayne E. Huebner. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999.*, Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Discusses the role of language in creating curriculum theory, in curriculum practice, and in curriculum research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum as Environment