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Bullough, Robert V., Jr., "Past Solutions to Current Problems in Curriculum Integration: The Contributions of Harold Alberty," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 14(Winter, 1999), 156-170.*, Robert V. Bullough Jr.

Annotation: Explores Harold Alberty's integrated or core designs for curriculum and their applicability today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Curriculum History, Curriculum Deliberation

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

Visscher-Voerman, Irene, Kent Gustafson, and Tjeerd Plomp, "Educational Design and Development: An Overview of Paradigms," pp. 15-28 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., Irene Visscher-Voerman, Kent Gustafson, and Tjeerd Plomp

Annotation: Describes, analyzes, and compares four development paradigms (instrumental, communicative, pragmatic, and artistic); gives vignettes of each paradigm.

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

Herda, Ellen A., Research Conversations and Narrative: A Critical Hermenuetic Orientation in Participating Inquiry. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999., Ellen A. Herda

Annotation: Describes a protocal for field-based hermeneutic inquiry and its research implications; draws a clear contrast between positivist and a critical hermenuetic orientation to research; traces the philosophical contributions of Heidegger, Gadamer, Habermas, and Ricoeur to hermenuetic inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, 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

Purpel, David E., "Holistic Education in a Prophetic Voice," pp. 109 - 131 in David E. Purpel, Moral Outrage in Education. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., David E. Purpel

Annotation: Draws the parallel between the prophetic tradition in religion and the critical function needed in relation to curriculum policies and programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

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

Hlebowitsh, Peter, "The Burdens of the New Curricularist," Curriculum Inquiry, 29(Fall, 1999), 343-354., Peter Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Argues that Pinar and similar curriculum theorists have separated their theory from practice, design, unity of the field, and from its history in a negative way; Westbury and Pinar respond in two articles that follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

Lagemann, Ellen C., and Lee S. Shulman, eds. , Issues in Educational Research: Problems and Possibilities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999., Ellen C. Lagemann and Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Provides a status examination of educational research as of 1999 on 14 related topics and /or issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Wraga, William G., "The Educational and Political Implications of Curriculum Alignment and Standards-Based Reform," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Fall, 1999), 4-25., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques F. W. English's curriculum alignment approach and its relation to reform through standards and testing; related article by A. A. Glatthorn follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation, 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 and the Disciplines, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Frameworks

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

Carr, David, "Rational Curriculum Planning," pp. 173-184 in Roger Marples, ed., The Aims of Education. New York: Routledge, 1999., David Carr

Annotation: Traces philosophical assumptions behind, and problems with, attempts at technical/rational curriculum planning; advocates a moral rather than technological approach.

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, Curriculum Development Strategies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Willinsky, John, Technologies of Knowing: A Proposal for the Human Sciences. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1999., John Willinsky

Annotation: Sets forth a plan for a corporation called Automata Data to handle the integration and disssemination via the internet of social science research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

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

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

Glesne, Corrine, Becoming Qualitative Researchers: An Introduction, 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 1999., Corrine Glesne

Annotation: Covers all facets of conducting and writing up ethnographic and related forms of inquiry.

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, Qualitative Research

Buras, Kristen L., "Questioning Core Assumptions: A Critical Reading of and Response to E. D. Hirsch's The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them," Harvard Educational Review, 69(Spring, 1999), 67-93.*, Kristen L. Buras

Annotation: Presents a systematic analysis and criticism of Hirsch's assumptions behind his proposed Core Knowledge Curriculum.

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

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

Glatthorn, Alan A., "Curriculum Alignment Revisited," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 15(Fall, 1999), 26-34., Alan A. Glatthorn

Annotation: Provides a broadened view of curriculum alignment in terms of eight concepts of curriculum--hidden, excluded, recommended, written, supported, tested, taught, and learned; related article by W. G. Wraga precedes this article.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Horn, Raymond A., Jr., "Joe L. Kincheloe: Teacher as Researcher," Educational Researcher, 28(May, 1999), 27-31.*, Raymond A. Horn Jr.

Annotation: Presents an overview of Kincheloe's scholarly contributions related to post-formal thinking(etymology, pattern, process, contextualization) employing bricoleur (multiple) forms of inquiry; interprets and cites Kincheloe's publications to date.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Teacher Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum Reconceptualized: A Personal and Partial History," pp. 498-508 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999. Reprinted with additional insertions pp. 27-41 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Recalls the origin and development of the JCT journal, the associated annual conferences, and the key players and guiding ideas throughout.

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

Henderson, James G., and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999., James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson

Annotation: Contains contributions by curriculum theorists (Henderson, Kesson, McCutcheon, Gough, Kincheloe) to the dialogue and experience of a group of Vermont curriculum leaders and teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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: Curriculum Specialists in Schools

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

Reid, William A., "The Voice of 'The Practical': Schwab as Correspondent," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 31(July-August,1999), 385-397., William A. Reid

Annotation: Displays letters written by Schwab to Reid 1979-1982 commenting on some of Reid's articles; reveals some personal touches about Schwab; Reid discusses how to benefit form Schwab's legacy.

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

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

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

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., and Gregory E. Hamot, "Pragmatism and Civic Education Reform in the Czech Republic," The Educational Forum, 63(Spring, 1999), 260-270., Peter S. Hlebowitsh and Gregory E. Hamot

Annotation: Reports a project in the Czech Republic using Tylerian conceptions of curriculum development and evaluation.

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: Citizenship Education, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies

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

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

Gipps, Caroline, "Socio-Cultural Aspects of Assessment," pp. 355-392 in Asghar Iran-Nejad and P. David Pearson, eds., Review of Research in Education, 24, 1999. Washingon, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1999., Caroline Gipps

Annotation: Summarizes the political control dimensions of pupil assessment and the relationship between teachers and pupils in using assessment for curriculum control.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment, Curriculum and Politics, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Bhola, H. S., "Equivalent Curriculum Construction as Situated Discourse: A Case in the Context of Adult Education in Namibia," Curriculum Inquiry, 29(Winter, 1999), 459-484., H. S. Bhola

Annotation: Offers a model of curriculum development as the development of discourse in a situation as texts (as contrasted with outcomes-based education), illustrated in the context of adult education in Namibia.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

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

Marshall, Catherine, and Gretchen B. Rossman, Designing Qualitative Research, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1999., Catherine Marshall and Gretchen B. Rossman

Annotation: Provides section-by-section guidance on developing a proposal for doing qualitative educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

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

Kesson, Kathleen R., "Toward a Curriculum of Mythopoetic Meaning," pp. 84-105 in James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson, eds., Understanding Democratic Curriculum Leadership. New York: Teachers College Press, 1999., Kathleen R. Kesson

Annotation: Outlines a view of a curriculum infused with personal experience, narratives, autobiography, spirituality, and the arts--the mythopoetic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Content Selection and Organization

Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, "Alice Miel: Progressive Advocate of Democratic Social Learning for Children," pp. 207-233 in Margaret Smith Crocco and O. L. Davis, Jr., eds., Bending the Future to their Will: Civic Women, Social Education, and Democracy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999., Elizabeth Anne Yeager

Annotation: Reviews the contributions of Alice Miel to social education and to the curriculum field.

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, Democratic Education, Social Studies

Huebner, Dwayne E., (Vikki Hillis, ed.; Collected and Introduced by William F. Pinar), The Lure of the Transcendent: Collected Essays by Dwayne E. Huebner. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1999., Dwayne E. Huebner

Annotation: Reprints 35 articles by Huebner from 1959 - 1996.

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

Gardner, Howard, The Disciplined Mind: What All Students Should Understand. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999., Howard Gardner

Annotation: Proposes a curriculum that goes into depth in a few areas (truth, beauty, goodness) for fuller understanding.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
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 and the Disciplines

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

Apple, Michael W., Power, Meaning, and Identity: Essays in Critical Educational Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Collects ten of Apple's previously published articles on politics and curriculum, the control of curriculum knowledge, and critical educational studies, with an extended introduction and an epilogue.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation

Egan, Kieran, "Education's Three Old Ideas, and a Better Idea," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 31(May-June, 1999), 257-267., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Identifies three familiar purposes for education and their incompatibilities; poses a fourth built around five kinds of understanding.

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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

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

Madaus, George F., and Laura M. O'Dwyer, "A Short History of Performance Assessment: Lessons Learned," Phi Delta Kappan, 80(May, 1999), 688-695., George F. Madaus and Laura M. O'Dwyer

Annotation: Traces the history of performance assessment from 210 BC to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Curriculum History

Page, Reba N., "The Uncertain Value of School Knowledge: Biology at Westridge High," Teachers College Record, 100(Spring, 1999), 554-601., Reba N. Page

Annotation: Uncovers the factors in one high school's science classes that work against high quality science teaching and learning; illustrates curriculum-as-hybrid form of school knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Science, Teaching/Learning Process

Cohen, Jonathan, "Deliberation, Tradition, and the Problem of Incommensurability: Philosophical Reflections on Curriculum Decision Making," Educational Theory, 49(Winter, 1999), 71-89.*, Jonathan Cohen

Annotation: Reviews Schwab's view of deliberation, the incommensurability of theories, and their relationship; discusses continuity in negation and implications for curriculum decision making as constrained deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Vars, Gordon F., "Another Look at Tomorrow's High School, Part One: Implication s for High School Curriculum from the Eight-Year Study," Voices from the Field (Journal of the National High School Association), 2(Fall, 1999), 27-34.*, Gordon F. Vars

Annotation: Presents five lessons of the Eight-Year Study for the high school curriculum; five more lessons appear in part two of the article appearing in the next issue of the journal, 2, Spring/Summer, 2000.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Secondary School Curriculum

Fenstermacher, Gary D., "On Knowledge and Its Place in the Human Conversation," pp. 73-104 in Wilma F. Smith and Gary D. Fenstermacher, eds., Leadership for Educational Renewal: Developing a Cadre of Leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.*, Gary D. Fenstermacher

Annotation: Describes shifts in thinking on the nature of knowledge from modernist to postmodernist views; discusses the implications for the role of knowledge in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Crabtree, Benjamin F., and William L. Miller, "Using Codes and Code Manuals: A Template Organizing Style of Interpretation," in Benjamin F. Crabtree and William L. Miller, eds., Doing Qualitative Research, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1999., Benjamin F. Crabtree and William L. Miller

Annotation: Shows how to develop and use a template of codes to analyze qualitative data; gives an illustrative example.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis, Phenomenological Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation

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

Keeves, John P., and Gabriele Lakomski, eds., Issues in Educational Research. New York: Pergamon, 1999., John P. Keeves and Gabriele Lakomski

Annotation: Consists of eleven chapters on specific inquiry approaches in educational research; also addresses epistemological and other related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Howe, Kenneth R., and Michele S. Moses, "Ethics in Educational Research," pp. 21-59 in Asghar Iran-Nejad and P. David Pearson, eds., Review of Research in Education, 24,1999. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1999., Kenneth R. Howe and Michele S. Moses

Annotation: Reviews a wide variety of ethical considerations related to the conduct of educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

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

Franklin, Barry M., "Discourse, Rationality, and Educational Research: A Historical Perpective of RER," Review of Educational Research, 69(Winter, 1999), 347-363.*, Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Explores the relationship between research reviews in curriculum and the way the curriculum field has been constructed and changed over time; identifies four themes revealed by the discourse in which these reviews were framed; interprets historically the changes noted over time in terms of curriculum as an instrument of power.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History

Livingston, Grace, "Beyond Watching over Established Ways: A Review as Recasting the Literature, Recasting the Lived," Review of Educational Research, 69(Spring, 1999), 9-19., Grace Livingston

Annotation: Speaks of reviewing as using the metaphor of recasting of knowledge and practice rather than of stocktaking or stockpiling.

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

Purpel, David E., "Moral Outrage and Education," pp. 187-207 in David E. Purpel, Moral Outrage in Education. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., David E. Purpel

Annotation: Argues that cultural and social transformation can be achieved, not by study and criticism, but by application of spirituality in education; awe, faith, ultimate meaning, commitment, confession, moral outrage, and grief.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Citations from 1998

Shkedi, Asher, "Can the Curriculum Guide Both Emancipate and Educate Teachers?" Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Summer, 1998), 209-229.*, Asher Shkedi

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of the use of three alternative forms of a curriculum guide (in Israeli classes in Bible) to determine how teachers distinguish the approaches and what differences they see in autonomy allowed them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Foshay, Arthur Wellesley, "Action Research in the Nineties," The Educational Forum, 62(Winter, 1998), 108-112., Arthur Wellesley Foshay

Annotation: Reviews the historical development of action research in education, describes its key steps, and briefly evaluates its role in improving practice.

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 History

Bracey, Gerald W., "Educational Research and Educational Practice," The Educational Forum, 62(Winter, 1998), 140-145., Gerald W. Bracey

Annotation: Examines the divide between research and its use in practice.

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: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Tanner, Daniel, "The Social Consequences of Bad Research," Phi Delta Kappan, 79(January, 1998), 344-349.*, Daniel Tanner

Annotation: Critiques selected research studies in education and discusses the consequences of doing research badly.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization

Fashola, Olatokunbo S., and Robert E. Slavin, "Schoolwide Reform Models: What Works?" Phi Delta Kappan, 79(January, 1998), 370-379.*, Olatokunbo S. Fashola and Robert E. Slavin

Annotation: Reviews thirteen school reform programs in terms of effectiveness, replicability, and effect size; programs include Success for All, Core Knowledge, Accelerated Schools, Outward Bound, Roots and WIngs, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Jackson, Philip W., "John Dewey's School and Society Revisited," The Elementary School Journal, 98(May, 1998), 415-426., Philip W. Jackson

Annotation: Offers a 100th anniversary review and critique of Dewey's essays in School and Society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Kysilka, Marcella L., "Quality Research in Curriculum and Teaching," The Educational Forum, 62(Winter, 1998), 146-152.*, Marcella L. Kysilka

Annotation: Makes recommendations for improving quality of research in curriculum dissertations and articles prepared for publication in areas such as conceptualizing the research, using appropriate methodology, composing the report, and other technical matters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Fiore, Linda C., "Curriculum Control: Using Discourse and Structure to Manage Educational Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 30(September-October, 1998), 559-576.*, Linda C. Fiore

Annotation: Presents a case study of an effort by Governor Allen and his appointed Board of Educatiion to control the debate on Virginia's Standards of Learning (1995) through both discursive and structural methods and to obtain an ideologically and epistemologically conservative curriculum change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Deliberation

Henderson, James G., Janice Hutchison, and Charlene Newman, "Maxine Greene and the Current/Future Democratization of Curriculum Studies," pp. 190-212 in William F. Pinar, ed., The Passionate Mind of Maxine Greene: 'I Am... Not Yet.' Bristol, PA: The Falmer Press, 1998.*, James G. Henderson, Janice Hutchison, and Charlene Newman

Annotation: Points out Maxine Greene's contributions to the field of Curriculum Studies by tracing five themes; also, shows how her work critiques the field and raises new questions for its future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Torres, Carlos Alberto, "Interview with Henry A. Giroux," pp. 129-157 in Carlos Alberto Torres, Education, Power, and Personal Biography: Dialogues with Critical Educators. New York: Routledge, 1998., Carlos Alberto Torres

Annotation: Offers personal refections by Giroux on his own life and professional work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Westbury, Ian, "Didaktik and Curriculum Studies," pp. 47-77 in Bjorg B. Gundem and Stefan Hopmann, eds., Didaktik and /or Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 1998.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Contrasts in an extended treatment the conceptions of the German tradition of Didaktik and U. S. conceptions of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Hart, Chris, Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination. London: Sage, 1998., Chris Hart

Annotation: Gives a thorough treatment of the purposes, processes, and analytic techniques required in doing high quality literature reviews in connection with masters and doctoral dissertation research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Jennings, John H., Why National Standards and Tests? Politics and the Quest for Better Schools. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1998., John H. Jennings

Annotation: Provides the legislative history on national standards and testing by the U. S. Congress 1989-1997.

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: Curriculum History, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Phillips, D. C., "John Dewey's The Child and the Curriculum: A Century Later," The Elementary School Journal, 98(May, 1998), 403-414., D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Offers a 100th anniversary review and critique of Dewey's essay.

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: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Teaching/Learning Process, Curriculum History

Lipka, Richard P., John H. Lounsbury, Conrad F. Toepfer, Jr., Gordon F. Vars, Samuel P. Allessi, Jr., and Craig Kridel, The Eight-Year Study Revisited: Lessons from the Past for the Present. Columbus, OH: National Middle School Association, 1998., Richard P. Lipka, John H. Lounsbury, Conrad F. Toepfer Jr., Gordon F. Vars, Samuel P. Allessi Jr., and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Provides excerpts from and commentary on the 5-volume Report of the Eight-Year Study published in 1942; draws lessons for today's schools with special attention to implications for middle school education.

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: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Middle School Curriculum

Gabella, Marcy Singer, "Formal Fascinations and Nagging Excerpts: The Challenge of the Arts to Curriculum and Inquiry, " Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Spring, 1998), 27-56.*, Marcy Singer Gabella

Annotation: Illustrates with examples the use of the arts as a mode of curriculum inquiry.

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

Wang, Margaret C., Geneva D. Haertell, and Herbert J. Walberg, "Models of Reform: A Comparative Guide," Educational Leadership, 55 (April, 1998), 66-71.*, Margaret C. Wang, Geneva D. Haertell, and Herbert J. Walberg

Annotation: Compares twelve programs for at-risk children in relation to 25 research-based practices.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Stories to Live By: Narrative Understandings of School Reform," Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Summer, 1998), 149-164.*, D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Describes the development of the authors' views of narrative as a way of conceptualizing teacher's knowledge; identifies missing elements in prevailing views of school reform as seen by teachers; and conceptualizes a new story that accounts for these elements.

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

Stallones, Jared, "Paul R. Hanna and Education for Intelligent Citizenship," pp. 79-83 in Lynn W. Burlbaw, ed., Curriculum History, 1998. College Station, TX: Society for the Study of Curriculum History, Texas A&M University, 1998., Jared Stallones

Annotation: Traces the evolution of Paul R. Hanna's views on curriculum design and education for citizenship and of his textbook serieses.

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

Carlson, Dennis, and Michael W. Apple, eds., Power/Knowledge/Pedagogy: The Meaning of Democratic Education in Unsettling Times. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1998., Dennis Carlson and Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Gives contemporary political views of curriculum reform, identity issues, textbooks, and pedagogy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Democratic Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Oliva, Peter F., "Supervision and Curriculum Development," pp. 782-800 in Gerald R. Firth and Edward J. Pajak, eds., Handbook of Reseach on School Supervision. New York: Macmillan, 1998., Peter F. Oliva

Annotation: Delineates the tasks of supervisors in curriculum development based on the Oliva model of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Supervision of Instruction

Goodson, Ivor F., "Patterns of Curriculum Change," pp. 231-241 in Andy Hargreaves, Ann Lieberman, Michael Fullan, and David Hopkins, eds., International Handbook of Educational Change, Part One. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998., Ivor F. Goodson

Annotation: Describes the relation between political power and the evolution of school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum, School Subjects

Robinson, Viviane M. J., "Methodology and the Reseachr-Practice Gap," Educational Researcher, 27(January-February, 1998), 17-26.*, Viviane M. J. Robinson

Annotation: Proposes a problem-based methodology of research in which practices are treated as solutions to practical problems and explained by inquiry into the problem-solving processes that gave rise to them.

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

Kridel, Craig, ed., Writing Educational Biography: Explorations in Qualitative Research. Levttown, PA: Garland, 1998., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Explores the experiences of educational biographers as they write biographies.

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

Kincheloe, Joe L., Shirley R. Steinberg, Nelson M. Rodriquez, and Ronald E. Chennault, eds., White Reign: Deploying Whiteness in America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998., Joe L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg, Nelson M. Rodriquez, and Ronald E. Chennault

Annotation: Gives theoretical, critical, and practical treatment to issues of white domination of U.S. identity, ideology, and institutions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge

Goff, Katherine E., "Chaos, Collaboration, and Curriculum: A Deliberative Process," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 14(Fall, 1998), 29-42.*, Katherine E. Goff

Annotation: Creates a basis for the curriculum development process in chaos theory.

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

Wraga, William G., " 'Interesting, if True' : Historical Perspectives on the 'Reconceptualization' of Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriuculum and Supervision, 14(Fall,1998), 5-28.*, William G. Wraga

Annotation: Critiques the reconceptualist movement in curriculum with respect to its ahistoricism and its ideology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pinar, William F., ed., The Passionate Mind of Maxine Greene: 'I Am...Not Yet.' Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1998., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents 22 writers on the life and work of Maxine Greene as they explore her writings, its themes, the influences on her thought, and her influence on several domains of educational thought and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Raizen, Senta A., "Standards for Science Education," Teachers College Record, 100(Fall, 1998), 66-121., Senta A. Raizen

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of standards and its use and purposes (pp. 72-75) as a preamble to a review of the various science standards developed by AAAS, NSTA, NRC, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Science, Content Selection and Organization

Skilbeck, Malcolm, "School-Based Curriculum Development," pp. 121-144 in Andy Hargreaves, Ann Lieberman, Michael Fullan, and David Hopkins, eds., International Handbook of Educational Change, Part One. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998., Malcolm Skilbeck

Annotation: Traces experience of the author in school-based curriculum development internationally from 1959-1998 from his work in the United Kingdom and Australia, theUniversity of London and Deakin University, and in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Foshay, Arthur Wellesley, "Problem Solving and the Arts," Journal of Curriclulum and Supervision, 13(Summer, 1998), 328-338.*, Arthur Wellesley Foshay

Annotation: Shows how problem solving objectives can be integrated into 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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Art Education, Curriculum Integration

Davis, O. L., Jr., "The Theoretic Meets the Practical: The Practical Wins," pp. 87-106 in Bjorg B. Gundem and Stefan Hopmann, eds., Didaktik and/or Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 1998.*, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Contrasts presumed U.S. curriculum model of early 20th century (bureaucratic) with that of real schools revealed by historical studies (local, practical); discusses prospect for re-imaging U. S. curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Franklin, Barry M., ed., When Children Don't Learn: Student Failure and the Culture of Teaching. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Reports several qualitative studies of student failure and teacher failure.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Teaching/Learning Process

Constas, Mark A., "The Changing Nature of Educational Research and a Critique of Postmodernism," Educational Researcher, 27(March, 1998), 26-33.*, Mark A. Constas

Annotation: Explains postmodernism and its influence on educational research; discusses three problems it poses--distinction, expistemological genre, and procedural infomality; critiques its reluctance to arrive at conclusions, to suggest practical implications, and to fall victim to its own desire to free inquiry from oppressive conditions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kysilka, Marcella L., "Understanding Integrated Curriculum," The Curriculum Journal, 9(No.2, 1998), 197-209., Marcella L. Kysilka

Annotation: Reviews various models of curriculum intergration as they related to a continuum of integrated curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration

Cuban, Larry, "How Schools Change Reforms: Redefining Reform Success and Failure," Teachers College Record, 99(Spring, 1998), 453-477.*, Larry Cuban

Annotation: Defines standards used by reform elites (effectiveness, popularity, fidelity) and by educational practitioners (adaptiveness, longevity), applies them to Effective Schools reform, and explores implications of these different standards to other reforms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing

Doll, William E., Jr., "Curriculum and Concepts of Control," pp. 295-323 in Wllliam F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum: Toward New Identities. New York: Garland, 1998.*, William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Traces various concepts of control embedded historically in curriculum and offers a Deweyan concept of control undergirded by contemporaty complexity theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum History, Philosophical Schools

Rossman, Gretchen B., and Sharon F. Rallis, Learning in the Field: An Introduction to Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998., Gretchen B. Rossman and Sharon F. Rallis

Annotation: Describes the step-by-step process of doing qualitative research in education, with examples of descriptive, evaluative, and action research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Costas, Mark A., "Deciphering Postmodern Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 27(December, 1998), 36-42.*, Mark A. Costas

Annotation: Characterizes various postmodern modes of educational research within a typology of educational inquiry dimensions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Banks, James, "The Lives and Values of Researchers: Implications for Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society," Educational Researcher, 27(October, 1998), 4-17., James Banks

Annotation: Traces value perspectives adhered to by five researchers on race and discusses methodological issues and a typology of types of researchers involved in social action based on research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Citizenship Education

Roby, Thomas, "Curriculum as the School Experience of Great Teaching or Why Joe Schwab Will Become the Greatest Teacher I Know," pp. 49-52 in Lynn W. Burlbaw, ed., Curriculum History, 1998. College Station, TX: Society for the Study of Curriculum History, Texas A&M University, 1998., Thomas Roby

Annotation: Provides a former student's view of Joseph Schwab's approach to teaching and curriculum.

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