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Bradbeer, James, Imagining Curriculum: Practical Intelligence in Teaching. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998., James Bradbeer

Annotation: Explores the mythopoetic in teaching and curriculum and from examples of teachers' narratives; reviews the lived currculum and related curriculum theories.

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

del Pilar O'Cadiz, Maria, Pia Lindquist Wong, and Carlos Alberto Torres, "Creating the Popular Public Schools," pp. 71-105, and "Reorienting the Curriculum: The Interdisciplinary Project," pp. 107-134, in their Education and Democracy: Paulo Freire, Social Movements, and Educational Reform in Sao Paulo. Boulder, CO: Westview PRess, 1998., Maira del Pilar O'Cadiz, Pia Lindquist Wong, and Carlos Alberto Torres

Annotation: Describes the principles and creation of the Popular Public School in Sao Paulo, Brazil, under the direction of Freire as Secretary of Education, 1989-1991; describes three phases of curriculum development employed in the Interdisciplinary Project, the centerpiece of the curriculum.

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, Teaching/Learning Process, Curriculum and Politics

Gundem, Bjorg B., and Stefan Hopmann, eds., Didaktik and/or Curriculum: An International Dialogue. New York: Peter Lang, 1998., Bjorg B. Gundem and Stefan Hopmann

Annotation: Treats the contrast between curriculum and the European concept of Didaktik; 18 chapters by Reid, Westbury, Davis, Hamilton, Lundgren, Englund, Pinar, the editors, and others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, 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: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Klein, M. Frances, "Approaches to Curriculum Development in the United States." pp. 163-182 in Bjorg B. Gundem and Stefan Hopmann, eds., Didaktik and/or Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 1998.*, M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Contrasts curriculum reform with curriculum revision; contrasts systematic curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation with newer alternative ways of curriculum planning; and explores related factors from technology to accountability.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies

Johnson, Aostre N., "Meditations on James Macdonald's Transcendental Developmental Ideology of Education," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 14(Spring, 1998), 37-43., Aostre N. Johnson

Annotation: Relates Macdonald's views with those of 13th century mystic, Rumi.

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

Glanz, Jeffrey, Action Research: An Educator's Guide to School Improvement. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon, 1998., Jeffrey Glanz

Annotation: Presents practical procedures for conducting action research projects on topics of concern to educational leadership, principals, and curriculum directors.

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, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Clune, William H., "The 'Standards Wars' in Perspective," Teachers College Record, 100(Fall, 1998), 144-149., William H. Clune

Annotation: Summarizes agreements and disagreements in discussions of standards in mathematics and in science appearing in related articles in the same issue of the journal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics, Science, Mathematics

Cohen, David K., "Dewey's Problem," The Elementary School Journal, 98(May, 1998). 427-446., David K. Cohen

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

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
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

McCulloch, Gary, "Curriculum Reform, Educational Change, and School Improvement," pp. 1203-1215 in Andy Hargreaves, Ann Lieberman, Michael Fullan, and David Hopkins, eds., International Handbook of Educational Change, Part Two. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998., Gary McCulloch

Annotation: Discusses the role of teachers in curriculum reform in the United Kingdom, among other things.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation

Eisenhart, Margaret, "On the Subject of Interpretive Reviews," Review of Educational Research, 68(Winter, 1998), 391-399., Margaret Eisenhart

Annotation: Examines issues in doing interpretive reviews; two responses follow.

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

Levin, Benjamin, "The Educational Requirement for Democracy," Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Spring, 1998), 57-79., Benjamin Levin

Annotation: Explores the provision of democractic ideals in the curriculum through democratic experiences for students.

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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Democratic Education, Curriculum as Experience

Shacklock, Geoffrey, John Smyth, and Robert Hattam, "The Effects of an Advanced Skills Teacher Classification on Teachers' Work: From Storied Accounts to Policy Insights," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Summer, 1998). 357-372.*, Geoffrey Shacklock, John Smyth, and Robert Hattam

Annotation: Reports an Australian study of the difference between teachers' natural discourse and an imposed discourse by policy-makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pogrow, Stanley, "What is an Exemplary Program, and Why Should Anyone Care? A Reaction to Slavin & Klein," Educational Researcher, 27(October, 1998), 22-29., Stanley Pogrow

Annotation: Critiques the designation of "exemplary" given to several programs such as "Success for All" based on methodological issues in supporting research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Strike, Kenneth A., "Dialogue, Religion, and Tolerance: How to Talk to People Who Are Wrong About (Almost) Everything," pp. 59-69 in James T. Sears and James C . Casper, eds., Curriculum, Religion, and Public Education: Conversations for an Enlarging Public Square. New York: Teachers College Press, 1998.*, Kenneth A. Strike

Annotation: Addresses how religious differences can be adjudicated through dialogue based on six basic principles.

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

Pinar, William F., ed., Curriculum: Toward New Identitiies. New York: Garland, 1998., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Includes 17 essays, edited and introduced by William Pinar, that exhibit cutting-edge theory in Curriculum Studies as developed after the comprehensive 1995 volume (Understanding Curriculum, by Pinar, et al.).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
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

Reid, William A., " 'Reconceptualist' and ' Dominant' Perspectives in Curriculum Theory," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Spring, 1998), 267-296.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Compares Pinar's and Jackson's views of curriculum theory and advocates a combination of both through dialogue.

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-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Blacker, David, "Fanaticism and Schooling in the Democratic State," American Journal of Education, 106(February, 1998), 241-272., David Blacker

Annotation: Defines a circumscribed view of fanaticismn and argues for excluding groups defined by fanaticism from participating in democractic school policy making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge

Wraga, William G., "The Comprehensive High School Revisited: Issues of Development and Dissemination," Curriculum History, (March, 1998), 73-85.*, William G. Wraga

Annotation: Taces the development of the comprehensive high school from 1905-1930.

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: Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History

Young, Michael F. D., The Curriculum of the Future: Form the 'New Sociology of Education' to a Critical Theory of Learning. Bristol, PA: The Falmer Press, 1998., Michael F. D. Young

Annotation: Updates twelve of the author's earlier articles on the sociology of knowledge, the 14-19 academic/vocational curriculum in England and Wales, and the nature of the curriculum in the learning society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum

Willinsky, John, Learning to Divide the World: Education at Empire's End. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1998., John Willinsky

Annotation: Critiques the imperialist perspectives on which much current curricula are based; examines school texts that reveal colonialist themes in history, geography, science, language, and literature.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Textbooks, Content Selection and Organization

Howe, Kenneth R., "The Interpretive Turn and the New Debate in Education," Educational Researcher, 27(November, 1998), 13-20.*, Kenneth R. Howe

Annotation: Distinguishes among postmodernist and transformationist forms of interpretivism in the context 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
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kridel, Craig, "Implications for Initiating Educational Change," pp. 17-56 in Richard P. Lipka and others, The Eight-Year Study Revisited: Lessons from the Past for the Present. Columbus, OH: National Middle School Association, 1998., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Characterizes the relation of the Progessive Education Association to the Eight-Year Study and illustrates some of the ways the thirty schools in the study developed and organized their curricula; draws four lessons on initiating change in education.

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

King, Nigel, "Template Analysis," pp.118-134 in Gillian Symon and Catherine Cassell, eds., Qualitative Methods and Analyses in Organizational Research: A Practical Guide. London: Sage, 1998., Nigel King

Annotation: Describes and explains the use of template analysis in thematic coding of qualitative data; illustrated by reference to a study done by the author on managing mental health care.

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

Nelson, Nancy, and Robert C. Calfee, "The Reading-Writing Connection Viewed Historically," pp. 1-52 in Nancy Nelson and Robert C. Calfee, eds., The Reading-Writing Connection. Ninety -seventh Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998., Nancy Nelson and Robert C. Calfee

Annotation: Traces the development of English as a school and college subject in the United States; includes current trends.

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: School Subjects, English, Curriculum History, Higher Education Curriculum

Frein, Mark, "Strange Bedfellows?: Critical Curriculum Theory and the Analysis of Concepts in Education," Philosophy of Education Society Yearbook, 1998. Champaign, IL: Philosophy of Education Sociey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.*, Mark Frein

Annotation: Contrasts conceptual analysis with critical theory as approaches to research in curriculum theory; urges that the former take on the perspective of the latter; shows how this combination can be useful in curriculum practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Apple, Michael W., "Work, Power, and Curriculum Reform: A Response to Theodore Lewis's 'Vocational Education as General Education'," Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Fall, 1998), 339-360., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Responds to and critiques the article by Lewis in the same issue of Curriculum Inquiry.

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: Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Liberal Education/General Education

Lewis, Theodore, "Vocational Education as General Education," Curriculum Inquiry, 28(Fall, 1998), 283-309., Theodore Lewis

Annotation: Argues that vocational education should be an integral part of general education; dialogue follows in two articles in same issue by Apple and Lewis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Liberal Education/General Education

Cooper, Harris, Synthesizing Research: A Guide for Literature Reviews, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998., Harris Cooper

Annotation: Presents systematic techniques for preparing research syntheses of quantitative research studies.

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

Citations from 1997

Schmuck, Richard A., Practical Action Research for Change. Arlington Heights, IL: Skylight Training and Publishing, 1997., Richard A. Schmuck

Annotation: Describes the action research process and gives workbook exercises.

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

Nespor, Jan, Tangled Up in School: Politics, Space, Bodies, and Signs in Educational Process. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997., Jan Nespor

Annotation: Explores in one elementary school the intersections between business-motivated reform school neighborhoods, children's activities, and images they encountered.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Blades, David W., Procedures of Power and Curriculum Change: Focault and the Quest for Possibilities in Science Education. New York: Peter Lang, 1997., David W. Blades

Annotation: Portrays the personal involvement of the author in changes in Alberta's science programs and shows how Foucault's views on power assist in revealing procedures of power in curriculum change; allegory in Ch. 5 captures the experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Science, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics

Pollard, Andrew, Dennis Thiessen, and Ann Filer, eds., Children and Their Curriculum: The Perspectives of Primary and Elementary School Children. Bristol, PA: The Falmer Press, 1997., Andrew Pollard, Dennis Thiessen, and Ann Filer

Annotation: Contains nine studies of children's experiences of their curriculum; some chapters give attention to methodology for this type of inquiry.

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

Merriam, Sharan B., Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education, Revised and Expanded. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997., Sharan B. Merriam

Annotation: Discusses the design of qualitative research, data collection and analysis, and writing of reports.

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

Prain, Vaughan, "Textualizing Your Self in Research: Some Current Challanges," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(January-February, 1997), 71-85., Vaughan Prain

Annotation: Explores the question of textual authority in postmodern researchers' use of self in autobiographical or first-person inquiry.

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, Self-Knowledge

Hollingsworth, Sandra, ed., International Action Research: Casebook for Educational Reform. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1997., Sandra Hollingsworth

Annotation: Provides 27 articles on various perspectives on action research written by a wide range of international action research experts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum

Feinberg, Walter, "Education Manifestos and the New Fundamentalism," Educational Researcher, 26(November, 1997), 27-35.*, Walter Feinberg

Annotation: Presents a thorough critique of E. D. Hirsch's The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them (1996), including his views on progessive education, his emphasis on facts and subject -specific skills, and his drive to control the curriculum in his Core Knowledge Curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, "Contested Terrain: A History of Education Research in the United States, 1890-1990," Educational Researcher, 26(December, 1997), 5-17., Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

Annotation: Traces the history of educational research in the U. S. and identifies major researchers and studies in curriculum and other specialties.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "A Changing Terrain of Knowledge and Power: A Social Epistemology of Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 26(December, 1997), 18-29., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Uses analytical and historical strategies to address the social context of educational research (space, time, and change) and its influence on the production of knowledge in the service of the democratic ideal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, 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

Hafernik, Johnnie Johnson, Dorothy S. Messerschmitt, and Stephanie Vandrick, "Collaborative Research: Why and How?" Educational Researcher, 26(December, 1997), 31-35., Johnnie Johnson Hafernik, Dorothy S. Messerschmitt, and Stephanie Vandrick

Annotation: Rercommends collaborative research and writing; discusses porcesses and advantages.

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

Lockwood, Anne Turnbaugh, Conversations with Educational Leaders: Contemporary Viewpoints on Education in America. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1997., Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood

Annotation: Reports interviews with 24 leaders in education on their views of violence, values, youth culture, multiculturalism, enrichment, multiple intelligences, professionalism, leadership, and reform in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Education as a Field of Study

Thomas, Thomas F., and William H. Schubert, "Recent Curriculum Theory: Proposals for Understanding, Critical Praxis, Inquiry, and Expansion of Conversation," Educational Theory, 47(Spring, 1997), 261-285.*, Thomas F. Thomas and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews and critques three books-- Understanding Curriculum (Pinar, et al.), Curriculum for Utopia (Stanley), and Studying Curriculum (Goodson).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Foshay, Arthur Wellsley, "The Emotions and Social Studies," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12(Summer, 1997), 356-366.*, Arthur Wellsley Foshay

Annotation: Shows how social studies can contribute to the development of mature emotions.

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, Social Studies, Curriculum Integration, Psychology and Curriculum

Schulz, Renate, Interpreting Teacher Practice: Two Continuing Stories. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997., Renate Schulz

Annotation: Provides narratives of two teachers' teaching along with reflections on the problem of narrative inquiry and of collaborative research.

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

Kridel, Craig, "Aikin/Aiken: Dashed Hopes and a Legacy Misspelled," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 13( Spring, 1997), 38-40., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Reviews Wilford M. Aikin's role in the Eight Year Study and his overall legacy.

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

Ely, Margot, Ruth Vinz, Maryann Downing, and Margaret Anzul, On Writing Qualitative Research: Living by Words. New York: The Falmer Press, 1997, Margot Ely, Ruth Vinz, Maryann Downing, and Margaret Anzul

Annotation: Gives a thorough treatment of writing up qualitative research studies in various forms using analytic and interpretive modes of expression; gives numerous illustrations and examples.

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

Carson, Terrance R., and Dennis J. Sumara, eds., Action Research as a Living Practice. New York: Peter Lang, 1997., Terrance R. Carson and Dennis J. Sumara

Annotation: Contains 22 accounts of action research as efforts to alter perception and action in practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Teaching/Learning Process

Cross, Beverly E., "Self-Esteem and Curriculum: Perspectives from Urban Teachers," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Fall, 1997), 70-91., Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' conceptions of self-esteem in urban students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Self-Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Hargreaves, Andy, ed., Rethinking Educational Change With Heart and Mind, 1997 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 1997., Andy Hargreaves

Annotation: Provides eleven articles by key scholars of educational change reflecting current thinking and research related to changing relationships and culture of the setting and giving attention to the emotional aspects of persons involved in the process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Organization Theory, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Psychology and Curriculum

Goodson, Ivor F., The Changing Curriculum : Studies in Social Construction. New York: Peter Lang, 1997., Ivor F. Goodson

Annotation: Presents 10 previously published works by the author on the evolution of curriculum with attention to power, class, and justice.

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, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum History

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., "The Search for the Curriculum Field," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(September-October, 1997), 507-511.*, Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Makes a case for theorists in the field of curriculum to come together to find common ground, following a period of schism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
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, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Literature of Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Waks, Leonard J., "The Project Method in Postindustrial Education," Journal of Curriculum Studies," 29(July-August, 1997), 391-406.*, Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Reviews historical conceptions of project-based curricula as offerred by Dewey and Kilpatrick and notes critiques of these by Charters and Bode; suggest starting points for new formulations.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Stables, Andrew, "Perspectives on Subject Choice: The Case for a Humane Liberalism in Curriculum Planning," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29 (March-April, 1997), 197-208., Andrew Stables

Annotation: Explores the advantages and problems of permitting students to choose their own curriculum subjects.

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 Differentiation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Seixas, Peter, and Gabriella Minnes Brandes, "A Workshop in Uncertainty: 'New Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences' as a Basis for Professional and Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Fall, 1997), 56-69., Peter Seixas and Gabriella Minnes Brandes

Annotation: Reports processes utilized by ACLS groups in determining curriculum at university level.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Higher Education Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Noffke, Susan E., "Professional, Personal, and Political Dimensions of Action Research," pp. 305-343 in Michael W. Apple, ed., Review of Research in Education,22, 1997. Washington, DC: AERA, 1997. *, Susan E. Noffke

Annotation: Reviews much of the literature of action research within professional, personal, and political dimensions.

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

Slavin, Robert E., "Design Competitions: A Proposal for a New Federal Role in Educational Research and Development," Educational Researcher, 26 (January/February, 1997), 22-28.*, Robert E. Slavin

Annotation: Recommends the establishment of USDE research and development program to evaluate educational programs by third-party design competitions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Foshay, Arthur Wellesley, "The Social Self and the Human Side of Science," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12 (Spring, 1997), 246-255., Arthur Wellesley Foshay

Annotation: Relates the socializing purposes of education to the content of science; a sub-topic within the author's 1987 curriculum matrix.

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, Science, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Greene, Maxine, "Metaphors and Multiples: Representation, the Arts, and History," Phi Delta Kappan, 78 (January, 1997), 387-394., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Sets forth the distinction between Enlightment (singular) and multiple views of knowledge and illustrates these representations in the arts and history.

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, Philosophical Schools, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Knowledge Generation, Art Education, Social Studies

Hargreaves, Andy, "Rethinking Educational Change: Going Deeper and Wider in the Quest for Success", pp. 1-26 in Andy Hargreaves, ed., Rethinking Educational Change With Heart and Mind, 1997 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1997., Andy Hargreaves

Annotation: Highlights the problems and challenges of educational change while embracing the emotional aspects of teaching and leadership.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Psychology and Curriculum, Organization Theory

Tanner, Laurel N., Dewey's Laboratory School: Lessons for Today. New York: Teachers College Press. 1997., Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Presents a thorough-going history of Dewey's Laboratory School at the University of Chicago and draws lessons for today from this history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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

Uhrmacher, P. Bruce, "The Curriculum Shadow," Curriculum Inquiry, 27(Fall, 1997), 317-329., P. Bruce Uhrmacher

Annotation: Posits a descriptor of curriculum called "curriculum shadow" that refers to what is disdained by the curriculum; illustrated with examples.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
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

Kennedy, Mary M., "The Connection between Research and Practice," Educational Researcher, 26(October, 1997), 4-12., Mary M. Kennedy

Annotation: Reviews four hypotheses concerned with the lack of connection between educational research and practice.

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

Wagner, John, "The Unavoidable Intervention of Educational Research: A Framework for Reconsidering Researcher-Practitioner Cooperation," Educational Researcher, 26(October, 1997), 13-22., John Wagner

Annotation: Analyzes three forms of researcher-practitioner cooperation: data-extraction agreements, clinical partnerships, and co-learning agreements.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, 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: Teacher Research

Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, "Curriculum Change as a Social Process: A Historical Perspective on the Ideas of Alice Miel," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 13(Fall, 1997), 30-55.*, Elizabeth Anne Yeager

Annotation: Traces Alice Miel's contributions to the curriculum field, her views of curriculum development and change, and other matters based on a 1995 dissertation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation

Rogers, Bethany, "Informing the Shape of the Curriculum: New Ways of Knowledge and Its Representation in Schooling," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(November-December, 1997), 683-710., Bethany Rogers

Annotation: Critiques the use of disciplinary knowledge as basis for school subjects; suggests alternatives such as problem-solving experiences.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "The Production of Reason and Power: Curriculum History and Intellectual Traditions," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(March-April, 1997), 131-164., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Discusses curriculum as systems of regulation and discipline in the historical examination of school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization

Carlgren, Ingrid, and Daniel Kallos, "Lessons from a Comprehensive School System for Curriculum Theory and Research: Sweden Revisited after Twenty Years," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(July-August, 1997), 407-430., Ingrid Carlgren and Daniel Kallos

Annotation: Updates a 1977 report from Sweden on the same topic with new lessons learned from the intervening 20 years; the role of the theory of frame-factors is reanalyzed.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Helsby, Gill, and Gary McCulloch, eds., Teachers and the National Curriculum. London: Cassell, 1997., Gill Helsby and Gary McCulloch

Annotation: Gives responses to the National Curriculum in England and Wales by teachers at various levels and in various subject fields.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Comparative Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape our Understanding. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Argues for a curriculum that offers understandings of five kinds: mythic, romantic, philosophic, ironic, and somatic.

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, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Beyer, Landon E., "Community, Identity, and a Sense of Hope." JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 13(Winter, 1997), 50-52., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Gives a personal reflection on the value and meaning of participating in the "Bergamo Conference" on curriculum theorizing over the years from 1982-1997.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum

Lather, Patti, "To Be of Use: The Work of Reviewing," Review of Educational Research, 69(Spring, 1997), 2-7., Patti Lather

Annotation: Discusses what we can know from a review, who benefits from a review, and actions implied by a review.

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

Beane, James A., Curriculum Integration: Designing the Core of Democration Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997., James A. Beane

Annotation: Makes the case for curriculum integration across subjects as a form of curriculum design.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Curriculum Integration, Democratic Education, Content Selection and Organization

Skelton, Alan, "Studying Hidden Curriculum: Developing a Perspective in the LIght of Postmodern Insights," Curriculum Studies, 5(No.2, 1997), 177-193., Alan Skelton

Annotation: Provides an overview of research into the hidden curriculum; discusses ways of moving beyond current research paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kridel, Craig, "Archival Repositories and the Preservation of the Present," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 13(Fall, 1997), 34-35., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Makes a plea to preserve documents--even ephemeral work quickly replaced by later versions via electronic techniques--for the sake of future historians of education.

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

Gordon, David, "Hidden Curriculum," pp. 484-487 in Lawrence J. Saha, ed., International Encyclopedia of Sociology of Education. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press, 1997.*, David Gordon

Annotation: Defines and analyzes hidden curriculum; interprets its hermenuetic nature.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum

Hill, John C., "Learning the Three Keys," The Educational Forum, 61 (Winter, 1997), 145-152. *, John C. Hill

Annotation: Proposes a model for curriculum design that balances the control, the adaptive, and the personal curriculum within a horizontally aligned program.

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

Dressman, Mark, "Congruence, Resistance, Liminality: Reading and Ideology in Three Libraries," Curriculum Inquiry, 27(Fall, 1997), 267-315., Mark Dressman

Annotation: Reports an ethnographic study of three libraries and their prevailing ideologies regarding reading and reading materials.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Materials Development and Evaluation, Reading

Anderson, Stephen E., "Understanding Teacher Change: Revisiting the Concerns Based Adoption Model," Curriculum Inquiry, 27 (Fall, 1997), 331-367., Stephen E. Anderson

Annotation: Reviews the literature on Concerns Based Adoption Model from its inception to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Stengel, Barbara S., " 'Academic Discipline' and 'School Subject': Contestable Curriculum Concepts," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(September-October, 1997), 585-602.*, Barbara S. Stengel

Annotation: Examines five views of the relation between the concepts of academic discipline and of school subject; gives implications for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, School Subjects, Content Selection and Organization

Tierney, William G., and Yvonna A. Lincoln, eds., Representation and the Text: Re-Framing the Narrative Voice. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1997., William G. Tierney and Yvonna A. Lincoln

Annotation: Explores issues surrounding the writing of qualitative research as texts.

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

Thomas, Gary, "What's the Use of Theory?" Harvard Educational Review, 67 (Spring, 1997), 75-104.*, Gary Thomas

Annotation: Analyzes the uses of the term theory within educational inquiry and argues against its use in this context.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Eisner, Elliot W., "Cognition and Representation: A Way to Pursue the American Dream?" Phi Delta Kappan, 78 (January, 1997), 348-353. *, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Presents and elaborates five statements regarding the nature and uses of multiple forms of representation of human thought and discusses what this means for the curriculum.

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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Fullan, Michael, "Emotion and Hope: Constructive Concepts for Complex Times," pp. 216-233 in Andy Hargreaves, ed., Rethinking Educational Change with Heart and Mind, 1997 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 1997. *, Michael Fullan

Annotation: Demonstrates why emotion and hope explain why educational change works or does not.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
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

Mansilla, Veronica Boix, and Howard Gardner, "Of Kinds of Disciplines and Kinds of Understanding," Phi Delta Kappan, 78 (January, 1997), 381-386. *, Veronica Boix Mansilla and Howard Gardner

Annotation: Describes what "understanding" means in history and literature and discusses implications for teaching and assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Content Selection and Organization, Teacher Planning

London, Norrel A., "Socio-Politics in Effective Curriculum Change in a Less Developed Country: Trinidad and Tobago," Curriculum Inquiry , 27 (Spring, 1997), 63-80., Norrel A. London

Annotation: Tells the story of a curriculum change process conducted in Trinidad and Tobago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum

Hertzog, Nancy B., "Creation of a School and Curriculum Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(March-April, 1997), 209-231., Nancy B. Hertzog

Annotation: Presents a case study of the creation of a new private U. S. school, the stakeholders efforts to determine a non-traditional curriculum, and the nature of that curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Religious & Private Schooling

Hammack, Floyd M., "Ethical Issues in Teacher Research," Teachers College Record, 99(Winter, 1997), 247-265., Floyd M. Hammack

Annotation: Identifies and examines ethical issues in teacher research, especially when participants of the research are the teacher's own students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Teacher Research, Knowledge Generation

Weber, Lillian, Looking Back and Thinking Forward: Reexaminations of Teaching and Schooling. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997., Lillian Weber

Annotation: Contains twelve essays on Weber's theories of teaching and learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process

Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara, and Jessica Hoffman Davis, The Art and Science of Portraiture. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997., Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot and Jessica Hoffman Davis

Annotation: Describes and illustrates the use of aesthetic approaches to educational inquiry using portraiture.

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

Citations from 1996

Hershusius, Louis, and Keith Ballard, eds., From Positivism to Interpretativism and Beyond: Tales of Transformation in Educational and Social Research (The Mind-Body Connection). New York: Teachers College Press, 1996., Louis Hershusius and Keith Ballard

Annotation: Relates personal experiences of researchers who have become persuaded of the need to shift their research interests from the postivist perspective to the interpretivist perspective and beyond.

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

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., and William G. Wraga, eds., Annual Review of Research for School Leaders. New York: Scholastic (NASSP), 1996., Peter S. Hlebowitsh and William G. Wraga

Annotation: Contains eleven articles addressing success of U. S. secondary schools, interdisciplinary curriculum and instruction, and technology in the classroom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Secondary School Curriculum, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development

Flinders, David J., "Teaching for Cultural Literacy: A Curriculum Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 11 (Summer, 1996), 351-366.*, David J. Flinders

Annotation: Gives an artistic criticism (a la Eisner) of two cases (poetry and social studies) of curriculum enactments.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, English

Huebner, Dwayne, "Teaching as Moral Activity," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11(Spring, 1996), 267-275.*, Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Articulates new moral language for discussing teaching and its power and authority dimensions; discusses role of imagination in conversation about planning and enacting curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Planning, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Authority of Teacher, Values in the Classroom, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Zuber-Skerritt, Ortrim,ed., New Directions in Action Research. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1996., Ortrim Zuber-Skerritt

Annotation: Includes 10 articles on critical action research by experienced researchers from Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum

Wraga, William G., "A Century of Interdisciplinary Curricula in American Schools," pp. 117-145 in Peter S. Hlebowitsh and William G. Wraga, eds., Annual Review of Research for School Leaders. New York: Scholastic (NASSP), 1996., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Traces the use of interdisciplinary curricula historically in American schools with references from 1895-1993.

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: Curriculum History, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Kridel, Craig, "Hermenuetic Portraits," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 12(Spring, 1996), 43-44., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Provides photos of and comments on the work of Macdonald, Huebner, and Klohr. Others appear in 12:2 (Taba, Miel), 12:3 (Padgham, Schuchat-Shaw), 12:4 (J. Miller), 13:1 (Aikin), 13:2 (Chiarelott), 13:3 (Eisner), 13:4 (Beyer).

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

Dunkin, Michael J., "Types of Errors in Synthesizing Research in Education," Review of Educational Research, 66(Summer, 1996), 87-97., Michael J. Dunkin

Annotation: Summarizes nine types of errors frequently made by reviewers while synthesizing research.

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

Ladwig, James G., Academic Distinctions: Theory and Methodology in the Sociology of School Knowledge. New York: Routledge, 1996., James G. Ladwig

Annotation: Traces the developments of the field of inquiry known as the "sociology of school knowledge," provides critiques of its works, and offers a direction for its future that preserves multiple perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Knowledge Generation

Biddle, Bruce J., "Better Ideas: Expanding Funding for Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 25 (December, 1996), 12-14. *, Bruce J. Biddle

Annotation: Makes the case for funding educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: 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 Utilization

Bracey, Gerald W., "International Comparisons and the Condition of American Education," Educational Researcher, 25(January-February, 1996), 5-11., Gerald W. Bracey

Annotation: Reviews recent studies comparing student achievement by U.S. students and those in other countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Student Assessment