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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Citations from 1997

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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