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Citations from 1997

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

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

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

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

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

Citations from 1996

Goodson, Ivor F., and Colin Marsh, Studying School Subjects: A Guide. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1996., Ivor F. Goodson and Colin Marsh

Annotation: Provides an introductory overview of the study of school subjects as history, the value of such research, and their useful implications for today.

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

Smith, Mark K., "Curriculum Theory and Practice," The Encyclopedia of Informal Education, 1996, 2000. www.infed.org/biblio/b-curricu.htm, Mark K. Smith

Annotation: Stipulates four ways of conceiving curriculum and its contexts (as knowledge to be transmitted, as end- product, as process, as praxis); reviews work of curriculum theorists in relation to each of these; discusses these ideas in relation to informal education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Theorists, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum History

Howey, Ken, "Designing Coherent and Effective Teacher Education Programs," pp. 143-170 in John Sikula, ed., Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, 2nd Ed. New York: Macmillan, 1996.*, Ken Howey

Annotation: Reviews several dimensions of developing a coherent curriculum design in teacher education.

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

Carspecken, Phil Francis, Critical Ethnography in Educational Research: A Theoretical and Practical Guide. New York: Routledge, 1996., Phil Francis Carspecken

Annotation: Provides a five-stage approach to doing critical ethnography in education with illustrative examples and with thorough discussion of validity requirements at each stage.

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

Haigh, Richard, "A Personal Reflection on School Leadership in England in Recent Times," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12(Fall, 1996), 11-20.*, Richard Haigh

Annotation: Gives a narrative of the experience of a principal and his teachers as they attempt to cope with the policy and classroom demands of the 1988 Education Reform Act in the United Kingdom; gives evidence of failures at many levels; has curriculum policy implications for both UK and elsewhere in related articles in the same issue.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum

Tanner, Daniel, "The Structure and Function of the American Secondary School: A National Survey," pp. 95-113 in Peter S. Hlebowitsh and William G. Wraga, eds., Annual Review of Research for School Leaders. New York: Scholastic (NASSP), 1996., Daniel Tanner

Annotation: Reviews change in the secondary school's comprehensiveness over recent history and reports trends in a number of related dimensions

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

Westbury, Ian, and Chao-Sheng Hsu, "Structures of Curriculum Governance and Classroom Practice in Mathematics," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 18(Summer, 1996), 123-139.*, Ian Westbury and Chao-Sheng Hsu

Annotation: Re-examines international data on relation between central control (setting of standards) and actual content coverage in mathematics classes; challenges previous findings on effects by country of degree of central control and classroom practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Mathematics, Content Selection and Organization, Local Control of Schooling

Foshay, Arthur Wellesley, "The Physical Self and Literature," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11(Summer, 1996), 341-350.*, Arthur Wellesley Foshay

Annotation: Examines literature that can be explored for its help in forming an understanding of the physical self.

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, Literature, Curriculum Integration

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

Miller, Janet L., "Curriculum and Reconceptualization: Another Brief History," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 12(Spring, 1996), 6-8., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reviews some of the history of the journal and of the reconceptualist conferences and draws some implications for future agendas.

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

Beane, James, "On the Shoulders of Giants! The Case for Curriculum Integration," Middle School Journal, 28 (September, 1996), 6-1, followed by a related article by Paul George., James Beane

Annotation: Sums up the case for real integration of the curriculum.

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

Elmore, Richard F., "Getting to Scale with Good Educational Practice," Harvard Educational Review, 66 (Spring, 1996), 1-26. Reprinted pp. 7-39 in Richard F. Elmore, School Reform from the Inside Out: Policy, Practice,and Performance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2004., Richard F. Elmore

Annotation: Reviews historic NSF and progressive curriculum reform projects for effectiveness of large scale reforms; examines small scale models and makes four recommendations on moving them to larger scale.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, 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: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies

Gewirtz, Sharon, "Choice, Competition, and Equity: Lessons from Research in the United Kingdom," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11(Spring, 1996), 215-228., Sharon Gewirtz

Annotation: Reports a study of parents' reasons (and their characteristics) for choosing schools under UK's market appeal system; concludes inequities persist under this system.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum

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

McCaslin, Mary, and Thomas L. Good, "The Informal Curriculum," pp. 622-670 in David C. Berliner and Robert C. Calfee, eds., Handbook of Educational Psychology. New York: Macmillan, 1996., Mary McCaslin and Thomas L. Good

Annotation: Summarizes what is known about the informal aspects of enacting the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process

Darling-Hammond, Linda, "The Right to Learn and the Advancement of Teaching: Research, Policy, and Practice for Demoncratic Education," Educational Researcher, 25 (August-September, 1996), 5-17.*, Linda Darling-Hammond

Annotation: Discusses the role of research, policy, and practice in the development of learning as democratic education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Democratic Education, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, In-service Teacher Development

Fairbanks, Colleen M., "Telling Stories: Reading and Writing Research Narratives," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Summer, 1996), 320-340.*, Colleen M. Fairbanks

Annotation: Describes the nature of narrative inquiry and its many facets; draws on the work of Reissman, Geertz, Bruner, and Atkinson, among others.

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

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

Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, "Alice Miel and Democratic Schooling: An Early Curriculum Leader's Ideas on Social Learning and Social Studies," Education and Culture, 13(Fall, 1996), 7-17.*, Elizabeth Anne Yeager

Annotation: Traces the curricular ideas of Alice Miel; based on a dissertation study.

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

Martin, Jane Roland, "There's Too Much to Teach: Cultural Wealth in an Age of Scarcity," Educational Researcher, 25(March, 1996), 4-10; 16.*, Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Offers an analysis of the problem of cultural abundance and the problem of selection for teaching from that abundance; proposes sharing the work with other cultural institutions besides the school.

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

Wasser, Judith Davidson, and Liora Bresler,"Working in the Interpretive Zone: Conceptualizing Collaboration in Qualitative Research Teams," Educational Researcher, 25, (June/July, 1996), 5-15., Judith Davidson Wasser and Liora Bresler

Annotation: Reports an example and an analysis of collaborative interpretation within qualitative research projects.

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

Applebee, Arthur N., Curriculum as Conversation: Transforming Traditions of Teaching and Learning. Chicago: The University of Chicago, 1996., Arthur N. Applebee

Annotation: Proposes a conception of curriculum as conversation with attendent options for alternative patterns of design and related pedogogy; examples are from models in the curriculum of English but principles are applicable more generally.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, English, Content Selection and Organization

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

Kridel, Craig, Robert V. Bullough, Jr., and Paul Shaker, eds., Teachers and Mentors: Profiles of Distinguished Twentieth-Century Professors of Education. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc, 1996., Craig Kridel, Robert V. Bullough Jr., and Paul Shaker

Annotation: Contains 22 biographical sketches (8 are leading curriculum theorists from Caswell to Tyler to Macdonald, etc.) written by professors who saw them as professorial mentors.

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, Curriculum Professors

Foster, Stuart, James W. Morris, and O. L. Davis, Jr., "Prospects for Teaching Historical Analysis and Interpretations: National Curriculum Standards for History Meet Current Curriculum Textbooks," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11(Summer, 1996), 367-385.*, Stuart Foster, James W. Morris, and O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Reports an analysis of four world history texts using standards of National Center for History in the Schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Textbooks, Social Studies, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Hargreaves, Andy, "Transforming Knowledge: Blurring the Boundaries Between Research, Policy, and Practice," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 18(Summer, 1996), 105-122.*, Andy Hargreaves

Annotation: Analyzes the differences between formal research knowledge and practical teacher knowledge and illustrates the virtues of (and gives examples of) blurring this distinction.

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

Boyd, Dwight, "Dominance Concealed Through Diversity: Implications of Inadequate Perspectives on Cultural Pluralism," Harvard Educational Review, 66(Fall, 1996), 609-630.*, Dwight Boyd

Annotation: An analysis of four types of responses to the dilemma of diversity in education with implications for practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multiethnic Adaptation

Carr, Wilfred, and Anthony Hartnett, Education and the Struggle for Democracy: The Politics of Educational Ideas. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1996., Wilfred Carr and Anthony Hartnett

Annotation: Offers critique and history of the democratic politics of the 1988 change in curriculum in the United Kingdom and provides a new democratic theory of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Citizenship Education, Curriculum and Politics, Philosophical Schools, Comparative Curriculum, Democratic Education

Ball, Deborah Loewenberg, and David K. Cohen, "Reform by the Book: What Is - or Might Be - the Role of Curriculum Materials in Teacher Learning and Instructional Reform?" Educational Researcher, 25 (December, 1996), 6-8; 14. *, Deborah Loewenberg Ball and David K. Cohen

Annotation: Summarizes what is known from research on curriculum materials and identifies how curriculum materials could be designed so they serve better both students and teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Textbooks, Teaching/Learning Process

Fullan, Michael, "Turning Systemic Thinking on It's Head," Phi Delta Kappan, 77(February, 1996), 420-423., Michael Fullan

Annotation: Reviews what is known about involving people in systems reform in education.

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

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

Stanford, Barbara Dodds, "The Self-Organizing System in Theory and Practice: The Experiences of the Collaboratives for Humanities and Arts Teaching," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Spring, 1996), 249-266.*, Barbara Dodds Stanford

Annotation: Reports on the use of a model of the self-organinzing system to conceptualize and assess the CHART network of projects (Collaboratives for Humanities and Arts Teaching).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education, Literature

Shkedi, Asher, "School-Based Workshops for Teacher Participation in Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 28(November-December, 1996), 699-711.*, Asher Shkedi

Annotation: Gives a case study of teachers' curriculum workshops as a way to implement teachers' role in the process of school-based adaptation of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation, Comparative Curriculum

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

O'Hanlon, Christine, ed., Professional Development through Action Research in Educational Settings. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1996., Christine O'Hanlon

Annotation: Reports an international collection of examples of action research in staff development.

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

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

Ennis, Catherine D., "When Avoiding Confrontation Leads to Avoiding Content: Disruptive Students' Impact on Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supersision, 11 (Winter, 1996), 145-162., Catherine D. Ennis

Annotation: Reports three types of circumstances in 10 urban high schools where teachers say they aren't teaching certain content due to confrontations by students with teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum as Environment, Secondary School Curriculum

McErvan, Hunter, "The American Curriculum: Metaphors and Texts." Educational Theory, 46(Winter, 1996), 119-133.*, Hunter McErvan

Annotation: Examines the arguments for and against the recapitulationist curriculum theory.

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

Burnaford, Gail, Joseph Fischer, and David Hobson, eds., Teachers Doing Research: Practical Possibilities. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1996., Gail Burnaford, Joseph Fischer, and David Hobson

Annotation: Provides sketches of various work done by teachers as researchers of their own teaching and related classroom matters; the editors present context about the research process.

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

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

Burlbaw, Lynn M., ed., Curriculum History: 1995. College Station, TX: Society for the Study of Curriculum History, 1996., Lynn M. Burlbaw

Annotation: Compiles ten papers presented at the 1995 meeting of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History in San Francisco; other collections are available from the Society for later years.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Winch, Christopher, "The Aims of Education Revisited," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 30(No. 1, 1996), 33-44., Christopher Winch

Annotation: Clarifies the necessary process of negotiating differences among values in the public sphere in order to articulate the aims of education; cites example of failure to to this in Great Britain.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Apple, Michael W., and Anita Oliver, "Becoming Right: Education and the Formation of Conservative Movements," Teachers College Record, 97(Spring, 1996), 419-445; reprinted pp. 42-67 in Michael W. Apple, Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Record, 1996., Michael W. Apple and Anita Oliver

Annotation: Traces the way the Right has developed it's stance toward certain educational policies and provides an illustration from a local school system.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics

Apple, Michael W., Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1996., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Discusses various educational issues involved in cultural politics: a national curriculum, the formation of the conservative right, the economy's implications for education, and the intellectual discourse surrounding these issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Discourse Analysis

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

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

Grimmett, Peter P., "The Struggles of Teacher Research in a Context of Education Reform: Implications for Instructional Supervision," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 12(Fall, 1996), 37-65.*, Peter P. Grimmett

Annotation: Reports a four-year project among 25 teacher research groups in British Columbia to engage in action inquiry with the aid of supportive supervisors who engage in pedogogical tasks with these teachers.

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, Teacher Research, Supervision of Instruction, Comparative Curriculum

Kamens, David H., John W. Meyer, and Aaron Benavot, "Worldwide Patterns in Academic Secondary Education Curriculum," Comparative Education Review, 40(May, 1996), 116-138., David H. Kamens, John W. Meyer, and Aaron Benavot

Annotation: Analyzes patterns in worldwide data on preparatory curricula for entering higher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum

Meier, Deborah, "Supposing That...," Phi Delta Kappan, 78 (December, 1996), 271-276. *, Deborah Meier

Annotation: Sketches outlines of a school program at all levels based on educational principles of a good kindergarten.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Elementary School Curriculum, Middle School Curriculum, Secondary School 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

Gudmundsdottir, Sigrun, "The Teller, the Tale, and the One Being Told: The Narrative Nature of the Research Interview," Curriculum Inquiry, 26 (Fall, 1996), 293-306., Sigrun Gudmundsdottir

Annotation: Examines issues related to interviewer and interviewee in narrative inquiry and the interpretation of interview reports.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Power, Meaning, and Identity," British Journal of Sociology of Education, 17(June, 1996), 125-144. Revised as Ch. 9 in his Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Reviews the work of critical sociology in the United States.

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

Beyer, Landon E., and Daniel P. Liston, Curriculum in Conflict: Social Visions, Educational Agendas, and Progressive School Reform. New York: Teachers College Press, 1996., Landon E. Beyer and Daniel P. Liston

Annotation: Analyzes the educational positions associated with the new right, modern liberals, radicals, and postmodernists and then develops a new position -- new progressivism -- with an associated view of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Sipe, Lawrence, and Susan Constable, "A Chart of Four Contemporary Research Paradigms: Metaphors for the Modes of Inquiry," TABOO: The Journal of Culture and Education, 1(1996), 153-163.*, Lawrence Sipe and Susan Constable

Annotation: Provides a series of metaphors that represent distinctions among positivist, interpretivist, critical theory, and deconstructivist research paradigms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Field other than 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

Kain, Daniel L., "Recipes or Dialogue? A Middle School Team Conceptualizes 'Curricular Integration'," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision,11 (Winter, 1996), 163-187., Daniel L. Kain

Annotation: Reports three phases of the development of teachers' conceptionalization of interdisciplinarity and draws related implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration, Middle School Curriculum

Winch, Christopher, "Constructing Worthwhile Curriculum," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 30(No. 1,1996), 45-56., Christopher Winch

Annotation: Examines arguments for compromising on what subjects should be selected for the curriculum (for a common core and for a diversity of options).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, "Translation and Tradition," pp. 53-62 in Susan Huddleston Edgerton, Translating the Curriculum: Multiculturalism into Cultural Studies. New York: Routledge, 1996., Susan Huddleston Edgerton

Annotation: Explicates the purpose and the process of translating cultures and languages across divides, both real and imagined.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Discourse Analysis

Davis, A. Brent, Dennis J. Sumara, and Thomas E. Kieren, "Cognition, Co-Emergence, Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 28(March-April, 1996), 151-169.*, A. Brent Davis, Dennis J. Sumara, and Thomas E. Kieren

Annotation: Illustrates a view that knowledge emerges in actions; sets forth an understanding of curriculum based on this view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Linkage

Knoll, Michael, "Faking a Dissertation: Ellsworth Collings, William H. Killpatrick, and the 'Project Curriculum'," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 28(March-April, 1996), 193-222., Michael Knoll

Annotation: Gives a historical footnote concerning the project curriculum and the history of its various conceptualizations.

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

Citations from 1995

Barone, Tom, "Persuasive Writings, Vigilant Readings, and Reconstructed Characters: The Paradox of Trust in Educational Storytelling," pp. 63-74 in J. Amos Hatch and Roger Wisniewski, eds., Life History and Narrative. London: Falmer Press, 1995. Reprinted pp. 245-266 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000., Tom Barone

Annotation: Sets forth criteria for authoring emancipatory, artfully persuasive, educational stories; draws on Bakhtin's work.

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

Carr, Wilfred, "Whatever Happened to Action Research?" pp. 100-107 in Wilfred Carr, For Education: Toward Critical Educational Inquiry. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1995.*, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Discusses the nature of action research in relation to its contrast with positivism.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Grossman, Pamela L., and Susan S. Stodolsky, "Content as Context: The Role of School Subjects in Secondary School Teaching," Educational Researcher, 24 (November, 1995), 5-11; 23., Pamela L. Grossman and Susan S. Stodolsky

Annotation: Explores the relationship between schools and teacher organization and differences in subject matter structure, sequence, and flexibility across the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines

Wiess, Carol H., "The Four 'I's' of School Reform: How Interests, Ideology, Information, and Institutuion Affect Teachers and Principals," Harvard Educational Review, 65 (Winter, 1995), 571-592., Carol H. Wiess

Annotation: Reports the effect of the interaction of the four "i's" in shared decision-making in 12 public high schools and discusses the implications for school reform.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Wagstaff, Juanita Garcia, "Site-Based Management, Shared Decision Making, and Science and Mathematics Education: A Tale of Two Districts," Theory into Practice, 34(Winter, 1995), 66-73.*, Juanita Garcia Wagstaff

Annotation: Evaluates the impact of site-based management and shared decision-making in two Texas school districts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Why History of Education?" The Journal of Educational Research, 88(March/April, 1995), 194-199.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Explains the limited use of historical inquiry in effecting contemporary policy and practice; asserts its role in reinterpreting old questions in the current setting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

McLaren, Peter L., and James M. Giarelli, "Introduction: Critical Theory and Educational Research," pp. 1-22 in Peter L. McLaren and James M. Giarelli, eds., Critical Theory and Educational Research. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1995., Peter L. McLaren and James M. Giarelli

Annotation: Provides a summary of the character and current status of critical theory and educational research and gives an overview of 15 essays in the book that mark the controversies and cutting-edge studies of the current work in critical educational research.

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

Carlson, Dennis L., "Constructing the Margins: Of Multicultural Educaiton and Curriculum Settlements," Curriculum Inquiry, 25(Winter, 1995), 407-431.*, Dennis L. Carlson

Annotation: Builds the case for a reconstructed multicultural curriculum that overcomes current restricted version; a response follows in a succeeding article with the author giving a rejoiner in another article.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Ideology and School Knowledge, Multicultural Education, Values in the Classroom, Democratic Education

Beane, James A., "Introduction: What is a Coherent Curriculum?" pp. 1-14 , and "Conclusion: Towards a Coherent Curriculum," pp. 170-176 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., James A. Beane

Annotation: Analyzes coherence and incoherence in curriculum design and in the experience of curriculum by students and others; explores ways to create coherence.

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

Cross, Beverly E., "The Case for a Culturally Coherent Curriculum," pp. 71-86 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Sets forth a view of attaining coherence through a culturally coherent curriculum; illustrates with an example from Malcollm X Academy in Milwaukee.

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-Speculative Essay, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Content Selection and Organization

Macdonald, Bradley J., ed., Theory as a Prayerful Act: The Collected Essays of James B. Macdonald. New York: Peter Lang, 1995., Bradley J. Macdonald

Annotation: Collects 11 essays by James B. Macdonald in curriculum theory; contains bibliography of his writings; reviewed in JCT, Fall, 1999, p. 73.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Glanz, Jeffrey, "Review of 'The Changing Curriculum' (1937)," Educational Studies, 26(Winter, 1995), 326-334., Jeffrey Glanz

Annotation: Traces the origin and activities of the Society for Curriculum Study (and their publication Curriculum Journal) and the Department of Supervisors and Directors of Instruction (and their publication Educational Method) from the 1920s through their joint publication in 1937 of The Changing Curriculum to their merger in 1943 becoming the Department of Supervision and Curriculum Development (in 1946-ASCD).

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

Jalongo, Mary Renck, and Joan P. Isenberg, Teachers' Stories: From Personal Narrative to Professional Insight. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995., Mary Renck Jalongo and Joan P. Isenberg

Annotation: Presents excerpts from many teachers' narratives about their teaching and professional lives; stories are grouped by topic with some methodological guides for each; contains extensive references and samples of teachers' narratives.

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

Wiggins, Grant, "Curricular Coherence and Assessment: Making Sure that the Effect Matches the Intent," pp. 101-119 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria,VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., Grant Wiggins

Annotation: Discusses ways to achieve coherence in curriculum and its enactment.

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

Kaplan, Andrew, "Conversing About Character: New Foundations for General Education," Educational Theory, 45 (Summer, 1995), 359-378., Andrew Kaplan

Annotation: Makes the case for general education directed toward character development in undergraduate education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Higher Education Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Character Education

Vickers, Geoffrey, The Art of Judgment: A Study of Policy Making, Century Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1995. Reprint of the Chapman & Hall 1965 book., Geoffrey Vickers

Annotation: Asserts features of policy-making as a regulatory function; Chapter 2, "Appreciation," highlights necessity of fully appreciating the dimensions of the problem before proposing solutions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Noffke, Susan E., and Robert B. Stevenson, eds., Educational Action Research: Becoming Practically Critical. New York: Teachers College Press, 1995., Susan E. Noffke and Robert B. Stevenson

Annotation: Provides case reports of action research projects in teacher education and in the schools as well as cases focused on problems of supporting an institutionalizing action research.

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

Wolcott, Harry F., The Art of Fieldwork. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press, 1995., Harry F. Wolcott

Annotation: Provides perspective on and methods for doing artful ethnographies.

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

Huberman, Michael, "Working with Life-History Narratives," pp. 127-165 in Hunter McEwan and Kieran Egan, eds., Narrative in Teaching, Learning, and Research. New York: Teachers College Press, 1995., Michael Huberman

Annotation: Describes phases in doing and analyzing life-history narratives, along with reporting some examples.

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

Shkedi, Asher, "Teachers' Attitudes toward a Teachers' Guide: Implications for the Roles of Planners and Teachers," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Winter, 1995), 155-170., Asher Shkedi

Annotation: Reports teachers' use of, judgments on effectiveness of, views about the writers of, and attitudes toward curriculum guides.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum

Johnson, Sue, "Curriculum Decision Making at the School Level: Is it Just a Case of Teachers Learning to Act Like Administrators," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Winter, 1995), 136-154.*, Sue Johnson

Annotation: Reports a case study of teacher deliberation regarding behavior management in an Australian school.

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 Deliberation, Comparative Curriculum

Burdell, Pat, "Teen Mothers in High School: Teaching Their Curriculum," pp. 163-208 in Micheal W. Apple, ed., Review of Research in Education, 21, 1995-1996. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1995., Pat Burdell

Annotation: Reviews studies on a social problem and related school practices including curricular responses to the problem.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Curriculum and Politics, Content Selection and Organization

Garrett, Alan W., "Planning for Peace: Visions of Postwar American Education During World War II," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Fall, 1995), 6-38., Alan W. Garrett

Annotation: Traces the thought given by educators during World War II to the postwar curriculum of the public schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Studies, Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization

Yob, Iris M., "Spiritual Education: A Public School Dialogue with Religious Interpretations," Religious Education, 90 (Winter, 1995), 104-117.* Response by Susan Laird, "Spiritual Education in Public Schools?" pp. 118-132., Iris M. Yob

Annotation: Draws on Cully, Westerhoff & Eusedan, and Palmer to develop a proposal for a spirituality curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Heap, James L., "The Status of Claims in 'Qualitative' Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 25 (Fall, 1995), 271-292., James L. Heap

Annotation: Analyzes the differences between empirical, logic, and normative claims in quantitative and qualitative research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than 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, Qualitative Research

Cross, Beverly E., "Personal Theorizing through Action Research: Toward an Emerging Epistemology of Practical Curriculum Inquiry." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April, 1995.*, Beverly E. Cross

Annotation: Reports a qualitative study of teachers' personal theorizing on curriculum and related practices.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

MacPherson, Eric D., "Chaos in the Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 27(May-June, 1995), 263-279. Commentaries in 29(January-February, 1997), 87-100; 101-103., Eric D. MacPherson

Annotation: Reviews the place of chaos theory in the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Page, Reba, "Who Systematizes the Systematizers? Policy and Practice Interactions in a Case of State-Level Systemic Reform," Theory into Practice, 34(Winter, 1995), 21-29.*, Reba Page

Annotation: Reports a study of political aspects of a change involving the science curriculum framework in California.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Frameworks, Science, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Huebner, Dwayne, "Education and Spirituality," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 11(No. 2, 1995), 13-38., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Addresses the spiritual dimensions of curriculum theory in terms of goals, content, teaching, and evaluation (criticism).

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

Gay, Geneva, "Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education," pp. 25-43 in James Banks and Cherry Banks, eds., The Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education. New York: Macmillan, 1995., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Reviews theoretical work in multicultural education within an extensive comparison with theoritical work in general curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Ayalon, Hanna, "Math as a Gatekeeper: Ethnic and Gender Inequality in Course Taking of the Sciences in Isreal," American Journal of Education, 104(November, 1995), 34-56., Hanna Ayalon

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of the effects of ethnic and gender differences on course taking in science and the resulting inequalities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Comparative Curriculum, Science

Boe, Erling E., and Sujie Shin, "Is the United States Really Losing the International Horse Race in Academic Achievement?" Phi Delta Kappan, 86(May, 2005), 688-695., Erling E. Boe and Sujie Shin

Annotation: Looks at data from six international comparison studies and organizes these data collectively and interprets these combined results.

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

Cizek, Gregory J., "Crunchy Granola and the Hegemony of the Narrative," Educational Researcher, 24(March, 1995), 26-28., Gregory J. Cizek

Annotation: Gives a perspective on qualitative research by a quantitative researcher.

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

Goldberg, Mark F., "A Portrait of John Goodlad," Educational Leadership, 52(March, 1995), 82-85., Mark F. Goldberg

Annotation: Provides a review of John Goodlad's professional career and his contributions to curriculum and educational reform.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "The 'Cardinal Principles' Report as Archaeological Deposit," Curriculum Studies, 3(October, 1995). Reprinted with editorial modifications, pp. 39-49 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Changing Course: American Curriculum Reform in the 20th Century. New York: Teachers College Press, 2002., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Contrasts the 1918 Cardinal Principles report with the 1893 Committee of Ten report; suggests revised interpretations of each report's consequences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Casey, Kathleen, "The New Narrative Research in Education," pp. 211-253 in Michael W. Apple, ed., Review of Research in Education, 21, 1995-1996. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1995., Kathleen Casey

Annotation: Reviews examples of and methodological issues related to narrative research in education and other fields of inquiry.

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