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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Citations from 1995

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

Carr, Wilfred, For Education: Toward Critical Educational Inquiry. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1995., Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Reprints eight previously published articles by the author; includes new material by Carr in introduction and epilogue and by Stephen Kemmis in prologue; demonstrates use of philosphical inquiry on theory/practice issues and educational inquiry generally.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge

Goodman, Jesse, "Change without Difference: School Restructuring in Historical Perspective," Harvard Educational Review, 65(Spring, 1995), 1-29. *, Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Argues that current third-wave school restructuring does not depart from the prevailing underlying values of schools: social functionalism, efficiency and productivity, individualism, and expertism; advocates instead reform based on alterntive values that the author articulates.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, 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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Martin-Kniep, Giselle O., Diana Muxworthy Feige, and Leslie C. Soodak, "Curriculum Integration: An Expanded View of an Abused Idea," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Spring, 1995), 227-249., Giselle O. Martin-Kniep, Diana Muxworthy Feige, and Leslie C. Soodak

Annotation: Sets forth three forms of integration of curriculum content and learning and evaluates each in terms of curricular significance, coherence, and revelance; includes episodes from a NYC project.

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

Carson, Terrance R., "A Teacher of Influence," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 11(No. 4, 1995), 7-10., Terrance R. Carson

Annotation: Sketches life and work of Ted Aoki and introduces essays inspired by him.

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, Curriculum Professors

Ravitch, Diane, National Standards in American Education: A Citizen's Guide. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1995., Diane Ravitch

Annotation: Reviews the meaning, interests, issues, history, politics, and implications of the movement toward national curriculum standards.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling

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

Kemmis, Stephen, "Theorizing Educational Practice," pp, 1-17 in Wilfred Carr, For Education: Towards Critical Educational Inquiry. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1995., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Traces origins and uses of four views of the relation of theory and practice: as guide, as applied, as thought-and-action, and as mutually constituent of one another.

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, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Wong, E. David, "Challenges Confronting the Researcher/Teacher: Conflicts of Purpose and Conduct," Educational Researcher, 24(April, 1995), 22-28., E. David Wong

Annotation: Explains roles of teacher researchers in doing action research in relation to teaching.

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

Beane, James A., ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. 1995 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., James A. Beane

Annotation: Defines curriculum coherence and gives several authors' views about ways to develop coherence through program design and teaching strategies.

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

Gitlin, Andrew, and Frank Margouis, "The Political Aspects of Reform: Teacher Resistence as Good Sense," American Journal of Education, 103 (August, 1995), 377-405.*, Andrew Gitlin and Frank Margouis

Annotation: Reviews literature on change and school culture; reports a study of teacher resistence to change in one elementary school.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Teacher Knowledge

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, , & Joseph M. Williams, The Craft of Research. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1995., Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams

Annotation: Provides an introduction to selecting a research problem or question, to drafting and revising a research report, and to making warranted arguments for research conclusions.

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

Fry, Pamela, "The Creation of Curriculum Reality: A Study of Metaphors in Education," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies 11(No. 1, 1995), 97-111.*, Pamela Fry

Annotation: Reports on teachers metaphoric language regarding curriculum realities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

McEwan, Hunter, and Kieran Egan, eds., Narrative in Teaching, Learning, and Research. New York: Teachers College Press, 1995., Hunter McEwan and Kieran Egan

Annotation: Collects 13 chapters on narrative in teaching, in learning, and in the study of teaching and learning.

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

Wells, Gordon, "Language and the Inquiry - Oriented Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 25 (Fall, 1995), 233-269., Gordon Wells

Annotation: Shows how pupils construct meaning in science through inquiry; discusses importance of discourse in inquiry-based learning.

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

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

Anyon, Jean, "Race, Social Class, and Educational Reform in an Inner-city School," Teachers College Record, 97 (Fall, 1995), 69-94., Jean Anyon

Annotation: Gives a case study of the ways blackness and whiteness, poverty and affluence, cultural marginalization and social legitamacy affect school reform.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Waks, Leonard J., "Educational Objectives and Existential Heroes," pp. 15-29, "Curriculum as Engineering Design," pp. 31-35; "Curriculum Philosophy and Accountability," pp. 37-42 in Leonard J. Waks, Technology's School: The Challenge to Philosophy. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1995. *, Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Critiques the doctrine of technical planning, evaluation, and behavioral specification and their relation to accountability

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, 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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Cady, Joan M., "The Progressive Legacy of Holism," Education and Culture, 11(Summer, 1995), 13-23.*, Joan M. Cady

Annotation: Reviews historically those curriculum conceptions that combine curriculum and instruction holisticly.

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

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

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

Malen, Betty, and Michael Knapp, "Rethinking the Multiple Perspectives Approach to Educational Policy Analysis: Implications for Policy-Practice Connections," Journal of Educational Policy, 12(October, 1997), 419-445.*, Betty Malen and Michael Knapp

Annotation: Sets forth a general framework of eight common dimensions of policy and shows how these can be analyzed from five perspectives (rational, organizational, political, symbolic, normative).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

Reese, William J., "Knowledge of the Most Worth," pp. 103-122 in William J. Reese, The Origins of the American High School. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995., William J. Reese

Annotation: Records the curriculum and textbooks of selected high schools from 1820-1880; additional related facts appear in a following chapter.

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, Textbooks, Secondary School Curriculum

Phan, Peter C., "Multiculturalism, Church, and the University," Religious Education, 90(Winter, 1995), 8-29., Peter C. Phan

Annotation: Provides an analysis of cultural pluralism vs cultural unity and an analysis of Catholicity vs particularity as a basis for curriculum theory as applied to the University; has implications for cross-cultural education at any level of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Higher Education Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Religious & Private Schooling

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., "Interpretations of theTyler Rationale: A Reply to Kliebard," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 27(January-February, 1995), 89-94., Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Responds to Kliebard's comments in the same issue of JCS on his own and Kliebard's earlier criticisms and counter-criticisms of the Tyler rationale.

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: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Burke, Daniel J., "Essential Knowledge: The Secondary School Dilemma," The High School Journal, 78 (Feb-Mar, 1995), 142-150.*, Daniel J. Burke

Annotation: Suggests six categories of essential knowledge and six categories of learning processes that should form the content of secondary school curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Short, Edmund C., "A Review of Studies in the First 10 Volumes of the Journal of Curriculum and Supervision," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 11 (Fall, 1995), 87-105., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Classifies and briefly describes 222 studies published between 1985-1995 in the Journal of Curriculum and Supervision; gives some comments on the status of this work as a whole.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Darling-Hammond, Linda, "Inequality and Access to Knowledge," pp. 465-483 in James Banks and Cherry A. Banks, eds., The Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education. New York: Macmillan, 1995.*, Linda Darling-Hammond

Annotation: Reviews several factors related to decisions on curriculum differentiation and inequality of access to knowledge including funding inequality, unequal teaching quality, and rationing and tracking of the curriculum.

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

Lydon, Angela T., "An Ecozoic Cosmology of Curriculum and Spirituality," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 11(No. 2, 1995), 67-86., Angela T. Lydon

Annotation: Poses a new cosmology of curriculum based on community and ecology of nature and spirituality.

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

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

Kincheloe, Joe L., "Schools Where Ronnie and Brandon Would Have Excelled: A Curriculum Theory of Academic and Vocational Integration," JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 11(Fall, 1995), 61-84. Reprinted pp. 346-363 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Joe L. Kincheloe

Annotation: Argues for a critical postmodern integration of academic and vocational education.

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
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Content Selection and Organization

Foshay, Arthur W., "Aesthetics and History," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Spring, 1995), 191-206., Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Points out the features of history that have aesthetic dimensions of consequence for instruction in the history 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: Content Selection and Organization, Social Studies, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Aesthetics Education

Morrow, Raymond Allan, and Carlos Alberto Torres, Social Theory and Education: A Critique of Theories of Social and Cultural Reproduction. Albany: SUNY Press, 1995., Raymond Allan Morrow and Carlos Alberto Torres

Annotation: Provides an overview of and critique of functionalist, structuralist, and critical perspectives on social and cultural reproduction theories pertinent to education and curriculum studies.

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

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

Slattery, Patrick, Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era. Hamden, CT: Garland, 1995. 2nd ed., Routledge, 2006., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Presents a postmodern conception of curriculum which is framed in a wide range of analyses of philosophical, historical, social, ecological, critical, multicultural, phenomenological, and curricular thought. 2nd edition adds much new material.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

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

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

Schubert, William H., "Toward Lives Worth Living and Sharing: Historical Perspectives on Curriculum Coherence," pp. 146-157 in James A. Beane, ed., Toward a Coherent Curriculum. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces theoretical work on coherence from an historical perspective.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Tyler Rationale Revisited," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 27(January-February, 1995), 81-88.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Reviews his1970 criticisms of the Tyler rationale and comments on Hlebowitsh's 1992 article on the same subject.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization

Carr, Wilfred, "Can Educational Research Be Scientific?" pp. 77-86 in Wilfred Carr, For Education: Toward Critical Educational Inquiry. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1995. *, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Contrasts scientific and interpretive questions in educational inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions, 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

Vallance, Elizabeth, "The Public Curriculum of Orderly Images," Educational Researcher, 24(March, 1995), 4-13., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Describes the curriculum and related planning for the Saint Louis Art Museum by the Director of Education.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gaskell, Jane, and John Willinsky, eds., Gender In/Forms Curriculum: From Enrichment to Transformation. New York: Teachers College Press, 1995., Jane Gaskell and John Willinsky

Annotation: Reviews ways in which gender is exhibited in curriculum and ways gender roles are learned in curriculum; by authors of 14 chapters on various subject areas in the curriculum.

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

Fuhrman, Susan H., and Richard F. Elmore, "Ruling Out Rules: The Evolution of Deregulation in Education Policy," Teachers College Record, 97 (Winter, 1995), 279-309., Susan H. Fuhrman and Richard F. Elmore

Annotation: Reports studies in several states on the use of wavers and other forms of deregulation for curricular and other state level mandates.

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