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Citations from 1995

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Citations from 1994

Archbald, Douglas A., and Andrew C. Porter, "Curriculum Control and Teacher's Perceptions of Autonomy and Satisfaction," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 16(Spring, 1994), 21-39., Douglas A. Archbald and Andrew C. Porter

Annotation: Reports teachers' perceptions of various curriculum control policy instruments and their impact.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Authority of Teacher, Local Control of Schooling

Greene, Maxine,"Epistmology and Educational Research: The Influence of Recent Approaches to Knowledge," pp. 423-464 in Linda Darling-Hammond, ed., Review of Research in Education, 20: 1994. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1994., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Traces the evolution of epistemological bases for making knowledge claims from Plato to postmodern philosophers and the implications for contemporary educational research.

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

Fenstermacher, Gary D., "The Knower and the Known: The Nature of Knowledge in Research on Teaching," pp.3-56 in Linda Darling-Hammond, ed., Review of Research in Education, 20: 1994. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association,1994., Gary D. Fenstermacher

Annotation: Reviews the epistemic status of both formal and practical knowledge related to research on teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Conceptions of Teaching, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Sosniak, Lauren A., "The Taxonomy, Curriculum, and their Relations," pp. 103-125 in Lorin W. Anderson and Lauren A. Sosniak, eds., Bloom's Taxonomy: A Forty-year Retrospective. 93rd Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1994., Lauren A. Sosniak

Annotation: Sets forth merits and limitations in the contributions to curriculum made by Bloom's Taxonomy (cognitive domain).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Student Assessment

Clark, John A., "Objectivity, Subjectivity, and Relativism in Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 24(Spring, 1994), 81-94., John A. Clark

Annotation: Critiques earlier articles by Eisner, Barone, and Guba in Curriculum Inquiry 22(1) on the subjects in the title; followed by responses by Eisner and Barone.

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

Hargreaves, Andy, Changing Teachers, Changing TImes: Teacher's Work and Culture in the Postmodern Age. New York: Teachers College Press, 1994., Andy Hargreaves

Annotation: Presents essays on teacher change, time, work, and culture, and their implications for school leaders.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Teacher Planning, Classroom Observation & Research

Hollingsworth, Sandra, and Hugh Sockett, eds., Teacher Research and Educational Reform. 93rd Yearbook of the National Society of Education, Part I. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1994., Sandra Hollingsworth and Hugh Sockett

Annotation: Reports the prospects and challenges to the teacher as inquirer and action researcher as a contributor to educational reform.

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, Teacher Research

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Forms of Curriculum Inquiry", pp. 1316-1320 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Reviews alternative categorization schemes for forms of curriculum inquiry and summarizes one based on Joseph Schwab -- analytic, portrait, intentional, structure-function, societal, narrative, applied and developmental, and mixed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Gundem, Bjorg B., "History of Curriculum", pp. 1301-1308 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Bjorg B. Gundem

Annotation: Reviews the scope, subject matter, and value of historical inquiry in curriculum; history of curriculum theories, of curriculum codes, of school subjects, of curriculum reform and practice.

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

Wirth, Arthur, "A Reconstituted General Education: The Integration of the Vocational and the Liberal," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(November-December, 1994), 593-600., Arthur Wirth

Annotation: Traces historical background of the attempt to integrate vocational and liberal education in the US.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Vocational vs. Liberal Education

Hansen, David T., et al.,"Curriculum History: National Profiles," pp. 1288-1301 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, David T. Hansen

Annotation: Reveiws curriculum history in Germany, China, United Kingdom, and United States.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Boostrom, Robert, "A Curriculum of Caring," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(January-February, 1994), 97-114., Robert Boostrom

Annotation: Reviews 3 books by Nel Noddings on caring and the curriculum.

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

McDonnell, Lorraine M., Policymakers' Views of Student Assessment. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 1994., Lorraine M. McDonnell

Annotation: Reports a CRESST/OERI study of views of state and national policy makers and other stakeholders on expectations of assessment policies, technical constraints, costs, and political effects of content and delivery standards.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment

Shanks, Joyce, "Student Reactions to a Standardized Curriculum: A Case Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Fall, 1994), 43-59., Joyce Shanks

Annotation: Reports how students and teachers in a mid-western elementary school experienced a curriculum change that standardized the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing

Foshay, Arthur W., "Action Research: An Early History in the United States," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(Summer, 1994), 317-325. A version of this article also appears in pp. 73=80, Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History. Greenwich,CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005., Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Reports work initiated in the 1940s and 1950s in cooperative action research and draws lessons from that era for today.

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

Schwarz, Gretchen, and Lee Ann Cavener, "Outcome-based Education and Curriculum Changes: Advocacy, Practice, and Critique," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(Summer, 1994), 326-338., Gretchen Schwarz and Lee Ann Cavener

Annotation: Reports experience in Oklahoma with outcome-based education and gives reasons for its failure there.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Scott, Fentey B., "Integrating Curriculum Implementation and Staff Development," The Clearing House, 67(January-February, 1994), 157-160., Fentey B. Scott

Annotation: Presents an integration model for curriculum change which includes planning, conducting, and monitoring implementation and staff development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Dillon , J. T., ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994., J. T. Dillon

Annotation: Contains 10 articles defining, explaining, and illustrating deliberation in curriculum settings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Atkins, Elaine, "Deliberations of College Faculty," pp. 101-155 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994., Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Presents descriptions and transcripts of curriculum deliberations by four faculty members and analyzes their conceptions of curriculum as revealed in their deliberations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Mulder, Martin, "Deliberation in Curriculum Conferences," pp. 157-209 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994., Martin Mulder

Annotation: Describes method of deliberation in curriculum conferences developed by Frey in Germany and reports on content and process of three case studies of curriculum conferences.

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

Reid, William A., "A Deliberative Perspective on Curriculum," pp. 25-36 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Explains facets of deliberation and the deliberative perspective on curriculum and the public interest.

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

Willis, George, "Curriculum Evaluation: Qualitative," pp. 1284-1288 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, George Willis

Annotation: Characterizes qualitative curriculum evaluation, traces its origins, outlines its principle activities and aims, and describes one form known as educational connoisseurship and criticism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

Dillon, J. T., "The Questions of Deliberation," pp. 3-24 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994*, J. T. Dillon

Annotation: Defines deliberation, what it's about, who does it, when and where it is done, how it goes, and why do it.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Moustakas, Clark, Phenomenological Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1994., Clark Moustakas

Annotation: Explains transcendental phenomenology and its inquiry methods as one of several phenomenological methods.

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

Beyer, Landon E., "The Curriculum, Social Context, and 'Political Correctness'," Journal of General Education, 43(No. 1, 1994), 1-31.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Argues against the contemporary conservative views of curriculum in higher education that accept a singular view of truth, reality, or certainty; critiques those views in terms of philosophical and contextual criteria.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Liberal Education/General Education, Higher Education Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Multicultural Education, Knowledge Generation

Porter, Andrew C., "National Standards and School Improvement in the 1990s: Issues and Promise," American Journal of Education, 102(August, 1994), 42l-449., Andrew C. Porter

Annotation: Analyzes different types of standards as they are emerging from current debates on curriculum standards; also discusses several related issues.

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

Kirst, Michael W., "The Politics of Nationalizing Curricular Content," American Journal of Education, 102(August, 1994), 383-393., Michael W. Kirst

Annotation: Summarizes the issues in the current debates over national curriculum standards.

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

Reid, William A., Curriculum Planning as Deliberation. Oslo: Universitetet I. Oslo, 1994., William A. Reid

Annotation: Explains the logic of the deliberative model of curriculum problem resolution and the institutional and moral character of curriculum deliberation.

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

Thigpen, Carol, "Meiklejohn and Maritain: Two Views on the End of Progressive Education,' Teachers College Record, 96(Fall, 1994), 87-101., Carol Thigpen

Annotation: Gives the views of Meiklejohn and Maritain on Dewey's philosophy of education and identifies the curriculum that corresponds to each of their views.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Goodson, Ivor F., with Christopher J. Anstead, "Behind the Schoolhouse Door: The Historical Study of Curriculum, " pp. 51-61; 127-129 in Ivor F. Goodson, ed., Studying Curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press, 1994.*, Ivor F. Goodson and Christopher J. Anstead

Annotation: Presents the case for doing historical inquiry on actual school curriculum, delineates principles and processes for such inquiry, and offers a brief example.

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

Kirk, David, "A Journal and its Field: The Impact of the Journal of Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(November-December, 1994), 669-681., David Kirk

Annotation: Reviews the citation of articles from this journal by Social Science Citation Index and discusses the journal's impact.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Nieto, Sonia, "Lessons from Students on Creating a Chance to Dream," Harvard Educational Review, 64(Winter, 1994), 392-426., Sonia Nieto

Annotation: Reports interviews with students of diverse backgrounds about their reactions to curriculum, pedagogy, and related topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction

Beyer, Landon E., "The Aims of Schooling: Marketization, Democracy, and the Public Good," Educational Foundations, 8(Fall, 1994), 43-58., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Contrasts aims of schooling based on market values and those based on democratic and public values.

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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education

Baker, Eva L., "Researchers and Assessment Policy Development: A Cautionary Tale," American Journal of Education, 102(August, 1994), 450-477., Eva L. Baker

Annotation: Reports the meetings of organizations involved since 1991 in national policy debates over curriculum standards assessments and the different perspectives of assessment experts and politicians.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Pinar, William F., Autobiography, Politics, and Sexuality: Essays in Curriculum Theory, 1972-1992. New York: Peter Lang, 1994., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents 15 essays written between 1972 and 1992 by the author which convey the meaning ofautobiography as curriculum.

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

Wraga, William G., "The Cardinal Principles Report Revisited," Education and Culture (formerly Current Issues in Education), 11(Fall, 1994), 6-16., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Discusses the 1918 Cardinal Principles report around issues of social efficiency, tracking, and the common school ideal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum Differentiation

Brubacher, John W., Charles W. Case, and Timothy G. Reagan, Becoming a Reflective Educator: How to Build a Culture of Inquiry in the Schools. Newbury Park, CA: Corwin Press, 1994., John W. Brubacher, Charles W. Case, and Timothy G. Reagan

Annotation: Gives cases of teachers doing inquiry in schools and classrooms.

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, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Research

Braithwaite, R. J., "Governance of Curriculum in Australia, 1981-1991," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(September-October, 1994), 541-552., R. J. Braithwaite

Annotation: Describes changes in policy and governance of education in Australia from 1981-1991.

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

Johnsen, Egil Borre, "Amateurs Crossing Prairies of Oblivion: Textbook Writers and Textbook Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(May-June, 1994), 297-311., Egil Borre Johnsen

Annotation: Examines several aspects of textbook writing and research in Europe.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Comparative Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation

McQuillan, Patrick J., and Donna E. Muncey, "Change Takes Time: A Look at the Growth and Development of the Coalition of Essential Schools," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26( May-June, 1994), 265-279., Patrick J. McQuillan and Donna E. Muncey

Annotation: Reports on a study of several Coaltion of Essential Schools projects and the central problems they faced.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation

Wraga, William G., Democracy's High School: The Comprehensive High School and Educational Reform in the United States. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1994., William G. Wraga

Annotation: Presents a history of the comprehensive high school in the United States, its unique contribution to democratic education, its rise and waning as a unitary cosmopolitan model for the high school, the forces opposing and supporting it in contemporary schooling, and recommendations for enhancing its efficacy and vitality.

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

Stray, Chris, "Paradigms Regained: Towards a Historical Sociology of the Textbook," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 26(January- February, 1994), 1-29., Chris Stray

Annotation: Discusses textbooks as cultural commodities throughout history.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Curriculum History

Martin, Jane Roland, "Curriculum and the Mirror of Knowledge," pp. 212-227 in her Changing the Educational Landscape: Philosophy, Women, and Curriculum. New York: Routledge, 1994., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Takes issue with the view that curriculum needs to mirror knowledge.

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 and the Disciplines, Practical Knowledge

Watt, John, "Schooling and Comprehensive Understanding," pp. 151-165, and "Mores, Myths, and Moralities," pp. 166-184 in his Ideology, Objectivity, and Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1994., John Watt

Annotation: Proposes curriculum based on the concept of comprehensive understanding (not on ideology or constructivism) and the concept of evaluative pluralism.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum

Fullan, Michael G. "Coordinating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Strategies for Educational Reform," in Ronald J. Anson, ed., Systemic Reform: Perspectives on Personalizing Education. Washington, DC: OERI, USDE, September, 1994.*, Michael G. Fullan

Annotation: Discusses top-down and bottom-up strategies of change and the need to coordinate the two.

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

Behar, Linda S., and Allan Ornstein, "Domains of Curriculum Knowledge: An Empirical Analysis," The High School Journal, 77(April-May, 1994), 322-329.*, Linda S. Behar and Allan Ornstein

Annotation: Identifies nine domains (encompassing 55 curriculum practices) of curriculum knowledge and work that should be possessed by general curriuculum specialists as seen by teachers in Illinois and Florida.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Teacher Knowledge

Alkin, Marvin C., "Curriculum Evaluation Models," pp. 1278-1283 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Marvin C. Alkin

Annotation: Reviews product and program models of curriculum evaluation and the methods, values, and uses associated with each model.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Calhoun, Emily F., How to Use Action Research in the Self-Reviewing School. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 1994., Emily F. Calhoun

Annotation: Describes the five phases of the action research process for school-wide improvement.

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

Little, Judith Warren, and Susan M. Threatt, "Work on the Margins: Compromises of Purpose and Content in Secondary Schools," Curriculum Inquiry, 24(Fall,1994), 269-292., Judith Warren Little and Susan M. Threatt

Annotation: Shows how vocational education in five California comprehensive high schools is compromised in purpose and content.

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 Aims and Objectives, Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Gaffield, Chad, "Children's Lives and A adcemic Achievement in Canada and the United States," Comparative Education Review, 38(February, 1994), 36-64., Chad Gaffield

Annotation: Analyzes social and cultural factors affecting achievement on the IAEP, 1991.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience, Student Assessment

Rubin, Louis, "The Ralph Tyler Legacy: In Memoriam, Ralph Tyler (1902-1994)," Educational Researcher, 23(June-July, 1994), 32-33., Louis Rubin

Annotation: Points out the outstanding qualities that made Ralph Tyler's personal and professional life so valued by so many people.

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

Rubin, Louis, "Ralph W. Tyler Remembered," Educational Leadership, 51(May, 1994), 84-85., Louis Rubin

Annotation: Explains Tyler's intellectual and personal gifts of greatness.

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

Richardson, Virginia, "Conducting Research on Practice," Educational Researcher, 23(June-July, 1994), 5-10., Virginia Richardson

Annotation: Contrasts formal inquiry with practical inquiry in the context of research on teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Watkins, John M., "A Postmodern Critical Theory of Research Use," Knowledge and Policy, 7( No. 4, 1994/1995), 55-78.*, John M. Watkins

Annotation: Explains critical realism as a perspective for viewing knowledge use; contrasts positivism, interpretivism, and critical perspectives as they have been employed in theories of knowledge creation, dissemination, and use.

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, Knowledge Utilization

Cooper, Harris, and Larry V. Hedges, eds., The Handbook of Research Synthesis. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1994., Harris Cooper and Larry V. Hedges

Annotation: Provides 32 technical articles on various aspects of producing syntheses of reasearch from problem formulation to reporting results.

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

Westbury, Ian, "Deliberation and the Improvement of Schooling," pp. 37-65 in J. T. Dillon, ed., Deliberation in Education and Society. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1994.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Presents the arguments for and against the use of deliberation in school-based decision-making and curriculum improvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum Development Strategies

Lewy, Arieh, and Miriam Ben-Peretz, "Curriculum-Specific Evaluation Criteria," pp. 1359-1366 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Arieh Lewy and Miriam Ben-Peretz

Annotation: Reviews criteria for curriculum evaluation (balance, relevance, potential).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Potential, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Behar, Linda S., "An Empirical Analysis of Curriculum Domains: Implications for Program Development and Evaluation," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer, 1994), 100-112., Linda S. Behar

Annotation: Reports an empirical study of 9 curriculum domains and 55 related curriculum practices and their importance as identified by rural and urban teachers. Related report in The High School Journal, April-May, 1994.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Posner, George J., "The Role of Student Assessment in Curriculum Reform," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer, 1994), 91-99., George J. Posner

Annotation: Sets forth the traditional belief system associated with student assessment, critiques that system, and provides an alternate belief system for authentic assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Student Assessment

Dayton, John, and Carl Glickman, "American Constitutional Democracy: Implications for Public School Curriculum Development," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer,1994), 62-80.*, John Dayton and Carl Glickman

Annotation: Advocates centering curriculum on democratic principles; sums up the literature on using American democratic values as a basis for the public school curriculum.

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

Leithwood, Kenneth, Teresa Menzies, and Doris Jantzi, "Earning Teachers' Commitment to Curriculum Reform," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer, 1994), 38-61., Kenneth Leithwood, Teresa Menzies, and Doris Jantzi

Annotation: Reviews literature on teacher commitment and suggests a strategy for building teachers' commitment to curriculum change.

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

Rubin, Louis, "Muddy Curriculum Waters," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer, 1994), 21-37., Louis Rubin

Annotation: Sums up current issues in curriculum reform having policy implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Ornstein, Allan C., "Curriculum Trends Revisited," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Summer,1994), 4-20., Allan C. Ornstein

Annotation: Discusses 13 trends within the curriculum.

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

Haberman, Martin, and Linda Post, "Multicultural Schooling: Developing a Curriculum for the Real World." Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring, 1994), 101-115., Martin Haberman and Linda Post

Annotation: Reviews several conceptions of multicultural programs and their implications for changing school curriculum; offers a model multicultural curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education

Musgrave, Peter W., "Curriculum: Sociological Perspectives," pp. 1343-1348 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Peter W. Musgrave

Annotation: Reviews developments in the sociology of knowledge and the theories of Mannheim, Bernstein, Bourdieu, Apple, and others.

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

Martin, Jane Roland, Changing the Educational Landscape: Philosophy, Women, and Curriculum. New York: Routledge, 1994., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Reprints 13 essays by the author on philosophical aspects of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Philosophical Schools

Deno, S.L., and C.A. Espin, "Curriculum-based Assessment," pp. 1355-1359 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, S.L. Deno and C.A. Espin

Annotation: Discusses curriculum-based assessment versus norm-referenced standardized testing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Program Audit/Evaluation, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Kliebard, Herbert M., " 'That Evil Genius of the Negro Race' : Thomas Jesse Jones and Educational Reform," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Fall, 1994), 5-20. Reprinted with editorial modifications, pp. 24-38 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Changing Course: American Curriculum Reform in the 20th Century. New York: Teachers College Press, 2002., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces the work and influence of Thomas Jesse Jones on curriculum at Hampton Institute, on social studies at large, and more generally on instrumentalist (economic) purposes for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Skilbeck, Malcolm, "Curriculum Renewal," pp. 1338-1343 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Malcolm Skilbeck

Annotation: Surveys curriculum renewal strategies, pace, directions of change, the frameworks and targets approaches to change, and future challenges in a cross-national review.

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

Edgerton, Susan H., "Curriculum Politics and Policies," pp. 1334-1338 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Susan H. Edgerton

Annotation: Reviews curriculum politics (hidden, reproduction, resistance, and criticisms) and curriculum policies (centralized vs local) across several countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Wasserman, Stanley, and Katherine Faust, Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994., Stanley Wasserman and Katherine Faust

Annotation: Provides detailed methods of conducting, representing, interpreting, and evaluating social network analyses; includes graphic, sociometric, and algebraic approaches with their technical requirements; examples of studies using these methods are given.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Organization Theory

Hameyer, Uwe, "Curriculum Theory," pp. 1348-1355 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, Uwe Hameyer

Annotation: Reviews several kinds of curriculum theory in an international context -- conceptual models, theories of legitimization, process theories, structural theories, implementation theories, and related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum

O'Donaghue, Thomas A., "The Impact of Restructuring on Teachers' Understandings of their Curriculum Work: A Case Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 10(Fall,1994), 21-42., Thomas A. O'Donaghue

Annotation: Reports a study of Australian teachers' reactions to curriculum and school restructuring.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Planning

Burnaford, Gail, James Beane, and Barbara Brodhagen, "Teacher Action Research: Inside an Interpretive Curriculum," Middle School Journal, 26(November, 1994), 5-13.*, Gail Burnaford, James Beane, and Barbara Brodhagen

Annotation: Describes action research done by teachers where action research is viewed as curriculum, not something being done to curriculum, along with assumptions and examples.

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, Curriculum Integration

Maykut, Pamela, and Richard Morehouse, Beginning Qualitative Research: A Philosophic and Practical Guide. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1994., Pamela Maykut and Richard Morehouse

Annotation: Describes the various processes involved in conducting qualitative research.

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

Posner, George, "Curriculum Planning Models," pp. 1328-1334 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, George Posner

Annotation: Analyzes curriculum planning models as to procedural, descriptive, and conceptual features and illustrates each with examples.

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

White, John, "Curriculum: Philosophical Perspectives," pp. 1325-1328 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, John White

Annotation: Reviews Hirsh's forms of knowledge and other contributions of philosophy to curriculum development.

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

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., "The Forgotten Hidden Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 9(Summer, 1994), 339-349.*, Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Explores the concept of hidden curriculum as understood by Dewey, Tyler, and Bode, and criticizes recent radical critics' understandings of the hidden curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Doing and Using our Best Curriculum Inquiry: Directions for the 1980s," Journal of Curriculum Discourse and Dialogue, 1(Spring,1994), 122-126., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Gives recommendations made in 1981 on choosing and doing curriculum inquiries more carefully and on tying them more closely to real school problems.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Walberg, Herbert J., Richard P. Niemiec, and Wayne C. Frederick, "Productive Curriculum Time," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring,1994), 86-100., Herbert J. Walberg, Richard P. Niemiec, and Wayne C. Frederick

Annotation: Reviews research on use of time and its effects on learning within the curriculum and the school day and year.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Time on Task

Ornstein, Allan C., "The Textbook-Driven Curriculum," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring, 1994), 70-85., Allan C. Ornstein

Annotation: Summarizes characteristics of textbooks and mentions some related research.

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: Textbooks, Materials Development and Evaluation

Behar, Linda S., and Paul S. George, "Teachers' Use of Curriculum Knowledge," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring, 1994), 48-69.*, Linda S. Behar and Paul S. George

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers', department heads', students', and parents' views of implementation of a high school Curriculum Differentiation Project (honors and regular programs).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Differentiation

Giroux, Henry A., "Teachers, Public Life, and Curriculum Reform," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring, 1994), 35-47., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Urges that the curriculum be centered around the lives and power relations of students and teachers within their respective cultural and political contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, 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: Content Selection and Organization

Klein, M. Frances, "The Toll for Curriculum Reform," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring, 1994), 19-34.*, M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Reviews various forms of curriculum designs and their rationales and advocates further work on alternative designs.

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

Hunkins, Francis P., and Patricia A. Hammill, "Beyond Tyler and Taba: Reconceptualizing the Curriculum Process," Peabody Journal of Education, 69(Spring, 1994), 4-18., Francis P. Hunkins and Patricia A. Hammill

Annotation: Sums up the contributions of Bobbitt, Tyler, Taba, Doll, and others in relation to postmodern thought.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Kridel, Craig, "Reconsidersation: The Story of the Eight-Year Study," Educational Studies, 25 (Summer, 1994), 101-115., Craig Kridel

Annotation: Reviews a 1942 volume on the Eight-year Study by Wilford M. Aikin and corrects several misconceptions about the study.

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

Massell, Diane, and Michael Kirst, "Determining National Content Standards," Education and Urban Society, 26(February, 1994), 107-117., Diane Massell and Michael Kirst

Annotation: Describes the current process by which national standards are being established in various content areas of the curriculum in the U.S.; relates to boundary conditions, planning, deliberations, outcomes,and capacity building.

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

Slattery, Patrick, and Kevin Daigle, "Curriculum as a Place of Turmoil: Deconstructing the Anguish in Walker Percy's 'Feliciana' and Ernest Gaines' 'Pointe Coupee'," Curriculum Inquiry, 24(Winter, 1994), 437-461., Patrick Slattery and Kevin Daigle

Annotation: Treats place and context in literary works as curriculum content.

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

Cohen, Rosetta Marantz, "The Ordeal of Change: A True Story of High School Reform," Teachers College Record, 96(Winter, 1994), 148-166., Rosetta Marantz Cohen

Annotation: Reports on the process of change in one Coalition for Essential Schools school; three related responses follow this article.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum

Gardner, Howard, and Veronica Boix-Mansilla, "Teaching for Understanding in the Disciplines--and Beyond," Teachers College Record, 96(Winter, 1994), 198-218., Howard Gardner and Veronica Boix-Mansilla

Annotation: Poses forms of disciplinary knowledge that make up a currriculum for understanding.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Teaching/Learning Process

Pratt, David and Edmund C. Short, "Curriculum Management," pp. 1320-1325 in Torsten Husen and Thomas N. Postlethwaite, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Education, 2d ed. New York: Pergamon, 1994.*, David Pratt and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Covers curriculum development processes of needs assessment, planning of all elements of curriculum, structuring of the elements, installation, maintenance, and research.

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