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Citations from 1993

Robinson, Viviane, Problem-Based Methodology: Research for the Improvement of Practice. New York: Pergamon, 1993., Viviane Robinson

Annotation: Outlines research on practice that employs theories of action in a problem-based methodology using dialogue.

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

Wagner, Jon, "Ignorance in Educational Research: Or, How Can You Not Know That?" Educational Researcher, 22(June-July, 1993), 15-23., Jon Wagner

Annotation: Proposes the conceptualizing of research as a process of removing blank spots and blind spots rather than the search for truth.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Bowers, C. A., Critical Essays on Education, Modernity, and the Recovery of the Ecological Imperative. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Critiques the place of cultural literacy, educational computing, and the ecological perspective on education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Computers and Technology as Subjects, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gitlin, Andrew, et al. Teacher's Voices for School Change: An Introduction to Educative Research. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993., Andrew Gitlin

Annotation: Describes educative teacher research through stories of teachers' lives and school histories.

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

Tyree, Alexander K., Jr., "Examining the Evidence: Have States Reduced Local Control of Curriculum?" Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 15(Spring, 1993), 34-50.*, Alexander K. Tyree Jr.

Annotation: Analyzes four states' curriculum policies (in New York, California, Texas, Florida) on four qualities: consistency, prescriptiveness, authority, and power.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Citations from 1992

Lincoln, Yvonna S., "Curriculum Studies and the Traditions of Inquiry: The Humanistic Tradition," pp. 79-97 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Yvonna S. Lincoln

Annotation: Reviews historical (traditional, reconceptualist), political, aesthetic, critical, phenomenologist, and feminist traditions of curriculum inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Lather, Patti, "Critical Frames in Educational Research: Feminist and Post-Structural Perspectives," Theory into Practice, 31(Spring, 1992), 87-99., Patti Lather

Annotation: Contrasts positivist and several post-positivist paradigms for educational research within a critical perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

Okshersky, Walter C., "Epistemological and Hermeneutic Conceptions of the Nature of Understanding: The Cases of Paul H. Hirst and Martin Heidegger," Educational Theory, 42(Winter, 1992), 5-23.*, Walter C. Okshersky

Annotation: Critiques Hirst's forms of knowledge in light of Heidegger's conception of "understanding."

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Practical Knowledge

Smith, John K., "Interpretive Inquiry: A Practical and Moral Activity," Theory into Practice, 31(Spring, 1992), 100-106., John K. Smith

Annotation: Describes goals and procedures involved in doing interpretive forms of inquiry.

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

Gallagher, Shaun. Hermeneutics and Education. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1992., Shaun Gallagher

Annotation: Introduces educators to hermeneutic inquiry and shows the relation of conservative, critical, and radical hermeneutics to education.

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Curriculum Professors' Curriculum Work, or, Can We Expand our Practice While We Teach?" Teaching Education, 4(Spring, 1992), 43-49., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Advises curriculum professors to be active in curriculum policy matters as well as to engage in academic duties.

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 Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Miel, Alice, "Roaming through a LIfe-Space," The Educational Forum, 56(Summer, 1992), 457-463., Alice Miel

Annotation: Gives the author's formative history and life experiences as a leading curriculum theorist.

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

Oliver, Donald W., and Kathleen Gershman, "Knowing as Participation," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(Winter, 1992), 69-100., Donald W. Oliver and Kathleen Gershman

Annotation: Explores the relation between the knower and the known in terms of Whitehead's process thought.

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

Elmore, Richard, and Gary Sykes, "Curriculum Policy," pp. 185-215 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Richard and Elmore and Gary Sykes

Annotation: Reviews studies related to public policy perspectives on curriculum and curriculum perspectives on public policy; included in the latter set are studies grouped under curriculum as worthwhile knowledge, as rational system, as control, and as capital; research agendas are proposed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies

Doyle, Walter, "Curriculum and Pedagogy," pp. 486-516 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Walter Doyle

Annotation: Deals with research on the intersection of curriculum and pedagogy, including a summary of research traditions in each of these domains; topics include texts, content, lesson and task structure, and teaching as transformation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Content Selection and Organization

Vandenberg, Donald, "Researching Lived Experience: A Review Essay," Educational Theory , 42(Winter, 1992), 119-126.*, Donald Vandenberg

Annotation: Critiques a book by Max Van Manen on methods of phenomenological research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Goodman, Jesse, "Towards a Discourse of Imagery: Critical Curriculum Theorizing," The Educational Forum, 56(Spring, 1992), 269-289.*, Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Contrasts discourse of criticism, discourse of possibility, and discourse of critical imagery and argues that advantage of critical imagery.

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

Mac an Ghaill, Mairtin, "Student Perspectices on Curriculum Innovation and Change in an English Secondary School: An Empirical Study," British Educational Research Journal, 18(No. 3, 1992), 221-234., Mairtin Mac an Ghaill

Annotation: Interviews students and teachers on their understanding of their roles in curriculum innovation.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Language, Difference, and Curriculum Theory: Beyond the Politics of Clarity," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 219-227., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Calls for curriculum discourse that takes differences in power, language, and feminist thinking into account.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Snyder, Jon, Frances Bolin, and Karen Zumwalt, "Curriculum Implementation," pp. 402-435 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan,1992., Jon Snyder, Frances Bolin, and Karen Zumwalt

Annotation: Analyzes the fidelity, mutual adaptation, and enactment approaches to curriculum implementation research.

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

Black, Susan, "Is Curriculum on Your Bargaining Table?" The American School Board Journal, 179(April, 1992), 30-33., Susan Black

Annotation: Suggests curriculum matters that can be dealt with in contract bargaining.

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

Brown, Ann L., "Design Experiments: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges in Creating Complex Interventions in Classroom Settings," Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2(No. 2, 1992), 141-178., Ann L. Brown

Annotation: Lays out a conception of design experiments in the context of mathematics classroom learning, illustrates that in her own research, and outlines issues requiring attention.

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

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Curriculum Theory," pp. 287-292 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Summarizes the use of "curriculum" and "curriculum theory" in the literature of the field; analyzes and illustrates six approaches to curriculum research; and describes applied and developmental research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Development as Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Apple, Michael W., "The Text and Cultural Politics," Educational Researcher, 21(October, 1992), 4-11.*, Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Analyzes the presence of official knowledge in textbooks, the political and cultural forces that effect textbook content, and how readers respond to such texts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Textbooks, Ideology and School Knowledge

Lewy, Arieh, "Curriculum Differences across Countries," pp. 260-263 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, Arieh Lewy

Annotation: Mentions some work done on comparisons across countries of the intended curriculum (aims, schedules, materials), the implemented curriculum, and the attained curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Zaharlick, Amy, "Ethnography in Anthropology and Its Value for Education," Theory into Practice, 31(Spring, 1992), 116-125., Amy Zaharlick

Annotation: Describes the goals and procedures for doing ethnographic inquiry in anthropology and discusses its use in education.

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

Noffke, Susan E., "The Work and Workplace of Teachers in Action Research," Teaching and Teacher Education, 8(February, 1992), 15-29.* Another version appears as "Action Research and the Work of Teachers," pp. 1-21 in Renee Clift and Carolyn Evertson, eds., Focal Points: Qualitative Inquiries into Teaching and Teacher Education. Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, l992. ED 350 304., Susan E. Noffke

Annotation: Relates the views of action research of the Horace Mann-Lincoln Institute, Stephen Corey, Hilda Taba, Abraham Shumsky, Lawrence Stenhouse, The Ford Teaching Project, The Interactive R & D Projects, and the Deakin University Action Research work.

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

Molnar, Alex, "Contemporary Curriculum Discourse: Too Much Ado about Too Much Nothing," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 198-203., Alex Molnar

Annotation: Reviews discourse on curriculum over the last 20 years including critical issues such as corporate involvement in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Discourse Analysis, Curriculum and Politics, Criticism of Schooling

Cook, Thomas D., Harris Cooper, David S. Cordray, Heidi Hartmann, Larry V. Hedges, Richard J. Light, Thomas A. Louis, and Frederick Mosteller, Meta-Analysis for Explanation: A Casebook. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1992., Thomas D. Cook, Harris Cooper, David S. Cordray, Heidi Hartmann, Larry V. Hedges, Richard J. Light, Thomas A. Louis, and Frederick Mosteller

Annotation: Describes processes and issues in doing explanatory quantitative meta-analysis of empirical studies and presents some case examples--one in school science achievement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Science

Jackson, Philip W. , "Conceptions of Curriculum and Curriculum Specialists," pp. 3-40 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, Philip W. Jackson

Annotation: Reviews in depth the issues involved in variations among conceptions of both curriculum and the work of curriculum specialists; takes up definitional issues, perpectival issues, and professional issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kliebard, Herbert M., Forging the American Curriculum: Essays in Curriculum History and Theory. New York: Routledge, 1992., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Reprints six essays in curriculum history and six in curriculum theory by Kliebard.

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: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Cuban, Larry, "Curriculum Stability and Change," pp. 216-247 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Larry Cuban

Annotation: Summarizes both political and organizational frameworks used to describe and explain curriculum change and stability over time; presents both historical and contemporary perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Lakomski, Gabriele, "Unity over Diversity: Coherence and Realism in Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Summer, 1992), 191-203., Gabriele Lakomski

Annotation: Makes a case against interpretist modes of inquiry as differenct in kind from empiricist modes of inquiry; Eisner responds in an article, pp. 205-209.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

McNeil, John D., "Curriculum Organization," pp. 273-279 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, John D. McNeil

Annotation: Reviews four patterns of curriculum organization--academic, social reconstruction, humanistic, and technological-- and summarizes recent research related to each pattern.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Ideologies," pp. 302-326 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reviews the role and function of ideologies in curriculum; discusses religious orthodoxy, rational humanism, progressivism, critical theory, reconceptualism, and cognitive pluralism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Peshkin, Alan, "The Relationship between Culture and Curriculum: A Many Fitting Thing," pp. 248-267 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Alan Peshkin

Annotation: Summarizes the research on the relation of culture to curriculum and curriculum change.

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

Madaus, George F., and Thomas Kellaghan, "Curriculum Evaluation and Assessment," pp. 119-154 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., George F. Madaus and Thomas Kellaghan

Annotation: Summarizes the state of evaluation and assessment in curriculum, including historical issues, issues in testing, and six major components of curriculum evaluation.

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

English, Fenwick W., and Betty E. Steffy, "Promise and Problems of the Curriculum Audit," Education, 113(Winter, 1992), 168-171., Fenwick W. English and Betty E. Steffy

Annotation: Describes the methods and value of conducting a curriculum audit of standards and the reality; also discusses issues and arguments pro and con.

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

Walker, Decker, "Curriculum Policymaking," pp. 280-286 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New York: Macmillan,1992.*, Decker Walker

Annotation: Summarizes the state of curriculum policy making in the U. S. from 1958 to 1991; notes both national and state processes at work as well as the effects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Benavot, Aaron, "Curricular Content, Educational Expansion, and Economic Growth," Comparative Education Review, 36(May,1992), 150-174., Aaron Benavot

Annotation: Examines cross-national empirical evidence of relative economic value of various subjects in the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Comparative Curriculum

Montero-Sieburth, Martha, "Models and Practice of Curriculum Change in Developing Countries," Comparative Education Review, 36(May, 1992), 175-193., Martha Montero-Sieburth

Annotation: Summarizes studies on curriculum change in developing countries and teachers' roles in the process.

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

Klein, Susan S., "A Framework for Redesigning an R & D-based National Education Dissemination System in the United States," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 13(March, 1992), 256-286., Susan S. Klein

Annotation: Poses a set of components which a redesigned system would have to embrace.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Linkage

Gundem, Bjorg B., "Notes on the Developent of Nordic Didactics," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(January-February, 1992), 61-70.*, Bjorg B. Gundem

Annotation: Describes the history in the Nordic countries of the concepts of curriculum and didactics.

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

Bogdan, Robert C., and Sari Knopp Biklen, Qualitative Reseach for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods, 2d Ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1992., Robert C. Bogdan and Sari Knopp Biklen

Annotation: Outlines practical approaches to conducting qualitative research studies in education from designing studies to writing them up.

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

Kimpston, Richard D., Howard Y. Williams, and William S. Stockton, "Ways of Knowing and the Curriculum," The Educational Forum, 56(Winter, 1992), 153-172., Richard D. Kimpston, Howard Y. Williams, and William S. Stockton

Annotation: Sets forth four learning paradigms (association, correspondence, coherence, recognition), each with two subtypes, and provides a matrix analyzing each of these by six questions, including implications for curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Teaching/Learning Process

Cuban, Larry, "Managing Dilemmas While Building Professional Communities," Educational Researcher, 21(January-February, 1992), 4-11.*, Larry Cuban

Annotation: Makes the case for dilemma / value-oriented inquiry in education.

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

Howe, Kenneth R., "Getting Over the Quantitative Qualitative Debate," American Journal of Education, 100(February, 1992), 236-256.*, Kenneth R. Howe

Annotation: Describes a critical social research model applicable to educational research which overcomes the split between quantitative and qualitative methods.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot, "Introduction to Special Section on Objectivity, Subjectivity, and Relativism," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 5-7., Elliot Eisner

Annotation: Describes the issues surrounding the concepts of objectivity, subjectivity, and relativism in various forms of educational research; introduces four articles.

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

Eisner, Elliot, "Objectivity in Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 9-15., Elliot Eisner

Annotation: Describes issues surrounding objectivity in educational research; one of four related articles.

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

Guba, Egon G., "Relativism," Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Spring, 1992), 17-23., Egon G. Guba

Annotation: Describes issues surrounding relativism in educational research; one of four related aticles.

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

Schon, Donald A., "The Theory of Inquiry: Dewey's Legacy to Education, Curriculum Inquiry, 22(Summer, 1992), 119-139., Donald A. Schon

Annotation: Illustrates reflection-in-action as transactional inquiry and offers an epistemology of design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Smylie, Mark A., "Teacher Participation in School Decision Making: Assessing Willingness to Participate," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 14(Spring, 1992), 53-67., Mark A. Smylie

Annotation: Analyzes empirical data on teachers' willingness to participate in decision making; principal-teacher relationship has the greatest influence.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Beyer, Landon E., and Daniel P. Liston, "Discourse or Moral Action? A Critique of Postmodernism," Educational Theory, 42(Fall,1992), 371-393., Landon E. Beyer and Daniel P. Liston

Annotation: Discusses criticisms of postmodern curriculum theory and the implications for curriculum deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gehrke, Nathalie, Michael S. Knapp, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik, "In Search of the School Curriculum," pp. 51-110. Gerald Grant, ed., Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992 Washington, D.C. : American Educational Research Association, 1992., Nathalie Gehrke, Michael S. Knapp, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik

Annotation: Reviews research on what is taught in the U.S. in language arts, social studies, math and science.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science

Goodson, Ivor, "Studying School Subjects," Curriculum Perspectives, 12 (April, 1992), 23-26., Ivor Goodson

Annotation: Reviews the historical work done in studying the origins and development of school subjects in U. S., Canada, Europe, and Australia.

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: School Subjects, Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Goodson, Ivor F.,"On Curriculum Form," Sociology of Education, 65(January, 1992), 66-75. Reprinted pp. 69-80 in Ivor F. Goodson, Learning, Curriculum, and Life Politics: The Selected Works of Ivor F. Goodson. London: Routledge, 2005., Ivor F. Goodson

Annotation: Traces the structuration of science as a school subject for "higher order" and for "lower order" students in the United Kingdom.

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, Curriculum and Politics, School Subjects, Science

McFadden Charles P., "Author-Publisher-Educator Relationships and Curriculum Reform," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(January-February, 1992), 71-87., Charles P. McFadden

Annotation: Gives case studies and recommendations on relationships between writers and publishers in a science curriculum project in New Brunswick.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Comparative Curriculum, Science, Professionalization in Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation

LeCompte, Margaret, Wendy L. Milroy, and Judith Preissle, eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education. San Diego: Academic Press, 1992., Margaret LeCompte, Wendy L. Milroy, and Judith Preissle

Annotation: Comprises 18 chapters on forms, methods, issues, and applications of ethnographic inquiry in education.

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

Boomer, Garth, "Curriculum Composing and Evaluating." pp. 32-45 in Garth Boomer, Nancy Lester, Cynthia Onore, and Jan Cook, eds., Negotiating the Curriculum: Educating for the 21st Century. London: The Falmer Press, 1992., Garth Boomer

Annotation: Conceptualizes five stages of the negotiation process involved in curriculum planning, teaching, learning, and evaluation.

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

Kamens, David H., and Yun-Kyung Cha, "The Legitimation of New Subjects in Mass Schooling: 19th-Century Origins and 20th-Century Diffusion of Art and Physical Education," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(January-February, 1992), 43-60., David H. Kamens and Yun-Kyung Cha

Annotation: Reviews the history of art and physical education in the curriculum around the world.

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, School Subjects, Art Education, Physical Education

Jackson, Philip W., ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Philip W. Jackson

Annotation: Contains 34 articles covering curriculum definitions, research methods, history, policy, ideology, practice, students and special populations, and subject area overviews.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature

Goodlad, John I., and Zhixin Su, "Organization of the Curriculum," pp. 327-344 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., John I. Goodlad and Zhixin Su

Annotation: Summarizes options and issues related to various modes of organizing the curriculum; gives sources and patterns of curriculum organization.

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

Pinar, William F., and C. A. Bowers, "Politics of Curriculum: Origins, Controversial, and Significance of Critical Perspectives," pp. 163-190 in Gerald Grant, ed. Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992. Washington, D.C.: American Educational Research Association, 1992., William F. Pinar and C. Bowers

Annotation: Reviews the variety of scholarly work in the 1970's and 1980s on the politics of curriculum as found in the work of the critical theorists.

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

Lytle, Susan L., and Marilyn Cochran-Smith, "Teacher Research as a Way of Knowing," Harvard Educational Review, 62(Winter, 1992), 447-474., Susan L. Lytle and Marilyn Cochran-Smith

Annotation: Argues for teachers doing inquiry into teaching in the classroom as the primary source of knowledge about teaching.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Curriculum History," pp. 264-267 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New YorK: Macmillan, 1992.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Reviews the reinterpretations of early twentieth century curriculum reforms by studies done in the last twenty-five years; also reviews recent historical case studies of school system curricula and the recent attention given to how subjects arose and changed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History

Buchmann, Margret, and Robert E. Floden, "Coherence, the Rebel Angel," Educational Researcher, 21(December, 1992), 4-9., Margret Buchmann and Robert E. Floden

Annotation: Distinguishes between consistency and coherence in curriculum design and development.

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

Sockett, Hugh, "The Moral Aspects of the Curriculum," pp. 543-569 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Hugh Sockett

Annotation: Traces the role and forms of moral education in the curriculum and reviews issues such as character education, gender identity, family life, teaching process,and curriculum subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Character Education, Values in the Classroom, Content Selection and Organization

Schrag, Francis, "Conceptions of Knowledge," pp. 268-301 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan,1992., Francis Schrag

Annotation: Reviews six traditions in education concerning knowledge (apprenticeship, philosophical, rhetorical, scientific, psychotherapeutic, mystical); summarizes the conceptualization, selection, and organization of knowledge in curriculum; traces attempts to distinguish kinds of knowledge; and gives an overview of critical sociology of knowledge.

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: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Content Selection and Organization

Oakes, Jeannie, Adam Gamoran, and Reba N. Page, "Curriculum Differentiation: Opportunities, Outcomes, and Meanings," pp. 570-608 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Jeannie Oakes, Adam Gamoran, and Reba N. Page

Annotation: Describes how differentiation is accomplished, its historical and contemporary consequences, issues unresolved, and directions for research.

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

Johnston, J. Howard, "John H. Lounsbury: Conscience of the Middle School Movement," Middle School Journal, 24(November, 1992), 45-50., J. Howard Johnston

Annotation: Reviews the life and contributions of John H. Lounsbury to middle school theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Middle School Curriculum

McEwin, C. Kenneth, "William M. Alexander: Father of the American Middle School," Middle School Journal, 23(May 1992): 32-38.*, C. Kenneth McEwin

Annotation: Recounts the contributions of William Alexander to the middle school concept.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Middle School Curriculum, Curriculum History

Schrag, Francis, "In Defense of Positivist Research Paradigms," Educational Resercher, 21 ( June-July, 1992), 5-8., Francis Schrag

Annotation: Defends the use of empirical comparisons between policies and practices during educational trials.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Cohen, David K., and James P. Spillane, "Policy and Practice: The Relation between Governance and Instruction," pp. 3-49. Gerald Grant, ed., Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992. Washington, D.C.: AERA, 1992., David K. Cohen and James P. Spillane

Annotation: Compares the relation between curriculum policy (instructional guidance) and practice in the United States and other countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Social Efficiency/Control, Comparative Curriculum

Walker, J. C., "A Philosophy of Leadership in Curriculum Development: A Pragmatic and Holistic Approach," pp. 47-82 in Pat A. Drignan and R.J.S. Macpherson, eds., Educative Leadership: A Practical Theory for New Administrators and Mangers. London: The Falmer Press, 1992., J. C. Walker

Annotation: Presents a pragmatic holistic model of curriculum development within an educative philosophy of curriculum leadership.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, 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 Development Strategies

Lee, Diane, and Louise M. Berman, "Ill-Structured Problems: Reconsidering Teenage Sexuality," pp. 284 -300 in James T. Sears, ed., Sexuality and the Curriculum . New York: Teachers College Press, 1992.*, Diane Lee and Louise M. Berman

Annotation: Draws together a curriculum proposal for teaching sexuality issues to teen-agers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Leming, James S., "The Influence of Contemporary Issues Curricula on School-Aged Youth," pp. 111-161 in. Gerald Grant, ed., Review of Research in Education, 18: 1992. Washington, D.C.: American Educational Research Association, 1992., James S. Leming

Annotation: Reviews research on curricula on sex education, drug education, suicide prevention, death education, social prejuidice, sex role stereotypes, global education, environmental education, and peace education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Values in the Classroom

Petrie, Hugh G., "Interdisciplinary Education: Are We Faced With Insurmountable Opportunities," pp. 299-333 in. Gerald Grant, ed., Review of Research in Education , 18: 1992. Washington, D.C. : American Educational Research Association, 1992., Hugh G. Petrie

Annotation: Analyzes differences between disciplines, interdiciplinarity, multidisciplinarity, and transdiciplinarity.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Integration, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Walker, Decker F., "Methodological Issues in Curriculum Research," pp. 98-118 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Reviews writings on scientific and qualitative research methods in general and in curriculum, and proposes a method of formative curriculum research appropriate to use with practical curriculum problems.

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

Fillmore, Lily Wong, and Lois M. Meyer, "The Curriculum and Linguistic Minorities," pp. 626-658 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Lily Wong Fillmore and Lois M. Meyer

Annotation: Defines the issues, the various adaptations used, and the research needed in educating students of linguistic minorities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multiethnic Adaptation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Marshall, J. Dan, Richard C. Streedan, and Paul W. Zavagno, "Curriculum Theorizing: Stories from the Ground Up," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 264-269., J. Dan Marshall, Richard C. Streedan, and Paul W. Zavagno

Annotation: Gives a conversation between teacher, principal, and professor about curriculum as voice and inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Graham, Robert J., "Currere and Reconceptualism: The Progress of the Pilgrimage 1975-1990," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 24(January-February, 1992), 27-42.*, Robert J. Graham

Annotation: Reviews the work done by the reconceptualists in curriculum over a 15 year period.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation

Wolcott, Harry F., "Posturing in Qualitative Inquiry," pp. 3-52 in Margaret D. LeCompte, Wendy L. Millroy, and Judith Preissle, eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1992.*, Harry F. Wolcott

Annotation: Reviews types of qualitative inquiry and the several strategies employed in it, sketches the branches in the tree of qualitative inquiry, and distinguishes among the many varieties of end products (table 1).

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

Barone, Thomas E., "A Narrative of Enhance Professionalism: Educational Researchers and Popular Storybooks about Schoolpeople," Educational Researcher, 21(November, 1992), 15-24. Reprinted pp. 201-228 in Tom Barone, Aesthetics, Politics, and Educational Inquiry: Essays and Examples. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.*, Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Discusses three conceptions of the researcher and ways research findings are communicated; suggests using story form to best reach the public.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum

Britzman, Deborah P.,"Structures of Feeling in Curriculum and Teaching," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 252-258., Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Describes agency and identity in teaching from a critical perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Slattery, Patrick, "Toward an Eschatological Curriculum Theory," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(Spring, 1992), 7-21. Reprinted pp. 278-288 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses: Twenty Years of JCT. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Advocates a curriculum focused on an eschatological theology of hope.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Bidwell, Charles E., and Robert Dreeben, "School Organization and Curriculum," pp. 345-362 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Charles E. Bidwell and Robert Dreeben

Annotation: Examines the relationship between school organization and curriculum in the U. S. from colonial times to the present.

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

King, Jean A., "Curriculum Implementation," pp. 267-273 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 6th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1992.*, Jean A. King

Annotation: Summarizes studies over last ten years related to curriculum implementation--both as process and as a product.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Program Audit/Evaluation

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Constructing a History of the American Curriculum," pp. 157-184 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces the course of historical work done on Committee Reports, scientific curriculum making, the John Dewey legacy, case studies, and school subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, 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: Curriculum History

Curry, Lynn, "Deliberative Curriculum Inquiry and Its Application in the Education of Health Service Administrators," Journal of Health Administration Education, 10(Summer, 1992), 519-526.*, Lynn Curry

Annotation: Reviews the applicability of work in Curriculum Studies on deliberation to decisions regarding curricula for health service administrators.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Comparative Curriculum

Miller, Janet L.,"Shifting the Boundaries: Teachers Challenge Contemporary Curriculum Thought," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 245-251. Reprinted pp. 135-145 in Janet L. Miller, Sounds of Silence Breaking: Women, Autobiography, Curriculum. New York: Peter Lang, 2005., Janet L. Miller

Annotation: Reports personal quest among two students and herself to develop meaningful professional discourse.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge

Apple, Michael W., "Education, Culture, and Class Power," Educational Theory, 42(Spring, 1992), 127-145. Revised as Ch. 8 in his Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Discusses class and its relation to education with emphasis on the work of Basil Bernstein.

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

Henderson, James G., "Curriculum Discourse and the Question of Empowerment," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 204-209., James G. Henderson

Annotation: Critiques the role of ideology in curriculum with particular attention to teacher empowerment.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Klein, M. Frances, "A Perspective on the Gap between Curriculum Theory and Practice," Theory into Practice, 31(Summer, 1992), 191-197., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Gives reasons for the gap between curriculum theory and practice and suggests ways of closing the gap.

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

Bereiter, Carl, and Marlene Scardamalia, "Cognition and Curriculum," pp. 517-542 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992., Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia

Annotation: Reviews the recent research in cognitive science for planning instruction and curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Planning, Content Selection and Organization, Psychology and Curriculum

Holland, Patricia, and Noreen B. Garman, "Macdonald and the Mythopoetic," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 9(Summer, 1992), 45-72.* Expanded in "Watching with Two Eyes: The Place of the Mythopoetic in Curriculum Inquiry," pp. 11-29 in Timothy Leonard and Peter Willis, eds., Pedagogies of the Imagination: Mythopoetic Curriculum in Educational Practice. New York: Springer, 2008., Patricia Holland and Noreen B. Garman

Annotation: Expands Macdonald's views on mythopoetic language in curriculum inquiry by demonstrating the powers of the mythopoetic--reflexive, moral, controlling, and evocative.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Klein, M. Frances, "John I. Goodlad: Essential Characteristics of His Teaching," Teaching Education, 4(Spring, 1992), 155-160., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Describes the background and professional work of John Goodlad.

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

Schubert, William H., "On Mentoring: Examples from J. Harlan Shores and Others through the Lenses Provided by James B. Macdonald," JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(Spring, 1992), 47-69.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Gives a personal account of the mentor-mentee relationship between a curriculum theorist and the author.

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

Hlebowitsh, Peter S., "Critical Theory Versus Curriculum Theory: Reconsidering the Dialogue on Dewey," Educational Theory, 42(Winter, 1992), 69-82.*, Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Critiques critical curriculum theory in terms of Dewey's understanding of theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Venezky, Richard L.,"Texbooks in School and Society," pp. 436-462 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, 1992., Richard L. Venezky

Annotation: Defines the nature and value of textbooks in U. S. schools, reviews the control of the content of textbooks, and traces the historical evolution of school textbooks.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Curriculum History, Materials Development and Evaluation

Behar, Linda, and Allan Ornstein, "An Overview of Curriculum: The Theory and Practice," NASSP Bulletin, 76(November, 1992), 32-44.*, Linda Behar and Allan Ornstein

Annotation: Reports an empirical study comparing teachers' and professors of curriculum's views of the importance of various curriculum practices within selected systems and domains of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Teacher Knowledge