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Citations from 1991

Rizo, Felipe M., "The Controversy About Quantification in Social Research: An Extension of Gage's 'Historical' Sketch," Educational Researcher , 20 (December, 1991), 9-12., Felipe M. Rizo

Annotation: Traces the history of the eptisemological issues between quantitative and qualitative approaches to 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Narrative Inquiry: Storied Experience," pp. 121-153 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Describes the processes of narrative inquiry in curriculum.

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

Berman, Louise M., "Normative Inquiry: Dimensions and Stances," pp. 225-241 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Louise M. Berman

Annotation: Describes the processes of normative inquiry in curriculum.

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

Harris, Ilene, "Deliberative Inquiry: The Arts of Planning," pp. 285-307 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Ilene Harris

Annotation: Describes the processes of deliberative inquiry in curriculum.

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

Ogawa, Rodney T., and Betty Malen, "Towards Rigor in Reviews of Multivocal Literatures: Applying the Exploratory Case Study Method," Review of Educational Research , 61 (Fall, 1991), 265-286.*, Rodney T. Ogawa and Betty Malen

Annotation: Describes a method of reviewing literature that bridges inquiry and commentaries or summaries where methodological adequacy is in question; four critiques follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

McTaggart, Robin. Action Research: A Short Modern History. Geelong, Australia: Deakin University Press, 1991., Robin McTaggart

Annotation: Reviews U.S., Australia, and English British sources and practices related to action research in education.

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, Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Short, Edmund C., "Understanding Curriculum Inquiry," pp. 1-25 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Discusses the nature and structure of curriculum inquiry and its relation to curriculum research questions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Lee, Diane, "To Be in a World of Wicked Problems" , "Caring as Being," pp. 116-128; pp. 179-184 in Louise M. Berman, et. al. , Toward Curriculum for Being: Voice of Educators. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, Diane Lee

Annotation: Gives voice to author's own experience as a professor in dialogue with colleagues.

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: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

Frey, Karl, Kleoniki Malliou, Rolf Langeheine, and Gillian Horton-Kruger, "Studies of the Quality of the Curriculum Process in the Curriculum Conference," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 7(Fall, 1991), 36-61.*, Karl Frey, Kleoniki Malliou, Rolf Langeheine, and Gillian Horton-Kruger

Annotation: Reports questionnaire study of four curriculum deliberations by component and elements.

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, Comparative Curriculum

Banathy, Bela H., Systems Design of Education: A Journey to Create the Future. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications, 199l., Bela H. Banathy

Annotation: Gives model and procedures for designing education through systems inquiry.

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

Rogan, John M., "Curriculum Texts: The Portrayal of the Field, Part 2," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(January-February, 1991), 55-70., John M. Rogan

Annotation: Surveys curriculum research cited in curriculum texts and its deficiencies in introducing novices to the field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Smith, David L., "Toward Critical Curriculum Practice: The Role of ACSA in Australia," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(May-June, 1991), 269-274., David L. Smith

Annotation: Describes the purposes and activities of the Australian Curriculum Studies Assocation (ACSA) and the politcal context within which it works.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum

McKerrow, K. Kelly, and Joan E. McKerrow, "Naturalistic Misunderstanding of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle," Educational Researcher, 20 (January-February, 1991), 17-20., K. Kelly McKerrow and Joan E. McKerrow

Annotation: Exposes the misunderstanding of the Uncertainty Principle and its use in literature on naturalistic research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Klein, M. Frances, "Issues from Curriculum Theory in the Centralization of Curriculum," pp. 210-225 in M. Frances Klein, ed., The Politics of Curriculum Decision-Making: Issues in Centralizing the Curriculum . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Summarizes the characteristics and impact of state-mandated curricula and notes the related perspectives from curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Development Strategies

Klein, M. Frances, "A Conceptual Framework for Curriculum Decision Making," pp. 24-41 in M. Frances Klein, ed., The Politics of Curriculum Decision-Making: Issues in Centralizing the Curriculum . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Poses a conceptual framework for curriculum decision-making in a 9 X 7 matrix.

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

Schubert, William H., "Historical Perspective on Centralizing Curriculum," pp. 98-118 in M. Frances Klein, ed., The Politics of Curriculum Decision-Making: Issues in Centralizing the Curriculum . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Traces historically the tension between centralized and localized curriculum decision-making in the United States.

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

Goodlad, John I., "Curriculum Making as a Sociopolitical Process," pp. 9-23 in M. Frances Klein, ed., The Politics of Curriculum Decision-Making: Issues in Centralizing the Curriculum . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991., John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Discusses the sociopolitical aspects of curriculum decision-making and comments on the other chapters in the book.

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

Kass, Heidi, "The Transformation of Curricular Knowledge," The Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 37(December, 1991), 367-383., Heidi Kass

Annotation: Identifies a variety of knowledge and value perspectives that must be taken into account in selecting curriculum content generally and in science in particular.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Science

Burlbaw, Lynn M., "More than 10,000 Teachers: Hollis L. Caswell and the Virginia Curriculum Revision Program," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 6 (Spring, 1991), 233-254. A version of this article also appears in pp. 53-71 in Lynn M. Burlbaw and Sherry L. Field, eds., Explorations in Curriculum History. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2005., Lynn M. Burlbaw

Annotation: Reviews the history of the Virginia Curriculum Revision Program in the 1930s including the role played by Hollis L. Caswell.

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

Grant, S. G., "The California History-Social Science Framework: A Study in the Deprofessionalization of Teachers," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Spring, 1991), 213-221., S. G. Grant

Annotation: Analyzes the conception and impact on teacher professionalization of the 1988 California History-Social Science Framework.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Social Studies, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Planning, Teaching/Learning Process, Authority of Teacher, Local Control of Schooling

Kretovics, Joseph R., Kathleen S. Farber, and William D. Armaline, "Blowing the Top Off Urban Education: Educational Empowerment and Academic Achievement," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision , 6 (Spring, 1991), 222-232., Joseph R. Kretovics, Kathleen S. Farber, and William D. Armaline

Annotation: Describes the SHAPE program in Toledo and gives evaluation results.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Alternatives in Education

McLaughlin, Milbrey W., and D. C. Phillips, ed., Evaluation and Education: At Quarter Century, Ninetieth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II. Chicago, IL: National Society for the Study of Education, 1991., Milbrey W. McLaughlin and D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Presents 11 classic contributions to the literature on program evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Hansgen, Richard A., "Can Education Become A Science?" Phi Delta Kappan 72(May, 1991): 689-694., Richard A. Hansgen

Annotation: Examines and challenges the basis for the position that education can become a science.

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

Gudmundsdottir, Sigrun, "Story-maker, Story-teller: Narrative Structures in Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies , 23 (May-June, 1991), 207-218., Sigrun Gudmundsdottir

Annotation: Gives examples of pedagogical content knowledge of two teachers presented in their narratives.

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

Short, Edmund C., ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Contains descriptions of 17 different forms of curriculum inquiry including philosophical, historical, ethnographic, narrative, theoretical, hermeneutic, critical, deliberative, action, etc.

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

Giroux, Henry A., ed., Postmodernism, Feminishm, and Cultural Politics: Redrawing Educational Boundaries, Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Has articles by eight authors (an extended introduction and last article are by Giroux) on the subject of redrawing educational boundaries across cultures.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Rudduck, Jean, Innovation and Change: Developing Involvement and Understanding. Philadelphia, PA: Open University Press (Taylor & Francis), 1991., Jean Rudduck

Annotation: Brings together twelve previously published essays by the author that are related to curriculum change.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: In-service Teacher Development, Curriculum Implementation

Seidman, I.E., Interviewing as Qualitative Research: A Guide for Researchers in Education and the Social Science. New York: Teachers College Press, 1991., I.E. Seidman

Annotation: Provides practical guidance on the use of interview techniques in phenonenological inquiry.

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

McTaggart, Robin, "Action Research is a Broad Movement," Curriculum Perpectives, 11(October, 1991), 44-47., Robin McTaggart

Annotation: Traces the history of the rediscovery of action research in Australian and discusses its use in third world countries.

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, Comparative Curriculum

Gore, Jennifer M., "On Silent Regulation: Emancipatory Action Reserach in Preservice Teacher Education," Curriculum Perspectives, 11(October, 1991), 47-51., Jennifer M. Gore

Annotation: Comments on dangers and possibilities of using action research methods in teacher education.

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 Education

Groundwater-Smith, Susan, "Practitioner Research and Practical Knowledge: Their Relationship to Curriculum Enquiry," Curriculum Perspectives, 11(October, 1991), 51-55., Susan Groundwater-Smith

Annotation: Discusses issues involved in teacher inquiry and action research.

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

Noffke, Susan E., "Hearing the Teacher's Voice: Now What?" Curriculum Perspectives, 11(October, 1991), 55-59., Susan E. Noffke

Annotation: Discusses rifts between teacher research and action research.

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

Kemmis, Stephen, "Emancipatory Action Research and Post Modernisms," Curriculum Perspectives, 11(October, 1991), 59-65., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Discusses strengths of critical action research.

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

Kincheloe, Joe L., Teachers as Researchers: Qualitative Inquiry as a Path to Empowerment. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press, 1991., Joe L. Kincheloe

Annotation: Explores many facets of teachers as researchers from the critical theory perspective, including the nature of positivism and certainty, the qualitative alternative, and the role of values and ideology in inquiry.

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, Teacher Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Qualitative Research, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Eisner, Elliot W., The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice. New York: Macmillan, 1991. 2nd Ed., Prentice-Hall, 1998., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Explicates features of qualitative inquiry in education with examples from educational criticism.

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

Whitson, James A., "Post-Structuralist Re-Interpretations," pp. 211-277 in James A. Whitson, Constitution and Curriculum: Hermeneutical Semiotics of Cases and Controversies in Education, Law, and Social Science. Philadelphia: The Falmer Press, 1991.*, James A. Whitson

Annotation: Describes the hermeneutics of dialogical inquiry in the context of judicial discourses in educational law and other fields.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Whitson, James A., "Post-Structuralist Pedagogy as a Counter-Hegemonic Praxis (Can We Find the Baby in the Bathwater?)" Education and Society, 9 (No. 1 & 2, 1991), 74-87., James A. Whitson

Annotation: Reviews literature related to critical pedagogy and argues its role in confronting hegemonic praxis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Conceptions of Teaching

Smith, Marshall S., and Jennifer O'Day, "Putting the Pieces Together: Systemic School Reform," CPRE Policy Briefs, 1991, 1-11. ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 343 215., Marshall S. Smith and Jennifer O'Day

Annotation: Reviews efforts at school reform and the barriers to change; offers a strategy for systemic reform.

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

McKernan, Jim, Curriculum Action Research: A Handbook of Methods and Resources for the Reflective Practitioner New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991., Jim McKernan

Annotation: Provides a comprehensive treatment of methods of action research with special reference to curriculum.

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

St. Maurice, Henry, "A Guide to Commonplaces on the Use of Loci in Educator's Discourse," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 23(January-February, 1991), 41-53., Maurice Henry St.

Annotation: Describes a conception of rhetoric, its application to Schwab's commonplaces of education, and some alternatives.

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

Packer, Steve, "Curriculum Issues in Small States," Prospects, 21(No. 4,1991), 517-526., Steve Packer

Annotation: Reviews issues in curriculum in South Pacific and Caribbean states.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

McCutcheon, Gail, "Curriculum and The Magic Flute", pp 161-167 in George Willis and William H. Schubert, eds., Reflections from the Heart of Educational Inquiry. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Expresses personal experience of curriculum in same qualitative terms as the experience of opera.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Self-Knowledge

Graham, Robert J., Reading and Writing the Self: Autobiography in Education and the Curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press, 1991., Robert J. Graham

Annotation: Explores the problems and possibilities of autobiography in English Language Education and in curriculum generally; relates the discussion broadly to the genre of autobiography and more specifically to the work of Pinar, Grumet, and others in Curriculum Studies.

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

Best, Steven, and Douglas Kellner, Postmodern Theory: Critical Interrogations. New York: Guilford, 1991., Steven Best and Douglas Kellner

Annotation: Sets forth and critiques positions taken by various postmodern theorists; Foucault, Deleuze, Guattare, Baudrillard, Lyotard, Jameson, and Habermas; indicates how modernist and postmodernist weaknesses can be overcome in a new reconstructed critical social theroy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Citations from 1990

Inglis, Fred, "Culture, Common Sense, and Curriculum Change," pp. 118-127 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Fred Inglis

Annotation: Describes how particular political influences on curriculum policy making can be derived from narrative studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Dmitriyev, Grigory D., and Isaak Y. Lerner, "The Composition of and Formative Influences on the Curriculum," International Review of Education, 36(No. 2, 1990), 233-241., Grigory D. Dmitriyev and Isaak Y. Lerner

Annotation: Discusses influences of societal experiences on curriculum content and design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, 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, Comparative Curriculum

Strauss, Anselm, and Juliet Corbin. Basics of Qualitative Research: Grounded Theory Procedures and Techniques. Newbury Park,CA: Sage, 1990., Anselm Strauss and Juliet Corbin

Annotation: Describes coding procedures for analyzing qualitative data and developing grounded theory.

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

Berry, Kathleen, "Creative Curriculum: The Mythological Roots," WCCI Forum, IV(December, 1990), 70-76.*, Kathleen Berry

Annotation: Contrasts mythos and logos as orientations for curriculum thought, language, and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Eggleston, John, "The Curriculum, Contemporary Issues, Perspectives, and Ideologies," pp. 527-538 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, John Eggleston

Annotation: Portrays dichotomous positions on six issues in British curriculum, e.g., subject-centered or integrated.

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

Van Manen, Max, Researching Lived Experience: Human Science for an Action Sensitive Pedagogy . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990. Second edition with new Preface, London, Ontario: The Althouse Press, 1997., Manen Max Van

Annotation: Provides a thorough-going treatment of hermeneutic phenomenological research, reflection , and writing.

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

Sherman, Robert R., "Teaching the Introductory Qualitative Research Course: A Syllabus," Educational Foundations, 4(Winter, 1990), 77-85. *, Robert R. Sherman

Annotation: Describes the University of Florida course in qualitative research methods 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, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Qualitative Research

Clift, Renee, Mary Lou Veal, Marlene Johnson, and Patricia Holland, "Restructuring Teacher Education through Collaborative Action Research," Journal of Teacher Education, 41(March-April, 1990), 52-62., Renee Clift, Mary Lou Veal, Marlene Johnson, and Patricia Holland

Annotation: Describes an action research project at University of Houston in teacher education based on inquiry and reflection.

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

Rogan, John M., and Jean A. Luckowski, "Curriculum Texts: The Portrayal of the Field. Part 1," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(January-February, 1990), 17-39.*, John M. Rogan and Jean A. Luckowski

Annotation: Presents a content analysis of nine curriculum texts covering topics and orientations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Textbooks, Literature of Curriculum

Page, Reba, and Linda Valli, eds., Curriculum Differentiation: Interpretive Studies in U. S. Secondary Schools . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990., Reba Page and Linda Valli

Annotation: Reports interpretive studies of the use of curriculum differentiation and tracking in a number of secondary schools.

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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Secondary School Curriculum

Wolcott, Harry F., "On Seeking--and Rejecting--Validity in Qualitative Research," pp. 121-173 in Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peshkin, eds., Qualitative Inquiry in Education: The Continuing Debate. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990., Harry F. Wolcott

Annotation: Considers the role of validity in qualitative inquiry.

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

McCutcheon, Gail, "Ruminations on Methodology: Of Truth and Significance", pp. 277-285 in Egon G. Guba, ed., The Paradigm Dialog: Options for Social Science Inquiry. Newbury, CA: Sage, 1990.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Discusses the attempt to obtain truth and significance in alternative paradigm inquiry (qualitative).

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

Slavin, Robert E., "On Making a Difference," Educational Researcher, 19(April, 1990), 30-34; 44.*, Robert E. Slavin

Annotation: Distinguishes between complex, variable-like, and fuzzy models for educational research and explains why models matter.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Elliott, John, "Teachers as Researchers: Implications for Supervision and Teacher Education," Teaching and Teacher Education, 6(No. 1, 1990), 1-26.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Describes teacher-researchers in Stenhouse's Humanities Project, Ford Teaching Project, and Quality of Learning Project in England from perspective of Elliott's personal involvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Teacher Research, Teaching/Learning Process, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Education

Kirk, David, "School Knowledge and the Curriculum Package-as-Text," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(September-October, 1990), 409-425., David Kirk

Annotation: Describes a critical framework for studying curriculum packages and applies it to a physical education package in Queensland.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Physical Education, Comparative Curriculum

Bayona, Elias L. M., David S. G. Carter, and Keith F. Punch, "The Role of Teachers in Curriculum Development," Curriculum Perspectives, 10(October, 1990), 9-19.*, Elias L. M. Bayona, David S. G. Carter, and Keith F. Punch

Annotation: Provides a picture of teachers' involvement in curriculum development in Tanzania.

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

Lawn, Martin, "From Responsiblity to Competency: A New Context for Curriculum Studies in England and Wales," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(July-August, 1990), 388-392.*, Martin Lawn

Annotation: Summarizes the educational polity impacts of Thatcherism on curriculum in the late 1980s.

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 and Politics, Comparative Curriculum

Lindsay, Jean S., "Classroom Discourse Analysis: A Review of the Literature with Implications for Educational Evaluation," Journal of Research and Development in Education , 23(Winter 1990), 107-116. *, Jean S. Lindsay

Annotation: Describes methods of discourse analysis, gives reviews of studies using them, and draws implications for teacher evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Classroom Observation & Research, Knowledge Generation, Teacher Evaluation, Discourse Analysis

Ball, Stephen J., ed., Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge . New York: Routledge, 1990., Stephen J. Ball

Annotation: Includes nine articles by Australian, English, and Canadian scholars on Foucault and power in education..

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

Eisner, Elliot W., and Alan Peshkin, eds., Qualitative Inquiry in Education: The Continuing Debate. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990., Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peshkin

Annotation: Treats issues of objectivity and subjectivity, validity, generalizability, ethics, and uses of qualitative inquiry.

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

Guba, Egon G., "Subjectivity and Objectivity," pp. 74-91 in Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peshkin, eds., Qualitative Inquiry in Education: The Continuing Debate . New York: Teachers College, 1990., Egon G. Guba

Annotation: Analyzes the issues involved in alternative views of the place of subjectivity and objectivity in qualitative inquiry.

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

Clune, William H., "Educational Governance and Student Achievement," pp. 391-423 in William H. Clune and John F. Witte, eds., Choice and Control in American Education Volume 2: The Practice of Choice, Decentralization, and School Restructuring. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1990.*, William H. Clune

Annotation: Summarizes the relation between two school governance options--mission-oriented school improvement and curriculum alignment--and student achievement; choice plans are also analyzed.

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: Student Assessment

Cornett, Jeffrey W., "Utilizing Action Research in Graduate Curriculum Courses," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 185-195., Jeffrey W. Cornett

Annotation: Gives a conceptual framework for a curriculum development action research project.

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

Mishler, Elliot G., "Validation in Inquiry-Guided Research: The Role of Exemplars in Narrative Studies," Harvard Educational Review , 60(November, 1990), 415-442., Elliot G. Mishler

Annotation: Reformulates validation as a process through which a community of scholars evaluates the trustworthiness of a study.

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

Tripp, David H., "Socially Critical Action Research," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 158-166., David H. Tripp

Annotation: Describes five characteristics of critical action research.

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

Shulman, Judith H., "Now You See Them, Now You Don't: Anonymity Versus Visibility in Case Studies of Teachers," Educational Researcher, 19(August-September, 1990), 11-15., Judith H. Shulman

Annotation: Explains and illustrates ethical dilemmas in reporting research that identifies human subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Van Manen, Max, "Beyond Assumptions: Shifting the Limits of Action Research," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 152-158., Manen Max Van

Annotation: Analyzes assumptions frequently found in doing action research and outlines the functions of pedagogical thought and action.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

McNeil, Linda M., "Reclaiming a Voice: American Curriculum Scholars and the Politics of What is Taught in Schools," Phi Delta Kappan, 71(March, 1990), 517-518. Related articles: David Cohen, pp. 518-522; Elliot W. Eisner, pp. 523-526; Michael Apple, pp. 526-530; Ann Leiberman, pp. 531-533; Anne C. Lewis, pp. 534-538. *, Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques the role of curriculum scholars in the current political decisions on curriculum content; first of six articles in a symposium.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics

Holt, Maurice, "Agencies and Strategies for Curriculum Change," pp. 615-624 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Maurice Holt

Annotation: Reviews strategies of curriculum change in British education.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Creative Curriculum Development and Practice," WCCI Forum, IV (December, 1990), 37-54.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Proposes an ecological model of curriculum development and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Kennedy, Kerry J., ed., Case Studies in Curriculum Design . Perth, Australia: West Australian Social Science Education Consortium, 1990., Kerry J. Kennedy and .

Annotation: Presents instances of curriculum development employing deliberation involving teachers.

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: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Hartnett, Anthony, and Michael Naish, "The Sleep of Reason Breeds Monsters: The Birth of a Statutory Curriculum in England and Wales," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(January-February, 1990), 1-16.*, Anthony Hartnett and Michael Naish

Annotation: Traces the changes imposed by the Education Reform Bill 1987 in England and Wales.

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, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics

Berman, Louise M., and Jessie A. Roderick, "Approaches to Creative Curriculum Development," WCCI Forum, IV(December, 1990), 169-175.*, Louise M. Berman and Jessie A. Roderick

Annotation: Posits creative ways of seeing, reflecting, sharing, and acting within curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix: Transcendence and Mathematics," Curriculum , 11 (Autumn, 1990), 100-111. Reprinted in Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 6(Summer, 1991), 277-293.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Traces the potential of the relationship between mathematics and transcendental and spiritual experience for curriculum content.

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

Chambers, John H., "The Many Different Types of Theory which Underpin the Study of Education," Educational Foundations , 4(Fall, 1990), 79-102.*, John H. Chambers

Annotation: Distinguishes fourteen kinds of theory in eight categories and gives examples in education for each.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Broadfoot, Patricia, " Towards Curssessment: The Symbiotic Relationship between Curriculum and Assessment," pp. 647-657 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Patricia Broadfoot

Annotation: Discusses issues involved in curriculum and assessment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, 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: Evaluation of Instruction, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Comparative Curriculum

Wilcox, Brian, "Curriculum Analysis and Review," pp. 625-636 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Brian Wilcox

Annotation: Summarizes ways of conducting curriculum evaluation in British educational setting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Comparative Curriculum

Thiessen, Dennis, "Understanding the Multiple 'Realities' of Construed Curriculum Change," Curriculum Perspectives , 10 (October, 1990), 34-48.*, Dennis Thiessen

Annotation: Reports a qualitative study of educators views of curriculum change with interpretations in four distinct orientations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Stories of Experience and Narrative Inquiry," Educational Researcher, 19(June-July, 1990), 2-14. A version in pp. 121-153 in Edmund C. Short, ed., Forms of Curriculum Inquiry.. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1991.*, F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Describes the nature and processes involved in doing narrative inquiry and writing the narrative.

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

Franklin, Barry M., "Social Control and Curriculum Administration in Early Twentieth Century America: The Case of Special Education," pp. 46-63 in Henning Haft and Stefan Hopmann, eds., Case Studies in Curriculum Administration History. Philadelphia: The Falmer Press, 1990.*, Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Gives the history of special education in Atlanta schools between 1900-1920.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Exceptional Education, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum Differentiation

Barrow, Robin, "The Role of Conceptual Analysis in Curriculum Inquiry: A Holistic Approach," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 5(Spring, 1990), 269-278., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Makes the case for using conceptual analysis as a part of all research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Moon, Bob, "Implementing the Curriculum," pp. 604-614 in Noel Entwistle, ed., Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices . New York: Routledge, 1990.*, Bob Moon

Annotation: Reviews models of curriculum change in the British educational setting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation

Sosniak, Lauren A., and Carole L. Perlman, "Secondary Education by the Book," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(September-October, 1990), 427-442., Lauren A. Sosniak and Carole L. Perlman

Annotation: Compares textbook use across mathematics, English, and history from student interview data.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, School Subjects

Page, Reba, and Linda Valli, "Curriculum Differentiation: An Introduction," pp. 1-15 in Reba Page and Linda Valli, eds., Curriculum Differentiation . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1990.*, Reba Page and Linda Valli

Annotation: Introduces a series of interpretive studies of curriculum differentiation and describes this type of study.

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

Stone, James C., "Educational Evaluation: Classic Works of Ralph W. Tyler," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis , 12(Spring, 1990), 102-106.*, James C. Stone

Annotation: Reviews a book which includes reprints of Ralph W. Tyler's writings on testing, the Eight-Year Study, curriculum development, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Clune, William H., "Three Views of Curriculum Policy in the School Context: The School as Policy Mediator, Policy Critic, and Policy Constructor," pp. 256-270 in Milbrey W. McLaughlin, Jan E. Talbert, and Nina Bascia, eds., The Context of Teaching in Secondary Schools: Teachers' Realities . New York: Teachers College Press, 1990.*, William H. Clune

Annotation: Analyzes the effect on policy inquiry of three policy perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

McCutcheon, Gail, and Burga Jung, "Alternative Perspectives on Action Research," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 144-151., Gail McCutcheon and Burga Jung

Annotation: Contracts the positivist, the interpretive, and the critical science perspectives and methods action research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Gordon, Edmund W., Fayneese Miller, and David Rollock, "Coping with Communicentric Bias in Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences," Educational Researcher, 19(April, 1990), 14-19., Edmund W. Gordon, Fayneese Miller, and David Rollock

Annotation: Suggests inquiry that accomodates cultural, class, ethnic, and gender diversity.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Page, Reba N., "Games of Chance: The Lower-Track Curriculum in a College-Preparatory High School," Curriculum Inquiry, 20(Fall, 1990), 249-281., Reba N. Page

Annotation: Describes a high school lower-track curriculum in which knowledge is trivialized and luck reigns.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Differentiation, Secondary School Curriculum

McCutcheon, Gail, and Burga Jung, "Alternative Perspectives on Action Research," Theory Into Practice, 29 (Summer, 1990), 144-151.*, Gail McCutcheon and Burga Jung

Annotation: Reviews positivist, interpretivist, and critical perspectives in action research; discusses problem formation, observations, etc., in relation to these perspectives.

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, Practical Knowledge, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Garman, Noreen, "The Closed and Open Contract: Two Irreconcilable Structures in the Curriculum," WCCI Forum, IV(December, 1990), 176-182.*, Noreen Garman

Annotation: Contrasts two structural types of educational experience: the open and closed contract types.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Tuckman, Bruce W., "A Proposal for Improving the Quality of Published Educational Research," Educational Researcher , 19(December, 1990), 22-24., Bruce W. Tuckman

Annotation: Provides a scheme for rating the quality of research manuscripts before publication.

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Who Is the Curriculum Customer?" pp. 103-107 in Tim Everton, Peter Mayne, and Steve White, Effective Learning: Into a New ERA . London: Jessica Kingsley; Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis, 1990. *, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Describes curriculum in terms of a "marketplace" metaphor as a basis for thinking about accountability.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Short, Edmund C., "Challenging the Trivialization of Curriculum through Research," pp. 199-210 in James T. Sears and J. Dan Marshall, eds., Teaching and Thinking about Curriculum: Critical Inquires . New York: Teachers College Press, 1990.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Describes evidence of curriculum trivialization and gives process used in graduate classes to help students confront trivialization through studying reseach reports.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Donmoyer, Robert, "Generalizability and the Single Case Study," pp. 175-200 in Elliot W. Eisner and Alan Peskin, eds., Qualitative Research in Education: The Debate Continues. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990.*, Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Explores the meaning of generalizability in social science research and in qualitative case studies.

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

Sanger, Jack, "Awakening a Scream of Consciousness: The Critical Group in Action Research," Theory Into Practice, 29(Summer, 1990), 174-178., Jack Sanger

Annotation: Presents an example of action research by a group working on grading at CARE in East Anglia.

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