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Citations from 1988

Giroux, Henry A., and Roger Simon, "Curriculum Study and Cultural Politics," pp. 129-142 in Henry A. Giroux, ed., Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988., Henry A. Giroux and Roger Simon

Annotation: Argues for a new approach to curriculum study based on critical and political perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Dewey, John, "The Psychological Aspect of the School Curriculum," pp. 129-138 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988. (Originally in Education Review, 14(April, 1897), 356-369.), John Dewey

Annotation: Places the experience of the child central in deciding the material of instruction.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "Aesthetics and the Curriculum," pp. 332-342 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses . Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Makes the case for aesthetics in the curriculum.

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

Beyer, Landon E., "Schooling for the Culture of Democracy," pp. 219-238 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities . Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Examines the role of schools in a democracy, moral discourse, and changing views of democracy; discusses ways critical inquiry in curriculum has dominated the study of various inequalities in schools.

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

Citations from 1987

Kyle, Diane Wells, and Ric A. Hovda, "Action Research: Comments on Current Trends and Future Possibilities," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 170-175., Diane Wells Kyle and Ric A. Hovda

Annotation: Comments on issues raised by authors in this special theme issue of Peabody Journal of 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

McKernan, Jim, "Action Research and Curriculum Development," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 6-19., Jim McKernan

Annotation: Reviews the history of action research in curriculum development.

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

McDiarmid, Garnet, "Poles Apart: A Rejoinder to Pinar and to Holmes," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 77-81.*, Garnet McDiarmid

Annotation: Responds to criticism of his earlier article.

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 and Politics, Curriculum History

Pinar, William F., "Comments on McDiarmid's 'Conceptual-Empirical Theory of Curriculum," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 73-76.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Provides criticisms and suggested modifications of McDiarmid's article in the same issue of Interchange.

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

Holmes, Mark, "Less Power for Educators: Response to McDiarmid," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 68-73.*, Mark Holmes

Annotation: Responds to McDiarmid's proposals in same issue of Interchange regarding his conceptions of the politics of curriculum.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Liberal Arts, Public Philosophy, and the Politics of Civic Courage," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Fall, 1987), 331-335., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Suggests developing a critical pedagogy that takes seriously the notion of democratic public philosophy.

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: Citizenship Education, Democratic Education

McDiarmid, Garnet, "The Development of a Conceptual Empirical Theory of Curriculum," Interchange, 18(Fall, 1987), 38-62.*, Garnet McDiarmid

Annotation: Proposes constituent elements of curriculum phenomena and their relationships and describes the development of socio-political hypothesis that could be tested.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics

Oberg, Antoinette, "Using Construct Theory as a Basis for Research into Teacher Professional Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(January-February, 1987), 55-65.*, Antoinette Oberg

Annotation: Reports a case study of one teacher's thinking about her classroom practices; employs Kelly's construct theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, In-service Teacher Development

McLeod, John, "Curriculum as Anthropology," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 17-21., John McLeod

Annotation: Discusses using metaphors as a way of conceptualizing curriculum; shows how curriculum action and curriculum description (as in anthropological research) can provide useful images.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Carson, Terrance R., "Teaching as Curriculum Scholarship: Honoring Professor Ted Tetsuo Aoki," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(Fall, 1987), 7-10., Terrance R. Carson

Annotation: Describes at his retirement Aoki's approach to teaching as seen by his students and others in essays that follow.

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

Potter, Jonathan, and Margaret Wetherell, Discourse and Social Psychology: Beyond Attitudes and Behavior. London: Sage, 1987., Jonathan Potter and Margaret Wetherell

Annotation: Presents a multi-faceted discussion of discourse analysis as a research technique.

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

Portelli, John P., "On Defining Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Summer, 1987), 354-367.*, John P. Portelli

Annotation: Identifies issues in defining the concept of curriculum; reviews leading definitions of curriculum and argues against the effort to offer such definitions; urges clarification of the relationship of curriculum to other educational concepts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Murphy, Joseph, Thomas R. Hull, and Allan Walker, "Academic Drift and Curriculum Debris: Analysis of High School Course-taking Patterns and Its Implications for Local Policy Makers," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(July-August, 1987), 341-360., Joseph Murphy, Thomas R. Hull, and Allan Walker

Annotation: Reports a study of academic vs non-academic course-taking patterns by subject areas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Enrollment Changes-Implications, Secondary School Curriculum

Tanner, Laurel N., and Daniel Tanner, "Environmentalism in American Pedogogy: The Legacy of Lester Ward," Teachers College Record, 88(Summer, 1987), 537-547., Laurel N. Tanner and Daniel Tanner

Annotation: Shows how Ward's ideas influenced Dewey's work; gives Ward's focus on social progress through the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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 Aims and Objectives

Butt, Richard L., and Danielle Raymond, "Arguments for Using Qualitative Approaches in Understanding Teacher Thinking: The Case for Biography," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 1, 1987), 62-93.*, Richard L. Butt and Danielle Raymond

Annotation: Argues for use of biography in studying teaching and curriculum; includes two vignettes.

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

Donmoyer, Robert, "Why Case Studies? Reflections on Hord and Hall's Three Images," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Spring, 1987), 91-102., Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Responds to an article in this issue and argues for using case studies to document unanticipated consequences and to add depth and dimension to theoretical constructs.

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

Hamilton, David, "Curriculum Design: Historical Perspectives on the Art of the State." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC, April, 1987. ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 281 316.*, David Hamilton

Annotation: Traces the history of the ideas of curriculum and of curriculum design; discusses the natural order of knowledge and/or of development of the child as possible alternatives to which curriculum design should conform.

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

Kimpston, Richard D., and Karen B. Rogers, "The Influence of Prior Perspectives, Differences in Participatory Roles, and Degree of Participation on Views about Curriculum Development: A Case Study," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Spring, 1987), 203-220., Richard D. Kimpston and Karen B. Rogers

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' views of curriculum planning processes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Teacher Planning

Schmidt, William H., Andrew C. Porter, Robert E. Floden, Donald J. Freeman, and John R. Schwille, "Four Patterns of Teacher Content Decision-Making," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(September-October, 1987), 439-455., William H. Schmidt, Andrew C. Porter, Robert E. Floden, Donald J. Freeman, and John R. Schwille

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' content decision-making across nine factors.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation

Dobson, Russell L., and Judith Dobson, "Curriculum Theorizing," The Educational Forum, 51(Spring, 1987), 275-284.*, Russell L. Dobson and Judith Dobson

Annotation: Anayzes the uses of the expression "curriculum theorizing."

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 Theory Creation and Uses

Spindler, George, and Louise Spindler, eds., Interpretive Ethnography of Education at Home and Abroad . Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1987., George Spindler and Louise Spindler

Annotation: Provides 19 articles on comparative and cross-cultural studies, the methods involved, with examples.

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

Ham, Maryellen C., "Enhancing Supervisory Effectiveness through Collaborative Action Research," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 44-56., Maryellen C. Ham

Annotation: Explains collaborative research methods used in three studies of supervisory effectiveness, with implications.

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, Supervision of Instruction

Tom, Alan, "Disciplined Study of the Problems of Practice: An Alternative to Craft- or Discipline-Based Educational Inquiry," Educational Administration Quarterly, 23(May, 1987), 7-22.*, Alan Tom

Annotation: Proposes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of educational practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Pratt, David, "Curriculum Design as Humanistic Technology," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(March-April, 1987), 149-162.*, David Pratt

Annotation: Distinguishes between the humanistic and technical orientations on curriculum and urges a dialogue between the two.

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

Travers, Robert M. W., "Unresolved Issues in Defining Educational Goals," Educational Theory, 37(Winter, 1987), 29-41., Robert M. W. Travers

Annotation: Analyzes several approaches to defining educational goals and objectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Sullivan, Edmund V., Sergio Martinic, and Horatio Walker, "Critical Interpretation: A Comparison of Two Ethnographies," Phenomenology +Pedagogy, 5(No. 3, 1987), 242-267.*, Edmund V. Sullivan, Sergio Martinic, and Horatio Walker

Annotation: Compares two ethnographies on various methodological and interpretive dimensions.

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

Shulman, Lee S., "Knowledge and Teaching: Foundations of the New Reform," Harvard Educational Review, 57( February , 1987), 1-22., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Sets forth seven categories of the knowledge base for teaching: content knowledge, general pedagogical knowledge, knowledge of curriculum and curriculum materials, pedoagogical content knowledge, knowledge of learners, knowledge of contexts, and knowledge of ends/purposes/values.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teacher Education, Curriculum Implementation, Professionalization in Curriculum, Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Utilization, Teacher Knowledge

Macdonald, James B., and David E. Purpel, "Curriculum and Planning: Visions and Metaphors," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Winter, 1987), 178-192. Reprinted pp. 305-321 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum : An Introduction to the Field. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988.*, James B. Macdonald and David E. Purpel

Annotation: Proposes a platform and a model for curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "A Social Project for Curriculum: Post-Structural Perspectives," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(July-August, 1987), 295-316.*, Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: Critiques a structural view of curriculum from the perspective of a post-structural view and suggests activities that follow from the latter.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Bolin, Frances S., "The Teacher as Curriculum Decision Maker," pp. 92-108 in Frances S. Bolin and Judith McConnell Falk, eds., Teacher Renewal: Professional Issues, Personal Choices . New York: Teachers College Press, 1987.*, Frances S. Bolin

Annotation: Makes a case for teachers to be curriculum decision makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Authority of Teacher

Bartlett, Leo, "Issues in the Construction of an Historical Narrative," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 1-6., Leo Bartlett

Annotation: Describes the methodology used in an historical interpretation of an Australian school and discusses related issues.

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

Foshay, Arthur W., "The Curriculum Matrix," The Educational Forum, 51(Summer, 1987), 341-353.*, Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Posits a curriculum matrix composed of three parts-- substance, purpose, and practice--each with several subparts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

McNeil, Linda, "Talking About Differences, Teaching to Sameness," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(March-April, 1987), 105-122., Linda McNeil

Annotation: Presents a model for examining teachers' views of student differences in classrooms and the way they attend to these differences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Teaching/Learning Process

Richards, Monica, " A Teacher's Action Research Study: The 'Bums' of 8H," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 65-79., Monica Richards

Annotation: Gives a report of low achievers and teachers' motivation strategies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teaching/Learning Process

Oja, Sharon Nodie, and Gerald J. Pine, "Collaborative Action Research: Teacher's Stages of Development and School Contexts," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 96-115., Sharon Nodie Oja and Gerald J. Pine

Annotation: Describes the work of a project (Action Research on Change in Schools), the third of a series ofn NIE sponsored research on collaborative 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

Oberg, Antoinette, and Gail McCutcheon, "Teachers' Experience Doing Action Research," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 116-127., Antoinette Oberg and Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' experience doing 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

Holly, Peter, "Action Research: Cul-de-sac or Turnpike?" Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 71-100., Peter Holly

Annotation: Reviews the potential uses of action research as addressed in the literature of this mode of research.

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

Koffler, Stephen L., "Assessing the Impact of a State's Decision to Move from Minimum Competency Testing toward Higher Level Testing for Graduation," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 9(Winter, 1987), 325-336., Stephen L. Koffler

Annotation: Provides a New Jersey case study on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment

Winter, Richard, Action-Research and the Nature of Social Inquiry: Professional Innovation and Education Work . London: Avebury, Gower, Aldershot, 1987., Richard Winter

Annotation: Deals with the lack of coherent theoretical rationale for action research; proposes two analytic principles (dialectical and reflexive) in a critical perspective.

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

Gitlin, Andrew, and Stanley Goldstein, "A Dialogical Approach to Understanding: Horizontal Evaluation," Educational Theory, 37(Winter, 1987), 17-27.*, Andrew Gitlin and Stanley Goldstein

Annotation: Describes a method for understanding teachers' discourse that interprets current practice in terms of past events.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Discourse Analysis, Teacher Evaluation, Knowledge Generation

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Knowledge and Interest in Curriculum Studies," pp. 335-354 in Thomas S. Popkewitz, ed., Critical Studies in Teacher Education: Its Folklore, Theory, and Practice . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1987.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Critiques curriculum from perspective of preferred institutional knowledge and social and cultural interests.

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: Ideology and School Knowledge

Firestone, William A., "Meaning in Method: The Rhetoric of Quantitative and Qualitative Research," Educational Researcher, 16(October, 1987), 16-21.*, William A. Firestone

Annotation: Compares two studies of the effect of leadership on organizational outcomes on selected variables of the research methods used.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
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

Jacob, Evelyn, "Qualitative Research Traditions: A Review," Review of Educational Research, 57(Spring, 1987), 1-50.*, Evelyn Jacob

Annotation: Reviews and compares in detail five qualitative research traditions--ecological psychology, holistic ethnography, cognitive anthropology, ethnography of communication, and symbolic interactionism. Related articles appear in 58(Summer,1988),231-250; in 59(Summer, 1989), 229-235; and in Educational Researcher, 17(January-February, 1988), 16-24.

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

Walker, J. C., "Democracy and Pragmatism in Curriculum Development," Educational Philosophy and Theory, 19(No. 2, 1987), 1--10.*, J. C. Walker

Annotation: Discusses power (centralized bureaucratic, demarchy, pragmatic democratic) in relation to curriculum development and shows why he favors the second form of decision making in curriculum.

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

Kyle, Diane Wells, and Ric A. Hovda, "Teachers as Action Researchers: A Discussion of Developmental, Organizational, and Policy Issues," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 80-95., Diane Wells Kyle and Ric A. Hovda

Annotation: Describes a teachers' study group in action and how they carried out their research.

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

Chism, Nancy, Donald Sanders, and Connie Zitlow, "Observations on a Faculty Development Program Based on Practice-Centered Inquiry," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 1-23., Nancy Chism, Donald Sanders, and Connie Zitlow

Annotation: Reports an action research study of a faculty development program in higher education departments.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Higher Education Curriculum, In-service Teacher Development

Woods, Peter, "Life Histories and Teacher Knowledge," pp. 121-135 in John Smyth, ed., Educating Teachers: Changing the Nature of Pedagogical Knowledge. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1987.*, Peter Woods

Annotation: Discusses life histories of teachers as a mode of contrasting self-knowledge by teachers; pleads the case for employing ethnographic studies of teachers' life histories to understand how teachers construct their pedagogical knowledge.

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

Brady, Laurie, "How the Saber-Tooth Curriculum Was Actually Developed," Clearing House, 61(October, 1987), 63-65.*, Laurie Brady

Annotation: A parody of Harold Benjamin's fable.

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

Yinger, Robert J., "Learning the Language of Practice," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Fall, 1987), 293-318.*, Robert J. Yinger

Annotation: Describes a study of teachers' learning to teach, analyzes various dimensions of the process in light of related research, and calls for development of a pattern language with which to think and talk about teaching practice.

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

Miedema, Siebren, "The Theory-Practice Relation in Critical Pedagogy," Phenomenology + Pedagogy, 5(No. 3, 1987), 221-229.*, Siebren Miedema

Annotation: Discusses action research as a method of cooperation between critical theoreticians and practitioners; gives an example in a German elementary school.

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

Barrow, Robin, "Skill Talk," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 21(No. 2, 1987), 187-195.*, Robin Barrow

Annotation: Analyzes the term "skill" and its various uses in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Goodson, Ivor, "On Understanding Curriculum: The Alienation of Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(October, 1987), 41-47.*, Ivor Goodson

Annotation: Addresses the discontinuity between curriculum theory and curriculum practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Musgrave, Peter W., "Curricular Research and Development," pp. 90-114 in John P. Keenes, ed., Australian Education: Review of Recent Research . Sydney, Australia: Allen and Unwin, 1987.*, Peter W. Musgrave

Annotation: Reviews the state of research and development in Australia in a number of domains.

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

Brady, Laurie, "The Relationship Between Models and Methods in School Based Curriculum Development," Curriculum Perspectives, 7(May, 1987), 47-52., Laurie Brady

Annotation: Reports a multiple regression study related to math curriculum in Australia which examined the relation between an objectives model and an interaction model and curriculum planning methods.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Mathematics, Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Frymier, Jack, "A Study of Children's Interests in Words," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Winter, 1987), 128-151., Jack Frymier

Annotation: Reports a study of the Macmillan spelling series and children's interests in words.

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

Smulyan, Lisa, "Collaborative Action Research: A Critical Analysis," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 57-70., Lisa Smulyan

Annotation: Discusses the processes involved in collaborative action research and shows what problems may occur in contributing to theory, practice, and staff development.

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

Grundy, Shirley, Curriculum: Product or Praxis? Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1987., Shirley Grundy

Annotation: Examines curriculum as praxis and critical practice in relation to teachers' work.

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

Hannay, Lynne M., "Action Research: A Natural for the Curriculum Process," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 24-43., Lynne M. Hannay

Annotation: Describes three action research studies on the curriculum process.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Citizenship, Public Philosophy, and the Struggle for Democracy," Educational Theory, 37(Spring, 1987), 103-120., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Discusses reclaiming the legacy of a crtical theory of citizenship for democracy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Citizenship Education, Democratic Education, Curriculum and Politics

Dobson, Russell L., Judith E. Dobson, and J. Randall Koetting, "Looking at, Talking About, and Living with Children," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 2, 1987), 111-125., Russell L. Dobson, Judith E. Dobson, and J. Randall Koetting

Annotation: Explores the uses of aesthetic and ethical language in studies of children.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism,Moral Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Elementary School Curriculum

Aoki, Ted T. "Toward Understanding 'Computer Application,' "Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 2, 1987), 61-71. Reprinted pp. 151-158 in Willliam F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005., Ted T. Aoki

Annotation: Discusses computer as technology (after Heidegger), computer as technical reproduction, and computer as a hermenuetic problem.

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

Short, Edmund C., "Curriculum Decision Making in Teacher Education: Policies, Program Development, and Design," Journal of Teacher Education , 38 (July- August, 1987), 2-12.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Specifies steps in policy making and curriculum development in teacher education; sets forth design criteria; and discusses role of unifying themes.

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

Fay, Brian, Critical Social Science: Liberation and Its Limits . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1987., Brian Fay

Annotation: Provides a thorough-going primer on critical social science including its politics.

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, Curriculum and Politics

Weade, Regina, "Curriculum 'n' Instruction: The Construction of Meaning," Theory Into Practice, 26(Winter, 1987), 15-25., Regina Weade

Annotation: Raises the desirability of linking curriculum and instruction as a way of reflecting on what occurs in classrooms, with illustrations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kliebard, Herbert M., "A Century of Growing Antagonism in High School- College Relations," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 3(Fall, 1987), 61-70. Reprinted with modifications, pp. 50-60 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Changing Course: American Curriculum Reform in the 20th Century. New York: Teachers College Press, 2002., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Sets forth the occurence of battles between high schools and colleges from 1890s to mid-twentieth century.

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

Kridel, Craig, and Laurel N. Tanner, "The Uncompleted Past: The Society for the Study of Curriculum History Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary," The Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 3(Fall, 1987), 71-74., Craig Kridel and Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Gives a brief review of history of the SSCH.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History

Labaree, David F., "Politics, Markets, and the Compromised Curriculum," Harvard Educational Review, 57(November, 1987), 483-494., David F. Labaree

Annotation: Reviews two 1986 books on curriculum history by Kliebard and by Franklin.

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 and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Lawhead, Victor, "Harold Alberty, Master Teacher: A Retrospective View," Teaching Education, 1(Autumn, 1987), 68-76., Victor Lawhead

Annotation: Describes Alberty and his career from the point of view of a former student.

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

Tyler, Ralph W., "Charles Hubbard Judd: As I Came to Know Him," Teaching Education, 1(February, 1987), 19-24., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Gives a personal view of Judd by this student of Judd.

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

Huberman, Michael, "Steps Toward an Integrated Model of Research Utilization," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8(June, 1987), 586-611., Michael Huberman

Annotation: Sets forth a proposed model of the utilization of research knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Landsbergen, David, and Barry Bozeman, "Credibility Logic and Policy Analysis," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8(June, 1987), 625-648., David Landsbergen and Barry Bozeman

Annotation: Discusses issues of credibility and methodology in policy analysis research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Knowledge Generation

Assor, Ari, and David Gordon, "The Implicit Learning Theory of Hidden-Curriculum Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(July-August, 1987), 329-339., Ari Assor and David Gordon

Annotation: Explains the effects of learning theory on our view of the hidden curriculum.

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

Sabatier, Paul A., "Knowledge, Policy-Oriented Learning, and Policy Change," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8(June, 1987), 649-692., Paul A. Sabatier

Annotation: Explores the dimensions of policy-making and change.

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

Foshay, Arthur W., "Hollis Leland Caswell: An Appreciation," Teaching Education, 1(February, 1987), 76-79., Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Gives a tribute to Caswell by a former student and colleague.

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

Richardson-Koehler, Virginia, "What Happens to Research on the Way to Practice?" Theory Into Practice, 26(Winter, 1987), 38-43., Virginia Richardson-Koehler

Annotation: Discusses the dilemmas resulting from attempts to use research in practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, 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 Utilization

Marsh, Colin J., "Curriculum Theorizing in Australia," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 2, 1987), 7-29., Colin J. Marsh

Annotation: Identifies Australian curriculum theorists and the books published from 1919 to 1981.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum

Oberg, Antoinette, and Gail McCutcheon, "Teachers' Experience Doing Action Research," Peabody Journal of Education, (Winter, 1987), 116-127.*, Antoinette Oberg and Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Reports on ways teachers said they did action research projects and the problems and payoffs encountered; presents implications for teaching 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

Strauss, Anselm L., Qualitative Analysis for Social Scientists . New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987., Anselm L. Strauss

Annotation: Describes how to develop theory through several forms of analysis of qualitative data.

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

Barone, Thomas E., "Research Out of the Shadows: A Reply to Rist," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Winter, 1987), 453-463., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Responds to a critic of his article (pp.421-446) that appears just prior to this response.

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

Hultgren, Francine H., "The Student Teacher as Person: Reflections on Pedagogy and Being," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 5(No. 1, 1987), 35-50., Francine H. Hultgren

Annotation: Reports a phenomenological study of what it means to be a student teacher.

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: Conceptions of Teaching, Teacher Education

Grumet, Madeleine R., "The Politics of Personal Knowledge," Curriuclum Inquiry, 17(Fall, 1987), 319-329., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Describes experience in doing narrative inquiry and autobiography.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum and Politics

Silberstein, Moshe, and Miriam Ben-Peretz, "The Concept of Teacher Autonomy in Curriculum Materials: An Operative Interpretation," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 3(Fall, 1987), 29-44., Moshe Silberstein and Miriam Ben-Peretz

Annotation: Analyzes six subject area curricula in Israel for trends in teacher implementation and autonomy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation

Farrell, Joseph P., "Cultural Differences and Curriculum Inquiry," Curriculum Inquiry, 17 (Spring, 1987), 1-8., Joseph P. Farrell

Annotation: Explores issues in studying cultural differences as an introduction to the articles in this issue of the journal.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Multiethnic Adaptation

Beyer, Landon E., "Art and Society: Toward New Directions in Aesthetic Education," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 7(No. 2, 1987), 72-98., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Outlines an alternative conception of curriculum theory and development in the arts based on the view that cultural production and social action must be a significant part of education.

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

Shaw, Ken, "Curriculum, Management, and the Improvement of Education: Forging a Practical Alliance," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(May-June, 1987), 203-217.*, Ken Shaw

Annotation: Explores the relation between curriculum studies and management studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Giaconia, R. M., and L. V. Hedges, "Synthesizing Research Evidence," pp. 124-142 in Michael J. Dunkel, ed., International Encyclopedia of Teaching and Teacher Education. New York: Pergamon, 1987., R. M. Giaconia and L. V. Hedges

Annotation: Provides a review of the process of synthesizing research evidence.

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

Clandinin, D. Jean, and F. Michael Connelly, "Inquiry into Schooling: Diverse Perspectives," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2(Summer, 1987), 295-313., D. Jean Clandinin and F. Michael Connelly

Annotation: Describes six inquiry perspectives (analytic, portrait, intentional, structural, societal, narrative).

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

Phillips, D. C., Philosophy, Science, and Social Inquiry: Contemporary Methodological Controversies in Social Science and Related Applied Fields of Research. New York: Pergamon, 1987., D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Reviews general methodological controversies in the social sciences and critiques several branches of educational research, including "structure of knowledge," cognitive structures of learning, and issues in developmental psychology in the context of education.

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

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "The Formation of School Subjects and the Political Context of Schooling," pp. 1-14 in Thomas S. Popkewitz, ed., The Formation of the School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1987.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Introduces the history of the creation of school subjects and the social and ideological pressures on this process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Nelson, John S., "Seven Rhetorics of Inquiry," pp. 407-434 in John S. Nelson, Allan Megill, and Donald N. McCloskey, eds., The Rhetorics of the Human Sciences: Language and Argument in Scholarship and Public Affairs. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987., John S. Nelson

Annotation: Discusses the rhetorics (rather than the logics) of inquiry in postmodern epistemology: poetics, tropics, topics, dialectics, hermeneutics, ethics, and politics.

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

Luke, Allan, "Making Dick and Jane: Historical Genesis of the Modern Basal Reader," Teachers College Record, 89(Fall, 1987), 91-116.*, Allan Luke

Annotation: Traces history of basal readers of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

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

Schubert, William H., "Educationally Recovering Dewey in Curriculum," Current Issues in Education, 7(Fall, 1987), 1-32.*, William H. Schubert

Annotation: Reviews Dewey's contributions to curriculum theory, development, design, implementation, evaluation, change, and inquiry.

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, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Wallace, Mike, "A Historical Review of Action Research: Some Implications for the Education of Teachers in their Managerial Role," Journal of Education for Teaching, 13(No. 2, 1987), 97-115.*, Mike Wallace

Annotation: Reviews the historical development of action research and its use.

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: Knowledge Generation, Classroom Observation & Research

Barone, Thomas E., "On Equality, Visibility, and the Fine Arts Program in a Black Elementary School," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Winter, 1987), 421-446., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Presents an educational criticism of an elementary arts program.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education, Elementary School Curriculum

Popkewitz, Thomas S., ed., The Formation of the School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1987., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Presents 11 chapters showing the ideological dimensions of the content of various subjects in the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge

Sixsmith, Judith, and Andrew J. Sixsmith, "Empirical Phenomenology: Principles and Method," Quality and Quantity, 21(1987), 313-333.*, Judith Sixsmith and Andrew J. Sixsmith

Annotation: Gives the principles of phenomenological method and describes the use of Multiple Sorting Task (MST) approach and Multidimensional Scalogram Analysis (MSA) in analyzing phenomenological data.

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