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Citations from 1987

Tesch, Renata, "Emerging Themes: The Researchers' Experience," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 5(No. 3, 1987), 230-241.*, Renata Tesch

Annotation: Discusses the identification of themes and patterns in 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

Sirotnik, Kenneth A. "Evaluation in the Ecology of Schooling: The Process of School Renewal," pp. 41-62 in John I. Goodlad, ed., The Ecology of School Renewal , Eighty-sixth NSSE Yearbook, Part I. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1987.*, Kenneth A. Sirotnik

Annotation: Conceptualizes a process of critical evaluative inquiry that is suitable for school renewal projects.

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

Holzner, Burkart, William N. Dunn, and Muhammad Shahidullah, "An Accounting Scheme for Designing Science Impact Indicators," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 9(December, 1987), 173-204., Burkart Holzner, William N. Dunn, and Muhammad Shahidullah

Annotation: Presents a process for designing science impact indicators.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Science

Hord, Shirley M., and Gene E. Hall, "Three Images: What Principals Do in Curriculum Implementation," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Spring, 1987), 55-89., Shirley M. Hord and Gene E. Hall

Annotation: Reports a study of what principals do to bring about curriculum implementation and school improvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Donmoyer, Robert, "Beyond Thorndike/ Beyond Melodrama," Curriculum Inquiry, 17(Winter, 1987), 353-363., Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Discusses alternative conceptions of educational research; introduces articles in this issue of Curriculum Inquiry.

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

Nixon, Jon, "The Teacher as Researcher: Contradictions and Continuities," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 20-32., Jon Nixon

Annotation: Examines several problems associated with the process of 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

Awbrey, Maureen Jessen, "A Teacher's Action Research Study of Writing in the Kindergarten: Accepting the Natural Expression of Children," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Winter, 1987), 33-64., Maureen Jessen Awbrey

Annotation: Gives an example of action research on the topic.

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, Teaching/Learning Process, Early Childhood Curriculum

Kemmis, Stephen, and Giovanna Di Chiro, "Emerging and Evolving Issues of Action Research Praxis: An Australian Perspective," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 101-130., Stephen Kemmis and Giovanna Di Chiro

Annotation: Discusses issues in action research in Australia where leading critical inquiry has evolved.

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

Ross, Dorene D., "Action Research for Preservice Teachers: A Description of Why and How," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 131-150., Dorene D. Ross

Annotation: Reviews the literature on the topic and on guidelines for action research in preservice 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

Whitford, Betty Lou, Phillip C. Schlechty, and Linda G. Shelor, "Sustaining Action Research through Collaboration: Inquires for Invention," Peabody Journal of Education, 64(Spring, 1987), 151-169., Betty Lou Whitford, Phillip C. Schlechty, and Linda G. Shelor

Annotation: Discusses the need for cultural change in schools through collaborative action research.

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

Citations from 1986

Beattie, Catherine, "Judging the Worth of Curriculum Materials: A Preview Approach," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July-September, 1986), 299-309.*, Catherine Beattie

Annotation: Formulates criteria for judging the potential worth of curriculum materials and applies them to 3 multi-media kits.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Comparative Curriculum

Elliott, David L., Kathleen Carter Nagel, and Arthur Woodward, "Scientific Illiteracy in Elementary Science Textbook Programmes," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 19(January-March, 1986), 73-76.*, David L. Elliott, Kathleen Carter Nagel, and Arthur Woodward

Annotation: Reports findings of a content analysis of ten elementary school science textbook series (1984-86) regarding their promotion of scientific literacy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Textbooks, Science, Elementary School Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., Teachers and Texts: A Political Economy of Class and Gender Relations in Education . New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Contains eight critical essays on the work of teachers, textbook publishing, current reform proposals, and democracy in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Textbooks, Conceptions of Teaching

Apple, Michael W., and Lois Weis, "Seeing Education Relationally: The Stratification of Culture and People in the Sociology of School Knowledge," Journal of Education (Boston University), 168(No. 1, 1986), 2-34., Michael W. Apple and Lois Weis

Annotation: Gives an extended analysis of the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

Martin, David S., Philip S. Saif, and Linda Thiel, "Curriculum Development: Who Is Involved and How?" Educational Leadership, 44(December 1986-January 1987), 40-48.*, David S. Martin, Philip S. Saif, and Linda Thiel

Annotation: Reports the results of a survey of curriculum administrators to discover to what extent high level involement in curriculum development is carried out in U. S. public schools; the questionnaire used is included.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation

Schilling, Marie, "Knowledge and Liberal Education: A Critique of Paul Hirst," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(January-March, 1986), 1-16., Marie Schilling

Annotation: Provides a critique of Hirst's Knowledge and the Curriculum (1974) and argues against an epistemic base for liberal education and in favor of a virtue-oriented liberal education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education

Diorio, Joseph A., "Rights, Equality, and the Ethics of School Policy," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Summer, 1986), 148-178., Joseph A. Diorio

Annotation: Sets forth distinctions among rights, equality, and ethics of school policy and examines the justification for each.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Kimpston, Richard D., and Karen B. Rogers, "A Framework for Curriculum Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Winter, 1986), 463-474.*, Richard D. Kimpston and Karen B. Rogers

Annotation: Gives a framework for curriculum research on design, development, implementation, and evaluation that includes presage, context, process, and outcome variables.

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

Doll, William E. Jr., "Prigogine: A New Sense of Order, A New Curriculum," Theory into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 10-16., William E. Doll Jr.

Annotation: Contrasts the measured curriculum (based on assumptions similar to Newtonian physics) with a transformative curriculum (based on notions of order, chaos, and change like that set forth by Prigogine and Stengers).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Oakes, Jeannie, "Keeping Track, Part I: The Policy and Practice of Curriculum Inequality," Phi Delta Kappan, 68 (September, 1986), 12-17., Jeannie Oakes

Annotation: Reviews arguments regarding tracking based on research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Ideology and School Knowledge

Brady, Laurie, "Models for Curriculum Development," Curriculum and Teaching, l(Nos. 1 & 2, l986), 25-32.*, Laurie Brady

Annotation: Reviews models for curriculum development and reports an Australian study of teacher preferences for two alternative models.

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

King, Nancy R., "Recontextualizing the Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 25 (Winter, 1986), 36-40., Nancy R. King

Annotation: Discusses curriculum as an event and as situated; draws implications for curriculum developers and researchers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., "The Politics of Teachers and Texts," pp. 3-28 in Michael W. Apple, Teachers and Texts. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Explains the research approach informing the author's study of teachers and texts; focuses on class, race, gender.

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

Erickson, Frederick, "Qualitative Methods in Research on Teaching," pp. 119-161 in Merlin C. Wittrock, ed., Handbook of Research on Teaching, Third Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1986.*, Frederick Erickson

Annotation: Reviews all facets of qualitative research methods, data collection and analysis, and interpretation in relation to research on teaching.

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

Riegle, Rodney P., Dent M. Rhodes, and Thomas W. Nelson, The Language and Logic of Educational Policy . Lexington, MA: Ginn, 1986., Rodney P. Riegle, Dent M. Rhodes, and Thomas W. Nelson

Annotation: Analyzes words, statements, arguments, issues in educational policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Stake, Robert E., "An Evolutionary View of Educational Improvement," pp. 89-102 in Ernest House, ed., New Directions in Educational Evaluation . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1986.*, Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Conceptualizes a view of evaluation and educational improvement that honors naturalistic generalizations formed from the experiencing done by practitioners.

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

McTaggart, Robin, and Michael Garbutcheon Singh, "New Directions in Action Research," Curriculum Perspectives, 6(October, 1986), 42-46., Robin McTaggart and Michael Garbutcheon Singh

Annotation: Discusses critical methods in action research.

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

Tyler, Ralph W., "Changing Concepts of Educational Evaluation," Special Monograph Issue, International Journal of Educational Research, 10(No. 1, 1986), 1-113., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Capsulizes basic knowledge about doing educational evaluation in a comprehensive monograph.

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

Aoki, Ted T., "Signs of Vitality in Curriculum Scholarship," CSSE News, 13(January, 1986), 2-5., Ted T. Aoki

Annotation: Gives remarks made May 28, 1985, at CACS/CSSE Conference, Montreal, upon receipt of CACS's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Canadian Curriculum Theory and Practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
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

McNeil, Linda M., Contradictory Control: School Structure and School Knowledge . New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986., Linda M. McNeil

Annotation: Examines four high schools to discover ways management controls are exerted to achieve 'quality' and illustrates the resulting contradictions.

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

Jozefzoon, Eddy O. I., ed., Coordinating Curriculum Policy and Practice: An AERA Symposium . Enschede, Netherlands: SLO (National Institute for Curriculum Development), 1986., Eddy O. I. Jozefzoon

Annotation: Describes the Dutch National Institute for Curriculum Development and its work.

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: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., What High Schools Are Like: Views from Inside (A Report on Stanford-in-the-Schools Project: Curriculum Panel Report) . Stanford, CA: School of Education, Stanford University, 1986., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Reports a study of curriculum in the Stanford-in-the-Schools Project.

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: Secondary School Curriculum

Van Lohuizen, and C. W. Wali, "Knowledge Management and Policy-Making," Knowlege: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8(September, 1986), 12-38., Lohuizen Van and C. W. Wali

Annotation: Discusses policy making and the role knowledge plays in it.

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

Frymier, Jack, "Legislating Centralization," Phi Delta Kappan, 67(May, 1986), 646-648., Jack Frymier

Annotation: Argues that the detailed curriculum specifications set forth in Texas by the legislature are dangerous.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Local Control of Schooling, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum Development Strategies

Earls, Neal, "Naturalistic Inquiry: Interactive Research and the Insider-Outsider Perspective," Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 6(October, 1986), entire issue., Neal Earls

Annotation: Sets forth processes and perspectives on doing naturalistic inquiry together with examples in physical education.

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

Ryan, Kevin, "The New Moral Education," Phi Delta Kappan, 68(November, 1986), 228-233.*, Kevin Ryan

Annotation: Shows how moral education has changed from the 1940s to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Values in the Classroom, Curriculum as Environment, Hidden Curriculum

Franklin, Barry M., "Building an Efficient Community: The Origins of the Idea of Social Control in Curriuclum Thought," pp. 83-118 in his Building the American Community: The School Curriculum and the Search for Social Control . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1986., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Describes the role of Finney, Bobbitt, and Charters in the social efficiency movement in curriculum.

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, Social Efficiency/Control

Lather, Patti, "Research as Praxis," Harvard Educational Review, 56(August, 1986), 257-277.*, Patti Lather

Annotation: Describes research approaches designed to critique and act on educational problems from a critical emancipatory perspective.

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

Toohey, Kellen, "Minority Education Failure: Is Dialect a Factor?" Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Summer, 1986), 127-145., Kellen Toohey

Annotation: Summarizes the literature on the topic; concludes that differences in ways language is used in school and in minority communities outside school deserves further investigation; suggests teachers do their own inquiries into these matters.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multiethnic Adaptation, English

Lazerson, Marvin, Judith Block McLaughlin, and Bruce McPherson, "New Curriculum, Old Issues," Teachers College Record, 86(Winter, 1984), 300-319.*, Marvin Lazerson, Judith Block McLaughlin, and Bruce McPherson

Annotation: Reviews history of SMSG, MACOS, and other reforms of the 1950s and 1960s.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Bestor Agonistes," Educational Studies, 17(Winter, 1986), 542-549.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Reviews 1985 reissue of Arthur Bestor's Educational Wastelands.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Carr, Wilfred, and Stephen Kemmis, "A Critical Approach to Theory and Practice," pp. 129-154 in Wilfred Carr and Stephen Kemmis, eds., Becoming Critical: Knowing through Action Research , Revised ed. Geelong, Victoria: Deakin University Press, 1986.*, Wilfred Carr and Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Traces the origins of critical theory in Habermas and offers some criticism in the context of action research.

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

Carson, Terrance R., "Curriculum Implementation as a Problem of Human Action," pp. 117-27 in Ted Aoki, Kenneth Jacknicke and Douglas Franks, eds., Understanding Curriculum as Lived: Curriculum Canada VII . Vancouver, BC: Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia, 1986.*, Terrance R. Carson

Annotation: Reports the meaning of curriculum implementation as understood by teachers.

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

Bashaw, Carolyn Terry, "Ella Flagg Young and Her Relationhsip to the Cult of Efficiency," Educational Theory, 36(Fall, 1986), 363-373., Carolyn Terry Bashaw

Annotation: Traces the work of Young as superintendent of Chicago's schools and president of the National Education Association.

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: Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum History

Gideonse, Hendrik D., "Blackwell's Commentaries, Engineering's Handbooks, and Merck's Manuals: What Would a Teacher's Equivalent Be?" Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 8(Fall, 1986), 316-323., Hendrik D. Gideonse

Annotation: Discusses the need for and use of practitioner-oriented handbooks in each curriculum subject area, their contents, and issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Practical Knowledge

Atkins, Elaine, "The Deliberative Process: An Analysis From Three Perspectives," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1 (Summer, 1986), 265-293.*, Elaine Atkins

Annotation: Gives a case study of curriculum decision making by the English faculty in the Community College of Philadelphia; the analysis of the deliberation is done in terms of three different frameworks.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Higher Education Curriculum

Vallance, Elizabeth, "A Second Look at Conflicting Conceptions of Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 24-30., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Reviews and critiques the 1973 categories of curriculum conceptions (Eisner and Vallance, 1973) and adds two new conceptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Williams, David D., "Naturalistic Evaluation: Potential Conflicts Between Evaluation Standards and Criteria for Conducting Naturalistic Inquiry," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 8(Spring, 1986), 87-99., David D. Williams

Annotation: Discusses standards for judging evaluations, criteria for judging naturalistic inquiry, and the conflicts between these.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Program Audit/Evaluation

Smith, John K., and Lous Heshusius, "Closing Down the Conversation: The End of the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate Among Educational Inquirers," Educational Researcher, 15(January, 1986), 4-12., John K. Smith and Lous Heshusius

Annotation: Discusses the value of qualitative educational research.

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, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Beattie, Catherine, "The Case for Teacher Directed Curriculum Evaluation," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 56-73., Catherine Beattie

Annotation: Reviews the literature on the role of teachers in curriculum evaluation and discusses implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Research

Smith, Louis M., Paul F. Kleine, John J. Pounty, and David C. Dwyer, Educational Innovators: Then and Now. London: Falmer Press, 1986., Louis M. Smith, Paul F. Kleine, John J. Pounty, and David C. Dwyer

Annotation: Reports an ethnographic study of an innovative school which was previously studied in 1971.

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

Beyer, Landon E., "The Reconstruction of Knowledge and Educational Studies," Journal of Education, 168(No. 2, 1986), 113-135.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Traces the epistemological foundations of educational theory and the current reorientation in inquiry in teacher education and curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Palonsky, Stuart B., 900 Shows a Year: A Look at Teaching from the Teacher's Side of the Desk . New York: Random House, 1986., Stuart B. Palonsky

Annotation: Reports classroom examples of teachers' teaching and their perspectives on their teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Classroom Observation & Research

Beyer, Landon E., "The Parameters of Educational Inquiry," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Spring, 1986), 87-114., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Reviews Feinberg's Understanding Education and its multiple perspectives on educational inquiry.

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

Knott, Jack H., "The Multiple and Ambiguous Roles of Professionals in Public Policy-making," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8(September, 1986), 131-153., Jack H. Knott

Annotation: Discusses the topic in terms of knowledge utilization.

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

Van Manen, Max, "We Need to Show How Our Human Science Practice is a Relation of Pedagogy," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 4(No. 3, 1986), 78-93.*, Manen Max Van

Annotation: Shows what pedagogy is not and what it is; calls for pedogogical interpretation of certain phenomena in children.

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

Clark, David L., and Terry A. Astuto, "The Significance and Permanence of Changes in Federal Education Policy," Educational Researcher, 15(October, 1986), 4-13., David L. Clark and Terry A. Astuto

Annotation: Argues that federal educational policy changed significantly during the Reagan administration and will continue along these lines in the future; analyzes curriculum content, character education, and choice.

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

Ben-Peretz, Miriam , and Pinchas Tamir, "What Do Curricular Developers Do?" Curriculum Perspectives, 6(October, 1986), 8-15., Miriam Ben-Peretz and Pinchas Tamir

Annotation: Reports a study of what Israeli curriculum developers in different subject areas do; describes their personal practical knowledge.

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

Perkins, David N., Knowledge as Design. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1986., David N. Perkins

Annotation: Elucidates how knowledge as design (rather than as information) can be understood as a preferred basis for curriculum and schooling.

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

Weber, Sandra J., "The Nature of Interviewing," Phenomenology +Pedagogy, 4(No. 2, 1986), 65-72., Sandra J. Weber

Annotation: Describes keys to appropriate interviewing.

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

Tyler, Ralph W., "What the Curriculum Field Needs to Learn From Its History," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 75-78., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Comments upon what can be learned from curriculum history.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Tyler, Ralph W., "Recollections of Fifty Years of Work in Curriculum," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 70-74. Reprinted pp. 172-177 in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Ralph Tyler gives his personal views about his participation in major curriculum developments of the 20th century.

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

Cooper, Harris M., "Literature-Searching Strategies of Integrative Research Reviewers," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8(December, 1986), 372-383., Harris M. Cooper

Annotation: Covers the strategies for locating studies to be integrated in research reviews.

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

Schubert, William H., Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, and Heidi Ann Schubert, "Familial Theorizing and 'Literature' that Facilitates It," Journal of Thought, 21(Summer, 1986), 61-73., William H. Schubert, Ann Lynn Schubert, and Heidi Ann Schubert

Annotation: Gives a reflection on theorizing by the author, his wife, and daughter.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Literature of Curriculum

Carson, Terrance R., "Closing the Gap Between Research and Practice: Conversation as a Mode of Doing Research," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 4( No. 2, 1986), 73-85., Terrance R. Carson

Annotation: Describes "conversation" as a way of researching experience of the curriculum (with examples).

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

Reid, William, "Curriculum Theory and Curriculum Change: What Can We Learn from History?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(April-June, 1986), 159-166., William Reid

Annotation: Describes curriculum change as activity aimed at resolution of uncertain practical problems; argues for the value of knowing the history of curriculum changes.

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

Goodman, Jesse, "Teaching Preservice Teachers a Critical Approach to Curriculum Design: A Descriptive Account," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Summer, 1986), 179-201., Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Describes a five phase critical approach to curriculum design taught to preservice teachers in a methods course; set in a treatment of the literature and practice of progressive and critical pedagogy; describes the benefits of the course.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Teacher Education, Social Studies

McLaren, Peter, Schooling as a Ritual Performance, 1st Ed. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986. New York: Routledge, 2nd Ed., 1993., Peter McLaren

Annotation: Points up structures of conformity in a Toronto Catholic school; has new foreword in second edition.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Religious & Private Schooling, Comparative Curriculum

Cooley, William, and William Bickel, Decision-Oriented Educational Research, Hingham, MA: Kluwer-Nijoff, 1986., William Cooley and William Bickel

Annotation: Provides an overview of decision-oriented educational research (formative evaluation) in the context of a University of Pittsburgh study; includes 11 case histories.

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

Tomkins, George S., A Common Countenance: Stability and Change in the Canadian Curriculum . Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall Canada Inc.,1986., George S. Tomkins

Annotation: Provides a thorough-going historical account of the curriculum in Canadian schools from 1841-today.

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

Todd, Vivian Edmiston, "Contributions of Ralph W. Tyler to the Curriculum Field," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 61-69., Vivian Edmiston Todd

Annotation: Gives Tyler's contributions to the curriculum field.

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

Wegener, Charles, "Being Practical With Schwab," Curriculum Inquiry, 16 (Summer, 1986), 215-232., Charles Wegener

Annotation: Comments on Schwab's theory of the practical in "The Practical 4", 13(1983).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,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 Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Kirk, David, "Temporal Dimensions of an Innovative Idea: A Case Study of Teacher-Initiated Innovation," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July-September, 1986), 311-330., David Kirk

Annotation: Describes all facets of a teacher-initiated innovation in an Australian school (see related article in JCS, 20 (5).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Planning

Rice, Theodore, and Chandos Rice, "The Eight-Year Study at East High School, Denver, Colorado," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 24-32. Reprinted pp. 204-212 in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., Theodore Rice and Chandos Rice

Annotation: Describes one school's experience in the Eight-Year Study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum History

Brubaker, Dale L., and Gayle Brookbank, "James B. Macdonald: A Bibliography," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Spring, 1986), 215-220., Dale L. Brubaker and Gayle Brookbank

Annotation: Gives a definitive bibliography of Macdonald's writings .

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

Common, Dianne L., "The Practice of Curriculum Fixing and the Governance of Canada's Public Schools," Curriculum Perspectives, 6(October, 1986), 23-26., Dianne L. Common

Annotation: Gives cases of curriculum-fixes in Canadian education and their role in centralizing control of the curriculum.

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: Comparative Curriculum, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Cornbleth, Catherine, "Ritual and Rationality in Teacher Education Reform," Educational Researcher, 15(April, 1986), 5-14., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Examines critically the nature and implications of recent calls for reform in teacher education along five dimensions.

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

Coomer, Donna Leonhard, "Reformulating the Evaluation Process," pp. 163-204 in Kenneth A. Sirotnik, and Jeannie Oakes, eds., Critical Perspectives on the Organization and Improvement of Schooling . Boston: Kluwer/Nijhoff, 1986., Donna Leonhard Coomer

Annotation: Gives an alternative model of evaluation from a critical perspective.

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

Chubin, Daryl, Alan Porter, Frederick Rossini, and Terry Connelly, eds., Interdisciplinary Analysis and Research: Theory and Practice of Problem-Focused Research and Development. Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond, 1986., Daryl Chubin, Alan Porter, Frederick Rossini, and Terry Connelly

Annotation: Presents 34 reprinted articles on the why, who, where, what, and how of interdisciplinary research.

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

Alexander, H. A., "Elliot Eisner's Artistic Model of Education," Religious Education, 81(Winter, 1986), 45-58., H. A. Alexander

Annotation: Reviews Eisner's The Educational Imagination and suggests several crticisms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum

Gibson, Rex, Critical Theory and Education . London: Hodder and Stroughton, 1986., Rex Gibson

Annotation: Provides an overview of the role critical theory can play in edcuational research.

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

Proctor, Nigel, "Matching the School Curriculum and Teacher Education," Journal of Education for Teaching, 12(No. 2, 1986), 141-153., Nigel Proctor

Annotation: Provides charts on aims and designs in DES and HMI papers in England and Wales; discusses teacher education's need to match these.

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

Kennedy, Kerry J., and Gilbert McDonald, "Designing Curriculum Materials for Multicultural Education: Lessons from an Australian Development Project," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Fall, 1986), 312-326., Kerry J. Kennedy and Gilbert McDonald

Annotation: Reports a study of a curriculum materials design project and the issues involved.

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

Rowell, Patricia M., "The Quality of Social Interaction in Curriculum Planning: Observations from a Situational Study," pp. 67-80 in Ted Aoki, Kenneth Jacknicke, and Douglas Franks, eds., Understanding Curriculum As Lived: Curriculum Canada VII. Vancouver, BC: Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia, 1986., Patricia M. Rowell

Annotation: Reports a study of six aspects of social interaction in curriculum planning in a school system including the lived experience of participants.

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

Keiny, Shoshana, and Tzila Weiss, "A Case Study of a School-Based Curriculum Development as a Model for INSET," Journal of Education for Teaching, 12( No. 2, 1986), 155-166., Shoshana Keiny and Tzila Weiss

Annotation: Describes school-based curriculum development strategies used in one setting.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Science

Aoki, Ted, "Interests, Knowledge and Evaluation: Alternative Approaches to Curriculum Evaluation," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 27-44. Reprinted pp. 137-150 in William 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 Aoki

Annotation: Discusses technical, situational interpretive, and critical theoretic evaluation in the context of an evaluation of British Columbia Social Studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Tyler, Ralph W., "The Five Most Significant Curriculum Events in the Twentieth Century," Educational Leadership, 44(December, 1986-January, 1987), 36-38., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Identifies the studies of transfer of Thorndike, Dewey's writing on interest and effort, the 26th Yearbook of NSSE, the work in the 1930s of the Society for Curriculum Study, and the experiments in schools in the 1930s such as the Eight-Year Study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Van Til, William, ed., ASCD in Retrospect. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1986., Til William Van

Annotation: Presents comments by 11 past-presidents of ASCD on the organization's contributions in various domains; all chapters have historical relevance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Gershman, Kathleen, "Articulated Memories: The Relationship Between His Reminiscences and the Curriculum Theory of Alfred North Whitehead," Educational Theory, 36(Spring, 1986), 195-204., Kathleen Gershman

Annotation: Illustrates Whitehead's memories and relates these to his curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Weis, Lois, "Inequality: A Sociological Perspective in Teacher Education," Educational Foundations, 1(Fall, 1986), 41-50.*, Lois Weis

Annotation: Critiques teacher education from the perspective of inequality.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Teacher Education

Sirotnik, Kenneth A., and Jeannie Oakes, "Critical Inquiry for School Renewal: Liberating Theory and Practice," pp. 3-93 in Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Jeannie Oakes, eds., Critical Perspectives on the Organization and Improvement of Schooling . Boston: Kluwer/Nijhoff, 1986.*, Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Jeannie Oakes

Annotation: Traces the origins and educational application of critical inquiry methods.

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

Tanner, Laurel N., "Contributions of the Eight-Year Study," Journal of Thought, 21 (Spring, 1986), 33-35., Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Highlights the value of the Eight-Year Study.

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

Clandinin, D. Jean, Classroom Practice: Teacher Images in Action . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1986., D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' images of classroom practice.

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

Knitter, William, "Aesthetic Experience as a Model for Curricular Thought and Action," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July-September, 1986), 257-266., William Knitter

Annotation: Draws on Dewey and Schwab for an aesthetic model of curriculum thought and action.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum

Strickland, Kate, "Ralph W. Tyler in Retrospect," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 88-90., Kate Strickland

Annotation: Gives a summation of the articles on Tyler in this special issue of the journal.

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

Strickland, Kate, ed., "Ralph W. Tyler: A Special Topic Edition," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 1-118., Kate Strickland

Annotation: Introduces an entire issue of the journal devoted to Tyler.

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

Nolan, James F., "Student's Perceptions of the Ideal College Curriculum and the Real College Curriculum," Higher Education Abstracts, 22(No. 5, 1987), 282-283., James F. Nolan

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' views of teaching as five metaphors.

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

Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Lopez Schubert, "Ralph W. Tyler in Review: An Interview and Antecedent Reflections," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 7-14., William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Schubert

Annotation: Gives an overview of reflections on the work of Tyler in education.

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

DeMartini, Joseph R. and Les B. Whitbeck, "Knowledge Use as Knowledge Creation," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 7(June, 1986), 383-396., Joseph R. DeMartini and Les B. Whitbeck

Annotation: Describes how knowledge was used in situations as a form of knowledge creation.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Survey
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Generation

Marsh, Colin J., "Curriculum Implementation: An Analysis of Australian Research Studies, 1973-83," Curriculum Perspectives, 6(May, 1986), 11-21., Colin J. Marsh

Annotation: Does a review and analysis of a decade of Australian studies on curriculum implementation.

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