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Schubert, William H., and Ann Lynn Schubert, "A Dialogue with Ralph W. Tyler," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 91-118., William H. Schubert and Ann Lynn Schubert

Annotation: Reports on a conversation between the authors and Tyler ranging over a variety of subjects, both personal and professional.

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

Popkewitz, Thomas S., Allan Pitman, and Arlene Barry, "Educational Reform and Its Millenial Quality: The 1980's," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July- September, 1986), 267-283.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz, Allan Pitman, and Arlene Barry

Annotation: Critiques the school reform movement of the l960s and the l980s in relation to various ideologies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics

Tammivaara, Julie, and D. Scott Enright, "But Where is the Hypothesis? A Guide to Reading and Evaluating Ethnographic Studies," Educational Foundations, 1(Fall, 1986), 106-125., Julie Tammivaara and D. Scott Enright

Annotation: Gives guidance on interpeting ethnographic studies in education.

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

Tyler, Ralph W., "Reflecting on the Eight-Year Study," Journal of Thought, 21 (Spring, 1986), 15-23. Reprinted pp. 193-203 in Craig Kridel, ed., Curriculum History . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Tyler gives his personal assessment of the value of the Eight Year Study 1934-1942.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Tyler, Ralph W., "Educational Measurement: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now, Where We Are Going," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 79-87., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Writes about the history of educational measurement and its current prospects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction

Barritt, Loren S., "Human Science and the Human Image," Phenomenology +Pedagogy, 4(No. 3, 1986), 14-21.*, Loren S. Barritt

Annotation: Argues the case for human understanding of human experience through the tradition of human sciences rather than social sciences.

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

Cronbach, Lee, "Tyler's Contribution to Measurement and Evaluation," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 47-52., Lee Cronbach

Annotation: Summarizes Tyler's contributions to the evaluation and measurement fields.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Evaluation of Instruction, Program Audit/Evaluation

Kimpston, Richard D., and Douglas H. Anderson, "The Locus of Curriculum Decision Making and Teachers' Perceptions of their Own Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Curriculum Planning," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Winter, 1986), 100-110., Richard D. Kimpston and Douglas H. Anderson

Annotation: Reports a study on teachers' participation in curriculum planning depending on whether the locus of decision-making is the classroom, the school, or the district.

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

Mirel, Jeffrey E., and David L. Angus, "The Rising Tide of Custodialism: Enrollment Increases and Curriculum Reform in Detroit, 1928-1940," Issues in Education, 4 (Fall, 1986), 101-120., Jeffrey E. Mirel and David L. Angus

Annotation: Reports a study of Detroit's pre-WW-II curriculum reform efforts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Enrollment Changes-Implications, Curriculum History

Hedges, Larry, and Ingram Olkin, "Meta Analysis: A Review and a New View," Educational Researcher, 15(October, 1986), 14-21., Larry Hedges and Ingram Olkin

Annotation: Reviews four books on meta-analysis (Light & Pillemar, 1984; Harris, 1984, Rosenthal, 1984; and Hunter, Schmidt,& Jackson, 1982).

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

Allender, Jerome S., "Educational Research: A Personal and Social Process," Review of Educational Research, 56(Summer, 1986), 173-193.*, Jerome S. Allender

Annotation: Reviews literature sources related to new paradigms of research in education viewed both as a personal and as a social process.

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

Hedges, Larry V., "Issues in Meta-Analysis," pp. 353-398 in Ernst Z. Rothkopf, ed., Review of Research in Education, 13, 1986 . Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association, 1986., Larry V. Hedges

Annotation: Identifies issues in problem formulation, in data collection and evaluation, and in data analysis and interpretation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Wolf, Fredric M., Meta-Analysis: Quantitative Methods for Research Synthesis. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1986.*, Fredric M. Wolf

Annotation: Summarizes methods used in doing meta-analyses of quantitative research studies, cites illustrative studies, and sets forth criticisms of these methods.

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

Marsh, Colin, "Curriculum Theorizing," pp. 215-239 in his Curriculum: An Analytic Introduction . Sydney, Australia: Ian Nooak, 1986.*, Colin Marsh

Annotation: Reviews various approaches to and categories of curriculum theorizing (system-oriented a priorists, system-opposing a priorists, system-indifferent explorers, and system-supportive explorers).

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

Franklin, Barry M., Building the American Community: The School Curriculum and the Search for Social Control . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1986., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Traces the history of social control through the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum History

Franklin, Barry M., "Building a Cooperative Community: Social Control and Curriculum Thought, 1930-1955," pp. 119-137 in his Building the American Community: The School Curriculum and the Search for Social Control . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1986., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Discusses Caswell's relation to social control tendencies 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

Garrison, James W., "Some Principles of Postpositivistic Philosophy of Science," Educational Researcher, 15(November, 1986), 12-18., James W. Garrison

Annotation: Discusses six principles of this philosophy and urges pragmatic virtues of epistemological conservatism.

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

Bloom, Benjamin, "Ralph Tyler's Impact on Evaluation Theory and Practice," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 36-46., Benjamin Bloom

Annotation: Describes Tyler's contributions to the field of evaluation theory and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction, Program Audit/Evaluation

Ross, E. Wayne, and Lynne M. Hannay, "Towards a Critical Theory of Reflective Inquiry," Journal of Teacher Education, 37(July-August, 1986), 9-15., E. Wayne Ross and Lynne M. Hannay

Annotation: Advocates a laboratory approach where practices can be modeled, experienced, and reflected upon.

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: Teacher Education, Conceptions of Teaching

Yates, Lyn, "Is Women's Studies a Legitimate School Subject? An Outline of an Agenda for Discussion," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(January-March, 1986), 17-30., Lyn Yates

Annotation: Raises several issues about the form and appropriateness of including women's studies in the secondary curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization, Secondary School Curriculum, School Subjects

Firestone, William A., and Gretchen B. Rossman, "Exploring Organizational Approaches to Dissemination and Training," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 7(March, 1986), 303-330., William A. Firestone and Gretchen B. Rossman

Annotation: Reports how schools disseminate changes and provide related training.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Organization Theory, In-service Teacher Development

Poynting, Scott, "Flies and Elephants: The Common Sense of Relevance," Curriculum Perspectives, 6(October, 1986), 17-22., Scott Poynting

Annotation: Provides a critique of the relevance trend.

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: Curriculum Differentiation

Franklin, Barry M., "From Curriculum Thought to School Practice: Minneapolis Educators and the Search for Social Control," pp. 138-170 in his Building the American Community: The School Curriculum and the Search for Social Control. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1986., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: GIves concrete examples of social control ideology at work in Minneapolis Public Schools ; this is an expanded version of an article in Curriculum Inquiry 12(Spring, 1982).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Efficiency/Control

Alexander, H. A., "Eisner's Aesthetic Theory of Evaluation," Educational Theory, 36(Summer, 1986), 259-270.*, H. A. Alexander

Annotation: Identifies several problems with Eisner's aesthetic theory of evaluation.

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

Edson, C. H., "Our Past and Present: Historical Inquiry in Education," Journal of Thought, 21(Fall, 1986), 13-27.*, C. H. Edson

Annotation: Describes features of historical inquiry in curriculum and in education including suggestions on writing qualitative history.

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, Qualitative Research

Fetterman, David M., and M. A. Pitman, eds., Educational Evaluation: Ethnography in Theory, Practice, and Politics . Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1986., David M. Fetterman and M. A. Pitman

Annotation: Provides readings on various aspects of doing ethnographic evaluation studies in education.

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

Fensham, Peter, Colin Power, David Tripp, and Stephen Kemmis, A Study of Three Cases: A Review of "Alienation from Schooling ." London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986., Peter Fensham, Colin Power, David Tripp, and Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Presents three cases from Australia on the topic.

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

Tyler, Louise L., "Meaning and Schooling," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 51-57., Louise L. Tyler

Annotation: Discusses psychoanalysis as a basis for curriculum and related implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Psychology and Curriculum, Curriculum as Experience

Taxel, Joel, "The Black Experience in Children's Fiction: Controversies Surrounding Award Winning Books," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Fall, 1986), 245-281., Joel Taxel

Annotation: Discussed bases for the controversies on this topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature, Ideology and School Knowledge, Materials Development and Evaluation

Ross, John A., "Assessing the Impact of Off-Campus Graduate Instruction on Schools," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(July-September, 1986), 345-346., John A. Ross

Annotation: Reports a Canadian study on the topic.

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

Serow, Robert C., "Credentialism and Academic Standards: The Evolution of High School Graduation Requirements," Issues in Education, 4(Summer, 1986), 19-41., Robert C. Serow

Annotation: Traces the evolution of high school graduation requirements.

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

Miller, John P., "Atomism, Pragmatism, Holism," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Spring, 1986), 175-196., John P. Miller

Annotation: Discusses these norms and their implications in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools

Greenfield, Thomas B., "Waiting for an Answer," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Fall, 1986), 239-243., Thomas B. Greenfield

Annotation: Points up the centrality of values in educational inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Zaret, Esther, "The Uncertainty Principle in Curriculum Planning," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 46-52., Esther Zaret

Annotation: Discusses improving the quality of school life through phenomenological planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Development Strategies

Zais, Robert S., "Confronting Encapsulation as a Theme in Curriculum Design," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 17-23., Robert S. Zais

Annotation: Shows how to confront encapsulation and transcend the measured curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Martin, Jane Roland, "Redefining the Educated Person: Rethinking the Significance of Gender," Educational Researcher, 15(June-July, 1986), 6-10., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Argues for a gender-sensitive ideal of the educated person.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kliebard, Herbert, M., The Struggle for the American Curriculum: 1893-1958 . Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986. 2nd ed., Routledge, 1995; 3rd ed., RoutledgeFalmer, 2004. A review can be found in Curriculum Inquiry 40(March, 2010), 205-220., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Represents the first history of the American curriculum; interprets curriculum changes in light of political factors vying for dominance but with no one of these factors gaining complete dominance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Change,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Frymier, Jack, "After Thirty Years of Thinking About Curriculum," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 58-63., Jack Frymier

Annotation: Shows how the author's beliefs about many aspects of curriculum have changed.

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

Macdonald, James B., "The Domain of Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Spring, 1986), 205-214.*, James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Presents fundamental concepts and relationships that define curriculum: boundaries, units of discourse (acts and events), subsystem and ethical variables.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom

Apple, Michael W., and Kenneth Teitelbaum, "Are Teachers Losing Control of their Skills and Curriculum?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(April-June, 1986), 177-184., Michael W. Apple and Kenneth Teitelbaum

Annotation: Shows how teachers are losing control of their skills and the curriculum to outside authority.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Local Control of Schooling, Conceptions of Teaching, Authority of Teacher

Mackenzie, Gordon, "Ralph W. Tyler in Retrospect: Contributions to the Curriculum Field," Journal of Thought, 21(Spring, 1986), 53-60., Gordon Mackenzie

Annotation: Provides an assessment of Tyler's work 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

Kapferer, Judith L., "Curricula and the Reproduction of Structured Social Inequalities," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Spring, 1986), 5-31., Judith L. Kapferer

Annotation: Shows that variations in inequities in public and private schools in Australia are reproduced in timetables, homework, and organizational arrangements.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Religious & Private Schooling

Adler, Susan, and Jesse Goodman, "Critical Theory as a Foundation for Methods Courses," Journal of Teacher Education, 37(July-August, 1986), 2-8., Susan Adler and Jesse Goodman

Annotation: Describes efforts to develop a social studies methods course linked to critical theory.

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

Danner, Helmut, "Human Science is Responsible," Phenomenology +Pedagogy, 4(No. 1, 1986), 32-40., Helmut Danner

Annotation: Discusses various aspects of responsibility as it impinges upon studies in human sciences.

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

Short, Edmund C., "A Historical Look at Curriculum Design," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 3-9.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Analyzes the value differences behind six curriculum.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Critical Theory and the Politics of Culture and Voice: Rethinking the Discourse of Educational Research," Journal of Thought, 21(Fall, 1986), 84-105., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Analyzes the place of critical politics in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, 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

Beyer, Landon E., and George H. Wood, "Critical Inquiry and Moral Action in Education," Educational Theory, 36(Winter, 1986), 1-14., Landon E. Beyer and George H. Wood

Annotation: Addresses equality, democracy, and autonomy as key norms in education for moral action.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ethical Issues in Curriculum

Rogers, W. Todd, "Research in Education: The Need for Diversity," CSSE News, 13(May, 1986), 7-9., W. Todd Rogers

Annotation: Argues for using various forms in inquiry in education.

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

Berman, Louise M., "Perception, Paradox, and Passion: Curriculum for Community," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 41-45., Louise M. Berman

Annotation: Mentions norms like paradox, freedom, dialetic (related to settings) and judgment, self as chooser, reasonableness, compassion, commitment (related to qualities of persons).

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

Liston, Daniel P., "On Facts and Values: An Analysis of Radical Curriculum Studies," Educational Theory, 36(Spring, 1986), 137-152., Daniel P. Liston

Annotation: Discusses the use of radical and critical approaches to curriculum studies with respect to prescriptive and explanatory analyses.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Cornbleth, Catherine, ed., Invitation to Research in Social Education, Bulletin No. 77. Washington, DC: National Council for the Social Studies, 1986., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Describes several approaches to research in social education.

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

Oakes, Jeannie, Sharon E. Hare, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik, "Collaborative Inquiry: A Paradigm in a Cantankerous World," Teachers College Record, 87(Summer, 1986), 545-561., Jeannie Oakes, Sharon E. Hare, and Kenneth A. Sirotnik

Annotation: Explores the use of collaborative action research and illustrates it with a project report done at UCLA with two school districts.

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

Hustler, D., A. Cassidy, and E. C. Cuff, eds., Action Research in Classrooms and Schools . Winchester, MA: Allen and Unwin, 1986., D. Hustler, A. Cassidy, and E. C. Cuff

Annotation: Contains 22 articles from the United Kingdom treating issues, case studies, and two major projects.

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

Kickbusch, Kenneth W., "Curriculum-in-Use and the Emergence of Practical Ideology: A Comparative Study of Secondary Classrooms," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 98-143., Kenneth W. Kickbusch

Annotation: Reports a study of the message system of two teachers with different epistemologies (traditional and humanistic), the meanings or practical ideologies of students, and the dialectic struggle by which they create meanings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Morris, Paul, "A Matrix for Describing Alternative Strategies of Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(October-December, 1986), 445-448., Paul Morris

Annotation: Presents a matrix on the topic that includes various decision-makers, various resources, and several linkage methods.

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

Munby, Hugh, "Metaphor in the Thinking of Teachers: An Exploratory Study," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(April-June, 1986), 197-209., Hugh Munby

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' using lessons as "moving objects."

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

Sirotnik, Kenneth A., and Jeannie Oakes, eds., Critical Perspectives on the Organization and Improvement of Schooling . Hingham, MA: Kluwer-Nijoff, 1986., Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Jeannie Oakes

Annotation: Presents a series of articles on several aspects of school reform and improvement written from a critical perspective.

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

Lindblom, Charles E., "Who Needs What Social Research for Policy-Making?" Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 7(June, 1986), 345-366., Charles E. Lindblom

Annotation: Discusses four principles of policy research aimed at meeting critical needs of citizens and others.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Klein, M. Frances, "Alternative Curriculum Conceptions and Designs," Theory Into Practice, 25(Winter, 1986), 31-35., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Identifies several viable conceptions of curriculum and curriculum design which may be employed in practice.

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,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Tangerud, Hans, and Erik Wallin, "Values and Contextual Factors in School Improvement," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 18(January-March, 1986), 45-61., Hans Tangerud and Erik Wallin

Annotation: Analyzes several aspects and strategies of school improvement, including those with open-ended and/or closed-ended pedagogies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Change,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Slavin, Robert E., "Best-Evidence Synthesis: An Alternative to Meta-Analytic and Traditional Reviews," Educational Researcher, 15(November, 1986), 5-11., Robert E. Slavin

Annotation: Describes several principles for establishing a priori criteria for inclusion of studies in this alternative approach to research synthesis (germaneness, methodological adequacy, valuing both external and internal validity, noting examples of excluded studies); discusses computation and pooling of effect sizes; gives an example of formats for presenting best-evidence syntheses.

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

Kirk, David, and Stephen Smith, "How Objective are ROSBA Objectives: A Critique of Objectivism in Curriculum Design," Curriculum Perspectives, 6(October, 1986), 32-36., David Kirk and Stephen Smith

Annotation: Critiques a competency-based model of curriculum design and assesses it as objectivist, contradictory, confused, and incoherent.

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

Ariav, Tamar, "Curriculum Analysis and Curriculum Evaluation: A Contrast," Studies in Educational Evaluation, 12(No. 2, 1986), 139-147., Tamar Ariav

Annotation: Idenitifies the similarities and differences between curriculum analysis and curriculum evaluation regarding purposes, method, addressees, the task, and the role--both analytically and historically.

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

Harris, Ilene B., "Communicating the Character of 'Deliberation'," Journal of Curriculum Studies , 18(April-June, 1986), 115-132.*, Ilene B. Harris

Annotation: Deals with the nature and uses of deliberation in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials,Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Flinders, David J., Nel Noddings, and Stephen J. Thornton, "The Null Curriculum: Its Theoretical Basis and Practical Applications," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Spring, 1986), 33-42.*, David J. Flinders, Nel Noddings, and Stephen J. Thornton

Annotation: Analyzes the various meanings, forms, and uses of the null curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,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: Hidden Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization

Goodson, Ivor F., ed., International Perspectives on Curriculum History . London: Croom Helm, 1986., Ivor F. Goodson

Annotation: Gives accounts of curriculum history in eleven countries in various subject areas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Shulman, Lee S., "Those Who Understand: Knowledge Growth in Teaching," Educational Researcher, 15(February, 1986), 4-14., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Suggests that there are three forms of knowledge of interest to teachers: propositional, case, and strategic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Ginsburg, Mark B., "Reproduction, Contradictions, and Conceptions of Curriculum in Preservice Teacher Education," Curriculum Inquiry, 16(Fall, 1986), 283-309., Mark B. Ginsburg

Annotation: Explores the contradictions in the conceptions of curriculum which preservice teachers encounter, their attempts to resolve these dilemmas, and the efforts to resist the separation of conceptualizing and executing the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teacher Education, Ideology and School Knowledge

Citations from 1985

Argyris, Chris, Robert Putnam, and Diane Maclain Smith, Action Science: Concepts, Methods, and Skills for Research and Intervention . San Franciso: Jossey-Bass, 1985., Chris Argyris, Robert Putnam, and Diane Maclain Smith

Annotation: Presents a thorough treatment of scientific action research and intervention.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., The Art of Educational Evaluation: A Personal View . London: Falmer, 1985., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Includes 15 previously published articles on the topic.

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

Maxwell, Tom, "The Illumination of Situational Analysis by Frame Factor Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(May, 1985), 46-52., Tom Maxwell

Annotation: Shows how situational analysis undertaken to describe frame factors is necessary for school-level decision-making; gives an example.

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

Knight, Peter, "The Practice of School-Based Curriculum Development," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(January-March, 1985), 37-48., Peter Knight

Annotation: Gives an analysis of 50 cases of school-based curriculum development reported in British journals 1973-1983.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Lincoln, Yvonna, and Egon G. Guba, Naturalistic Inquiry. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1985., Yvonna Lincoln and Egon G. Guba

Annotation: Provides a comprehensive treatment of various aspects of conducting studies using naturalistic inquiry approaches.

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

Rogers, Vincent, "Ways of Knowing: Their Meaning for Teacher Education," pp. 250-264 in Elliot W. Eisner,ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Vincent Rogers

Annotation: Suggests ways of fostering intellectual growth in teachers such as doing naturalistic research.

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: Teacher Knowledge, Teacher Education

Miller, Donald F., "Social Policy: An Exercise in Metaphor," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization, 7(December, 1985), 191-215., Donald F. Miller

Annotation: Discusses seven modes of metaphor in the context of a critique of Schon's work on metaphors in social policy formation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Lincoln, Yvonna, and Egon Guba, "Designing a Naturalistic Inquiry," pp. 221-249 in Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba, Naturalistic Inquiry. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1985.*, Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba

Annotation: Defines 10 elements to be confronted in designing a naturalistic inquiry.

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

Howe, Kenneth R., "Two Dogmas of Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 14(October, 1985), 10-18.*, Kenneth R. Howe

Annotation: Shows how, when positivist and postpositivist dogmas of educational research are set aside, general criteria for evaluating research can apply to all research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
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

Levine, Harold G., "Principles of Data Storage and Retrieval for Use in Qualitative Evaluations," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 7(Summer, 1985), 169-186.*, Harold G. Levine

Annotation: Describes procedures for data formatting, cross-referral, indexing, abstracting, and pagination for use in qualitative evaluation studies.

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

Lasch, Christopher, "'Excellence' in Education: Old Refrain or New Departure?" Issues in Education, 1(Summer, 1985), 1-12., Christopher Lasch

Annotation: Looks at the idea of excellence in historical perspecive.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge

Tom, Alan R., "Inquiring into Inquiry-Oriented Teacher Education," Journal of Teacher Education , 36(September-October, 1985), 35-44., Alan R. Tom

Annotation: Presents several distinct kinds of inquiry within teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Teacher Education

Buchmann, Margret, "What is Irrational About Knowledge Utilization," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Summer, 1985), 153-168., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Examines the concept of knowledge utilization and a number of related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Joseph, Ellis A., "Epilogue," pp. 87-92 in Hendrik D. Gideonse and Ellis A. Joseph, eds., Increasing Research Capacity in Schools of Education: A Policy Inquiry and Dialogue . Dayton, OH: School of Education, University of Dayton, 1985., Ellis A. Joseph

Annotation: Envisions inquiry-based teacher education curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education

Barrow, Robin, "The Paradigm to End Paradigms: Reorientating Curriculum Research for the Secondary School," pp. 21-38 in Geoffrey Wilburn and Robin Enns, eds., Curriculum Canada VI . Vancouver: CSCI, University of British Columbia, 1985., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Critiques the dominant paradigm in curriculum research and suggests alternatives.

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

Tamir, Pinchas, "Evaluation and Curriculum Development," in Pinchas Tamir, ed., The Role of Evaluation in Curriculum Development . London: Croom Helm, 1985.*, Pinchas Tamir

Annotation: Conceptualizes a model for curriculum development and evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Butt, Richard, "Curriculum: Metatheoretical Horizons and Emancipatory Action," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Summer, 1985), 7-23., Richard Butt

Annotation: Notes the place of critical and valuation theory in curriculum; critiques past curriculum theory and urges pursuit of emancipatory curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics

Phillips, D. C., "On What Scientists Know, and How They Know It," pp. 37-59 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing . 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., D. C. Phillips

Annotation: Describes the scientific method of research and related topics.

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

Michell, Douglas E., "Research Impact on Educational Policy and Practice in the USA," pp. 19-41 in John Nisbet, ed. Research, Policy, and Practice. World Yearbook of Education,1985. London: Kogan Page, 1985., Douglas E. Michell

Annotation: Reveiws size, topics addressed, impact, and design problems related to policy research done in USA over three decades.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Teaching and 'Women's Work': A Comparative Historical and Ideological Analysis," Teachers College Record, 86(Spring, 1985), 455-473. Also appears pp. 29-49 in Edgar B. Gumbert, ed., Expressions of Power in Education. Atlanta: Center for Cross-Cultural Education, 1985., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Discusses the history of women teachers in the U. S. and England.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

McRader, Kathyrn, A. Coles, Donald E. Allison, and Roland F. Gray, "Implementing a Centrally Developed Curriculum Guide," Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 31(September, 1985), 191-200., Kathyrn McRader, A. Coles, Donald E. Allison, and Roland F. Gray

Annotation: Reports a study on implementing a British Columbia elementary language arts curriculum guide.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Implementation

Feinberg, Walter, and Jonas F. Soltis, "The Hidden Curriculum Revisited," pp. 59-71 in Walter Feinberg and Jonas F. Soltis, School and Society . New York: Teachers College Press, 1985., Walter Feinberg and Jonas F. Soltis

Annotation: Examines the nature and practice of the hidden curriculum.

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

Inglis, Fred, The Management of Ignorance: A Political Theory of the Curriculum. Oxford: Blackwell, 1985., Fred Inglis

Annotation: Critiques British curriculum ideologies of class and power; poses a political theory of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

O'Shea, Joseph A., and George A. Antonelli, "Ralph W. Tyler: Mentor and Force for Excellence," Kappa Delta Pi Record, 22(Fall, 1985), 18-22., Joseph A. O'Shea and George A. Antonelli

Annotation: Reviews Tyler's work as teacher and professor.

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

Huebner, Dwayne, "Religious Metaphors in the Language of Education," Religious Education, 80(Summer, 1985), 460-472.*, Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Presents alternative metaphors for education (love, stranger, community),

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks

Donmoyer, Robert, "The Rescue from Relativism: Two Failed Attempts and an Alternative Strategy," Educational Researcher, 14(December, 1985), 13-20. *, Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Challenges aspects of positivist paradigms and discusses a form of rationality based on Toulman that can embrace "purpose" within inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Simons, Helen, "Against the Rules: Procedural Problems in School Self- Evaluation," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(October, 1985), 1-6., Helen Simons

Annotation: Contrasts two models of school evaluation: external and self-evaluation.

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

Janesick, Valerie J., "Ethnographic Research in Education: A Case Study on the Fillmore Arts Center," Educational Horizons, 63(Summer, 1985), 142-146., Valerie J. Janesick

Annotation: Reports an ethnographic study of an arts program.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education

Short, Edmund C., George H. Willis, and William H. Schubert, The Story of the AERA Special Interest Group on Creation and Utilization of Curriculum Knowledge --1970-1984: Toward Excellence in Curriculum Inquiry . March 1985. State College, PA: Nittany Press, 1985 . ERIC document number ED 256 730., Edmund C. Short, George H. Willis, and William H. Schubert

Annotation: Provides a detailed history of the SIG.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
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, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization

Kliebard, Herbert M., "What Happened to American Schooling in the First Part of the Twentieth Century?" pp. 1-22 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces early 20th century reforms and their critics.

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

Greene, Maxine, "Jeremiad and Curriculum: The Haunting of the Secondary School," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Fall, 1985), 333-345., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Looks at historical trends in secondary school curriculum which reflect perspectives of sacred ideals in the context of presumed failure to achieve them.

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: Secondary School Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Rudduck, Jean, "A Case for Case Records?: A Discussion of Some Aspects of Lawrence Stenhouse's Work in Case Study Methodology," pp. 101-119 in Robert G. Burgess, ed., Strategies of Educational Research: Qualitative Methods. Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1985., Jean Rudduck

Annotation: Sets forth a thorough treatment of the topic.

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