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Sternberg, Robert J., and David R. Caruso, "Practical Modes of Knowing," pp. 133 -158 in Elliot W. Eisner,ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, Eighty-fourth Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1985., Robert J. Sternberg and David R. Caruso

Annotation: Defines practical knowledge and discusses the transmission and acquisition of practical knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Practical Knowledge

Dillon, J. T., "Categories of Inquiry in Curriculum Perspectives and Other Journals," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(May, 1985), 1-5., J. T. Dillon

Annotation: Reports a study of inquiry problems, methods, and solutions found in articles in five curiculum journals for 1981.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Knowledge Generation

Cooper, Harris M.,"A Taxonomy of Literature Reviews." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, 1985. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 254541., Harris M. Cooper

Annotation: Posits components of a literature review (focus, goals, prespective, coverage, organization, audience) and uses them to analyze examples; suggests other uses for the taxonomy.

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

Berman, Louise M., "Perspectives and Imperatives: Re-Searching, Rethinking, and Reordering Curriculum Priorities," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Fall, 1985), 65-71., Louise M. Berman

Annotation: Identifies ten priorities in curriculum as viewed by the author.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Dillon, J. T., "The Problems/Methods/Solutions of Curriculum Inquiry," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Fall, 1985), 18-26., J. T. Dillon

Annotation: Analyzes articles in six curriculum journals in 1981 for kinds of problems addressed, methods used, and solutions reached.

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

Peterson, Paul E., "The Politics of Curriculum Change," pp. 52-71 in his The Politics of School Reform: 1870-1940 . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Paul E. Peterson

Annotation: Traces the conflicts among power groups that influenced foreign language, stratification, manual training, and vocational education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, School Subjects

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Ways of Knowing and Curriculum Conceptions: Implications for Program Planning," pp. 199-217 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Describes four existing systems of curriculum thought and poses a fifith--the ways of knowing--within which curriculum decisions can be oriented.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Practical Knowledge

Burgess, Robert G., ed., Field Methods in the Study of Education . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1985., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Reports a 1982 British conference on ethnographic research; covers theoretical issues, data collection, and field methods.

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

Short, Edmund C., "The Concept of Competence: Its Use and Misuse in Education," Journal of Teacher Education , 36(March-April, 1985), 2-6.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Analyzes the concept of competence and draws implications for establishing objectives and determining evaluation policy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Evaluation of Instruction, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Sadler, D. Royce, "The Origins and Functions of Evaluative Criteria," Educational Theory, 35(Summer, 1985), 285-297., D. Royce Sadler

Annotation: Analyzes several aspects of the evaluative criteria found in the 1981 Standards by the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,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: Knowledge Generation

Beyer, Landon E., "Political Notes and Notices," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Summer, 1985), 150-161.*, Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Offers an argument for political activity by educators with several examples.

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

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Personal Practical Knowledge and the Modes of Knowing: Relevance for Teaching and Learning," pp. 174-198 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., F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Stresses learning the modes of knowing within narrative unities; gives special attention to teachers' experiential modes of knowing and meaning-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Practical Knowledge, Teacher Knowledge

Apple, Michael W., "Old Humanists and New Curricula: Politics and Culture in the Paideia Proposal," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Spring, 1985), 93-106., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Critiques Adler's Paideia Proposal and identifies who it is intended for even though Adler says it is for all students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum Differentiation

Roby, Thomas W., "Habits Impeding Deliberation," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(January-March, 1985), 17-35., Thomas W. Roby

Annotation: Reviews Schwab's conception of deliberation; takes note of three habits impeding deliberation and discusses remedies; poses a revised model of deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Theorists
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

Fuller, Bruce, Margaret M. Noel, and David B. Malouf, "Polity and Competence: Can the State Change Teachers' Skills?" Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 7(Winter, 1985), 343-353.*, Bruce Fuller, Margaret M. Noel, and David B. Malouf

Annotation: Discusses the state as regulator and as illustrator and reports a staff development study with special education teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Exceptional Education

Morrison, Keith, "Tension in Subject Specialist Teaching in Primary Schools," Curriculum, 6(Summer, 1985), 24-29., Keith Morrison

Annotation: Analyzes the problem of teaching content specialties in the primary schools in England

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum

Dienskl, Ien, "Beyond Words: On the Experience of the Ineffable," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 3(1985), 3-19., Ien Dienskl

Annotation: Explores ways of describing the ineffable in qualitative studies of experience.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Conceptions of Teaching

Giroux, Henry A., "Critical Pedagogy and the Resisting Intellectual, Part II," Phenomenology + Pedagogy, 3(No. 2, 1985), 84-97., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Continues his two-part article from Vol. 3 No. l on the intellectual role of the teacher; discusses four types of intellectuals: resisting, critical, accommodating, and hegemonic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum, Authority of Teacher

Kemmis, Stephen, "Action Research and the Politics of Reflection," pp. 130-163 in David Boud, Rosemary Keogh, and David Walker, eds., Reflection: Turning Experience into Learning . London: Kogan Page, 1985., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Discusses the role of action research in reflective action.

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

Klein, M. Frances, "The Master Teacher as Curriculum Leader," The Elementary School Journal, 86(September, 1985), 35-43., M. Frances Klein

Annotation: Describes the roles a master teacher can play in curriculum planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Tittle, Carol Kehr, "Research on Sex Equity in Education: An Agenda for the Divisions, SIG's and AERA," Educational Researcher, 14(November, 1985), 10-18., Carol Kehr Tittle

Annotation: Examines the research on sex equity in education and recommends actions in AERA based upon her findings.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations

Prideaux, David, "School Based Curriculum Decision-Making in South Australia: Change of Policy or Change of Action," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(October, 1985), 7-10., David Prideaux

Annotation: Presents three ways of resolving the mismatch between policy and action with an Austrailian example.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum

Johnston, Bill, "Organizational Structure and Ideology in Schooling," Educational Theory, 35(Fall, 1985), 333-343., Bill Johnston

Annotation: Examines the bureaucratic centralist authoritarianism ideology at work in school organization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Organization Theory

O'Shea, Joseph A., "A Journey to the Midway: Ralph Winfred Tyler," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 7(Winter, 1985), 447-459., Joseph A. O'Shea

Annotation: Summarizes the work of Tyler at the University of Chicago.

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

Feinberg, Paul R., "Four Curriculum Theorists: A Critique in the Light of Martin Buber's Philosophy of Education," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1985), 5-164., Paul R. Feinberg

Annotation: Places curriculum theorists Macdonald, Huebner, Greene, and Pinar in relation to the thought of Martin Buber.

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

Fox, Seymour, "The Vitality of Theory in Schwab's Conception of the Practical," Curriculum Inquiry , 15(Spring, 1985), 63-89.*, Seymour Fox

Annotation: Reviews and elucidates Schwab's conception of the practical, and critiques and amplifies various aspects of his conception.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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

Bruner, Jerome, "Narrative and Paradigmatic Modes of Thought," pp. 97-115 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., Jerome Bruner

Annotation: Contrasts two modes of thought by various constituent elements.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization, Knowledge Generation

Levin, L., and I. Lind, eds., Interdisciplinary Revisited: Re-assessing the Concept in the Light Of Institutional Experience. Stockholm: OECD/CERI, Swedish National Board of Universities and Colleges, Lisiskoping University, 1985., L. Levin and I. Lind

Annotation: Examines interdisciplinarity as a mode of curriculum organization.

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

Donmoyer, Robert, "Cognitive Anthropology and Research on Effective Principals," Educational Adminstration Quarterly, 21(Spring, 1985), 31-57.*, Robert Donmoyer

Annotation: Reports a study of successful principals using ethnographic semantics as a research method.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Stinson, Susan W., "Curriculum and the Morality of Aesthetics," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 66-83., Susan W. Stinson

Annotation: Discusses Macdonald's contribution related to moral dimensions of education in the arts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Values in the Classroom

Tripp, David H., "Case Study Generalization: An Agenda for Action," British Educational Research Journal, 11(No. 1, 1985), 33-43., David H. Tripp

Annotation: Puts forth an agenda for action regarding the uses of case study results.

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

Stake, Robert E., "Case Study," pp. 275-285 in John Nisbet, Jacquetta Megarny and Stanley Nisbet, eds., Research, Policy, and Practice: World Yearbook of Education 1985 . London: Kogan Page, 1985., Robert E. Stake

Annotation: Presents the case for doing case studies and describes the features of case study inquiries.

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

Noddings, Nel, "Formal Modes of Knowing," pp. 116-132 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., Nel Noddings

Annotation: Discusses learning, understanding, and doing formal modes of knowing such as mathematics through infomal activities.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Mostyn, B. "The Content Analysis of Qualitative Research Data: A Dynamic Approach," in M. Brenner, J. Brown, and D. Canter, eds., The Research Interview: Uses and Approaches . London: Academic Press, 1985., B. Mostyn

Annotation: Gives a practical way of doing content analysis with qualitative research data.

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

Porro, Barbara, "Playing the School System: The Low Achiever's Game," pp. 256-274 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1985., Barbara Porro

Annotation: Describes a strategy used by low-achieving students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Exceptional Education

Hopkins, David, A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Research . Milton Keynes, UK: Open University Press, 1985., David A. Hopkins

Annotation: Gives an introduction to action research for teachers.

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, Classroom Observation & Research

Goodson, Ivor F., "Towards Curriculum History," pp. 1-8 in Ivor F. Goodson, ed., Social Histories of the Secondary Curriculum: Subjects for Study . London: Falmer, 1985., Ivor F. Goodson

Annotation: Argues for the study of the history of school subjects in the secondary curriculum.

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: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History

Huebner, Dwayne, "The Redemption of Schooling: The Work of James B. Macdonald," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 28-34., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Gives a personal glimpse of the intellectual work of Macdonald.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Cohen, Stuart J., "An Educational Psychologist Goes to Medical School," pp. 303-323 in Elliot W. Eisner, The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1985., Stuart J. Cohen

Annotation: Peresents a qualitative picture of medical education by a professor in the program.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Aesthetic Modes of Knowing," pp. 23-36 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., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Defines and describes aesthetic ways of knowing.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Aesthetics Education, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Tulley, Michael A., and Roger Farr, "The Purposes of State Level Textbook Adoption: What Does the Legislation Reveal?" Journal of Research and Development in Education, 18(Winter, 1985), 1-6., Michael A. Tulley and Roger Farr

Annotation: Provides a case study of legislating state textbook adoptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Curriculum Deliberation, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Local Control of Schooling

Cherryholmes, Cleo H., "Theory and Practice: On the Role of Empirically Based Theory for Critical Practice," American Journal of Education, 94(November, 1985), 39-70.*, Cleo H. Cherryholmes

Annotation: Addresses the uses of theory and of practice in the literature of educational research, especially in relation to critical inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics

Brown, L. David, "People-Centered Development and Participatory Research," Harvard Educational Review, 55(February, 1985), 69-75., L. David Brown

Annotation: Makes the case for combining these two approaches and illustrates this with a project in India.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Research

Whitty, Geoff, Sociology and School Knowledge: Curriculum Theory, Research, and Politics . London: Methuen, 1985., Geoff Whitty

Annotation: Explores the political and social issues in curriculum from the perspective of critical sociology of knowledge.

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

Sawand, Daiyo and Michael T. Caley, "Dissipative Structures: New Metaphors for Becoming in Education," Educational Researcher, 14(March, 1985), 13-19., Daiyo Sawand and Michael T. Caley

Annotation: Suggests the applicability of the metaphor of turbulance (destabilization and self-reorganization) to educational processes.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Resnick, Daniel P., and Lauren B. Resnick, "Standards, Curriculum, and Performance: A Historical and Comparative Perspective," Educational Researcher, 14(April, 1985), 5-20.*, Daniel P. Resnick and Lauren B. Resnick

Annotation: Traces the history of efforts to employ curriculum standards and assessment as instruments of curriculum improvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Differentiation, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment

Ravitch, Diane, "Curriculum in Crisis: Connections between Past and Present," pp. 63-78 in John H. Bunzel, ed., Challenge to American Schools: The Case for Standards and Values . New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.*, Diane Ravitch

Annotation: Sets forth the history of curriculum reform from 1890s to 1920s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, 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

Skilbeck, Malcolm, "Curriculum Development--from RDD to RED: Review, Evaluate, Develop," pp. 251-276 in John Nisbet, Jacquetta Megarry, and Stanley Nisbet, eds., Research, Policy, and Practice: World Yearbook of Education 1985 . London: Kogan Page, 1985., Malcolm Skilbeck

Annotation: Discusses the shift in curriculum development from one perspective (research, development, dissemination) to another (review, evaluate, develop).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Linkage

Grumet, Madeleine R., "The Work of James B. Macdonald: Theory Fierce with Reality," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 19-27., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Presents highlights and significance of the work of Macdonald.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Educational Evaluation as a Political Form," pp. 157-182 in his Paradigm and Ideology in Educational Research . London: Falmer Press, 1985., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Shows how evaluation can be a rational science or can be transformed to address issues of social, philosophic, and political import.

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

Goodson, Ivor F., ed., Social Histories of the Secondary Curriculum: Subjects for Study . London: Falmer, 1985., Ivor F. Goodson

Annotation: Presents studies of the histories of several secondary subjects.

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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: School Subjects, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Barone, Thomas, E., "'What's My Paradigm?' or, How I Dreamt about a Post-Revolutionary Harmony Among Literary Analysts of Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry , 15(Summer, 1985), 187-200., Thomas E. Barone

Annotation: Consists of imaginary dialogue between representatives of three approaches to literary analysis of curriculum; an article follows responding to this article.

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

Catterall, James S., and Emily Brizendine, "Proposition 13: Effects on High School Curricula, 1978-1983," American Journal of Education, 93(May, 1985), 327-351., James S. Catterall and Emily Brizendine

Annotation: Reports a survey of curriculum changes in California after cutting property taxes by more than half and the resulting financial stress on schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Secondary School Curriculum

Clandinin, D. Jean, "Personal Practical Knowledge: A Study of Teachers' Classroom Images," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Winter, 1985), 361-385., D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' personal practical knowledge in the classroom and the images used to characterize the classroom.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, Teaching/Learning Process

Burke, Melva M., "The Personal and Professional Journey of James B. Macdonald," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 84-119., Melva M. Burke

Annotation: Gives a thorough story of Macdonald's life and professional career.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
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, Curriculum Professors

Moustakas, Clark. Heuristic Research: Design, Methodology, and Appplications. Los Angeles: Sage, 1990., Clark Moustakas

Annotation: Describes and gives procedures for doing heuristic research.

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 Generartion

Short, Edmund C., "Organizing What We Know About Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Fall, 1985), 237-243.*, Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Presents domains of curriculum knowledge and argures for determining questions for inquiry in each domain.

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

Spodek, Bernard, "Reflections in Early Childhood Education," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 54-64., Bernard Spodek

Annotation: Discusses Macdonald as an early childhood educator.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Early Childhood Curriculum

Bolin, Frances, "Dialogue or Anti-Dialogue? William Torrey Harris as seen through Paulo Freire's Theory of Dialogical and Anti-Dialogical Actions," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Summer, 1985), 80-116.*, Frances Bolin

Annotation: Contrasts Harris's and Freire's views of instructional change.

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

Rudduck, Jean, and David Hopkins, eds., Research as a Basis for Teaching: Readings from the Work of Lawrence Stenhouse . Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books, 1985., Jean Rudduck and David Hopkins

Annotation: Collects excerpts from the writings of Stenhouse on curriculum research and the teacher.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Teacher Research, Conceptions of Teaching

Kickbusch, Kenneth W., and Robert B. Everhart, "Curriculum, Practical Ideology, and Class Contradiction," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Fall, 1985), 281-317., Kenneth W. Kickbusch and Robert B. Everhart

Annotation: Reports a study of students' knowledge and ideologies in traditional and in humanistic schools.

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

Nolan, James F., and Edmund C. Short, "Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Modes of Inquiry to Inform Curriculum Deliberation: A Proposed Framework," Curriculum Perspectives, 5(May, 1985), 15-23.*, James F. Nolan and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Conceptualizes a three-stage model of curriculum evaluation utilizing several forms of inquiry in the context of deliberation.

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

Greene, Maxine, "Consciousness and the Public Space: Discovering a Pedagogy," Phenomenology + Pedagogy, 3(No. 2, 1985), 69-83., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Argues for teachers to interact with the public community to pursue freedom, critical understanding, and transformation.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Intellectual Labor and Pedagogical Work: Rethinking the Role of Teacher as Intellectual," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 3(No. 1, 1985), 20-32.*, Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Discusses the tension between teachers work under control ideology and teachers as intellectuals.

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Knowledge, Authority of Teacher

Berscheid, Ellen, "Interpersonal Modes of Knowing," pp. 60-76 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, Eighty-fourth Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Ellen Berscheid

Annotation: Describes social and interpersonal knowledge and ways these may be developed in classrooms.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Practical Knowledge

Marshall, James, "Honors: An Educational Criticism," pp. 296-302 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1985., James Marshall

Annotation: Describes an honors class using educational criticism.

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

Rogers, Vincent R., "Qualitative and Aesthetic Views of Curriculum and Curriculum Making," pp. 103-117 in Alex Molnar, ed., Current Thought on Curriculum, 1985 ASCD Yearbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1985., Vincent R. Rogers

Annotation: Describes the dominant mode of curriculum evaluation and alternative qualitative approaches with examples.

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

Maling, Jillian, and Bruce Keepes, "Educational Research and Evaluation," pp. 265-285 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., Jillian Maling and Bruce Keepes

Annotation: Gives some criticisms of the dominant paradigm and notes some recent developments in its use; describes the alternative qualitative paradigm; urges training in these approaches.

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

Elliott, John, "Educational Action-Research," pp. 231-250 in John Nisbet, Jacquetta Megarry, and Stanley Nisbet, eds., Research, Policy and Practice: World Yearbook of Education, 1985 . London: Kogan Page; New York; Nichols, 1985.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Covers the relation of educative-action to educational knowledge, professional knowledge from action-reasearch, research and practice, and the institutionalization of action research.

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

Mitchell, Earlene, "The Eight Year Study: A Story Not to Be Forgotten," The Educational Forum, 50(Fall, 1985), 11-21., Earlene Mitchell

Annotation: Reviews the Eight-Year Study and its findings; points to lessons for today.

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

Lawler, Edward E. III, et al, Doing Research That is Useful for Theory and Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1985., Edward E. Lawler III

Annotation: Describes practice-oriented inquiry focused largely on organizational research in social science.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Organization Theory

Aronowitz, Stanley, and Henry A. Giroux, "Curriculum Theory and the Language of Possibility," pp. 139-162 in Stanley Aronowitz and Henry A. Giroux, Education Under Siege . South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1985.*, Stanley Aronowitz and Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Advocates linking cultural politics and the language of critique and possibility to curriculum theory.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum and Politics

Apple, Michael W., "The Culture and Commerce of the Textbook," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 147-162. Reprinted pp. 223-242 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale,AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick, 1988., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Describes textbook publishing in the U. S.

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

Lincoln, Yvonna, and Egon Guba, "Postpositivism and the Naturalist Paradigm," pp. 14-46 in Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba, Naturalistic Inquiry . Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1985.*, Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba

Annotation: Reviews the assumptions and criticisms associated with the positivist paradigm of inquiry and sets forth the axioms of the postpositivist naturalistic paradigm.

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

Eisner, Elliot, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing , 84th NSSE Yearbook, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Elliot Eisner

Annotation: Describes eight ways of knowing and offers six perspectives on their role in curriculum and other areas of educational practices.

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: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Van Manen, Max, "Theory of the Unique: Thoughtful Learning for Pedagogic Tactfulness," pp. 63-80 in Geoffrey Milburn and Robin Enns, eds., Curriculum Canada VI. Vancouver: CSCI, University of British Columbia, 1985., Manen Max Van

Annotation: Explains the theoretic basis of pedagogical tactfulness, introduces phenomenological research, and illustrates inquiry in this mode; followed by a response to this article.

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

Connelly, F. Michael, and D. Jean Clandinin, "Perspectives on Inquiry into Schooling," pp. 1-19 in Geoffrey Milburn and Robin Ennis, eds., Curriculum Canada VI . Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia, 1985., F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

Annotation: Gives an introduction and examples of six perspectives of inquiry into schooling.

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

Buchmann, Margret, "Improving Education by Talking: Argument or Conversation?" Teachers College Record, 86(Spring, 1985), 441-453., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Points out how change can be achieved through argument and how action can employ knowledge through conversation.

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

Otto, Wayne, "The Ethnography of Schooling," Journal of Reading, 28(February, 1985), 476-479.*, Wayne Otto

Annotation: Discusses briefly general considerations concerning doing ethnography in schools.

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

Prakash, Madhu Suri, and Leonard Joseph Waks, "Four Conceptions of Excellence," Teachers College Record, 87(Fall, 1985), 79-101., Madhu Suri Prakash and Leonard Joseph Waks

Annotation: Conceptualizes excellence as proficiency , as disciplinary initiation, as self-actualization, and as social responsibility.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Arnheim, Rudolf, "The Double-Edged Mind: Intuition and the Intellect," pp. 77-96 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., Rudolf Arnheim

Annotation: Argues that the arts contribute to acquiring knowledge, not just science and mathematics, not just through intellectual analysis but also through intuitive perception.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Art Education, Curriculum and the Disciplines, Humanities, Content Selection and Organization

Knitter, William, "Curriculum Deliberation: Pluralism and the Practical," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(October-December, 1985), 383-395.*, William Knitter

Annotation: Analyzes the types of problems for which deliberation is appropriate.

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

Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, Mathematics, Science, and Technology of Education: A Research Agenda . Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1985., Committee on Research

Annotation: Provides a research agenda on these subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Mathematics, Science, Computers and Technology as Subjects

Carr, Wilfred, "Philosophy, Values, and Educational Science," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 119-132.*, Wilfred Carr

Annotation: Examines the contention that values should be eliminated from educational research and argues that their inclusion does not make research impossible.

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

Love, John M., "Knowledge Transfer and Utilization in Education," pp. 337-386 in Edmund W. Gordon, ed., Review of Research in Education, 12,1985. Washington, DC: AERA, 1985., John M. Love

Annotation: Reviews conceptions of knowledge, transfer, and utilization; identifies several models of the overall process and several factors affecting it; discusses research on the problem; gives two case studies of knowledge utilization.

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

Fenstermacher, Gary D., and David C. Berliner, "Determining the Value of Staff Development," The Elementary School Journal, 85(January, 1985), 281-314., Gary D. Fenstermacher and David C. Berliner

Annotation: Establishes evaluation criteria on worth, merit, and success; presented in the context of a staff development evaluation project.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, In-service Teacher Development

Catford, Lorna, "Portrait of a Ceramic Class," pp. 303-323 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., The Educational Imagination . New York: Macmillan, 1985., Lorna Catford

Annotation: Presents a portayal of a class and its teacher, together with an analysis of the curriculum, classroom management, and the teaching.

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: Classroom Observation & Research

Kimpston, Richard D., "Curriculum Fidelity and the Implementation Tasks Employed by Teachers: A Research Study," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 185-!95.*, Richard D. Kimpston

Annotation: Reports a scientific study of variables related to the fidelity of a curriculum implementation effort.

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

Connelly, F. Michael, and O. Lantz, "Curriculum, Definitions of," pp. 1160-1163 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1985., F. Michael Connelly and O. Lantz

Annotation: Discusses several dimensions of defining curriculum and discusses issues of curriculum use and reform.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Franklin, Barry M., "The Social Efficiency Movement and Curriculum Change: 1939-1976," pp. 239-268 in Ivor F. Goodson, ed., Social Histories of the Secondary Curriculum: Subjects for Study . London: Falmer, 1985., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Examines a change in the middle years of the 20th century and social control influences.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Efficiency/Control

Huebner, Dwayne E., "Spirituality and Knowing," pp. 159-173 in Elliot W. Eisner , ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, Eighty-fourth Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985., Dwayne E. Huebner

Annotation: Discusses an appropriate definition of spirituality for use in education and asks whether there are spiritual modes of knowing; explains an affirmative answer.

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

Atkin, J. Myron, "Changing Our Thinking About Educational Change," pp. 47-60 in John H. Bunzel, ed., Challenge to American Schools: The Case for Standards and Values . New York: Oxford University Press, 1985., J. Myron Atkin

Annotation: Asserts that laws are not the way to get educational change.

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

Apple, Michael W., "There is a River: James B. Macdonald and Curricular Tradition," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 9-18. Revised as Ch 3 in his Power, Meaning, and Identity. New York: Peter Lang, 1999., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Provides a tribute to Macdonald's contributions to the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Pereira, Peter, and Thomas W. Roby, eds., Conceptions of Curriculum Knowledge: Focus on Historical Movements . Chicago: The Mid-West Center for Curriculum Studies, 1985., Peter Pereira and Thomas W. Roby

Annotation: Contains essays by Dunkel on educational innovation and by Connell, Posner, and Schubert on science curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Science

Harris, Ilene B., "An Exploration of the Role of Theories in Communictaion for Guiding Practitioners," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1(Fall, 1985), 27-55., Ilene B. Harris

Annotation: Identifies and explains four types of theory (explanatory, doctrines, applied, practice) and analyzes the requirements of communication for expressing and guiding curriculum practice.

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

Kirst, Michael W., and Gail R. Meister, "Turbulence in American Secondary Schools: What Reforms Last?" Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Summer, 1985), 169-186., Michael W. Kirst and Gail R. Meister

Annotation: Examines the history of demands for reform and reports four kinds of reforms that last; makes suggestions for improved curriculum policy-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum

Orpwood, Graham W. F., "The Reflective Deliberator: A Case Study of Curriculum Policymaking," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(July-September, 1985), 293-304.*, Graham W. F. Orpwood

Annotation: Reports a case study of the deliberative process and arguements employed in a science curriculum policy making setting in a local Ontario school board.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Science, Comparative Curriculum

Young, Jean Helen, "Participation in Curriculum Development: An Inquiry into the Responses of Teachers," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Winter, 1985), 387-414., Jean Helen Young

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' responses regarding their participation in curriculum development.

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

Heap, James L., "Discourse in the Production of Classroom Knowledge: Reading Lessons," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Fall, 1985), 247-279., James L. Heap

Annotation: Presents a study of reading lessons and the constitutive activities that are seen as knowledge in these lessons.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Reading, Teaching/Learning Process, Discourse Analysis, Comparative Curriculum

Terhart, Ewald, "The Adventures of Interpretation: Approaches to Validity," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Winter, 1985), 451-464., Ewald Terhart

Annotation: Discusses three types of interpretive research in education--ethnographic/descriptive, dialogical, and structuralist--and argues for validating each.

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