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Citations from 1985

Kennedy, Kerry J., and Nitza Shafriri, "Knowledge Utilization and the Process of Curriculum Development: A Report," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17 (January-March, 1985), 103-106., Kerry J. Kennedy and Nitza Shafriri

Annotation: Reports the use of Walker's model in a series of studies of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Comparative Curriculum, Knowledge Utilization

Molnar, Alex, "Tomorrow the Shadow on the Wall Will Be That of Another," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 35-42., Alex Molnar

Annotation: Gives personal reflection on Macdonald's life and influence.

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 Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History

Cole, Michael, "Mind as a Cultural Achievement: Implications for IQ Testing," pp. 218-249 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., Michael Cole

Annotation: Argues that culture-free intelligence is a contradiction in terms; reviews IQ testing; discusses context-sensitive approaches.

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

Alexander, William M., "Hollis L. Caswell," Kappa Delta Pi Record, 22(Fall, 1985), 11-13., William M. Alexander

Annotation: Gives a personal view of Caswell's contributions to education.

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

Oberg, Antoinette, "Curriculum Study and Professional Practice: How Are They Linked?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(April-June, 1985), 207-209., Antoinette Oberg

Annotation: Reports a study of the impact of graduate study on professional practice; lists evaluative questions and data used in the study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, 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, Program Audit/Evaluation

Pinar, William F., "A Prayerful Act: The Work of James B. Macdonald," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Fall, 1985), 43-53., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Pays tribute to Macdonald's particular contributions to the field of curriculum studies.

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

Beyer, Landon E., "Educational Reform: The Political Roots of National Risk," Curriculum Inquiry, 15(Spring, 1985), 37-56., Landon E. Beyer

Annotation: Analyzes the reports alleging risk in education and uncovers their political roots.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Criticism of Schooling

Tamir, Pinchas, "Content Analysis Focusing on Inquiry," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 17(January-March, 1985), 87-94., Pinchas Tamir

Annotation: Shows how content analysis may be used in teaching science as inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Science

Rosales-Dordelly, Carmen L., and Edmund C. Short, Curriculum Professors' Specialized Knowledge . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985., Carmen L. Rosales-Dordelly and Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Reports a study of curriculum knowledge deemed significant by professors of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Professionalization in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Burgess, Robert G., ed., Strategies of Educational Research: Qualitative Methods. London: Falmer Press, 1985., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Presents eleven articles on a variety of qualitative research 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, Qualitative Research

Green, Thomas F., "The Formation of Conscience in an Age of Technology," American Journal of Education, 94(November, 1985), 1-32., Thomas F. Green

Annotation: Elucidates conscience as craft, membership, sacrifice, memory, imagination.

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

Citations from 1984

Tomkins, George S., "The Moral, Cultural, and Intellectual Foundation of the Canadian Curriculum," pp. 1-23 in Douglas A. Roberts and John O. Fritz, eds., Curriculum Canada V: School Subject Curriculum / Instruction Theory . Vancouver, BC: Centre for Study of C&I, University of British Columbia, 1984., George S. Tomkins

Annotation: Traces several foundational elements contributing to the nature of Canadian curriculum.

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

Marsh, Colin J., "Outside-In Curriculum Development: Promises and Problems," British Journal of Educational Studies, 32(February, 1984), 18-26., Colin J. Marsh

Annotation: Provides a case study of curriculum development initiated outside the local setting.

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

Burgess, Robert G., ed., The Research Process in Educational Settings: Ten Case Studies . Sussex: Falmer Press, 1984., Robert G. Burgess

Annotation: Gives first person accounts (most from dissertations) of ethnographic studies.

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

Boomer, Garth, "Space and Meta-Space," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 57-59., Garth Boomer

Annotation: Complains about the direction being taken in curriculum theorizing that omits the teacher as theorizer.

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

Ben-Peretz, Miriam, "Curriculum Potential," 1246-1248 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Miriam Ben-Peretz

Annotation: Discusses how the curriculum potential of scholarly materials and materials developed for school use may be deliberated to provide clues to using them with children; brief reference is also made to teacher education materials.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Potential, Materials Development and Evaluation

Hameyer, Uwe, "Curriculum Theory," pp. 1265-1272 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Uwe Hameyer

Annotation: Notes in international contexts various conceptual models of curriculum, theories of curriculum legitimation, process theories of curriculum, structural curriculum theories, and theories of curriculum implementation.

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

Steffy, Betty, "Curriculum Planning: Community Participation," pp. 1241-1243 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Betty Steffy

Annotation: Discusses community participation in curriculum planning in developing countries and in industrialized countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Tyler, Ralph W., "Curriculum Resources," pp. 1263-1265 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Gives helpful resources for deciding on objectives, learning experiences, and their organization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Kimpston, Richard D., Diana J. Barber, and Karen B. Rogers, "The Program Audit," Educational Leadership, 41(May, 1984), 50-60., Richard D. Kimpston, Diana J. Barber, and Karen B. Rogers

Annotation: Describes a program audit system used in one school district.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation

Miles, Matthew B., and A. Michael Huberman, "Drawing Valid Meaning From Qualitative Data: Toward a Shared Craft," Educational Researcher, 13(May, 1984), 20-30.*, Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman

Annotation: Describes methods of analysis and interpretation of qualitative data.

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

Armbuster, Bonnie B., and Thomas H. Anderson, "Structures of Explanations in History Textbooks or So What if Governor Stanford Missed the Spike and Hit the Rail?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(April-June, 1984), 181-194., Bonnie B. Armbuster and Thomas H. Anderson

Annotation: Examines explanations of historical events in textbooks in terms of four frame questions (goal, plan, action, outcome) in order to locate weaknesses that may hinder learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Materials Development and Evaluation, Social Studies, Textbooks

Tyler, Ralph W., "Dialogue II. Personal Reflections on the Practical Four," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Spring, 1984), 97-102., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Comments on Schwab's "Practical 4" in relation to the author's work on the Eight Year Study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Marshall, James D., "John Dewey and Educational Research," Journal of Research and Development in Education, 17(Spring, 1984), 66-77.*, James D. Marshall

Annotation: Examines Dewey's account of the scientific method in relation to perceptions of his method.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Van Manen, Max, "Practicing Phenomenological Writing," Phenomenology+Pedagogy, 2(No. 1, 1984), 36-69.*, Manen Max Van

Annotation: Gives process through which one may write up phenomenological research.

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

Brady, Patrick, "Chasing Ghosts out of the Machine: A Deconstruction of Some Curriculum Theory," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(October, 1984), 64-67., Patrick Brady

Annotation: Responds to articles in May 1984 issue on curriculum theory.

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

Lather, Patti, "Critical Theory, Curricular Transformation and Feminist Mainstreaming," Journal of Education, 166(No. 1, 1984), 49-62., Patti Lather

Annotation: Discusses the relation of critical theory to curriculum transformation and feminist mainstreaming.

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

Boyd, Robert D., "Solving Problems of Practice in Education," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 6(September, 1984), 59-74., Robert D. Boyd

Annotation: Explains how choices of courses of action can be made in education based on informed problem-solving.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "The Uses of Humanistic Schooling," pp. 15-29 in Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, and Robert T. Fancher, eds., Against Mediocracy: The Humanities in America's High Schools. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1984., Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Decsribes the role of the humanities in general education; discusses curriculum choices and teaching in the humanities in terms of four uses of schooling.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Liberal Education/General Education, Humanities

Buchmann, Margret, "The Priority of Knowledge and Understanding in Teaching," pp. 29-50 in Lilian G. Katz and James D. Raths, eds., Advances in Teacher Education: Volume 1. Norwood, NJ: ABLEX, 1984., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Analyzes the role of content knowledge in teaching and in teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Teacher Education, Teaching/Learning Process

Carr, David, "Knowledge, Mind and the Curriculum," Educational Philosophy and Theory, 16(March, 1984), 12-22., David Carr

Annotation: Tries to show that learning of practical skills such as gymnastics and pottery cannot be conceived of by aligning them with epistemological categories.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Laska, John A., "The Relationship Between Instruction and Curriculum: A Conceptual Clarification," Instructional Science, 13(1984), 203-212., John A. Laska

Annotation: Makes distinctions between curriculum and instruction and places curricular components as constituents of the instructional process.

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

Hopkins, David, and Marvin Wideen, eds., Alternative Perspectives on School Improvement . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1984., David Hopkins and Marvin Wideen

Annotation: Presents a phenomenological and critical perspective on school improvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
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

Kneller, George F., "Analysis," pp. 1-26 in his Movements of Thought in Modern Education . New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1984.*, George F. Kneller

Annotation: Sets forth the processes of philosophical analysis as they are applied in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Authority of Teacher, Knowledge Generation

Dewey, John, Sources of a Science of Education. New York: Liveright, 1929. Reprinted pp. 1-40 in J. A. Boydston, ed., John Dewey: The Later Works, 1929-1953, Vol. 5: 1929-1930. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984., John Dewey

Annotation: Discusses distincitons between inquiry in the disciplines and in education; shows how the philosophical, psychological, and sociological disciplines can be sources of a science of educaiton; shows how eductional practice calls for judgments based on knowledge and does not use educational science as rules or receipes.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Education as a Field of Study, Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Generation, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Practical Knowledge, Curriculum Deliberation

Miles, Matthew B., and A. Michael Huberman, Qualitative Data Analysis: A Sourcebook of New Methods . Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1984., Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman

Annotation: Provides numerous methods of analyzing qualitative research data.

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

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Stanley L. Goldstein, "Technical Curriculum Form and American Elementary School Art Education," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16 (April-June, 1984), 143-154., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Stanley L. Goldstein

Annotation: Shows how a particular art program that inadequately deals with the arts is linked to technical purposes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Content Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Art Education

de la Orden, A., "Curriculum History: Spain," pp. 1199-1200 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon Press, 1984., A. de la Orden

Annotation: Summarizes briefly curriculum in Spanish schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Tripp, David H., and A. John Watt, "Core Curriculum: What It Is and Why We Don't Need One," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(April-June, 1984), 131-141., David H. Tripp and A. John Watt

Annotation: Critiques the Australian mandate for a core curriculum (1980).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Core Mandates, Comparative Curriculum

Wulf, C., "Curriculum History: Federal Republic of Germany," pp. 1193-1195 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., C. Wulf

Annotation: Gives a brief history of curriculum in Germany.

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

Ross, Dorene Doerre, "An Introduction to Curriculum Criticism," Journal of Thought, 19(Summer, 1984), 47-60. Reprinted pp. 162-174 in Robert S. Sherman and Rodman B. Webb, eds., Qualitative Research in Education: Focus and Methods. Philadelphia: Falmer, 1988.*, Dorene Doerre Ross

Annotation: Reviews the process of doing aesthetic criticism in curriculum.

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

Soltis, Jonas F., "On the Nature Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 13(December, 1984), 5-10.*, Jonas F. Soltis

Annotation: Contrasts empirical, interpretive, critical, and normative inquiry in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
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

Popkewitz, Thomas S. Paradigm and Ideology in Educational Research: Social Functions of the Intellect . Philadelphia: Falmer, 1984., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Presents essays on various paradigms of educational research (scientific, qualitative, evaluative, etc.)

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Can Educational Research Inform Educational Practice?" Phi Delta Kappan, 65(March, 1984), 447-552.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Argues for expanded forms of educational research done in school settings as a basis for theory building, criticism, and informed practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Giroux, Henry A., "Marxism and Schooling: The Limits of Radical Discourse," Educational Theory, 34(Spring, 1984), 113-135., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Traces history of Marxist discourse in work of Aronowitz and others; response pp. 307-312 by Daniel Liston; and response pp. 313-319 by Giroux.

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

White, John, "Compulsion and the Curriculum," British Journal of Educational Studies, 32(June, 1984), 148-157., John White

Annotation: Discusses the issues surrounding deciding what curriculum activities or objectives are to be compulsory.

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

Byrd-Bredbenner, Carol, Lily Hair O'Connell, Barbara Shannon, and James M Eddy, "A Nutrition Curriculum for Health Education: Its Effect on Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior," Journal of School Health, 4(November, 1984), 385-388.*, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Lily Hair O'Connell, Barbara Shannon, and James M. Eddy

Annotation: Reports an evaluation study of junior and senior high school nutrition education programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction

Majchrzak, Ann, Methods for Policy Research. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1984., Ann Majchrzak

Annotation: Gives basic procedures for conducting policy research in the context of related issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Tournier, M., "Curriculum History: France," pp. 1195-1197 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., M. Tournier

Annotation: Gives a brief overview of curriculum history in France.

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

Huberman, A. Michael, and Matthew B. Miles, "What Have We Learned?" pp. 271-284 in A. Michael Huberman and Matthew B. Miles, Innovation Up Close: How School Improvement Works . New York: Plenum, 1984.*, A. Michael Huberman and Matthew B. Miles

Annotation: Summarizes studies of change and transformation and of school improvement.

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

Aoki, Ted, "Towards a Reconceptualization of Curriculum Implementation," pp. 107-118 in David Hopkins and Marvin Wideen, eds., Alternative Perspectives on School Improvement . Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1984.*, Ted Aoki

Annotation: Contrasts curriculum implementation as instrumental action and as practical action.

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

Apple, Michael W., and Joel Taxel, "Power and Curriculum Content," pp. 122-133 in Carl A. Grant, ed., Preparing for Reflective Teaching . Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1984., Michael W. Apple and Joel Taxel

Annotation: Does an analysis of the relation between curriculum content and power groups.

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 and Politics, Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge

Gough, Noel, "Practical Curriculum Theorizing," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(May, 1984), 65-69., Noel Gough

Annotation: Calls for including paradoxes in our conceptions of curriculum ; examines issues related to practical curriculum theorizing (Schwab) in context of Victorian (Australia) policy on curriculum.

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

Cohen, David K., "Curriculum Decision Making, School-Based," pp. 1157-1160 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education, New York: Pergamon, 1984., David K. Cohen

Annotation: Describes assumptions, adoption, advantages, disadvantages, and research related to school-based curriculum decision making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Deliberation

Gilbert, Rob, The Impotent Image: Reflections of Ideology in the Secondary Curriculum . Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis, 1984., Rob Gilbert

Annotation: Reports a dissertation study of the ideologies embedded in the areas of the social studies curriculum.

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: Ideology and School Knowledge, Social Studies

Ben-Peretz, Miriam, "Curriculum Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Programs," pp. 9-27 in Lilian G. Katz and James D. Raths, eds., Advances in Teacher Education: Volume I . Norwood, NJ: ABLEX, 1984., Miriam Ben-Peretz

Annotation: Presents components of curriculum theory and practice for teachers in preparation programs.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Education, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Soviet Pedagogic Science: Visions and Contradictions," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(April-June, 1984), 111-130. Rewritten for chapter three in his Paradigm & Ideology in Educational Research. London: Falmer Press, 1984., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Describes pedagogical research in the Soviet Union and its commitments to dialectical materialism; reviews inquiry procedures in this research; describes educational psychology and didactics.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Comparative Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process, Curriculum and Politics, Teacher Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Scheffler, Israel, "On the Education of Policymakers," Harvard Educational Review, 54(May, 1984), 152-165.*, Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Outlines reflexive awareness of presuppositions of value, culture, habit, and knowledge as basis for the education of policy makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Thomas, R. M., "Curriculum Enrichment," pp. 1183-1185 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite. eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., R. M. Thomas

Annotation: Describes two types of curriculum enrichment: extended planning and individualized enrichment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation, Content Selection and Organization

Glasman, Naftaly, Robert H. Koff, and Heather Spiers, "Preface," Review of Educational Research, 54(Winter, 1984), 461-471., Naftaly Glasman, Robert H. Koff, and Heather Spiers

Annotation: Describes the intersection of disciplinary inquiry and the problems of practice as interdisciplinary in character with unique kinds of questions to be answered; states four phases of the process: question development, theme definition, sharing on the topic, and presenting the papers that follow this article.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Cohen, David K., "Curriculum Contract," pp. 1152-1154 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon Press, 1984., David K. Cohen

Annotation: Describes uses and advantages of curriculum contracts negotiated with students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process

Huberman, A. Michael, and Matthew B. Miles, Innovation Up Close: How School Improvement Works . New York: Plenum, 1984., A. Michael Huberman and Matthew B. Miles

Annotation: Documents innovation and change in twelve schools; summarizes what has been learned from these case histories.

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

Apple, Michael W., "The Political Economy of Text Publishing," Educational Theory, 34(Fall, 1984), 307-319. A version appears pp. 81-105 in his Teachers and Texts. New York: Routledge & Kagan Paul, 1986., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Describes the economics of textbook publishing and the resulting ideological hegemony.

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

Cusick, Philip A., The Egalitarian Ideal and the American High School: Studies of Three Schools . New York: Longman, 1984., Philip A. Cusick

Annotation: Reports studies of three high schools' curricula (Factory High, Suburban High, and Urban High).

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: Secondary School Curriculum

Garver, Eugene, "The Arts of the Practical: Variations on a Theme of Prometheus," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 165-182., Eugene Garver

Annotation: Discusses teaching the arts of the practical (Schwab)--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-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Content Selection and Organization

Baller, E., "Curriculum History: Socialist Countries," pp. 1198-1199 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education, New York: Pergamon Press, 1984., E. Baller

Annotation: Gives the history of curriculum in Soviet Russia.

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: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Marsh, Colin J., "Implementation of a Curriculum Innovation in Australian Schools," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 6(September, 1984), 37-58., Colin J. Marsh

Annotation: Describes curriculum innovation projects in Australia and derives models of implementation.

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

Huebner, Dwayne, "The Search for Religious Metaphors in the Language of Education," Phenomenology +Pedagogy, 2(No. 2, 1984), 112-123., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Examines the use of religious metaphors in the language of education.

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

Iannone, Ron, and Pat Obenauf, " A Set of Criteria for Curriculum Theorizing," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(May,1984), 61-64., Ron Iannone and Pat Obenauf

Annotation: Posits six criteria (sets of questions) on values, reality, knowledge, nature of curriculum, goals, design, objectives and processes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
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 Theory Creation and Uses

Alkin, Marvin C., "Curriculum Evaluation Models," pp. 1189-1190 in Torsen Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education, New York: Pergamon Press, 1984., Marvin C. Alkin

Annotation: Categorizes types of curriculum evaluation models (product, program) with the latter subdivided into outcome-oriented, methodoloy-oriented, value-oriented, and decision-oriented.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation,Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Evaluative Inquiry,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Materials Development and Evaluation

Smith, Ralph, The New Aesthetic Curriculum Theorists and Their Astonishing Ideas. Vancouver, BC: CSCI, University of British Columbia, 1984., Ralph Smith

Annotation: Critiques recent theoretical work by Arnstine, Travers, and Eisner in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Program Audit/Evaluation

Goetz, Judith Preissle, and Margaret Diane LeCompte, Ethnography and Qualitative Design in Educational Research . New York: Academic Press, 1984., Judith Preissle Goetz and Margaret Diane LeCompte

Annotation: Gives a comprehensive view of ethnographic research design and study in education.

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

Kihara, K., "Curriculum History: Japan," pp. 1197-1198 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., K. Kihara

Annotation: Treats recent curriculum history in Japan.

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

Cohen, David K., "Curriculum History: Australia," pp. 1191-1193 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon Press, 1984., David K. Cohen

Annotation: Gives a brief look at curriculum in Australian schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Pereira, Peter, "Deliberation and the Arts of Perception," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(October-December, 1984), 347-366., Peter Pereira

Annotation: Analyzes Schwab's treatment of deliberation in relation to the arts of perception.

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

Barrow, Robin, Giving Teaching Back to Teachers: A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory . London, Ontario: Althouse Press, 1984., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Critiques prevailing views of curriculum theory, the curriculum itself, and curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Implementation

Taylor, William, ed., Metaphors of Education . Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books, 1984., William Taylor

Annotation: Includes essays by eight writers on the use of metaphors in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Lawton, Denis, "Metaphor and the Curriculum," pp. 79-90 in William Taylor (ed.), Metaphors of Education . London: Heinemann, 1984.*, Denis Lawton

Annotation: Identifies and analylzes several metaphors used for the curriculum.

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

Kliebard, Herbert, M., "Curriculum History: United States," pp. 1204-1208 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York : Pergamon, 1984., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Presents a brief overview of U.S. curriculum history.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Curriculum Movements in the United States," pp. 1227-1229 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon,1984., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Discusses briefly two curriculum movements of the post-WW-II era.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Decline of Humanistic Studies in the American School Curriculum," pp. 7-30 in Benjamin Ladner, ed., The Humanities in Precollegiate Education. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1984. Reprinted pp. 3-26 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Forging the American Curriculum: Essays in Curriculum History and Theory. New York: Routledge, 1992., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Traces the decline in humanities studies in schools in the context of Dewey and of college expectations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Art Education, Humanities

Kerr, Donna H., Barriers to Integrity: Modern Modes of Knowledge Utilization . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984., Donna H. Kerr

Annotation: Identifies barriers to the integration of knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization

Marsh, Colin, and Michael Huberman, "Disseminating Curricula: A Look from the Top Down," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(January-March, 1984), 53-66., Colin Marsh and Michael Huberman

Annotation: Distinguishes several models of curriculum dissemination.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Knowledge Utilization

Eisner, Elliot W., "No Easy Answers: Joseph Schwab's Contributions to Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 201-210., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes the effects of Schwab's ideas of the practical on curriculum theory and inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Deliberation, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Lawton, Denis, "Curriculum History: United Kingdom," pp. 1202-1204 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Denis Lawton

Annotation: Describes briefly curriculum history in the United Kingdom.

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: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History

Raven, John, Competence in Modern Society: Its Identification, Development and Release. London: H. K. Lewis, 1984., John Raven

Annotation: Gives a full treatise on competence and its measurement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry,Normative Inquiry,Ethnographic Inquiry,Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Walberg, Herbert, "Quantification Reconsidered," pp. 369-402 in Edmund W. Gordon, ed., Review of Research in Education, 11(1984). Washington, DC: AERA, 1984., Herbert Walberg

Annotation: Justifies the use of quantitative research in education to obtain a summary of phenomena; many related theoretical and procedural issues are also addressed.

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

Steffy, Betty E., "Curriculum Decision Making: Parental Involvement," pp. 1115-1157 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Betty E. Steffy

Annotation: Discusses several facets of parent participation in curriculum decision-making.

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: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation

Buchmann, Margret, "The Use of Research Knowledge in Teacher Education and Teaching," American Journal of Education, 92(August, 1984), 421-439., Margret Buchmann

Annotation: Analyzes knowledge utilization in the curriculum of schools and of teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Teaching/Learning Process, Teacher Education, Practical Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization

Shulman, Lee S., "The Practical and the Eclectic: A Deliberation on Teaching and Educational Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 14(Summer, 1984), 183-200., Lee S. Shulman

Annotation: Compares Dewey's and Schwab's view of deliberation and applies this to research on teaching and teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Planning, Teacher Education

Brown, Byron W. and Daniel H. Saks, "An Economic View of the Acquisition of Reasoning Skills: Agenda for Research in the Information Age," Review of Educational Research, 54(Winter, 1984), 560-576., Byron W. Brown and Daniel H. Saks

Annotation: Presents a research agenda for economic studies in education related to reasoning skillls.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Critical Thinking

Goodson, Ivor F., and Stephen J. Ball, eds., Defining the Curriculum: Histories and Ethnographies . London: Falmer, 1984., Ivor F. Goodson and Stephen J. Ball

Annotation: Contains articles on several subjects within the curriculum.

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

Frey, Karl, "Curriculum Politics," pp. 1245-1246 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Karl Frey

Annotation: Reviews very briefly the history of curriculum politics in several countries, the centralization of decisions, and studies of cultural power in curriculum.

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

Fullan, Michael, "Curriculum Change," pp. 1145-1147 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Michael Fullan

Annotation: Summarizes briefly the nature and processes of curriculum change.

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

Fullan, Michael, "Curriculum Implementation," pp. 1208-1215 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Pergamon, 1984., Michael Fullan

Annotation: Describes approaches to defining implementation, its components, the factors affecting it, and evaluation and planning for it.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Hughes, Andrew S., "Curriculum Policies," pp. 1243-1245 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., Andrew S. Hughes

Annotation: Distinguishes policies on policy-making from those that prescribe the curriculum.

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

Jenkins, David, "Curriculum Research," pp. 1257-1263 in Thorston Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984.*, David Jenkins

Annotation: Presents the status and trends in world-wide curriculum research in several domains.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Knoll, J. H., "Curriculum in Adult Education," pp. 1215-1221 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., J. H. Knoll

Annotation: Gives an overview of curriculum in adult education in various countries, factors determining curriculum, legitimation and justification of curriculum, and examples.

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

Pinar, William F., "Death in a Tenured Position," Curriculum Perspectives, 4(May, 1984), 74-76., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Discusses impact of economics on publishing JCT.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

Posner, George J., "Curriculum Knowledge," pp. 1223-1227 in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite, eds., International Encyclopedia of Education . New York: Pergamon, 1984., George J. Posner

Annotation: Discusses knowledge as curriculum content and knowledge of curriculum development (means-end, naturalistic, epistemological, analysis of experiences and preconceptions, approaches).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Development Strategies