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Citations from 1979

Zaltman, Gerald, "Knowledge Utilization as Planned Social Change," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(September, 1979), 82-105., Gerald Zaltman

Annotation: Relates knowledge utilization to the literature on planned social change.

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

Padgham, Ronald E., "Correspondences: Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Twentieth Century Art ," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 155-179. Reprinted pp. 359-379 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contenporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick Publishers, 1988., Ronald E. Padgham

Annotation: Examines correspondence between certain elements in contemporary curriculum theory and ideas associated with movements in 20th Century painting.

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

Walker, Decker F., "Approaches to Curriculum Development," pp. 263-290 in Jon Schaffarzick and Gary Sykes, eds., Value Conflicts and Curriculum Issues: Lessons from Research and Experience . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1979.*, Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Distinguishes three modes of curriculum development: policy making, generic, and site-specific development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,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, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

McCutcheon, Gail, "Educational Criticism: Methods and Application," The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Summer, 1979), 5-25.*, Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Describes the methods of using educational criticism in curriculum inquiry and gives an example.

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

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Educational Reform and the Problem of Institutional Life," Educational Researcher, 8(March, 1979), 3-8.*, Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Critques educational reform in terms of favored knowledge, students, and professional groups.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Professionalization in Curriculum

Button, H. Warren, "Creating More Useable Posts: History in the Study of Education," Educational Researcher, 8(May, 1979), 3-9., H. Warren Button

Annotation: Reviews history of education as a discipline and the gaps in inquiry in this field; discusses appropriate uses of "history."

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Toward a New Sociology of Curriculum," Educational Leadership, 37(December, 1979), 248-253. Reprinted pp. 11-20 in his Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning . Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988.*, Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Describes the role of critical sociology in curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Richek, Margaret A., "Problems in Communicating Theory-Based Research to Practitioners," pp. 48-52 in her " 'Spiteful Tracts Compete against Surveys,' The Use of Reading Research," Curriculum Inquiry, 9(Spring, 1979), 45-57.*, Margaret A. Richek

Annotation: Discusses factors that inhibit practitioners' use of theory-based research and suggests ways practitioners can contribute to theory-based research.

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

Hazlett, J. Stephen, "Conceptions of Curriculum History," Curriculum Inquiry, 9(Summer, 1979), 129-135. Reprinted pp. 43-46 in Laurel Tanner, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History. University Park, PA: The Society, College of Education, Penn State University, 1981.*, J. Stephen Hazlett

Annotation: Sets forth conceptions of curriculum activity on which historical work might be done.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Nelson, Stephen D., "Knowledge Creation: An Overview," Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1(September, 1979), 123-149., Stephen D. Nelson

Annotation: Gives thorough overview of what is known about knowledge creation.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Beyond Ideological Reproduction," pp. 154-166; 193-195 in his Ideology and Curriculum , 1st ed. Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979. 2nd ed., New York; Routledge, 1990., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Discusses the sociology and economics of school knowledge and argues for a critical examination of the relation between ideology and curriculum needs; uses the language of distribution and reproduction in the analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics

Tomkins, George S., "Towards a History of Curriculum Development in Canada," pp. 1-17 in his The Curriculum in Canada in Historical Perspective. 1979 Yearbook of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Vancouver, BC: CSSE, 1979., George S. Tomkins

Annotation: Discusses the need for and rise of a Canadian history of curriculum development.

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: Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Sykes, Gary, "Government Intervention in the School Curriculum: Floating Like a Bee, Stinging like a Butterfly," pp. 313-330 in Jon Schaffarzick and Gary Sykes, eds., Value Conflicts and Curriculum Issues: Lessons from Research and Experience. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1979., Gary Sykes

Annotation: Appraises both the direct and the indirect interventions made by the U. S. government in the school curriculum of the 1960s and 1970s.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Tanner, Daniel, and Laurel N. Tanner, "Emancipation from Research: The Reconceptualist Prescription," Educational Researcher, 8(June, 1979), 8-12., Daniel Tanner and Laurel N. Tanner

Annotation: Rebuts Pinar's stance on reconceptualists in curriculum in 7(8), 1978.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Criticism of Schooling

Goodlad, John I., "Coda: The Conceptual System for Curriculum Revisited," pp. 343-364 in John I. Goodlad, ed., Curriculum Inquiry: The Study of Curriculum Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill, l979.*, John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Updates his l966 conceptualization of curriculum with additional decision levels and value contexts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Deliberation

Apple, Michael W., "On Analyzing Hegemony," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 1(Winter, 1979), 10-27. A revised version appears pp. 1-25 in his Ideology and Curriculum. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. Also in 2nd ed., 1990., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Addresses how thought and culture are determined by the social and economic structure; shows how to detect ideology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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, Knowledge Generation

Citations from 1978

Milner, Edward W., "The Amphibious Musician," pp. 250-273 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Edward W. Milner

Annotation: Presents a curriculum criticism of a musician and analyzes related evaluative issues.

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

Peatling, John H., "Research and Religious Education," Religious Education, 73(September-October, 1978), S101-S125., John H. Peatling

Annotation: Reviews research from 1920-1977 in religious education, character education, and related topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Moral Inquiry, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Values in the Classroom, Character Education, Religious & Private Schooling

Suppes, Patrick, ed., Impact of Research on Educaiton: Some Case Studies, Washington, DC: National Academy of Education, 1978., Patrick Suppes

Annotation: Gives examples of educational research that has had significant impact on education.

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

Mayer, William V., "The BSCS Past," The Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Journal, 4(November, 1978), 5-9., William V. Mayer

Annotation: Gives some history of BSSC biology.

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, Science

Guba, Egon G., and David L. Clark, "Levels of Research and Development Productivity in Schools of Education," Educational Researcher, 7(May, 1978), 3-9., Egon G. Guba and David L. Clark

Annotation: Reports a study of faculty productivity evidenced by journal articles and books published, conventions addressed, and grants received.

Broad Topical Focus: Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors

Bramwell, R. D., "Education and the Two Traditions of Science," Educational Theory, 48(Summer, 1978), 223-230., R. D. Bramwell

Annotation: Contrasts the logico-empirical and the human sciences traditions in scientific inquiry; discusses their implications for educational inquiry.

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

McNeil, John D., "Curriculum--A Field Shaped by Different Faces," Educational Researcher, 7(September, 1978), 19-23.*, John D. McNeil

Annotation: Reviews the state of curriculum research in school settings, curriculum policymaking, and implementation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Aoki, Ted T., "Toward Curriculum Inquiry in a New Key," Presentations on Art Education Research, (No. 2, 1978), 47-69. Reprinted in J. J. Victoria and E. J. Sacca, eds., Phenomenlogical Description: Potential for Research in Art Education . Montreal: Concordia University, 1978. Reprinted pp. 89-110 in William F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005.*, Ted T. Aoki

Annotation: Describes three curriculum inquiry orientations--empirical analytic, situational interpretive, and critical theoretical.

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

Boyd, William L., "The Changing Politics of Curriculum Policy-Making for American Schools," Review of Educational Research, 48(Fall, 1978), 577-628. Reprinted pp. 73-137 in Jon Schaffarzick and Gary Sykes, eds., Value Conflicts and Curriculum Issues: Lessons from Research and Experience . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1979., William L. Boyd

Annotation: Reviews incremental and non-incremental approaches to curriculum policy making, the change role of professionals and the authority structure in this process, and centralizing vs representative forces on the process.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gowin, D. Bob, and Jason Millman, "Meta-Evaluation and a Direction for Research on Evaluation," CEDR Quarterly , 11 (Winter, 1978), 3-6.*, D. Bob Gowin and Jason Millman

Annotation: Addresses value and epistemological issues in evaluative studies.

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

Grace, Gerald, "Curriculum and Pedagogy," pp. 190-213 in his Teachers, Ideology, and Control: A Study of Urban Education . London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978., Gerald Grace

Annotation: Explores the ideology of control present in teachers' use of curriculum and pedagogy in Britain.

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

Bowers, C. A., "Educational Critics and Technocratic Consciousness: Looking into Future Through a Rearview Mirror," Teachers College Record, 80(December, 1978), 273-286., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Critiques the views of revisionists and neo-romantic educators and calls for a way for sociologists of knowledge to confront technocratic consciousness.

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

Taylor, William, "Power and the Curriculum," pp. 7-21 in Colin Richards, ed., Power and the Curriculum: Issues in Curriculum Studies . Nafferton, England: Nafferton Books, 1978 / Walkergate Press, 1979.*, William Taylor

Annotation: Relates the new criticism to the politics of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pinar, William F., "Life History and Curriculum Theorizing: A Case Study," Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Science, 3(No. 1, 1978), 92-118., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents a study exploring life history methods of inquiry.

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

Willis, George, and Anthony J. Allen, "Patterns of Phenomenological Response to Curricula: Implications," pp. 32-71 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978.*, George Willis and Anthony J. Allen

Annotation: Describes phenomenological inquiry procedures and offers an example.

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: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience

LeCompte, Margaret, "Learning to Work: The Hidden Curriculum of the Classroom," Anthropology and Educational Quarterly, 9(February, 1978), 22-37.*, Margaret LeCompte

Annotation: Reports a study of the hidden curriculum in a New Mexico classroom related to teacher autonomy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Classroom Observation & Research, Conceptions of Teaching, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

Phillips, J. Arch, Jr., and Richard Hawthorne, "Political Dimensions of Curriculum Decision Making," Educational Leadership, 35(February, 1978), 363-366., J. Arch Phillips Jr. and Richard Hawthorne

Annotation: Examines implications of political realities on curriculum decision-making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Werner, Walter, "Evaluation: Sense-Making of School Programs," pp. 5-24 in Ted T. Aoki, ed., Curriculum Evaluation in a New Key . Vancouver, BC: Centre for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, 1978.*, Walter Werner

Annotation: Analyzes the assumptions, processes, and uses of three kinds of interpretative sense-making in program evaluation: means-ends, situational, and critical.

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

Carr, David, "Practical Pursuits and the Curriculum," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 12(1978), 69-80., David Carr

Annotation: Asks whether there are forms of practical knowledge (creative, physical, etc.) that do not fall within forms of formal discourse and inquiry such as those set forth by Hirst, White, etc.

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

Popkewitz, Thomas, "The Social Structure of School and Reform: A Case Study of IGE/S," pp. 411-441 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Thomas Popkewitz

Annotation: Describes effects of change processes related to the project, Individually Guided Education/Secondary.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation

Oram, Rex, "An Action Frame of Reference as a Register for Curriculum Discourse," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(April-June, 1978), 135-149.*, Rex Oram

Annotation: Discusses curriculum as art in action and conceptualizes it as drama.

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

Boughton, Douglas, "Response to Ted T. Aoki's Paper, 'Toward Curriculum Inquiry in a New Key'," Presentations in Art Education Research, 2(1978), 77-89., Douglas Boughton

Annotation: Responds to a 1978 conference paper by Aoki on several orientations to inquiry, featuring critically reflective inquiry.

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

Lindsey, Duncan, The Scientific Publication System in Social Science . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1978., Duncan Lindsey

Annotation: Gives an overview of social science publication processes.

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

Caswell, Hollis L., "Persistent Curriculum Problems," Educational Forum, 43(November, 1978), 99-110.*, Hollis L. Caswell

Annotation: Identifies three problems encountered during the author's years of work in curriculum that still persist: the definition of the basics, procedures to improve the curriculum, and general education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Specialization vs General Education, Curriculum History

National Academy of Sciences. The Federal Investment in Knowledge of Social Problems. Study Project on Social Research and Development, Vol. 1, Study Project Report. Washington, DC: National Academy of Science/National Research Council, 1978., National Academy of Sciences

Annotation: Reviews research on the topic.

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

Apple, Michael W., "The New Sociology of Education: Analyzing Cultural and Economic Reproduction," Harvard Educational Review, 48(November, 1978), 495-503., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Reviews two books in the sociology of education appearing in 1977 by Bernbaum and by Woods & Hammersley.

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

Emrick, John A., and Rekha Agarwala-Rogers, "National Diffusion Network: An Emerging Strategy for Directed Change," Viewpoints in Teaching and Learning, 54(April, 1978), 90-113., John A. Emrick and Rekha Agarwala-Rogers

Annotation: Describes the National Diffusion Network for disseminating ideal programs.

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

Musgrave, Frank, "Curriculum, Culture, and Ideology," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(April-June, 1978), 99-111., Frank Musgrave

Annotation: Discusses hegemony, ideology, and legitimacy in relation to the neo-Marxist perspective in curriculum.

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

Patton, Michael Quinn, "Utilization-Focused Evaluation: A Flexible Approach," pp. 284-291 in his Utilization-Focused Evaluation . Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1978.*, Michael Quinn Patton

Annotation: Identifies evaluation questions and methods of research that exemplify utilization-focused evaluation.

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

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Educational Research: Values and Visions of Social Order," Theory and Research in Social Education, 6(December, 1978), 20-39., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Asserts that theory and research methods contain social and political values and can have ideological implications.

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

Shaw, Ken E., "Understanding the Curriculum: The Approach through Case Studies," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(January-March, 1978), 1-17., Ken E. Shaw

Annotation: Reviews a selection of case studies of curriculum (descriptive, analytic, deliberative) and argues for the contribution case studies can make.

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

Grumet, Madeleine R., "Songs and Situations: The Figure/Ground Relation in a Case Study of Currere," pp. 274-315 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Describes currere as an analysis of students' experiences and their use of it; presents a case study from a Rochester Theatre Festival.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience

Kaufman, B. A., "Piaget, Marx and the Political Ideology of Schooling," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(January-March, 1978), 19-44., B. A. Kaufman

Annotation: Contrasts theories of behavioral psychology and capitalism which emanate from a materialist model with theories of constructivism and socialism which emanate from a dialectical model.

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Psychology and Curriculum

Greene, Maxine, "A Perspectival View of Consciousness: Against Dualism," pp. 55-68 in Arthur W. Foshay and Irving Morrisett, eds., Beyond the Scientific: A Comprehensive View of Consciousness . Boulder, CO: Social Science Education Consortium, 1978., Maxine Greene

Annotation: Deals with the many modes of consciousness and the pursuit of meaning.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Ideology, Reproduction, and Educational Reform," Comparative Education Review, 22(October, 1978), 367-387., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Describes the sociology and economics of school knowledge, the problem of high status knowledge, and their relation to reproduction theory.

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, Content Selection and Organization

Kemmis, Stephen, "Nomothetic and Idiographic Approaches to the Evaluation of Learning," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(January-March, 1978), 45-59., Stephen Kemmis

Annotation: Contrasts approaches intended to establish laws and intended to understand a situation; illustrates the latter.

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

Macdonald, James B., "Curriculum, Consciousness, and Social Change," Foundations Studies, 5(Fall, 1978), 27-45. Reprinted in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 3(Winter, 1981), 143-153. Reprinted pp. 156-174 in William F. Pinar, ed., Contemporary Curriculum Discourses. Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick,1988.*, James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Shows how a liberating perspective can permeate curriculum; presents design guidelines.

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

Schwab, Joseph J., "Education and the Structure of the Disciplines," pp. 229-272 in Ian Westbury and Neil J. Wilkof, eds., Joseph J. Schwab: Science, Curriculum and Liberal Education: Selected Essays. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978., Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Discusses how the structure of the disciplines is relevant for curriculums, shows how it is relevant to the imparting of arts and skills and to the curriculum maker; reviews the Comtean analysis of discipline structure and a revised (recent) version; discusses the places of structure in the curriculum.

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

McKinney, W. Lynn, "Governance and the Development of an Alternative School," pp. 370-386 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan,1978., W. Lynn McKinney

Annotation: Describes an alternative school's governance and development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, 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: Alternatives in Education

McCutcheon, Gail, "Of Solar Systems, Responsibilities and Basics: An Educational Criticism of Mr. Clement's Fourth Grade," pp. 186-205 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Gail McCutcheon

Annotation: Gives a case study portraying a class using educational criticism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism
Type of Study: Case Study
Narrow Topic: Classroom Observation & Research

Egan, Kieran, "Some Presuppositions that Determine Curriculum Decisions," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(April-June, 1978), 123-133.*, Kieran Egan

Annotation: Distinguishes several catagories and subcatagories of normative presuppositions that affect curriculum decisions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, "What is Curriculum?" Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Spring, 1978), 65-72.*, Kieran Egan

Annotation: Analyzes several meanings of the term curriculum and the difficulty of locating boundaries to curriculum phenomena.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Professionalization in Curriculum

Kallos, Daniel, "Notes on Schooling, Curriculum, and Teaching," pp. 471-491 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Daniel Kallos

Annotation: Explores the use of critical and ideological views in curriculum evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Jenkins, David, and Bridget O'Toole, "Curriculum Evaluation, Literary Criticism, and the Paracurriculum," pp. 522-554 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., David Jenkins and Bridget O'Toole

Annotation: Critiques the use of literary criticism in curriculum evaluation; draws parallels with illuminative evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparative Curriculum

Osborn, Robert L., "Radical Inquiry and the Study of Education," Foundational Studies, 7(Winter, 1978), 2-19., Robert L. Osborn

Annotation: Describes and critiques traditional inquiry and radical inquiry in education; draws implications of radical inquiry for educational studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation

Jenkins, David, "Business as Unusual: The 'Skills of Bargaining' Course at LBS,"pp. 343-369 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., David Jenkins

Annotation: Presents a qualitative evaluation of a business course.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Evaluation of Instruction, Comparative Curriculum

Grumet, Madeleine, R., "Curriculum as Theater: Merely Players," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Spring, 1978), 37-64., Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Describes use of theater to free students to see their experience; relies on the performance of "scores".

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: Curriculum as Experience

Selden, Steven, "Eugenics and Curriculum: 1860-1929," The Educational Forum, 43(November, 1978), 67-82., Steven Selden

Annotation: Examines the history of the eugenics movement and its impact on the curriculum, especially the education of the gifted.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, 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, Ideology and School Knowledge, Exceptional Education

Greer, W. Dwaine, "A Model for the Art of Teaching and A Critique of Teaching," pp. 161-185 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., W. Dwaine Greer

Annotation: Gives a non-technique oriented model for teaching; does a crtique of one segment of classroom 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: Conceptions of Teaching

Bleich, David, Subjective Criticism . Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978., David Bleich

Annotation: Challenges the assumption of objectivity in literary and aesthetic criticism and analyzes a number of related issues; reveiwed in Curriculum Inquiry 9(4), 1979.

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

Beauchamp, George A., "A Hard Look at Curriculum," Educational Leadership, 35 (February, 1978), 404-409., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Examines curriculum design, planning, development, improvement, implementation, and evaluation as they relate to curriculum theory and definitions.

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

Apple, Michael W., and Philip Wexler, "Cultural Capital and Educational Transmissions: An Essay on Basil Bernstein, Class, Codes and Control, Vol. III: Towards a Theory of Educational Transmissions," Educational Theory, 28(Winter, 1978), 34-44., Michael W. Apple and Philip Wexler

Annotation: Critiques and comments on the content of the Bernstein book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Theorists
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: Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Miel, Alice, "Crystallization in Education," pp. 1-14 in Alice Miel, Changing the Curriculum: A Social Process. New York: Appleton, 1946. Reprinted pp. 452-467 in James R. Gress and David E. Purpel, eds., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978. Reprinted pp. 527-539 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field, 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988., Alice Miel

Annotation: Shows how certain practices in curriculum and instruction become crystalized; critiques these procedures to show how to prevent crystalization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
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, Organization Theory

Apple, Michael W., "Ideology and Form in Curriculum Evaluation," pp. 495-521 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Critiques evaluation case studies and the value of phenomenological studies of individuals' responses to schooling.

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

Klohr, Paul R., "Emerging Foundations for Curriculum Theory," Educational Considerations, 6(Fall, 1978), 17-19., Paul R. Klohr

Annotation: Gives state-of-the-art review of curriculum theory.

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

Popp, Jerome A., "Practice and Malpractice in Philosophy of Education," Educational Studies, 9(Fall, 1978), 275-294., Jerome A. Popp

Annotation: Asks what is the point of philosophizing; distinguishes between inquiry aimed at practical and at theoretical understanding; explores the scientific and value aspects of philosophical inquiry in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Practical Knowledge, Knowledge Generation

Edson, C. H., "Curriculum Change During the Progressive Era," Educational Leadership, 36(October, 1978), 64-66., C. H. Edson

Annotation: Discusses briefly the role scientific ideology and rising diverse school populations had in the curriculum of the early 20th century.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Van Manen, Max, "Language of Deep Structure in Curriculum Inquiry," pp. 43-59 in Kenneth Reeder and Donald Wilson, eds., Language, Culture, and Curriculum . Vancouver: Center for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia, 1978., Manen Max Van

Annotation: Explains how to do phenomenological inquiry into the deep structure of curricular experience.

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, Curriculum as Experience

Glass, Bentley, "The BSCS Retrospect and Prospect," The Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Journal, 1(November, 1978), 2-4., Bentley Glass

Annotation: Gives a brief history of BSCS biology.

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: Science, Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies

Reid, William A., Thinking About the Curriculum: The Nature and Treatment of Curriculum Problems. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978., William A. Reid

Annotation: Sets forth views on curriculum as a moral problem and the use of practical reasoning in curriculum deliberation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Curriculum Change,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Deliberative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Giroux, Henry A., "Overcoming Behavioral and Humanistic Objectives," The Educational Forum , 43(May, 1979), 409-419. Reprinted pp. 43-53 in Henry A. Giroux, Teachers as Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. Granby, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1988.*, Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Argues the case for humanistic curriculum objectives and the limits of behavioral objectives.

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: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Hidden Curriculum, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Bernstein, Richard J., The Restructuring of Social and Political Theory, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978., Richard J. Bernstein

Annotation: Addresses empirical, analytic (theoretical), phenomenological, and critical approaches to the political and social sciences.

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

Silverman, Robert J., "Diffusion of Educational Knowledge through Journals: Gatekeepers' Selection Criteria," Viewpoints in Teaching and Learning, 54(April, 1978), 1-22., Robert J. Silverman

Annotation: Explains the processes of knowledge dissemination through refereed journals.

Broad Topical Focus: Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, 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 Linkage, Literature of Curriculum

Fox, Thomas G., "Generating Knowledge from Field Experience: Two Competing Conclusions about Teacher Center Support," High School Journal, 61(January, 1978), 186-209., Thomas G. Fox

Annotation: Shows how teachers' research can generate knowledge on the topic.

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

Van Manen, Max, "Reconceptionalist Curriculum Thought: A Review of Recent Literature," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Winter, 1978), 365-375.*, Manen Max Van

Annotation: Takes a hard look at four books written by curriculum reconceptualists.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Literature of Curriculum

Tikunoff, William J., Beatrice A. Ward, and Franklin D. Stacy, "Toward Ecology -Based Curriculum: A Model for Professional Growth Through Participatory Research and Development," pp. 61-80 in Roy A. Edelfelt and E. Brooks Smith, eds., Breakaway to Multidimensional Approaches: Integrating Curriculum Development and Inservice Education . Washington, DC: Association for Teacher Education, 1978.*, William J. Tikunoff, Beatrice A. Ward, and Franklin D. Stacy

Annotation: Sets forth an interactive model for curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Teacher Research, In-service Teacher Development

Vallance, Elizabeth, "Scanning Horizons and Looking at Weeds: A Critical Description of 'The Great Plains Experience'," pp. 140-160 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Elizabeth Vallance

Annotation: Presents an educational criticism of a distance learning course in which the author portrays its qualities.

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: Evaluation of Instruction

Guba, Egon G., Toward a Methodology of Naturalistic Inquiry in Educational Evaluation . CSE Monograph Series in Evaluation, No. 8. Los Angeles, CA: Center for the Study of Evaluation, University of California, 1978., Egon G. Guba

Annotation: Describes the nature and use of naturalistic inquiry in educational evaluation along with a look at related methodological problems.

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

Coulson, John M., "Theoretical Antecedents of Knowledge Dissemination and Utilization Tradition," Viewpoints in Teaching and Learning, 54(April, 1978), 39-56., John M. Coulson

Annotation: Identifies assumptions behind this tradition.

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

Pinar, William F., "The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(July-September, 1978), 205-214.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Contrasts the traditionalists, the conceptual empiricists, and the reconceptionalists in curriculum studies.

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

Short, Edmund C., "Review of Curriculum Theory, edited by Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik," Texas Tech Journal of Education, 5(No. 3, 1978), 227-131., Edmund C. Short

Annotation: Provides a review and critique of the papers in this book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay,Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Willis, George, ed., Qualitative Evaluation : Concepts and Cases in Curriculum Criticism. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., George Willis

Annotation: Contains six articles on the nature of qualitative evaluation in curriculum; 13 reports of such studies are included; comments on this approach are presented in three final chapters.

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

Pinar, William F., "Notes on the Curriculum Field 1978," Educational Researcher, 7(September, 1978), 5-12.*, William F. Pinar

Annotation: Reviews the state of curriculum theorizing and distinguishes between modes and types needing to be generated.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Roby, Thomas W., "Problem Situations and Curricular Resources at Central College: An Exemplification of Curricular Arts," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Summer, 1978), 95-117., Thomas W. Roby

Annotation: Reports a study of deliberation by the faculty of a college arts curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Higher Education Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., "Humanistic Trends and the Curriculum Field," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 10(July-September, 1978), 197-204., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Summarizes the advantages of qualitative methods of inquiry in curriculum.

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

Shaw, Francine Shuchat, "In Search of Congruence," pp. 227-249 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Francine Shuchat Shaw

Annotation: Argues for congruence between the artistic principles of intructional methods and the content being taught.

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: Content Selection and Organization, Teaching/Learning Process

Posner, George J., "Tools for Curriculum Research and Development: Potential Contributions from Cognitive Science," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Winter, 1978), 311-340., George J. Posner

Annotation: Explores cognitive science as an approach to research in curriculum, including use of semantic networking, content analysis, and changing conceptual states of learners.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, 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: Knowledge Generation

Rosario, Jose, "On the Child's Acquisition of Aesthetic Meaning: The Contribution of Schooling," pp. 206-226 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Education. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Jose Rosario

Annotation: Describes and critiques a project on this topic in Rochester City Schools.

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: Aesthetics and Curriculum, Art Education

Richards, Colin, ed., Power and the Curriculum: Issues in Curriculum Studies. England: Nafferton Books, 1978., Colin Richards

Annotation: Presents 13 conference papers on curriculum change, the new criticism, teachers' decision-making, and other curriculum issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Mehan, Hugh, "Structuring School Structure," Harvard Educational Review , 48 (February, 1978), 32-64., Hugh Mehan

Annotation: Describes a process of "constitutive ethnography" for studying the processes and outcomes of structuring classroom lessons, testing, and counseling sessions; presented with examples.

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

Nelson, Murry R., "Rugg on Rugg: His Theories and His Curriculum," Curriculum Inquiry, 8(Summer, 1978), 119-132.*, Murry R. Nelson

Annotation: Reviews the curriculum developed by Harold Rugg in the 1930s and 1940s and the ideas on which it was based.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Studies, Materials Development and Evaluation

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Symbol of a Shift from Status to Function: Formation of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development," Educational Leadership, 35 (May, 1978), 609-614.*, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Reviews the history of the merger in 1943 into ASCD of the NEA Department of Supervisors and Directors of Instruction and of the Society for Curriculum Study.

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

Davidman, Leonard, "Formative Evaluation of the Unified Science and Mathematics in the Elementary Schools: Summary and Extension of Findings and Recommendations," pp. 387-410 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978., Leonard Davidman

Annotation: Reports a qualitative evaluation study of a curriculum project and offers recommendations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: All Fields
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Elementary School Curriculum, Mathematics, Science

Van Manen, Max, "An Experiment in Educational Theorizing: The Utrecht School," Interchange, 10(No. 1, 1978/1979), 48-66., Manen Max Van

Annotation: Describes the contributions of the Utrecht School of theorizing in education and their use in the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparative Curriculum