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Eggleston, John, "Sociology and the Curriculum," pp.1-7, and "Sociological Approaches to the School Curriculum," pp. 8-21 in John Eggleston, The Sociology of the School Curriculum . London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1977.*, John Eggleston

Annotation: Reviews processes of sociological analysis of the curriculum and of various early approaches to this form of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Hidden Curriculum

Bernstein, Basil, Class, Codes and Control: Volume 3, Towards a Theory of Educational Transmissions. Revised Edition. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977., Basil Bernstein

Annotation: Presents a series of Bernstein's papers on changes in the moral basis of schools and changes in the coding of educational transmissions; chapter five presents the author's classic conceptualizations of classification and framing of educational knowledge.

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

Wolcott, Harry F., Teacher Versus Technocrats: An Educational Innovation in Anthropological Perspective. Eugene, OR: Center for Ed. Policy and Management, University of Oregon, 1977., Harry F. Wolcott

Annotation: Provides an evaluation study of a school program using ethnographic methods.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching

Popkewitz, Thomas S., "Craft and Community as Metaphors for Social Inquiry Curriculum," Educational Theory, 27(Fall, 1977), 310-321., Thomas S. Popkewitz

Annotation: Questions the assumptions of curriculum through use of social inquiry in classrooms, schools, and communities.

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "The Nature and Boundaries of Curriculum History," Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Summer, 1977), 157-168.*, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Responds to Franklin's article, Vol. 7, pp. 67-79, on the desirable focus for historical work in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation

Apple, Michael W. and Nancy King, "What Do Schools Teach?" Curriculum Inquiry, 6 (No. 4, 1977), 341-358. Reprinted pp. 108-126 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory, Washington, DC: ASCD, 1977. Reprinted pp. 29-47 in Richard H. Weller, ed., Humanistic Education: Visions and Realities, Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977. Reprinted pp. 442-470 in George Willis, ed., Qualitative Evaluation, Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1978.*, Michael W. Apple and Nancy King

Annotation: Explores the social meaning of school experience in a kindergarten class related to play, work, etc.

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: Hidden Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Early Childhood Curriculum

Statement of Agreement by Professionals in the Field of Educational Dissemination, Educational Researcher, 6(November, 1977), 3-4., Educationl Researcher

Annotation: Presents a concensus statement on the topic.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Linkage, Knowledge Utilization

Selden, Steven, "Conservative Ideology and Curriculum," Educational Theory, 27 (Summer, 1977), 205-222., Steven Selden

Annotation: Reviews the history of conservative ideologies and curriculum from the nineteenth century to the present and their appearance in the eugenics movement of the early twentieth century.

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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Martin, Jane Roland, "The Anatomy of Subjects," Educational Theory, 27(Spring, 1977), 85-95., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Distinguishes between school subjects and disciplines, showing overlaps in part or wholes.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and the Disciplines, School Subjects

Strike, Kenneth A., and George J. Posner, "Epistemological Perspectives on Conceptions of Curriculum Organization and Learning," pp. 106-141 in Lee Shulman, ed., Review of Research in Education, 4(1976). Itasca, IL: Peacock Publishers, 1977.*, Kenneth A. Strike and George J. Posner

Annotation: Analyzes different conceptions of curriculum organization and learning, citing the related research.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Winchester, Ian, "Concept Elucidation and Educational Issues," Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Winter, 1977), 331-342., Ian Winchester

Annotation: Critiques a study by Richard Derr on elucidation of the concept "curriculum." A response by Derr follows.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
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

Diamonti, Michael C., "Yes, We Have No Curriculum Theory: Response to Herbert Kliebard," Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 4, 1977), 269-276., Michael C. Diamonti

Annotation: Responds to Kliebard's article on Dewey's curriculum theory, followed by recorded discussion of both articles by several theorists including Kliebard.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Decision-making Processes,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Franklin, Barry M., "Curriculum History: Its Nature and Boundaries," (An Essay Review of the 1976 Yearbook of the ASCD), Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Spring, 1977), 67-79.*, Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Reviews the 1976 ASCD Yearbook from the perspective of its historical research methods.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Curriculum Theory: Give Me a For Instance," Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 4, 1977), 257-269. Reprinted pp. 168-182 in Herbert M. Kliebard, Forging the American Curriculum: Essays on Curriculum History and Theory. New York: Routledge, 1992.*, Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Presents a definition of curriculum theory; identifies the curriculum theory found in Dewey's writings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Westbury, Ian, "Educational Policy-Making in New Contexts: The Contribution of Curriculum Studies," Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Spring, 1977), 3-18.*, Ian Westbury

Annotation: Seeks to give curriculum studies centrality in meeting policy issues concerned with appropriate educational ends and means.

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

Doyle, Walter, and Gerald Ponder, "The Ethic of Practicality: Implications for Curriculum Development," pp. 74-80 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977., Walter Doyle and Gerald Ponder

Annotation: Explores images of the teacher as curriculum user and the teacher's interest in practicality; criteria for practicality include instrumentality, congruence, and cost.

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

Taylor, Charles, "Interpretation and the Science of Man," pp. 101-131 in Fred R. Dallmayr and Thomas A. McCarthy, eds., Understanding and Social Inquiry . Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1977. Originally published in The Renewal of Metaphysics, 25(1971), 3-34, 45-51.*, Charles Taylor

Annotation: Presents the means and significance of intersubjective meanings and their interpretation.

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

Bronowski, Jacob, "Humanism and the Growth of Knowledge," pp. 74-103 in his A Sense of the Future . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.*, Jacob Bronowski

Annotation: Reviews the content of Popper's The Logic of Scientific Discovery.

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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Hoyle, Eric, "How Does the Curriculum Change? Part I: A Proposal for Inquiries, Part II: Systems and Strategies," pp. 517-537 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Eric Hoyle

Annotation: Discusses several processes of curriculum change and describes several related strategies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Comparative Curriculum

Wise, Arthur E., "Why Educational Policies Often Fail: The Hyperrationalization Hypothesis," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(No. 1, 1977), 43-57.*, Arthur E. Wise

Annotation: Explains the role of hyperrationalization in educational policy making and helps distinguish proper from excessive rationalization.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Drost, Walter, H., "Social Efficiency Reexamined: The Dewey-Snedden Controversy," Curriculum Inquiry, 7(Spring, 1977), 19-32., Walter H. Drost

Annotation: Discusses the different positions on vocationalism taken by Dewey and by Snedden.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum History

Diorio, Joseph A., "Knowledge, Truth and Power in the Curriculum," Educational Theory, 27(Spring, 1977), 103-110., Joseph A. Diorio

Annotation: Argues that knowledge, truth, and power have key roles in setting normative and factual statements underlying curriculum.

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

Walker, Decker F., "Toward Comprehension of Curricular Realities," pp. 268-308 in Lee S. Shulman, ed., Review of Research in Education, 4: 1976. Itasca, IL: F. E. Peacock, 1977.*, Decker F. Walker

Annotation: Reviews research in four domains of curriculum: curriculum in relation to student achievement, curriculum change in relation to social forces, change processes within school and classroom, and studies of the curriculum field itself.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Program Audit/Evaluation, Student Assessment, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Ubbelohde, Robert Allen, "A Neo-Conservative Approach in Curriculum," pp. 22-34 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory . Washington, DC: ASCD, 1977.*, Robert Allen Ubbelohde

Annotation: Identifies assumptions of a neo-conservative view of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools

Tholfsen, Trygve R., "The Ambiguous Virtues of the Study of History," Teachers College Record, 79(December, 1977), 245-257., Trygve R. Tholfsen

Annotation: Describes the advantages of the study of history.

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: Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Eisner, Elliot W., "On the Uses of Educational Connoisseurship and Criticism for Evaluating Classroom Life," Teachers College Record, 78(February, 1977), 345-358.*, Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Describes educational criticism, its uses, and its limitations.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, 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

Kelly, A. V., "Curriculum Objectives," pp. 23-48 in his The Curriculum: Theory and Practice . London: Harper & Row Ltd., 1977.*, A. V. Kelly

Annotation: Examines various uses of curriculum objectives including their non-use in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

Tyler, Ralph W., "Desirable Content for a Curriculum Development Syllabus Today," pp. 36-48 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977. Reprinted pp. 395-400 in George Willis, et al., The American Curriculum: A Documentary History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Indicates how the author would revise his syllabus (Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction) for today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Sarason, Seymour B., "Programmatic and Behavioral Regularities," pp. 569-589 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Seymour B. Sarason

Annotation: Explores the thesis that introducing change requires changing the regularities of the situation; examples are given from several subject areas and their regularities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: School Subjects

Bowers, C. A., "Emergent Ideological Characteristics of Educational Policy," Teachers College Record, 79(September, 1977), 33-54., C. A. Bowers

Annotation: Traces the emergent technocratic ideology in educational policies from behavior modification to career education to competency-based education.

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

Fay, Brian, "How People Change Themselves: The Relationship Between Critical Theory and Its Audience," pp. 200-233, 266-269 in T. Ball, ed., Political Theory and Praxis: New Perspectives . Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1977. Reprinted pp. 55-92 in John W. Smyth, ed., Reflection in Action . Victoria: Deakin Univeristy, 1986., Brian Fay

Annotation: Describes how critical theory differs from instrumentalist theory; poses and answers objections to an educative model of how change can be brought about.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Review of Bourdieu and Passerson 'Reproduction in Education, Society and Culture'," School Review, 86(November, 1977), 144-147., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Presents an exploration and crtical review of this book.

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

Huebner, Dwayne, "Implications of Psychological Thought for the Curriculum," pp. 68-76 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Suggests that psychological theories of learning, motivation, and cognition should be used to help construct educational environments, not merely to understand students.

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

Derr, Richard L., "Curriculum: A Concept Elucidation," Curriculum Inquiry, 7 (Summer, 1977), 145-155., Richard L. Derr

Annotation: Show multiple ways in which the concept "curriculum" is used.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Power and School Knowledge," The Review of Education, 3(January-February, 1977), 26-49., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Presents an essay review of Sharp & Green's Education and Social Control (1975).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

O'Keeffe, Dennis J., "Towards a Socio-Economy of the Curriculum," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(November, 1977), 101-109., Dennis J. O'Keeffe

Annotation: Argues for the concepts of curricular investment and curricular consumption in concepturalizing curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Bernbaum, Gerald, Knowledge and Ideology in the Sociology of Education . London: Macmillan, 1977., Gerald Bernbaum

Annotation: Provides and introduction to the topic from British scholars.

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

Kallos, Daniel, and Ulf P. Lundgren, "Lessons from a Comprehensive School System for Curriculum Theory and Research," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 9(May, 1977), 3-20., Daniel Kallos and Ulf P. Lundgren

Annotation: Describes reforms in Swedish schools and draws implications for curriculum theory and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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: Comparative Curriculum

Molnar, Alex, and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1977., Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik

Annotation: Presents papers on curriculum theory and values, decision-making, psychological development, classroom practice, and sociopolitical analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Peshkin, Alan, "Whom Shall the Schools Serve?" Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 3, 1977), 181-204., Alan Peshkin

Annotation: Discusses the question of what groups schools serve within the context of data on several settings.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Differentiation

Woods, Peter, and Martyn Hammersley, "School Experience: Explorations in the Sociology of Education," pp. 9-27 in Peter Woods and Martyn Hammersley, eds., School Experience . New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977., Peter Woods and Martyn Hammersley

Annotation: Gives a brief explanation of the work done in the sociology of education and summarizes critical sociological studies in the authors' book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Hidden Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge

Macdonald, James B., "Values Bases and Issues for Curriculum," pp. 10-21 in Alex Molnar and John A. Zahorik, eds., Curriculum Theory. Washington, DC: ASCD, 1977.*, James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Contrasts various value bases for curriculum and their implications for practice.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Humanism and the Politics of Educational Argumentation," pp. 315-330 in Richard Weller, ed., Humanistic Education: Vision and Realities . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Critiques the book The Anti-Man Culture (1972) in the context of political rationality.

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

Citations from 1976

Burns, Allan F., "On the Ethnographic Process in Anthropology and Education," Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 7(August, 1976), 25-33., Allan F. Burns

Annotation: Describes the research process involved in doing ethnographic research 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

Franklin, Barry M., "Curriculum Thought and Social Meaning: Edward L. Thorndike and the Curriculum Field," Educational Theory, 26(Summer, 1976), 298-309., Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Explores the impact of Thorndike's views on the curriculum.

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

McLaughlin, Milbrey Wallin, "Implementation as Mutual Adaptation: Change in Classroom Organization," Teachers College Record, 77(February, 1976), 339-351., Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin

Annotation: Reports studies of implementation of classroom changes where adaptation rather than fidelity of the change is the norm.

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

Ponder, Gerald A., "Schooling and Control: Some Interpretations of the Changing Social Function of Curriculum," pp. 139-167 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Gerald A. Ponder

Annotation: Traces changes in function exhibited by the curriculum over time; treats issues such as social control, diversity, and conformity.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Social Efficiency/Control, Curriculum and Politics

Short, Edmund C., and Thomas J. Jennings, Jr., "Multidisciplinary: An Alternative Approach to Curriculum Thought," Educational Leadership, 33(May, 1976), 590-594.*, Edmund C. Short and Thomas J. Jennings Jr.

Annotation: Explains the multidisciplinary approach to curriculum design.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Rationality as Ideology," Educational Theory, 26(Winter, 1976), 121-131.*, Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Sets forth a perspective on Feinberg's book, Reason and Rhetoric.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pinar, William F., and Madeleine R. Grumet, Toward a Poor Curriculum. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 1976., William F. Pinar and Madeleine R. Grumet

Annotation: Collects a series of papers by each of the authors that exhibit modes of inquiry useful in curriculum theory, some based in the arts, some in psychoanalysis, and some in philosophical traditions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Narrative Inquiry, Aesthetic Inquiry and Curriculum Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Doyle, Walter, "Education for All: The Triumph of Professionalism," pp. 17-75 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Walter Doyle

Annotation: Traces rise of curriculum as a professional role in U. S. schooling and its historical contexts.

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: Professionalization in Curriculum

Wax, Rosalie, "How Does One Find and Work on a Problem?" pp. 157-177 in Edward Rose, ed., Forms and Formulations of Education . Lincoln, NE: Nebraska Curriculum Development Center, University of Nebraska, 1976., Rosalie Wax

Annotation: Explains the field work process and gives illustrations.

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

Clegg, Ambrose A., Jr., "Diversity and Conformity in American Curriculum," pp. 175-213 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Ambrose A. Clegg Jr.

Annotation: Traces facets of curriculum development from early America to the present.

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

Rossi, Peter H., "Assessing Organizational Capacity for Educational R & D in an Academic Institution," Educational Researcher, 5(April, 1976), 3-10., Peter H. Rossi

Annotation: Explains a variety of issues related to the topic with implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Organization Theory, Education as a Field of Study

NIE Curriculum Development Task Force, Current Issues, Problems, and Concerns in Curriculum Development . Washington, DC: National Institute of Education, NCER, 1976.*, NIE Curriculum Development Task Force

Annotation: Presents the results of a 1975 NIE survey of curriculum development processes, needs, roles, and relationships.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling

Huebner, Dwayne, "The Moribund Curriculum Field: Its Wake and Our Work," Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 2, 1976), 153-167., Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Portrays historically the kinds of curriculum studies that have been done and what needs to be done; comments follow this article from B.O. Smith, Eric Straumanis, and Gail McCutcheon.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Doyle, Walter, and Gerald A. Ponder, "Sources for Curriculum History," pp. 247-255 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Walter Doyle and Gerald A. Ponder

Annotation: Compiles a list of references related to curriculum history as a reflection of this relatively new field of scholarship.

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

Banks, James A., "Pluralism, Ideology, and Curriculum Reform, The Social Studies, 67(1976), 99-106. Reprinted pp. 115-126 in James A. Banks, Race, Culture, and Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. New York: Routledge, 2006., James A. Banks

Annotation: Contrasts cultural pluralist and assimilationist ideologies and supports a combination pluralist-assimilationist position for curriculum reform.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Citizenship Education, Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., "Curriculum as Ideological Selection," Comparative Education Review, 20(June, 1976), 209-215., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Presents an essay review of Knowledge and Control (Young, 1971) and Educability, Schools, and Ideology (Flude and Ahier,1974).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Ideology and School Knowledge, Comparative Curriculum

Hosford, Philip L., "Curriculum Inquiry: Toward What End?" Educational Leadership, 33(April, 1976), 483-486.*, Philip L. Hosford

Annotation: Provides an essay on the nature and purposes of curriculum inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment

Reynolds, John and Malcolm Skilbeck, Culture and the Classroom . London: Open Books, 1976., John Reynolds and Malcolm Skilbeck

Annotation: Gives an overview of schools within the culture and implications for curriculum design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Environment

Nelson, Margaret and Sam D. Sieber, "Innovations in Urban Secondary Schools," School Review, 84(February, 1976), 213-231., Margaret Nelson and Sam D. Sieber

Annotation: Describes a study of innovation in schools.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., "Making Curriculum Problematic," The Review of Education, 1(January-February, 1976)., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Reviews a series of current curriculum books including ones by Eisner & Vallance, Payne, and Young.

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

Brown, Stephen I., "Discovery and Teaching a Body of Knowledge," Curriculum Theory Network, 5(No. 3, 1976), 191-218., Stephen I. Brown

Annotation: Discusses the epistemological issues in knowing and teaching a body of disciplined knowledge.

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

Rose, Edward, and David Hawkins, "The Schooling Machine and Mechanisms of Education," pp. 78-89 in Edward Rose, ed., Forms and Formulations of Education. Lincoln, NE: Nebraska Curriculum Development Center, University of Nebraska, 1976., Edward Rose and David Hawkins

Annotation: Argues for research on knowing and coming to know in the classroom.

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

Schaffarzick, Jon, "How Can We Know What is Best? Procedural Alternatives in Curriculum Development," Educational Leadership, 33(May, 1976), 571-576., Jon Schaffarzick

Annotation: Analyzes procedures used and recommended by nine curriculum developers; related to the author's last chapter in Strategies for Curriculum Devlopment, 1975.

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: Curriculum Development Strategies

Sieber, Sam D., "The Organizational Dilemma of Educational Change Models: Toward a Solution," Interchange, 7(No. 2, 1976-77), 39-49., Sam D. Sieber

Annotation: Explores problems with educational change models and suggests possible ways to deal with them.

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

Petrie, Hugh, G., "Do You See What I See? The Epistemology of Interdisciplinary Inquiry," Educational Researcher, 5(February, 1976), 9-14. Also in Journal of Aesthetic Education, 10(1976), 29-43., Hugh G. Petrie

Annotation: Explores the characteristics of interdisciplinary inquiry, the interpretive use of disciplinary concepts in such inquiry, Polanlyi's idea of tacit knowledge, and the use of metaphor.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research, 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

Johnson, Mauritz, "Needed Research: Emphasis on the Future," Educational Leadership, 33(April, 1976), 505-508.*, Mauritz Johnson

Annotation: Defines curriculum research and suggests a research agenda for the future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
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 Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Spring, Joel, "The Development of a National Curriculum," pp. 93-139 in his The Sorting Machine: National Educational Policy Since 1945. New York: David McKay Co., 1976., Joel Spring

Annotation: Shows how a national curriculum has evolved in the United States.

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Epilogue: Invitation to Curriculum History," pp. 257-259 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Indicates various needs for historical work to be done in curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure,Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Davis, O. L., Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Contains six major essays on historical subjects related to curriculum: professionalism, influences on curriculum, control of curriculum, curriculum diversity and conformity, current realities, and a source bibliography.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Prologue: Curriculum Across Two Hundred Years of Independence," pp. 1-15 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Introduces the bicentennial volume on curriculum development and identifies issues and topics addressed in its chapters.

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

Barrow, Robin, Common Sense and the Curriculum . London: Allen & Unwin, 1976., Robin Barrow

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques alternative approaches to curriculum content selection and offers his own proposal.

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

Martin, Jane Roland, "What Should We Do with a Hidden Curriculum When We Find One?" Curriculum Inquiry, 6(No. 2, 1976), 135-151.*, Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Examines the implications of theorists' definitions of the hidden curriculum, further analyzes the term, and raises questions about its educational implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Posner, George J., and Kenneth A. Strike, "A Categorization Scheme for Principles of Sequencing Content," Review of Educational Research, 46(Fall, 1976), 665-690.*, George J. Posner and Kenneth A. Strike

Annotation: Presents six major content sequencing principles and explores their applicability to existing schemes and for future development of curricula.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Scientific/Empirical Inquiry,Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization

Elliott, John, "Developing Hypotheses About Classrooms from Teachers' Practical Constructs: An Account of the Work of the Ford Teaching Project," Interchange, 7(No. 2, 1976-77), 2-22.*, John Elliott

Annotation: Decribes how project teachers understood teaching; reports six general and 43 second-order hypotheses that emerged from the study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry, Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Teacher Knowledge, Conceptions of Teaching

Dreeben, Robert, "The Unwritten Curriculum and its Relation to Values," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 8(November, 1976), 111-124.*, Robert Dreeben

Annotation: Describes the unwritten or hidden curriculum and describes how it works.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Whitty, Geoff, and Michael Young, eds., Explorations in the Politics of School Knowledge. Nafferton, England: Nafferton Books, 1976., Geoff Whitty and Michael Young

Annotation: Provides an introduction to the politics of school knowledge involved in several school subjects.

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

Bussis, Anne M., Edward A. Chittenden, and Marianne Amarel, Beyond Surface Curriculum: An Interview Study of Teachers' Understandings . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1976., Anne M. Bussis, Edward A. Chittenden, and Marianne Amarel

Annotation: Reports a phenomenological study of teachers' understanding of curriculum.

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

Kliebard, Herbert M., "Curriculum Past and Curriculum Present," Educational Leadership, 33(January, 1976), 245-248., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Writes about the value of having and doing curriculum history.

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

Parlett, Malcolm, and David Hamilton, "Evaluation as Illumination," pp. 84-101 in David Tawney, ed., Curriculum Evaluation Today: Trends and Implications . London: Macmillan, 1976.*, Malcolm Parlett and David Hamilton

Annotation: Describes illuminative evaluation, its uses, and its problems.

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

Gadamer, Hans-Georg, Philosophical Hermeneutics . Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1976., Hans-Georg Gadamer

Annotation: Includes thirteen articles by Gadamer illucidating various aspects of philosophical hermeneutics.

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

Eisner, Elliot W., "Educational Connoisseurship and Criticism: Their Form and Functions in Educational Evaluation," Journal of Aesthetic Education, 10 (July-October, 1976), 135-150., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Sets forth the value and processes of doing educational criticism in evaluations.

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

Van Geel, Tyll, Authority to Control the School Program. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1976., Geel Tyll Van

Annotation: Describes legal bases for controlling the curriculum; draws policy implications.

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

Glaser, Robert, "Components of a Psychology of Instruction: Toward a Science of Design," Review of Educational Research, 46(Winter, 1976), 1-24., Robert Glaser

Annotation: Elaborates a theory of instructional design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Teaching/Learning Process, Psychology and Curriculum, Materials Development and Evaluation, Teacher Planning

Zahorik, John A., "A Task for Curriculum Research," Educational Leadership, 33(April, 1976), 487-489.*, John A. Zahorik

Annotation: Explains the objectives-experience-evaluation model of curriculum planning developed by Tyler and provides guidelines for new and alternative models for planning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teacher Planning, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Hunkins, Francis P., "Building Curriculum: Influences and Mechanisms," pp. 83-129 in O. L. Davis, Jr., ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., Francis P. Hunkins

Annotation: Discusses some of the influences on curriculum development historically (as well as the experience of minorities and women) and some of the emergent mechanisms of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Turney, David, "Sisyphus Revisited," pp. 223-239 in O. L. Davis, ed., Perspectives on Curriculum Development: 1776-1976 . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1976., David Turney

Annotation: Reflects on preceding chapters in this book highlighting a number of issues of continuing importance.

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

Torbert, William R., Creating a Community of Inquiry: Conflict, Collaboration, Transformation . New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1976., William R. Torbert

Annotation: Discusses the use of action research primarily in social psychology.

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

Fogarty, James S., "The Tyler Rationale: Support and Criticism," Educational Technology, 16(March, 1976), 28-32., James S. Fogarty

Annotation: Reviews the pros and cons of the Tyler rationale, including Tyler's own views in later years.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Development Strategies

Mann, Dale, "The Politics of Training Teachers in Schools," Teachers College Record, 77(February, 1976), 323-338., Dale Mann

Annotation: Reports a project to change schools through teacher change; describes the stages in the process.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: In-service Teacher Development, Curriculum and Politics

Tyler, Ralph W., ed., Prospects for Research and Development in Education . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1976., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Assembles, excerpts, and comments on more than 15 writers' statements on many aspects of research and development (on definitions, history, political problems, mistakes, improving quality, implementing development activities, and future alternatives).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Franklin, Barry M., "Technological Models and the Curriculum Field," Educational Forum, 40(March, 1976), 303-312.*, Barry M. Franklin

Annotation: Examines the history of technological models of curriculum.

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

Wise, Robert I., "The Use of Objectives in Curriculum Planning: A Critique of Planning by Objectives," Curriculum Theory Network, 5( No. 4, 1976), 280-289.*, Robert I. Wise

Annotation: Examines the claim that "Planning by Objectives" makes for better plans by clarifying what stating objectives may or may not do for someone planning instruction.

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

Overholt, George E., and William M. Stallings, "Ethnographic and Experimental Hypotheses in Educational Research," Educational Researcher, 5(September, 1976), 12-19., George E. Overholt and William M. Stallings

Annotation: Argues for employing hypotheses in ethonographic research.

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

Citations from 1975

Mann, John S., "On Contradictions in Schools," pp. 95-115 in James B. Macdonald and Esther Zaret, eds., Schools in Search of Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1975., John S. Mann

Annotation: Indicates evidence of class ideology in schooling and the effects of this controlling ideology.

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

Reid, William A., "The Changing Curriculum: Theory and Practice," pp. 240-259 in William A. Reid and Decker F. Walker, eds., Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Presents results of analysis of case studies in curriculum change in relation to several theoretical and practical categories of analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Mann, John Steven, and Alex Molnar, "On Student Rights," pp. 167-174 in William Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing. Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1975., John Steven Mann and Alex Molnar

Annotation: Expresses a view of student rights as a form of social struggle within democratic procedures.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Democratic Education

MacDonald, Frances, "The Hidden Curriculum: Its Impact on Learning," Bulletin: Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 3(January, 1975), 9-12., Frances MacDonald

Annotation: Discusses the impact of the hidden curriculum on learning.

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: Hidden Curriculum, Student Assessment