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Citations from 1967

Nadler, Gerald, "An Investigation of Design Methodology," Management Science , 13(June, 1967), B642-B655.*, Gerald Nadler

Annotation: Describes the research approach to design and gives ten steps in design methodology.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Content Selection and Organization

Huebner, Dwayne, "Curriculum as Concern for Man's Temporality," Theory Into Practice, 6(October, 1967), 172-179. Reprinted pp. 237-249 in William F. Pinar, ed., Curriculum Theorizing . Berkeley, CA: 1975.*, Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Examines the role of time in curriculum thought and practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, 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: Curriculum as Experience, Philosophical Schools

Eisner, Elliot W., "Curriculum Theory and the Concept of Educational Milieu," High School Journal, 51(December, 1967), 132-146., Elliot W. Eisner

Annotation: Discusses what a scientific curriculum theory would include; analyzes the curriculum within its educational milieu.

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
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Broudy, Harry S., Michael J. Parsons, Ivan A. Snook, and Ronald D. Szoke, "Curriculum Design and Validation," pp. 139-174 in Philosophy of Education: An Organization of Topics and Selected Sources . Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1967., Harry S. Broudy, Michael J. Parsons, Ivan A. Snook, and Ronald D. Szoke

Annotation: Lists topics and literature in the curriculum field derived from the perspective of eight philosophical classifications from epistemology to ethics and identified as relevant to perennial curriculum issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Content Analysis
Type of Study: Bibliographic Compilation
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Johnson, Mauritz, "Definitions and Models in Curriculum Theory," Educational Theory, 17(April, 1967), 127-140.*, Mauritz Johnson

Annotation: Presents a model of curriculum and instruction and systematically distinguishes elements of a schema for curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Definitions,Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis; Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Duncan, James K., and Jack R. Faymier, "Explorations in the Systematic Study of Curriculum," Theory into Practice, 6(October, 1967), 180-199.*, James K. Duncan and Jack R. Faymier

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum with actors, artifacts, and operations as essential elements.

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

Peters, Richard S., "Aims of Education-A Conceptual Inquiry," pp. 1-32 in Brian Crittenden, ed., Philosophy and Education. New York: Teachers College Press for OISE, 1967. Reprinted pp. 11-57 in Richard S. Peters, ed., The Philosophy of Education. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973.*, Richard S. Peters

Annotation: An analysis of the concepts education and aims fusing content and procedure, with implications for educational theory; critiques and reply by the author.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, 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 Aims and Objectives

Macdonald, James B., "An Example of Disciplined Curriculum Thinking," Theory into Practice, 6(October, 1967), 166-171.*, James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Discusses and gives and example of curriculum theorizing as an action framework with curriculum development as one of four subsystems.

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

Broudy, Harry S., "Philosophy and Curriculum," pp. 59-71 in Philosophy and Education, Proceedings of the International Seminar, March 23-25, 1966, Toronto, Ontario: OISE, 1967.*, Harry S. Broudy

Annotation: Clarifies meanings of terms such as curriculum, program of studies, subjects, etc.; curriculum outcomes; uses of knowledge in curriculum, and explores other applications ofk philosophy to curriculum studies.

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: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Citations from 1966

Shaw, Frederick, "The Changing Curriculum," Review of Educational Research, 36(June, 1966), 343-352., Frederick Shaw

Annotation: Reviews influences on curriculum change from 1963-1966.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, 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

Phenix, Philip H., "Curriculum and the Analysis of Language," pp. 27-44 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper,eds., Language and Meaning. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Shows how analytic philosophy can contribute to curriculum and illustrates its application to the language of the disciplines.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, School Subjects

Seguel, Mary Louise, The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Presents accounts of Charles and Frank McMurry, Dewey, Bobbitt, Charters, Rugg, and Caswell and their contributions to the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Seguel, Mary Louise, "Hollis L. Caswell," pp. 137-171 in her The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Traces Caswell's work and ideas on curriculum.

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

Hollister, William G., "Preparing the Minds of the Future: Enhancing Ego Processes through Curriculum Development," pp. 27-42 in Robert R. Leeper, ed., Curriculum Change: Direction and Process . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., William G. Hollister

Annotation: Shows how curriculum can enhance self-knowledge in children.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Self-Knowledge, Motivation, Psychology and Curriculum

Caswell, Hollis L, "Emergence of the Curriculum as a Field of Professional Work and Study," pp. 1-11 in Helen F. Robinson, ed., Precedents and Promises in the Curriculum Field . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966. Reprinted pp. 26-31 in Edmund C. Short and George D. Marconnet, eds., Contemporary Thought on Public School Curriculum . Dubuque, IA: W. C. Brown, 1968., Hollis L. Caswell

Annotation: Gives the history of currriculum as an emerging field of professional practice and study and identifies its several characteristics.

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, Professionalization in Curriculum

Seguel, Mary Louise, "Harold Rugg," pp. 105-134 in her The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Traces Rugg's work and ideas on curriculum.

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

King, Arthur R., Jr., and John A. Brownell, The Curriculum and the Disciplines of Knowledge: A Theory of Curriculum Practice. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1966. (Reprinted: Huntington, NY: Robert E. Kreiger Publishing Co., 1976), Arthur R. King Jr. and John A. Brownell

Annotation: Makes a case for employing the disciplines of knowledge as the basis for an intellectual approach to curriculum for all students.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and the Disciplines, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Tykociner, Joseph T., "Zetetics and the Zetetic System of Knowledge," in his Outline of Zetetics . Urbana, IL: College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 1966. ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 332 915 (1991).*, Joseph T. Tykociner

Annotation: Sets forth a system of knowledge with twelve primary areas and numerous subareas.

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

Gordon, Ira J., "New Conceptions of Children's Learning and Development," pp. 49-73 in Walter B. Waetjen and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Learning and Mental Health in the School, 1966 Yearbook of ASCD. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Ira J. Gordon

Annotation: Identifies new conceptions of learning and development in early childhood education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Early Childhood Curriculum

Abramson, David A., "Curriculum Research and Evaluation," Review of Educational Research, 36(June, 1966), 388-395., David A. Abramson

Annotation: Examines role, domains, and methods of curriculum research and evaluation.

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

Roberts, Julian, "Curriculum Development and Experimentation," Review of Educational Research, 36(June, 1966), 353-361., Julian Roberts

Annotation: Examines projects designed to structure curriculum in new ways in various subjects.

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

Tanner, Daniel, "Curriculum Theory: Knowledge and Content," Review of Educational Research, 36(June, 1966), 362-372., Daniel Tanner

Annotation: Reviews studies between 1963 and 1966 on reorganizing curriculum content to conform to disciplined knowledge as structures.

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

Easly, J. A., "The Natural Sciences and Educational Research--A Comparison," The High School Journal, 50(October, 1966), 39-50.*, J. A. Easly

Annotation: Describes scientific educational research stressing the exploratory method in curriculum and instruction.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Seguel, Mary Louise, "John Dewey," pp. 47-62 in her The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Traces Dewey's work and ideas on curriculum.

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

Seguel, Mary Louise, "Bobbitt and Charters," pp. 67-101 in her The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years. New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Describes the contributions of these two men to the early years of the curriculum field.

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

Bloom, Benjamin S., "The Role of the Educational Sciences in Curriculum Development," International Journal of Educational Science, 1(1966), 5-16., Benjamin S. Bloom

Annotation: Discusses the role of sciences such as educational psychology in the process of curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Psychology and Curriculum

Tykociner, Joseph T., The Outline of Zetetics: A Study of Research and Artistic Activity. Urbana, IL: College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 1966. Available as ERIC Document ED 332 951., Joseph T. Tykociner

Annotation: Reviews and contrasts generic types of research domains, defines and distinguishes them, and shows their relationships.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Goodlad, John I., and Maurice N. Richter, Jr., "The Development of a Conceptual System for Dealing with Problems of Curriculum and Instruction," 1966, ERIC Document No. ED 010 064.*, John I. Goodlad and Maurice N. Richter Jr.

Annotation: Posits a conceptualization of curriculum decision making.

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

Huebner, Dwayne, "Curricular Language and Classroom Meanings," pp. 8-26 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Language and Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966.*, Dwayne Huebner

Annotation: Analyzes the use of language in classrooms and distinguishes five value frameworks (technical, political, scientific, aesthetic, and ethical) employed in them.

Broad Topical Focus: Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Frameworks, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Johnson, Thomas J., "Motivation: Some Principles, Problems, and Classroom Applications," pp. 93-111 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Language and Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Thomas J. Johnson

Annotation: Reviews principles and application of research on motivation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Motivation

Aschner, Mary Jane McCue, "Meaning and Thinking," pp. 74-92 in James B. Macdonald and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Language and Meaning . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1966., Mary Jane McCue Aschner

Annotation: Describes two types of meaning--attached and "taken-in" meaning; relates this to recent studies of classroom teaching.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Psychology and Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process

Seguel, Mary Louise, "The McMurrys," pp. 7-38 in her The Curriculum Field: Its Formative Years . New York: Teachers College Press, 1966., Mary Louise Seguel

Annotation: Traces the work and ideas of Charles and Frank McMurry on curriculum.

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

Citations from 1965

Hirst, Paul H., "Liberal Education and the Nature of Knowledge," pp. 113-138 in R. D. Archambault, ed., Philosophical Analysis and Education . London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1965. Reprinted pp. 87-111 in R. S. Peters, ed., The Philosophy of Education . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973.*, Paul H. Hirst

Annotation: An analysis of liberal education and of three examples: Harvard's Red Book (1946), Peterson's model (1960), and Hirst's (1965).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Liberal Education/General Education, Content Selection and Organization

Macdonald, James B., "Myths About Instruction," Educational Leadership, 22(May, 1965), 571-576; 609-617., James B. Macdonald

Annotation: Discusses six myths of instruction which have been used wrongly to prescribe instructional practices.

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

Kliebard, Herbert, M., "Structure of the Discipline as an Educational Slogan," Teachers College Record, 66(April, 1965), 598-603., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Critiques Bruner's phrase "structure of the disciplines" as an example of using a curriculum slogan before conducting inquiry.

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

Macdonald, James B., Dan W. Anderson, and Frank B. May, eds., Strategies of Curriculum Development: The Works of Virgil Herrick. Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill, 1965., James B. Macdonald, Dan W. Anderson, and Frank B. May

Annotation: Contains eleven articles written by Virgil E. Herrick on curriculum design, instruction , and research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Development Strategies, Content Selection and Organization, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Commager, Harry Steele, "Some Problems of History," pp. 43-71 in his The Nature and the Study of History . Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill, 1965.*, Harry Steele Commager

Annotation: Indicates several cautions that should be exercised by the historian in seeking and interpreting historical evidence.

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

Phillips, Richard C., "Development of the Term, Core Curriculum," Educational Forum, 29( May, 1965), 423-430., Richard C. Phillips

Annotation: Traces the early sources of the core curriculum and current definitions of the term; drawn from his dissertation from Northwestern University, 1962, entitled, "An Historical Study of the Concept Curriculum."

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: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History, Curriculum Integration

Citations from 1964

Best, Edward, "A Failure in Communication," Studies in Philosophy and Education, 3(Spring, 1964), 163-184., Edward Best

Annotation: Argues for the identification and examination of prescriptive premises in educational theories.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Schwab, Joseph J., "Structure of the Disciplines: Meanings and Significances," pp. 6-30 in G. W. Ford and Lawrence Pugno, eds., The Structure of Knowledge and the Curriculum . Chicago: Rand McNally, 1964., Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Analyzes the conceptual and syntactical structure of the disciplines, the problem of their syntax, and their substantive structure.

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

Waetjen, Walter B., "Curiosity and Exploration: Roles in Intellectual Development and Learning," pp. 40-58 in A. Harry Passow and Robert R. Leeper, eds., Intellectual Development: Another Look . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1964., Walter B. Waetjen

Annotation: Summarizes studies of curiosity and related variables that have implications for education.

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: Psychology and Curriculum

Schwab, Joseph J., "The Structure of the Natural Science," pp. 39-46 in G. W. Ford and Lawrence Pugno, eds., The Structure of Knowledge and the Curriculum. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1964., Joseph J. Schwab

Annotation: Describes the substantive structures and the short-term and long-term syntax of the scientific disciplines.

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

French, William M., America's Educational Tradition, An Interpretive History. Boston: Heath, 1964., William M. French

Annotation: Provides a curriculum-oriented description of American educational institutions.

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

Bellack, Arno A., "The Structure of Knowledge and the Structure of the Curriculum," pp. 25-40 in Dwayne Huebner, ed., A Reassessment of the Curriculum. New York: Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1964. Reprinted pp. 222-236 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977.*, Arno A. Bellack

Annotation: Identifies the relationships among disciplines, among broad areas of knowledge, and between knowledge and public affairs as ways of structuring curriculum.

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

Phenix, Philip H., "Philosophy," pp. 253-264 in his Realms of Meaning . New York: McGraw Hill, 1964., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Demonstrates what philosophy is as a discipline; analyzes it into its subdisciplines; characterizes its inquiry approaches and language.

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

Phenix, Philip H., Realms of Meaning . New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Provides a systematic treatment of 16 realms of meaning as a theory of curriculum for general education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Alexander, Christopher, Notes on the Synthesis of Form. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1964., Christopher Alexander

Annotation: Describes the generic design process in terms of form and content, procedures and criteria.

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

Phenix, Philip H., "The Architectonics of Knowledge," pp. 44-62 in Stanley Elam, ed., Education and the Structure of Knowledge . Chicago: Rand McNally, 1964., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Categorizes knowledge by nine generic classes (synnoetics, aesthetics, symbolics, emperics, morals, ethics, history, philosophy, religion) on the basis of whether it refers to singular, general, or comprehensive knowledge and whether it is concerned with fact, form, or norm.

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 and the Disciplines, Content Selection and Organization, Knowledge Generation

Doll, Roland C., "Historical Foundations of Curriculum Improvement," pp. 2-18 in Roland C. Doll, Curriculum Improvement: Decision-Making and Process. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1964., Roland C. Doll

Annotation: Catalogs events affecting curriculum since 1860 and gives a digest of trends; a similar chapter appears in the 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1992, and 1996 editions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Broudy, Harry S., B. Othanel Smith, and Joe R. Burnett, Democracy and Excellence in American Secondary Education: A Study in Curriculum Theory. New York: Rand McNally, 1964. (Reprinted: Huntington, NY: Robert E. Kreiger Publishing Co, 1978), Harry S. Broudy, B. Othanel Smith, and Joe R. Burnett

Annotation: Argues for a five-strand common program for students in secondary education (symbolic studies, basic sciences, developmental studies, value exemplars, and molar problems) for general education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Liberal Education/General Education

Citations from 1963

Alexander, William M., "Curriculum Planning and Development: A Review of Reviews," Review of Educational Research, 33(June,1963), 330-335., William M. Alexander

Annotation: Discusses critically significant studies in the June 1963 RER, new and promising areas for research in curriculum, new and promising research procedures, and a general assessment of the work reported.

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

Elliott, David L., and Arthur W. Foshay, "Chart or Charter: Recent Development in Educational Discourse," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 233-244.*, David L. Elliott and Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Summarizes the place of theory in three stages of research and defines theory and various approaches to theory-making.

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

Miel, Alice, "Knowledge and the Curriculum," pp. 71-104 in Alexander Frazier, ed., New Insights and the Curriculum . Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1963., Alice Miel

Annotation: Discusses the role of the disciplines in an age that has shifted from a print culture to an electronic one; provides nine guidelines; makes a concrete curriculum proposal using both discursive and non-discursive language.

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

Bowers, Norman D., "Psychological Forces Influencing Curriculum Decisions," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 268-277., Norman D. Bowers

Annotation: Examines the learning process and learning outcomes in relation to curriculum decision making.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Psychology and Curriculum

Vars, Gordon F., and William T. Lowe, "Societal Forces Influencing Curriculum Decisions," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 254-267., Gordon F. Vars and William T. Lowe

Annotation: Examines research on social realities and social problems that relate to selection of curricular subject matter and learning experiences.

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Organized Knowledge Influencing Curriculum Decisions," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 245-253., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Reviews beginning efforts to analyze organized knowledge and its relationship to the curriculum.

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

Johnson, Earl S., "Ways of Knowing," Social Education, 27(January, 1963), 5-10; 35. Reprinted pp. 167-181 in Earl S. Johnson, The Humanistic Teachings of Earl Johnson . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1983., Earl S. Johnson

Annotation: Concludes that the making of facts and the ordering of facts in any field of knowledge are not culture-free or value-free; imagination enters these processes; explains the difference in approaching the same object scientifically and artistically.

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

Gibboney, Richard A., et al., "Curriculum Components and Organization," Review of Educational Research, 33(June,1963), 278-292., Richard A. Gibboney

Annotation: Reviews research related to subjects in the curriculum and to organization of instruction.

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

Macdonald, James B., and James D. Raths, "Curriculum Research: Problems, Techniques, and Prospects," Review of Educational Research, 33(June,1963), 322-329., James B. Macdonald and James D. Raths

Annotation: Examines current state of curriculum research, the problems of theory, definition of situations to be researched, design, and related issues.

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

Klohr, Paul R., and Jack R. Frymier, "Curriculum Development: Dynamics of Change," Review of Educational Research, 33(June, 1963), 304-321., Paul R. Klohr and Jack R. Frymier

Annotation: Reviews definitions, models, and diffision of curriculum change.

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

Citations from 1962

Hughes, Philip, "Decisions and Curriculum Design," Educational Theory, 12(July, 1962), 187-192., Philip Hughes

Annotation: Analyzes and critiques assumptions behind curriculum decisions made in the science curriculum of the time.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Philosophical Schools, Science, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Phenix, Philip H., "The Disciplines as Curriculum Content," pp. 57-65 in A. Harry Passow, ed., Curriculum Crossroads . New York : Teachers College Press, 1962. Reprinted pp. 133-137 in Edmund C. Short and George D. Marconnit, eds., Contemporary Thought on Public School Curriculum . Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Co., 1968. Reprinted pp. 139-148 in James R. Gress, ed., Curriculum: An Introduction to the Field . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1988., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Argues that all curriculum content should be drawn from the disciplines; explains why they are teachable in this form due to analytic simplification, synthetic coordination, and dynamism.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
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

Phenix, Philip H., "The Use of the Disciplines as Curriculum Content," The Educational Forum, 26(March, 1962), 273-280., Philip H. Phenix

Annotation: Explains the advantage of a curriculum defined by the disciplines of knowledge.

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

Leeper, Robert R., ed., What are the Sources of the Curriculum? A Symposium. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1962., Robert R. Leeper

Annotation: Contains a series of essays on various conceptions of the sources of the curriculum (by Foshay, Wilhelms, Alberty, van Til, L. Hanna, Herrick, and Mackenzie).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Citations from 1960

Goodlad, John I., "Curriculum: The State of the Field," Review of Educational Research, 30(June, 1960), 185-198., John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Summarizes curriculum decision making at societal, institutional, and instructional levels.

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

Kearney, Nolan C., and Walter W. Cook, "Curriculum," pp. 358-365 in Chester W. Harris, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, third edition. New York: Macmillan, 1960., Nolan C. Kearney and Walter W. Cook

Annotation: Deals with objectives, organization, and influences on curriculum.

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

Citations from 1958

Johnson, Earl S., "Science, Society, and the Curriculum," School Review, 66 (Winter, 1958), 437-445. Reprinted pp. 157-165 in Earl S. Johnson, The Humanistic Teachings of Earl S. Johnson . Boulder: Westview Press, 1983., Earl S. Johnson

Annotation: Describes the relation of science and society to curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Normative Inquiry,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Integration, Liberal Education/General Education, Science

Scheffler, Israel, "Justifying Curriculum Decisions," School Review, 66(Winter, 1958), 461-472. Reprinted pp. 116-125 in his Reason and Teaching. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1973. Reprinted pp. 497-505 in Arno A. Bellack and Herbert M. Kliebard, eds., Curriculum and Evaluation . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1977., Israel Scheffler

Annotation: Explains the need to justify curriculum decisions and explores the bases for such decisions.

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

Citations from 1957

Bostwick, Prudence, J. Cecil Parker and Gladys L. Potter, One Hundred Years of Curriculum Improvement, 1857-1957. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1957., Prudence J. Bostwick, Cecil Parker, and Gladys L. Potter

Annotation: Reviews the history of 100 years of curriculum improvement; identifies four types of significant changes in curriculum.

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

McKim, Margaret G., "Curriculum Research in Historical Perspective," pp. 14-40 in Arthur W. Foshay, et al., Research for Curriculum Improvement. 1957 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Education Association, 1957., Margaret G. McKim

Annotation: Traces the history of curriculum research in the U.S. from the early 20th century to the present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History

Evans, Herbert M., "Organization for Curriculum Development," Review of Educational Research, 27(June, 1957), 287-294., Herbert M. Evans

Annotation: Reviews briefly this topic and matters of leadership and teacher participation in curriculum improvement.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Teacher Planning

Foshay, Arthur W., et al., Research for Curriculum Improvement. 1957 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Education Association, 1957., Arthur W. Foshay

Annotation: Covers the history and processes of curriculum research and highlights cooperative research to improve the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Action Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Herrick, Virgil E., "Design of the Curriculum," Review of Educational Research, 29(June, 1957), 270-276., Virgil E. Herrick

Annotation: Reviews studies related to the experience and core curriculum designs and other aspects related to curriculum designs.

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

Dodson, Dan W., "Factors Influencing Curriculum Development," Review of Educational Research, 27(June, 1957), 262-269., Dan W. Dodson

Annotation: Deals with racial, technological, cold war, ideological, and communty power influences on curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Stratemeyer, Florence B., Hamden L. Forkner, Margaret G. McKim, and A. Harry Passow, Developing a Curriculum for Modern Living, 2d ed, Revised and Enlarged. New York: Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1957. (1st ed., 1947), Florence B. Stratemeyer, Hamden L. Forkner, Margaret G. McKim, and A. Harry Passow

Annotation: Elaborates and argues for a curriculum based on persistent life situations in which the design provides for coping from early childhood through adulthood in increasingly competent mastery of 26 areas of life and learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Beauchamp, George A., "Curriculum Organization and Development in Historical Perspective," Review of Educational Research, 27(June, 1957), 241-249., George A. Beauchamp

Annotation: Covers historical trends in curriculum development.

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

Fleming, Robert S., "Research an Evaluation in Curriculum Planning," Review of Educational Research, 27(June, 1957), 295-303., Robert S. Fleming

Annotation: Reviews the work on evaluation, action research, and research -- and their contribution to curriculum and school improvement.

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

Larson, Ruth M., "Bibliography on Curriculum Research," pp. 278-304 in Arthur W. Foshay, et al., Research for Curriculum Improvement. 1957 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1957., Ruth M. Larson

Annotation: Lists and summarizes exemplary research studies, citations on research methods and techniques, and general reference guides and sources in education.

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: Bibliographic Compilation
Narrow Topic: Literature of Curriculum

Preston, Ralph C., and Estoy T. Reddin, "Status of the Curriculum," Review of Educational Research, 27(June, 1957), 250-261., Ralph C. Preston and Estoy T. Reddin

Annotation: Treats briefly types of curriculum organization and programs (including core curriculum and various subjects) and other related topics.

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

Citations from 1956

Cremin, Lawrence A., "The Problem of Curriculum Making: An Historical Perspective," pp. 6-26 in What Shall the High Schools Teach? , ASCD Yearbook 1956. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1956., Lawrence A. Cremin

Annotation: Examines Committee of Ten Report (1893), the societal forces impinging upon curriculum from 1893-1918, and changing conceptions of schooling in this same period, and finally the Cardinal Principles Report (1918).

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, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Archambault, Reginald D., "The Philosophical Bases of the Experience Curriculum," Harvard Educational Review, 26(1956), 273-275., Reginald D. Archambault

Annotation: Outlines the basic tenets of the experience curriculum movement, including its goals and objectives as they relate to Dewey's view of ends, the role of interests and needs in curriculum design, and various limitations of the experience curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum as Experience, Philosophical Schools

Bellack, Arno A., "Selection and Organization of Curriculum Content: An Analysis," pp. 97-126 in What Shall theHigh Schools Teach? 1956 ASCD Yearbook. Washington, DC: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1956., Arno A. Bellack

Annotation: Discusses the culture as source of curriculum content, content's relation to purposes of schooling (life functions, the disciplines), and content's relation to methods of teaching; advantages and disadvantages of each approach are given.

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

Citations from 1954

Halverson, Paul M., "Participation in Curriculum Development," Review of Educational Research, 24(June, 1954), 237-245., Paul M. Halverson

Annotation: Discusses cooperative research and planning for curriculum development among laymen and professionals.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Saylor, J. Galen, "Design of the Curriculum," Review of Educational Research, 24(June, 1954), 204-213., J. Galen Saylor

Annotation: Discusses the nature of curriculum design and various approaches at secondary and elementary levels; discusses the core curriculum.

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

Foshay, Arthur W., and John H. Green , "Technics of Curriculum Research," Review of Educational Research, 24(June, !954), 246-252., Arthur W. Foshay and John H. Green

Annotation: Reviews various needs and approaches to curriculum research and makes suggestions for doing and reporting such research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, 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

Wiles, Kimball, and Woodrow Sugg, "Factors Influencing Curriculum Development," Review of Educational Research, 24(June, 1954), 195-203., Kimball Wiles and Woodrow Sugg

Annotation: Gives brief overview of influence of laymen and educators and needed research.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

Passow, A. Harry, "Organization and Procedures for Curriculum Improvement," Review of Educational Research, 24(June, 1954), 221-236., A. Harry Passow

Annotation: Reviews studies and programs related to organization and procedures for curriculum improvement as well as related needed research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Deliberation, Curriculum Development Strategies

Citations from 1953

Cremin, Lawrence A., "The Curriculum Maker and His Critics: A Persistent American Problem," Teachers College Record, 54(February, 1953), 233-245., Lawrence A. Cremin

Annotation: Examines the educational ideals of Mann and Parker and their critics and gives some prescriptions for action by curriculum makers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design,Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form,Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
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, Curriculum Specialists in Schools

Emerson, Sybil, Design: A Creative Approach. Scranton,PA: International Textbook Co., 1953., Sybil Emerson

Annotation: Describes the process of design in art.

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

Citations from 1951

Gwynn, J. Minor, "Philosophy, Goals, and Social Factors," Review of Educational Research, 21(June, 1951), 173-185., J. Minor Gwynn

Annotation: Deals with factors influencing curriculum, values, religion, goals, and objectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gilbert, Arthur W., "Design and Pattern of the Curriculum, " Review of Educational Research, 21(June, 1951), 196-208., Arthur W. Gilbert

Annotation: Discusses curriculum trends in elementary, secondary, and higher eduation and related topics.

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

Thompson, Merritt M., "The History of the Curriculum," pp. 106-111 in his The History of Education . New York: Barnes and Noble, 1951. (College Outline Series, No. 9)., Merritt M. Thompson

Annotation: Outlines the history of curriculum from the Greeks to the 20th century.

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, Comparative Curriculum

U. S. Office of Education, Division of Secondary Education, Life Adjustment Education for Every Youth , Bulletin 1951, No., 22. Washington, DC, 1951., U. S. Office of Education, Division of Secondary Education

Annotation: Presents a description of life adjustment education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Mackenzie, Gordon N., and Clifford Bebell, "Curriculum Development," Review of Educational Research, 21(June, 1951), 227-237., Gordon N. Mackenzie and Clifford Bebell

Annotation: Discusses the relation of supervision to curriculum development; discusses trends and needed research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Supervision of Instruction

Citations from 1950

Bristow, William H., and O. I. Frederick, "Curriculum Development," pp. 307-314 in Walter S. Monroe, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, revised edition. New York: Macmillan, 1950., William H. Bristow and O. I. Frederick

Annotation: Gives trends in curriulum design and research.

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

Caswell, Hollis L., and Associates, Curriculum Improvement in Public School Systems . New York: Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1950., Hollis L. Caswell

Annotation: Presents reports on several school systems engaged in curriculum improvement efforts.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History

Citations from 1949

Dewey, John, and Arthur F. Bentley, Knowing and the Known . Boston: Beacon Press, 1949., John Dewey and Arthur F. Bentley

Annotation: Conceptualizes the relationship between knowing and the known.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines,Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General,Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Tyler, Ralph W., Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1949., Ralph W. Tyler

Annotation: Presents explanation and arguments for five elements of curriculum and instructional planning (purposes, learning experiences, organization, evaluation, planning). Originally published as a Syllabus for Education 360 at the University of Chicago prepared and taught by Tyler.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Classics of Curriculum Literature, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Development Strategies, Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Citations from 1948

Douglas, Harl R., Henry J. Otto, and Stephen Romine, "Curriculum: Status and Description," Review of Educational Research, 18(June, 1948), 231-248., Harl R. Douglas, Henry J. Otto, and Stephen Romine

Annotation: Reviews studies related to elementary, secondary, and intercultural education curriculum.

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

Bristow, William H., "Curiculum Foundations," Review of Educational Research, 18(June, 1948), 221-230., William H. Bristow

Annotation: Reviews a broad range of studies from child development to curriculum development to religious instruction.

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