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Edgerton, Susan Huddleston, and Patrick Roberts, "Curriculum Theory and Practice: Searching for the Secret of Historic Tension," pp. 1-17 in Lesley Coia and others, eds., Democratic Responses in an Era of Standardization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2004., Susan Huddleston Edgerton and Patrick Roberts

Annotation: Analyzes the criticism of reconcepualized curriculum theory given by William Wraga in his 1999 Educational Researcher article; a response by Wraga follows on pp. 18-25.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum History

Cala, William G, "The Mismeasure and Abuse of our Children: Why School Officials Must Resist State and National Standardized Testing Reforms," pp. 149-165 in Sandra Mathison, and E. Wayne Ross, eds., Defending Public Schools, Volume I: The Nature and Limits of Standards Based Reform and Assessment. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004., William G. Cala

Annotation: Argues against using high-stakes testing ang for action against these policies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics

Watras, Joseph, "Philosophy of Education and the Eight Year Study, 1930-1940," Curriculum History (SSCH), (2004), 75-81., Joseph Watras

Annotation: Examines the development and curricular philosophies of the work of the Eight-Year Study; considers its impact on progressive ideas of democracy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Lather, Patti, "This is Your Father's Paradigm: Government Intrusion and the Case of Qualitative Research in Education," Qualitative Inquiry, 10(February, 2004), 15-34., Patti Lather

Annotation: Critiques U. S. government's legislating "scientific" method through NCLB Act by employing three critical approaches.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Morrison, Keith, "A Poverty of Curriculum Theory: A Critique of Wraga and Hlebowitsh," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 36(July-August, 2004), 487-494.*, Keith Morrison

Annotation: Critques the article in issue 35(4) and calls for curriculum theory to become involved in life rather than merely reside in the academy, to become multiple in voice, and to dream.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Nash, Robert J., Liberating Scholarly Writing: The Power of Personal Narrative. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Robert J. Nash

Annotation: Makes the case for and gives guidance for doing Scholarly Personal Narratives; several examples are provided.

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

Winfield, Ann G., "Eugenics and Social Control: Patterns and Influences in Current Thought," pp. 121-137 in Lesley Coia and others, eds., Democratic Responses in an Era of Standardization. Troy, NY: Educator's International Press, 2004., Ann G. Winfield

Annotation: Discusses the nature and influence of eugenics as an ideology on curriculum and other educational policies, both past and present.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Social Efficiency/Control, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Finder, Morris, Educating America: How Ralph W. Tyler Taught America to Teach. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004., Morris Finder

Annotation: Gives personalized sketches of Tyler's life and work as school and university teacher, on the Eight-Year Study, on the Tyler Rationale, on NEAP, on his roles as consultant and evaluator for schools and government agencies worldwide, and as a mentor to his students; includes seven interviews with Tyler and 50 pages listing his publications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Development Strategies, Literature of Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature, Student Assessment, Program Audit/Evaluation

Henderson, James G., and Kathleen R. Kesson, "The Arts of Inquiry: Toward Holographic Thinking," pp. 41-66 in their Curriculum Wisdom: Educational Decisions in Democratic Societies. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Educational, 2004., James G. Henderson and Kathleen R. Kesson

Annotation: Sets forth seven interrelated modes of inquiry needed for gaining the capacity for curriculum wisdom (techne, poesis, praxis, dialogos, phronesis, polis, and theoria).

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

Perlstein, Daniel, "William Van Til and the Nashville Story: Curriculum, Supervision, and Civil Rights," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Fall, 2004), 31-38., Daniel Perlstein

Annotation: Covers the role of curriculum leader William Van Til in desegregation efforts in Nashville in the 1950s; also contains other biographical information on his professional life and work.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum Professors, Curriculum and Politics, Democratic Education, Multicultural Education

Emory, Kathy, and Susan Ohanian, "No Matter Who's Talking about Educational Reform, Look for the Footprints of the Business Roundtable," pp. 114-140 in their Why Is Corporate America Bashing our Public Schools? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2004., Kathy Emory and Susan Ohanian

Annotation: Traces the political influence of the Business Roundtable from 1989 to date on federal legislation; reports resistance to their influence and laws.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum History

Kliebard, Herbert M., "The Search for Meaning in Progressive Education: Curriculum Conflict in the Context of Status Politics," pp. 231-252 in Herbert M. Kliebard, The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 1995. Reprinted pp. 271-292 in 3rd ed. New York: RoutlegeFalmer, 2004., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Explains the theoretical framework for the author's interpretation of curriculum history in the full volume in terms of status politics and the symbolic nature of interest-group struggles over curriculum during this period.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Peters, Michael A., and Nicholas C. Burbules, Poststructuralism and Educational Research. Lanham,MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004., Michael A. Peters and Nicholas C. Burbules

Annotation: Contrasts and gives affinities between structuralism and poststructuralism, distinguishes positivist and human sciences, provides introductory summaries of Foucault, Derrida, and feminist approaches to educational research, treats Marx, Friere, Giroux, Lather, and Ball 's understanding of research along with illustrations in educational research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Grubb, W. Norton, and Marvin Lazerson, "Transforming the High School," pp. 29-55 in W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson. The Education Gospel: The Economic Power of Schooling. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004., W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson

Annotation: Explores the history of vocationalism in the U.S. high school, discusses its problems, and offers recommendations for its future.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics

Ahwee, Suzette, et al., "The Hidden and Null Curriculum: An Experiment in Collective Educational Biography," Educational Studies, 35(February, 2004), 25-43., Suzette Ahwee

Annotation: Gives examples from schooling of the hidden and the null curriculum along with a literature summary of the two topics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Hidden Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge

Stein, Sandra J., The Culture of Education Policy. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Sandra J. Stein

Annotation: Reports a study of critical and ideological assumptions found in the discourse surrounding the passage and implementation of ESEA and NCLB.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Discourse Analysis, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Local Control of Schooling, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Implementation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Kramp, May Kay, "Exploring Life and Experience through Narrative Inquiry," pp. 103-122 in Kathleen de Marrais and Stephen D. Lapan, eds., Foundations for Research: Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., May Kay Kramp

Annotation: Explains in ordinary language what narrative inquiry is and what doing it involves.

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

Pinar, William F., "Reconstructing the Private and Public Spheres in Curriculum and Teaching," pp. 205-232 in his What is Curriculum Theory ? Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Condemns the anti-intellectual business mentality now dominant in U.S. education and public policies (such as the NCLB Act) and the collusion by groups such as AACTE and NCATE with these policy directions; challenges curriculum theorists to teach against this mentality both in the classroom and with the public.

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

Elliott, John, "Making Evidence-based Practice Educational," pp. 164-186 in Gary Thomas and Richard Pring, eds., Evidenced-based Practice in Education. New York: Open University Press, 2004., John Elliott

Annotation: Contrasts the engineering model of education (outcomes-based education) with Peters' and Stenhouse's process model; demonstrates the flaws in the former in the context of discussing evidence-based practice in education.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Teacher Research

Gough, David, "Systematic Research Synthesis," pp. 44-62 in Gary Thomas and Richard Pring, eds., Evidenced-based Practice in Education. New York: Open University Press, 2004., David Gough

Annotation: Argues for the formulation and use of systematic research syntheses in education; sets forth stages in producing systematic research syntheses.

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

Popham, W. James, "Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Amiable Allies or Phoney Friends," Teachers College Record, 106(March, 2004), 417-428., W. James Popham

Annotation: Argues for close relationships among personnel dealing with curriculum, instruction, and assessment, especially in state departments of education and in universities.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Curriculum Professors, Core Mandates, Curriculum Development Strategies, Evaluation of Instruction, Professionalization in Curriculum, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction

Hammersley, Martyn, "Some Questions about Evidenced-based Practice in Education," pp. 133-149 in Gary Thomas and Richard Pring, eds., Evidenced-based Practice in Education. New York: Open University Press, 2004.*, Martyn Hammersley

Annotation: Argues that research evidence should not be privileged to the exclusion of evidence from professional experience in choosing courses of action in educational policy-making and practice; explains the underlying flaws in the arguments put forth in favor of research-based practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Utilization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Block, Alan A., "By Way of Introduction," pp. 5-31 in his Talmud, Curriculum, and the Practical: Joseph Schwab and the Rabbis. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Alan A. Block

Annotation: Argues that Schwab's ideas on curriculum might be situated in Jewish Talmud practice.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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, Curriculum Deliberation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Professors

de Marrais, Kathleen, and Stephen D. Lapan, eds., Foundations of Research: Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., Kathleen de Marrais and Stephen D. Lapan

Annotation: Contains chapters describing 20 different forms of inquiry in education, how to do each, and citing examples.

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

Kesson, Kathleen, "Curriculum Theory and Pedagogical Practice: Troubling the Split Between Idea and Lived Experience," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 1(Summer, 2004), 83-88., Kathleen Kesson

Annotation: Cautions against dichotomizing thought and practice (curriculum from pedagogy) and illustrates from personal experience the potential of trying to combine them and the difficulties inherent therein.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, 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: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Knowledge Linkage

Burch, Kerry, "Eros, Pedagogy, and the Pursuit of Happiness," pp. 85-100 in Daniel Liston and Jim Garrison, eds., Teaching, Learning, and Loving: Reclaiming Passion in Educational Practice. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004., Kerry Burch

Annotation: Highlights government's role in facilitating the pursuit of happiness; contrasts concepts of economic and personal competitiveness with concepts of individual and civic fulfillment.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Citizenship Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pinar, William F., "The Synoptic Text Today," JCT, 20(Spring, 2004), 7-22. Reprinted pp. 1-14 in William F. Pinar, The Synoptic Text Today and Other Essays: Curriculum Development after the Reconceptualization. New York: Peter Lang, 2006., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Recommends doing historical synopses of research on the intellectual content of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Defining Curriculum Research Questions
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization

Elmore, Richard F., "The Problem of Stakes in Performance-Based Accountability Systems," pp. 274-296 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Richard F. Elmore, eds., Redesigning Accountability Systems for Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Richard F. Elmore

Annotation: Draws conclusions from essays in the volume regarding the status of accountability systems to date; identifies political and practical issues to be resolved; and sets out five design principles for new accountability policies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction

Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald, "Dance Curricula Then and Now: A Critical Historical-Hermenuetic Evaluation," pp. 125-153 in William M. Reynolds and Julie A. Webber, eds., Expanding Curriculum Theory: Dis/positions and Lines of Flight. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., Donald Blumenfeld-Jones

Annotation: Examines and critiques three models for dance education in terms of underlying assumptions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Hermeneutic Inquiry, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Physical Education, Aesthetics Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

McDonald, Joseph P. , "High School in the 21st Century: Managing the Core Dilemma," pp. 26 -44 in Floyd M. Hammack, ed., The Comprehensive High School Today. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004., Joseph P. McDonald

Annotation: Traces the history of the comprehensive high school with special attention to books by James B. Conant and Ted Sizer.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History

Brady, Marion, "Thinking Big: A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Everything," Phi Delta Kappan, 86(December, 2004), 276-281., Marion Brady

Annotation: Presents a conception of general education that does not consist of separate disciplines but consists of seeing the big picture with connections, relationships, and synthesizing of ideas.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, 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, Liberal Education/General Education, Curriculum Integration, Curriculum and the Disciplines

Goodlad, John I., "Toward Schools Commonly Good,'" pp. 303-330 in his Romances with Schools: A Life of Education. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004., John I. Goodlad

Annotation: Makes recommendations for retro-fitting structure of schooling; proposes a curriculum structured around the characteristics, problems, and issues of the world's various domains rather than around the disciplines; all this discussed in the context of reflections by the author on his life as teacher and educator.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Democratic Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization

Carson, Richard N., "A Taxonomy of Knowledge Types for Use in Curriculum Design," Interchange, 35(March, 2004), 59-79., Richard N. Carson

Annotation: Poses a classification of nine knowledge types (empirical, rational, conventional, conceptual, cognitive process skills, psychomotor, affective , narrative, and received) for use in curriculum lesson planning.

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

Tschamen-Moran, Megan, and Nancy Nestor-Baker, "The Tacit Knowledge of Productive Scholars in Education," Teachers College Records, 106(July, 2004), 1484-1511., Megan Tschamen-Moran and Nancy Nestor-Baker

Annotation: Reports a study of 12 kinds of tacit knowledge held by prolific educational scholars.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Phenomenological Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Qualitative Research, Self-Knowledge

Pinar, William F., "The Miseducation of the American Public," pp. 15-34 in his What is Curriculum Theory?" Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Shows the shifts over the last thirty years in the field of curriculum studies, the role of curriculum theory, and the impact of business thinking on education; see also related discussion on pp.179-184.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Horn,Raymond A., Jr., Standards Primer. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Raymond A. Horn Jr.

Annotation: Sets forth the fundamentals of standards as employed in education and contrasts the differences between the application of technical standards and standards of complexity.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., "Creating Difference: Neo-Liberalism, Neo-Conservatism, and the Politics of Educational Reform," Educational Policy, 18(January and March, 2004)., 12-44., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Analyes how market proposals and regulatory proposals are joined in recent educational reforms in several countries, including the U. S., and reflect power blocks supporting standards, testing, and a national curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Local Control of Schooling

Lather, Patti, "Scientific Research in Education: A Critical Perspective," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20(Fall, 2004), 14-30., Patti Lather

Annotation: Takes up the issue of governmental legislating of particular forms of scientific research methods, argues for critical action to counter this trend, and discusses three ways of doing this.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Critical Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Utilization, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Gay, Geneva, "Seeking Direction without Adequate Vision," Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 1(Summer, 2004), 24-26., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Challenges the current testing and accountability policies in education for their ignoring of professional conventions of curriculum design and implementation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Specialists in Schools, Teacher Knowledge

Gay, Geneva, "Curriculum Theory and Multicultural Education," pp. 30-49 in James A. Banks and Cherry A. McGee Banks, eds., Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.*, Geneva Gay

Annotation: Revises and updates article by the same name in the 1995 first edition of the Handbook.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Multicultural Education, Values in the Classroom

Teitelbaum, Kenneth, "Curriculum Theorizing," pp. 127-131 in Joe L. Kincheloe and Danny Weil, eds., Critical Thinking and Learning: An Encyclopedia for Parents and Teachers. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004., Kenneth Teitelbaum

Annotation: Defines the nature, goals, and processes of curriculum theorizing.

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, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Citations from 2003

Reid, William A., "Curriculum as Institutionalized Learning: Implications for Theory and Research," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Fall, 2003), 29-43., William A. Reid

Annotation: Discusses the nature, history, and future of curriculum in instituional terms.

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

Kuiper, Wilmad, Nienke Nieveen, and Irene Visscher-Voerman, "Curriculum Development from a Technical-Professional Perspective," pp. 177-198 in Jan van den Akker, Wilmad Kuiper, and Uwe Hameyer, eds., Curriculum Landscapes and Trends. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003., Wilmad Kuiper, Nienke Nieveen, and Irene Visscher-Voerman

Annotation: Focuses on the formulation and use of design methodologies and practices in the Netherlands with illustrative examples.

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

Peterson, Frances R. A. , Democracy and Intolerance: Christian School Curricula, School Choice, and Public Policy. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International, 2003., Frances R. A. Peterson

Annotation: Analyzes school social studies textbooks (and others) sold by three conservative religious publishers for use in private Protestant Christian schools; examines ideological treatment of politics, economics, foreign affairs, history, court cases, Roman Catholics, and non-Western religions; discusses related public policy issues.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Textbooks, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ideology and School Knowledge, Curriculum and Politics, Religious & Private Schooling

Trueit, Donna, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Donna Trueit, William E. Doll Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar

Annotation: Presents eighteen papers from the 2000 Conference by authors from twelve countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations

Slattery, Patrick, "Hermenuetics, Subjectivity, and Aesthetics: Internationalizing the Interpretive Process in U. S. Curriculum Research," pp. 651-665 in William F. Pinar, ed., International Handbook of Curriculum Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003., Patrick Slattery

Annotation: Discusses six approaches to hermenuetics and proposes a postmodern hermenuetics of subjectivity and aesthetics.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Hermeneutic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation

Smith, David Geoffrey, "The Specific Challenges of Globalizaiton for Teaching... and Vice Versa," pp. 293-318 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., David Geoffrey Smith

Annotation: Gives a thorough analysis of the economics of globalization aand implications for curriculum and teaching; also addresses the recovery of personal truth.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics

Monsen , Lars, "Curriculum Reforms in Norway: To Change in Order to Preserve?" pp. 179-203 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Lars Monsen

Annotation: Reports a study of changes in teachers' work before and after a curriculum reform in Norway--with special attention to their conceptions of knowledge.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Teacher Knowledge

Laanemets, Urve, "Reflecions on a Dialogue about Education for the Future," pp. 117-135 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Urve Laanemets

Annotation: Suggests areas of curriculum inquiry for the Estonian education system and offers two models of curriculum designs for post-socialist countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

de Marrais, Kathleen, and Stephen D. Lapan, eds., Foundations for Research: Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004., Kathleen de Marrais and Stephen D. Lapan

Annotation: Gives discussions of about twenty methods of inquiry and research issues in education and the social sciences.

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

Bickman, Martin, Minding American Education: Reclaiming the Tradition of Active Learning. New York: Teachers College Press, 2003., Martin Bickman

Annotation: Traces the antecedents in American thought on education of the contemporary view of what the author calls "active learning and thinking" (as opposed to forcing, filling, testing children with abstractions); treats Emerson, Thoreau, Dewey, etc.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Open Education

Britzman, Deborah P., "The Question of Belief," pp. 243-254 in her Practice Makes Perfect: A Critical Study of Learning to Teach, Revised edition. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2003., Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Discusses issues in doing critical ethnography with special reference to the study reported in this book.

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

Bohan, Chara Haeussler, "Early Vanguards of Progressive Education: The Committee of Ten, The Committee of Seven, and Social Education," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Fall, 2003), 73-94., Chara Haeussler Bohan

Annotation: Examines antecedents of the Progressive Education Association; clarifies the work of these two committees and their relation to the social studies curriculum.

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, Social Studies, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Toshakkori, Abbas, and Charles Teddlie, "The Past and the Future of Mixed Methods Research" pp. 671-701 in their Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social and Behavioral Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003., Abbas Toshakkori and Charles Teddlie

Annotation: Discusses the utility, design issues, inferences , logistics, and fundamental principles related to mixed methods research; a related chapter by the same authors introduces this volume of 28 chapters on various methods of mixed methods research.

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

Noddings, Nel, "The Aims of Education," pp. 74-93 in her Happiness and Education. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003., Nel Noddings

Annotation: Demonstrates why aims-talk needs to be recovered in educational policy and practice in view of current aims focused narrowly on standard achievement for all children; discusses happiness as a possible aim of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Parker, Laurence, "Critical Race Theory in Education: Possibilities and Problems," pp. 184-198 in Michael Peters, Colin Lankshear, and Mark Olssen, eds., Critical Theory and the Human Condition: Founders and Praxis. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Laurence Parker

Annotation: Reviews critical race theory as it relates to qualitative inquiry in education and as race-based epistemology; examples of such studies are included.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Leaving Most Children Behind," pp. 71-102 in Henry A. Giroux, The Abandoned Generation: Democracy Beyond the Culture of Fear. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Analyzes the Bush administration's education policies and their effects, with a focus on the No Child Left Behind Act.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics

Dolby, Nadine, "Popular Culture and Democratic Practice," Harvard Educational Review, 73(Fall, 2003), 258-284., Nadine Dolby

Annotation: Reviews the history of popular culture research and its place in practical action; discusses the need for radical democratic practices that utilize popular culture as a site for political struggle.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Democratic Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Egan, Kieran, "Retrospective on 'What is Curriculum?' " Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, 1(Spring, 2003), 17-24., Kieran Egan

Annotation: Reflects on his article published in Curriculum Inquiry, Spring, 1978,

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

Reynolds, William M., "The Curriculum of Curiosity or a Curriculum of Compassion: Bait Fishing or Shadow Casting," pp. 42-53 in his Curriculum: A River Runs Throught It. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., William M. Reynolds

Annotation: Argues for a curriculum of compassion that cares about people--not just what they think or do; focuses on the problems of our times, not on control, accountability, and efficiency.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom

Peters, Michael, Colin Lankshear, and Mark Olssen, eds., Critical Theory and the Human Condition: Founders and Praxis. New York : Peter Lang, 2003., Michael Peters, Colin Lankshear, and Mark Olssen

Annotation: Contains 15 articles discussing founders of critical theory (Adorno, Horkheimer, Marcuse, Benjamin, Fromm, Arendt, Marx, Wittgenstein, Habermas, Greene) and its use in critical pedagogy, Freire's work, race theory, multculturalism, female body politics, cultural studies, and the environment as they relate to education.

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

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Craig Kridel, "Adolescent Needs, Curriculum, and the Eight-Year Study," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 35(March, 2003), 151-169., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Describes the historical debate over adolescent needs among members of the Progressive Education Association during the period of the Eight-Year Study; traces views of Alberty, Zachry, Thayer, and Bode; discusses the role of social philosophy in current curriculum development.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Democratic Education, Needs Assessment, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

van den Akker, Jan, "Curriculum Perspectives: An Introduction," pp. 1-10 in Jan van den Akker, Wilmad Kuiper, and Uwe Hameyer, eds., Curriculum Landscapes and Trends. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003., Jan van den Akker

Annotation: Conceptualizes curriculum levels, components, and development strategies in a spider web model.

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

Akker, Jan van den, Wilmad Kuiper, and Uwe Hameyer, eds., Curriculum Landscapes and Trends. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003., Jan van den Akker, Wilmad Kuiper, and Uwe Hameyer

Annotation: Contains analyses of curricular innovations in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, and Finland.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Roberts, Peter, "Knowledge, Dialogue, and Humanization: Exploring Freire's Philosophy," pp. 169-183 in Michael Peters, Colin Lankshear, and Mark Olssen, eds., Critical Theory and the Human Condition: Founders and Praxis. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Peter Roberts

Annotation: Presents Freire's ontology, epistemology, and ethical ideal along with a treatment of his politics of liberation.

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

Kelly, Anthony E., "Research as Design," Educational Researcher, 32(January/February, 2003), 3-4., Anthony E. Kelly

Annotation: Introduces a series of articles that follow on the role of design in educational research.

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

Giroux, Henry A., "Pedagogy of the Depressed: Beyond the New Politics of Cynicism," pp. 143-168 in Michael Peters, Colin Lankshear, and Mark Olssen, eds., Critical Theory and the Human Condition: Founders and Praxis. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Henry A. Giroux

Annotation: Argues the case for the politics of pedagogy and the role of critical pedagogy in shaping what students learn about a changing society and a re-energized civic democracy.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Conceptions of Teaching, Curriculum and Politics, Higher Education Curriculum, Democratic Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Bullough, Robert V., Jr., and Craig Kridel, "Workshops, In-Service Teacher Education, and the Eight-Year Study," Teaching and Teacher Education, 19 (October, 2003), 665-679., Robert V. Bullough Jr. and Craig Kridel

Annotation: Explores the workshop form of in-service teacher education as it was developed and used during the Eight-Year Study.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, In-service Teacher Development, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Kridel, Craig, and Vicky Newman, "A Random Harvest: A Multiplicity of Studies in American Curriculum History Research," pp. 637-650 in William F. Pinar, ed., International Handbook of Curriculum Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003., Craig Kridel and Vicky Newman

Annotation: Reviews the development of historical research in curriculum in the United States from the 1960s to the present; cites studies done in eight categories of historical research in curriculum; analyzes the current status of this research.

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

Davis, O. L., Jr., "The Need to Ponder Results," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 18(Spring, 2003), 197-199.*, O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Urges researchers to amplify the discussion section of their reports to include full explication of the meanings of their study's results; urges practitioners to ponder the implications, meanings, and limitations of the research before launching actions that relate to the research results.

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

Wraga, William G., and Peter Hlebowitsh, "Toward a Renaissance in Curriculum Theory and Development in the U.S. A.," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 35(July, 2003), 425-437., William G. Wraga and Peter Hlebowitsh

Annotation: Offers ways to revitalize curriculum theory and development; three responses follow.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum Professors

Britzman, Deborah P., "The Structure of Experience and the Experience of Structure in Teacher Education," pp. 45-73 in her Practice Makes Perfect: A Critical Study of Learning to Teach, Revised edition. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2003., Deborah P. Britzman

Annotation: Analyzes the theories and practices that structure experience in learning to teach (fragmented experience, compartmentalization of knowledge, pedagogy and content, knowledge and interest, theory and practice, socialization to subjectivity).

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

Bernhardt, Victoria L., "No Schools Left Behind," Educational Leadership, 60(February, 2003), 26-30., Victoria L. Bernhardt

Annotation: Provides a schema for generating evaluative research questions related to four kinds of data, treated singly or in combination: demographics, student learning, perceptions and school processes data.

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

Hargreaves, Andy, Teaching in a Knowledge Society: Education in an Age of Insecurity. New York: Teachers College Press, 2003., Andy Hargreaves

Annotation: Defines a knowledge society and the schooling appropriate to it; gives examples of schools failing and succeeding in a knowledge society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Mayes, Clifford, "The Dialectic-Spiritual Landscape," pp. 149-169 in Clifford Mayes, Seven Curricular Landscapes. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2003., Clifford Mayes

Annotation: Defines and explicates a holistic curricular perspective which leads the student toward an encounter with God; six other landscapes are presented elsewhere in the book.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Religious Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Religious & Private Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Apple, Michael W., ed., The State and the Politics of Knowledge. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2003., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Describes ways that the state and school knowledge are interrelated; introduces illustrative examples from several countries.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Flinders, David J., "Qualitative Research in the Foreseeable Future: No Study Left Behind," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 18(Summer, 2003), 380-390., David J. Flinders

Annotation: Argues against narrowing the form of studies in educational research to those using randomized experimental design.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Qualitative Research, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Eisenhart, Margaret, and Lisa Towne, "Contestation and Change in National Policy on 'Scientifically Bases' Education Research," Educational Researcher, 32(October, 2003), 31-38., Margaret Eisenhart and Lisa Towne

Annotation: Traces the definitions of educational research that appear in varied federal education legislation passed in 2000 through 2003 and notes the uses intended for each and the effect of outside testimony in shifting the language that eventually appeared in these laws.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Slattery, Patrick, and Dana Rapp, Ethics and the Foundations of Education: Teaching Convictions in a Postmodern World. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2003., Patrick Slattery and Dana Rapp

Annotation: Addresses from critical, activist, and postmodern perspectives several particular examples of ethical, hermeneutic, aesthetic, theological, and ecological issues facing curriculum and takes a stand on them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Values in the Classroom

Goertz, Margaret, and Mark Duffy, "Mapping the Landscape of High-Stakes Testing and Accountability Programs," Theroy into Practice, 42(Winter,2003), 4-11., Margaret Goertz and Mark Duffy

Annotation: Describes states' testing and accountability policies and the effect of No Child Left Behind Act on them.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Program Audit/Evaluation

Gunzenhauser, Michael G., "High-Stakes Testing and the Default Philosophy of Education," Theory into Practice, 42(Winter, 2003), 51-58., Michael G. Gunzenhauser

Annotation: Argues that current policies on high-stakes testing narrow the curriculum and accept a philosophy that contradicts stated purposes and goals of education; gives suggestions on what to do in this situation.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Student Assessment, Program Audit/Evaluation

Hichling-Hudson, and Roberta Ahlquest, "Contesting the Curriculum in the Schooling of Indigenous Children in Australia and the United States: From Eurocentrism to Culturally Powerful Pedagogues," Comparative Education Review, 47(February, 2003), 64-89., . Hichling-Hudson and Roberta Ahlquest

Annotation: Compares four schools' curricula and evidence of these two pedagogies in these different schools.

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: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

McCarthy, Cameron, Michael D. Giardina, Susan Juanita Harewood, and Jin-Kyung Park, "Contesting Culture: Identity and Curriculum Dilemmas in the Age of Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Multiplicity," Harvard Educational Review, 73(Fall, 2003), 449-465., Cameron McCarthy, Michael D. Giardina, Susan Juanita Harewood, and Jin-Kyung Park

Annotation: Analyzes trends in globalization, postcolonialism, and identity in relation to popular culture; distinguishes monological and postcolonialist theories and their implications for curriculum and pedagogy, siding with the latter; comments on several preceding related articles.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Content Selection and Organization, Liberal Education/General Education, Ideology and School Knowledge

Holliday, William G., and Berchie W. Holliday, "Why Using International Comparative Math and Science Achievement Data form TIMSS in Not Helpful," The Educational Forum, 67(Spring, 2003), 250-257., William G. Holliday and Berchie W. Holliday

Annotation: Argues against using TIMSS results because of widely differing characteristics among countries assessed.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Science, Mathematics

O'Sullivan, Edmund, "The Project and Vision of Transformative Learning," pp. 233-247 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Edmund O'Sullivan

Annotation: Proposes a curriculum vision centered around transformative learning.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Pan, M. Ling, Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Los Angeles: Pyrczak, 2003., M. Ling Pan

Annotation: Describes all phases of producing and writing literature reviews using over 100 practical guidelines.

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

Westbury, Ian, "Curriculum, School: Overview," pp. 529-535 in Volume 2, James W. Guthrie, ed., Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2003., Ian Westbury

Annotation: Discusses various conceptions of curriculum and how the curriculum emerges as a result of accommodating different views of what is considered necessary for students to know and experience; summarizes history of curriculum in 20th century; gives an institutional understanding of curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Definitions, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Status Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation

Schubert, William H., "The Curriculum-Curriculum: Experiences in Teaching Curriculum," Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 5(No. 1, 2003), 9-21., William H. Schubert

Annotation: Dicusses ways the author has approached his teaching of curriculum studies over the years and gives his view of his own educational journey in the curriculum field.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Professors, Curriculum as Experience

Morrison, Keith, "Complexity Theory and Curriculum Reform in Hong Kong," Pedagogy, Culture, and Society, 11(No.2, 2003), 279-302., Keith Morrison

Annotation: Describes the framework for the complexity-based curriculum adopted in 2001 in Hong Kong, its key features, and the principles upon which it is based; analyzes its strengths and weaknesses.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Comparative Curriculum

Bookwalter, Keith, "WES: A Theory and Framework for an International Curriculum," pp. 35-50 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., Keith Bookwalter

Annotation: Offers a curriculum proposal that includes six strands: processes, content, symbol systems, values, competencies, and self.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Comparative Curriculum

Pinar, William F., "Toward the Internationalization of Curriculum Studies," pp. 1-13 in Donna Trueit, William E. Doll, Jr., Hongyu Wang, and William F. Pinar, eds., The Internationalization of Curriculum Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2003., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Introduces the 2003 conference on this topic at LSU and invites participants to consider the issues and possibilities involved in a world-wide field of curriculum studies.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Comparative Curriculum

Alexander, Hanan A., "Education as Spiritual Critique: Dwayne Huebner's Lure of the Transcendent," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 35(March, 2003), 231-245., Hanan A. Alexander

Annotation: Gives a critique of Huebner's views on education from philosophical and theological perspectives.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Theorists, 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: Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Le Metais, Joanna, "International Trends in Curriculum Frameworks," The Educational Forum, 67(Sping, 2003), 235-247., Metais Joanna Le

Annotation: Reports results and draws implications from a study of curriculum policy frameworks in 18 countries conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (England).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Scientific/Empirical Inquiry
Type of Study: Survey
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Frameworks

Pinar, William F., ed., International Handbook of Curriculum Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003., William F. Pinar

Annotation: Contains essays from 28 countries giving status of curriculum research in general or in some aspect of curriculum research; also has four initial essays on global facets of curriculum research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum

Leonardo, Zeus, Ideology, Discourse, and School Reform. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003., Zeus Leonardo

Annotation: Reports a study of teachers' discourse illuminating their ideologies (necessary, negative, and positive) undertaken from a critical ideological research perspective.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Change
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Critical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Discourse Analysis, Middle School Curriculum, Teacher Planning, Teacher Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Burkhardt, Hugh, and Alan H. Schoenfeld, "Improving Educational Research: Toward a More Useful, More Influential, and Better-Funded Enterprise," Educational Researcher, 32(December, 2003), 3-14., Hugh Burkhardt and Alan H. Schoenfeld

Annotation: Makes the case for a development or design (engineering) approach to research to increase its usefulness.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Development as Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Development Strategies, Government Role in Educational Research & Development

Fullan, Michael, Change Forces with a Vengeance. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2003., Michael Fullan

Annotation: Sums up what is known on educational change processes; stresses policy alignment, strengthening capacity of teachers and administrators, and working conditions; cites sussessful reforms at school, district, and state levels.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Organization Theory, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Null, J. Wesley, "An Intellectual Progressive Educator: Toward a Rereading of William Chandler Bagley, 1874-1946," TheEducational Forum, 67(Summer, 2003), 300-307., J. Wesley Null

Annotation: Corrects some earlier views of Bagley's position on progressive education and gives a summary of his life and contributions to education.

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

Conle, Carola, "An Anatomy of Narrative Curricula, Educational Researcher, 32(April, 2003), 3-15., Carola Conle

Annotation: Analyses narrative , story, and narrating in light of Schwab's commonplaces of curriculum--student, teacher, subject matter, and milieu; gives examples from the classroom and from research using narrative; notes four results of narrative curricula.

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

Simpson, Douglas J., and Michael J. B. Jackson, "John Dewey's View of the Curriculum in The Child and the Curriculum," Education and Culture, 20(Fall, 2003), 23-27., Douglas J. Simpson and Michael J. B. Jackson

Annotation: Elucidates and analyzes Dewey's view of curriculum as presented in the 100-year old classic.

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