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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

Gay, Geneva, "Beyond 'Brown': Promoting Equality Through Multicultural Education," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 19(Spring, 2004), 193-216., Geneva Gay

Annotation: Traces the history of devleopments in multicultural curriculum and instruction since Brown v. Board of Education fifty years ago.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Integration, Multicultural Education, Teaching/Learning Process, Multiethnic Adaptation

White, John, "Introduction," "Shaping a Curriculum," and "Conclusion," pp. 1-29; 179-190 in John White, ed., Rethinking the School Curriculum: Values, Aims, and Purposes. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004. A version also appears pp. 114-128 in John White, The Curriculum and the Child: The Selected Works of John White. London: Rougledge, 2005., John White

Annotation: Describes and critiques the post-2000 National Curriculum in England--overall and by subjects.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Standards and Testing

Jones, Lyle V., and Ingram Olkin, eds., The Nation's Report Card: Evolution and Perspectives. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Education Foundation, 2004., Lyle V. Jones and Ingram Olkin

Annotation: Gives estensive, detailed history of the development and evaluation of NAEP from 1963-2003, written by key officials and staff of NAEP.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Student Assessment, Curriculum and Politics

Mosher, Frederic A., "What NAEP Really Could Do." pp. 329 -340 in Lyle V. Jones and Ingram Olkin, eds., The Nation's Report Card: Evolution and Perspectives. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 2004., Frederic A. Mosher

Annotation: Discusses and critiques the changes and uses of NAEP's data reports over time; urges they not be turned into fodder for local accountabiltiy systems that assign rewards and punishments year-by-year.

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: Curriculum Standards and Testing, Student Assessment, Curriculum and Politics

Gutek, Gerald Lee, Philosophical and Ideological Voices in Education. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2004., Gerald Lee Gutek

Annotation: Catelogues seven philosophies of education, seven educational ideologies, and four theories of education.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Philosophical Schools, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses

Grossman, Pamela, and Clarissa Thompson, "District Policy and Beginning Teachers: A Lens on Teacher Learning," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 26(Winter, 2004), 281-301., Pamela Grossman and Clarissa Thompson

Annotation: Assesses the role that local curriculum policies, professional development, and mentoring had on three first-year teachers.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: In-service Teacher Development, Teacher Knowledge

Apple, Michael W., "On Analyzing New Hegemonic Relations: An Interview," pp. 173-202 in Michael W. Apple. Ideology and Curriculum, 3rd ed. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Capures the author's views on 17 questions put to him about the dominant ideologies in contemporary education policies and practices and about what actions he would urge in these circumstances.

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: Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

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

Spillane, James P., Standards Deviation: How Schools Misunderstand Education Policy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004., James P. Spillane

Annotation: Presents a case study of curriculum policy implementation of standards-based science and math policies in Michigan schools (1992-1996) at the district and classroom levels.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance, Curriculum Change, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum and Politics, Content Selection and Organization, Local Control of Schooling, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Core Mandates

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 Mounting Challenge to the Subject Curriculum,'' pp. 200-221, and "The State of School Subjects at Midcentury," pp. 222-249, in Herbert M. Kliebard, The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958, 3rd ed. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004., Herbert M. Kliebard

Annotation: Outlines the struggle between the "need"/"core" curriculum and the academic subjects curriculum in the 1940s and 1950s; describes the struggles going on within the academic subjects as well for direction of the curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

Martin, Jane Roland, "The Love Gap in the Edcuational Text," pp. 21-34 in Daniel Liston and Jim Garrison, eds., Teaching, Learning, and Loving: Reclaiming Passion in Educational Practice. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2004., Jane Roland Martin

Annotation: Describes love as the object of the growth and development of children through all educational agencies of society.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, 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, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

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

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

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

Breault, Donna L. Adair, "The Fall of the Public Academic," pp. 53-76 in David M. Callejo Perez, Stephen M. Fain, and Judith J. Slater, eds., Pedagogy of Place: Seeing Space as Cultural Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Donna L. Adair Breault

Annotation: Argues for educators taking on the role of public intellectual; some analysis of the decline of this role.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Professors, Professionalization in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Johnson, R. Burke, and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, "Mixed Methods Research: A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come," Educational Researcher, 33(October, 2004), 14-26., R. Burke Johnson and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie

Annotation: Makes the case for mixed methods research in education and presents a model of the research process employed in this paradigm.

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

Apple, Michael W., "Away with All Teachers: The Cultural Politics of Home Schooling," pp. 149 -173 in David M. Callejo Perez, Stephen M. Fain, and Judith J.Slater, eds., Pedagogy of Place: Seeing Space as Cultural Education. New York: Peter Lang, 2004., Michael W. Apple

Annotation: Analyzes the motives for home schooling and its advantages and disadvantages along with policy implications.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, 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: Alternatives in Education, Criticism of Schooling, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum and Politics, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Religious & Private Schooling, 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

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

Maxwell, Joseph A., "Causal Explanation, Qualitative Research, and Scientific Inquiry in Education," Educational Researcher, 33(March, 2004), 3-11., Joseph A. Maxwell

Annotation: Analyzes the difference between causality in scientific inquiry construed as "existing" and contrued as "how it occurs;" argues that the latter kind of causality can be seen through qualitative studies while the former through experiments.

Broad Topical Focus: 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

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

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

Citations from 2003

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Citations from 2002

Kaufmann, David, Susan Moore Johnson, Susan M. Kardos, Edward Liu, and Heather G. Peske, " 'Lost at Sea': New Teachers' Experiences with Curriculum and Assessment," Teachers College Record, 104(March, 2002), 273-300., David Kaufmann, Susan Moore Johnson, Susan M. Kardos, Edward Liu, and Heather G. Peske

Annotation: Documents teachers' experiences in implementing and assessing the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks with little or no guidance.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Ethnographic Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Frameworks, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Teaching/Learning Process, Evaluation of Instruction

Westbury, Ian, " 'The Educational Situation as Concerns the Elementary School' : Implications for our Time," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Winter, 2002), 120-129., Ian Westbury

Annotation: Reviews the substance of Dewey's 1902 article and analyzes its relevance for today.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Decision-making Processes
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Elementary School Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Reid, William A., " 'The Educational Situation as Concerns Secondary Education' : Thoughts on the Thoughts of John Dewey," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Winter, 2002), 130-143.*, William A. Reid

Annotation: Reviews the substance of Dewey's 1902 article, analyzes its relevance for today, and offers some guidance for today based on this analysis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Secondary School Curriculum, Classics of Curriculum Literature

Waks, Leonard J., " 'The Educational Situation as Concerns the Universtiy' : 1901-2001," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Winter, 2002), 144-159., Leonard J. Waks

Annotation: Reviews the substance of Dewey's 1902 article and analyzes the recent and current situation facing higher education today in light of its contrast with Dewey's time.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Higher Education Curriculum

Abiko, Tadahiko, "Developmental Stages and Curriculum: A Japanese Perspective," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Winter, 2002), 160-170., Tadahiko Abiko

Annotation: Offers a new set of developmental stages based on children's interests and proposes a curriculum framework based on them.

Broad Topical Focus: 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: Psychology and Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum

Davis, O. L., Jr., "Prelude to Professional Identitiy and Organization: American Public School Curriculum Workers and their Annual Meetings, 1927-1929," Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 17(Winter, 2002), 171-183., O. L. Davis Jr.

Annotation: Traces the persons and plans involved in organizing the National Society of Curriculum Workers.

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: American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum History, Professionalization in Curriculum, Literature of Curriculum

Lebrun, Johanne, and others, "Past and Current Trends in the Analysis of Textbooks in a Quebec Context," Curriculum Inquiry, 32(Spring, 2002), 51-83., Johanne Lebrun

Annotation: Reviews research on the analysis of textbooks since 1960 in Quebec and around the world.

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: Textbooks, Materials Development and Evaluation, Comparative Curriculum

Anderson, Lorin W., "Curriculum Alignment: A Re-Examination," Theory into Practice, 41(Autumn, 2002), 255-260., Lorin W. Anderson

Annotation: Reviews studies of content coverage, opportunity to learn, and curriculum alignment involving alignment of objectives, assessments, and instructional activities and materials; discussed in the context of the revised (2001)version of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (1956).

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry
Type of Study: Research Synthesis
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Standards and Testing

Tobin, Gerald A., and Cecily M. Begley, "Triangulation as a Method of Inquiry," Journal of Critical Inquiry into Curriculum and Instruction, 3(Winter, 2002), 7-11., Gerald A. Tobin and Cecily M. Begley

Annotation: Identifies six types of triangulation used in inquiry and discusses the merits and applications of these triangulation methods for ensuring trustworthiness of qualitative research findings.

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

Schwandt, Thomas A., Evaluation Practice Reconsidered. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., Thomas A. Schwandt

Annotation: Sets forth a view of evaluation as moral/political/interactive practice (not a technical skill) requiring judgment, wisdom, and practical application of understanding, of evaluation as praxis.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Source Discipline: Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Evaluative Inquiry
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Knowledge Generation, Practical Knowledge, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Program Audit/Evaluation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Cornbleth, Catherine, "Curriculum Politics, Policy, and Practice: Comparative Questions, Contextualized Cases," pp. 95-106 in Moritz Rosemund, Amara-Verena Fries, and Werner Heller, eds., Comparing Curriculum-Making Processes. Bern: Peter Lang, 2002., Catherine Cornbleth

Annotation: Calls for studying curriculum research questions that examine relations among policies, politics, discourse, and practice in particular contexts; urges cross-case analysis and comparative curriculum research.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Comparative Curriculum

Wolfe, Michael P., and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of a Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002, Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor

Annotation: Presents 14 articles on various modes of scholarship (from action research to critical to mytho-poetic, to bigraphical to hermenuetic and more) written in personal and autobiographical form by authors who practice these modes of scholarship; these essays honor Nelson Haggerson as a multifaceted curriculum scholar and bring aspects of his life and work to public view.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Theorists
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study: Collection of Studies
Narrow Topic: Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum as Experience, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum Professors, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes

Smyth, John, "Exploring the Critical Politics of Teaching," pp. 65-74 in Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of the Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., John Smyth

Annotation: Explains how the author as a critical scholar seeks to unmask the injustices constructed around teacher's work; suggests ways to counter these with alternative discourses and actions.

Broad Topical Focus: Curriculum Enactment and Teaching
Source Discipline: Curriculum
Mode of Inquiry in the Study: Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study: Single Study
Narrow Topic: Teaching/Learning Process, Criticism of Schooling, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

Smith, David Geoffrey, "Hermenuetic Scholar," pp. 183-200 in Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of the Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., David Geoffrey Smith

Annotation: Describes the key features of hermenuetic inquiry and the author's interest in understanding and confronting globlization and market values in education.

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

McTaggart, Robin, "The Role of the Scholar in Action Research," pp. 1-16 in Michael P. Wolfe and Caroline R. Pryor, eds., The Mission of the Scholar: Research and Practice: A Tribute to Nelson Haggerson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002., Robin McTaggart

Annotation: Gives the author's own story of doing action research together with his views on aspects of action research and the role of the researcher in change.

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