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Werner, Walter – Curriculum Inquiry, 1980
Editorial criticism goes beyond internal adherence to editorial and analytic rules to the conceptual comparison of ideas contained in curriculum materials. (Author)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
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Pearson, P. David – Curriculum Inquiry, 1978
Provides a perspective of the literature reviewed by Calfee and Drum by discussing the reasons why and the conditions under which researchers and practitioners must better inform each other about their respective work. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Research Problems
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Apple, Michael W. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
Reviews two reports that, first, describe the current state of affairs in curriculum development focusing on the relationships between federal involvement and more local educational agencies and organizations; and, secondly, attempt to articulate a set of statements that would guide national policy on curriculum research, development, and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Policy, Government Publications
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Kennedy, Mary M. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
The story of the national evaluation of the Follow Through program mirrors the difficulties in trying to evaluate a complex social program that changed its community service orientation to a strategy of planned variation of early childhood programs. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Experiments, Federal Programs
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Anderson, Richard B. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
Abt Associates, the firm responsible for the primary analysis of the Follow Through experiment, summarize the findings. Their clearest finding indicates that local circumstances, attitudes, and activities unmeasured by evaluation have much more to do with the effectiveness of Follow Through models, without exception, than do their theoretical…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educational Experiments
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Haney, Walt – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
Interpretations point up the fact that research-oriented evaluation, aiming at estimation of program effects on specific test outcome measures, is capable of illuminating only part of the value of a complex social program like Follow Through. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cost Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Early Childhood Education
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Nelson, Murry R. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1978
Examines the making of Harold Rugg's curriculum in the light of his own curriculum theory. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Borton, Terry – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
Suggests a number of principles for planning "concomitant instruction," teaching outside the schools by means of television, highway historical markers, cereal-box copy, and other devices that instruct incidentally while performing their chief, noneducational function. (Author)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
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Martin, Jane R. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1976
A hidden curriculum consists of those learning states of a setting that are either unintended or intended but not openly acknowledged to the learners in the setting unless the learners are aware of them. Consciousness-raising may be the best weapon of individuals who are subject to hidden curricula. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Harnischfeger, Annegret; Wiley, David E. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1976
Presents a model that represents the teacher's activities as consequences of educational policies and of the teacher's own reflections, and at the same time represents the pupil's achievement as the consequence of his activity and experience. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum, Educational Policy, Elementary Education
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Hallinan, Maureen T. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1976
Explicates the Harnischfeger-Wiley model and points out its properties, underlying assumptions, and location in the literature on achievement. It also describes and critiques an empirical test by Harnischfeger and Wiley of their model. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Learning Processes
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Erickson, Donald A. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1976
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Learning, Learning Activities
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Cooley, William W. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1976
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Learning
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