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Forms of Curriculum Inquiry / Edition 1

Forms of Curriculum Inquiry / Edition 1

by Edmund C. Short
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791406490

ISBN-13: 9780791406496

Pub. Date: 07/03/1991

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book presents an overview of seventeen forms of inquiry used in curriculum research in education. Conventional disciplinary forms of inquiry, such as philosophical, historical, and scientific, are described, as well as more recently acknowledged forms such as ethnographic, aesthetic, narrative, phenomenological, and hermeneutic. Interdisciplinary forms such as

Overview

This book presents an overview of seventeen forms of inquiry used in curriculum research in education. Conventional disciplinary forms of inquiry, such as philosophical, historical, and scientific, are described, as well as more recently acknowledged forms such as ethnographic, aesthetic, narrative, phenomenological, and hermeneutic. Interdisciplinary forms such as theoretical, normative, critical, deliberative, and action research are also included. These forms of inquiry are distinguished from one another in terms of purposes, types of research questions addressed, and the processes and logic of procedure employed in arriving at knowledge claims.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791406496
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/03/1991
Series:
SUNY Series in Curriculum Issues and Inquiries Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Understanding Curriculum Inquiry

Edmund C. Short

1. Philosophical Inquiry: Conceptual Analysis

Jerrold R. Coombs and Le Roi B. Daniels

2. Philosophical Inquiry: Ampliative Criticism

Nelson L. Haggerson

3. Philosophical Inquiry: The Speculative Essay

William H. Schubert

4. Historical Inquiry: Telling Real Stories

O. L. Davis, Jr.

5. Scientific Inquiry: Explanations and Limits

Arthur W. Foshay

6. Ethnographic Inquiry: Understanding Culture and Experience

Valerie J. Janesick

7. Narrative Inquiry: Storied Experience

F. Michael Connelly and D. Jean Clandinin

8. Aesthetic Inquiry: Art Criticism

Elizabeth Vallance

9. Phenomenological Inquiry: Life-World Perceptions

George Willis

10. Hermeneutic Inquiry: The Hermeneutic Imagination and the Pedagogic Text

David G. Smith

11. Theoretical Inquiry: Components and Structure

Richard W. Grove and Edmund C Short

12. Normative Inquiry: Dimensions and Stances

Louise M. Berman

13. Critical Inquiry: A Paradigm for Praxis

Kenneth A. Sirotnik

14. Evaluative Inquiry: Situational Assessment

Jean A. King

15. Integrative Inquiry: The Research Synthesis

Colin J. Marsh

16. Deliberative Inquiry: The Arts of Planning

Ilene Harris

17. Action Inquiry: Studied Enactment

Jim McKernan

Afterword: Closing Reflections

Edmund C. Short

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