Aoki, Ted, "Interests, Knowledge and Evaluation: Alternative Approaches to Curriculum Evaluation," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 6(Spring, 1986), 27-44. Reprinted pp. 137-150 in William F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin, eds., Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005.


Ted Aoki


Discusses technical, situational interpretive, and critical theoretic evaluation in the context of an evaluation of British Columbia Social Studies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Evaluative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Comparative Curriculum


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