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ERIC Number: ED011826
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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PREPARATION OF TEXTBOOKS IN THE MOTHER TONGUE, A GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO WRITE AND THOSE WHO EVALUATE TEXTBOOKS IN ANY LANGUAGE.
MCCULLOUGH, CONSTANCE M.
A READING PROJECT WAS INITIATED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION IN INDIA TO (1) PRODUCE TEXTBOOKS AND WORKBOOKS, FIELD TEST THE BOOKS, AND TRAIN TEACHERS TO USE THEM, (2) PRODUCE TEACHERS MANUALS, (3) CONSTRUCT FIRST-GRADE TESTS, (4) CONSTRUCT ACHIEVEMENT TESTS, AND (5) PRODUCE THESE BOOKS IN HINDI. THE ENSUING GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO WRITE AND EVALUATE TEXTBOOKS IN ANY LANGUAGE IS DIVIDED INTO 14 SECTIONS. THE SECTIONS INCLUDE DISCUSSIONS OF THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE TEXTS, DEVELOPMENT OF A SPECIFIC BOOK, RESEARCH IN THE PREPARATION OF LANGUAGE TEXTS, APPROACHES TO TEACHING READING, CONTROLLED VOCABULARY, PROPOSED STATISTICS, RATIO OF NEW TO RUNNING WORDS, PROBLEMS IN CHOOSING CONTENT, PLANNING CONTENT, STORIES FOR A SERIES, MEANING DIMENSIONS, THOUGHT PATTERNS IN EXPOSITORY WRITING, BASES FOR EVALUATION, AND THE TEXT AS AN INSTRUMENT OF CHANGE. A FORM FOR THE REVIEW OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND AN INDEX IS INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, NEW DELHI, 1965, 126 PAGES. (BK)
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education, New Delhi (India).
Identifiers: India (New Delhi)