ERIC Number: ED268032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Textbook Evaluation Form: World Geography/Global Studies.
National Council for Geographic Education.
This textbook evaluation instrument is provided to assess (1) content properties; (2) instructional properties; (3) physical properties; (4) readability; and (5) other properties such as cultural mix, organization of text, and suitability for various grade levels in secondary level world geography and global studies textbooks. For the first three categories, a numerical evaluation system is provided; an evaluation committee could weight the relative importance of each item for local purposes. The final section of the instrument provides a section for recommendations, summarization of strengths and weaknesses, and recommendations for adoption. (LH)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Readability, Secondary Education, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Selection, Textbook Standards, Textbooks, World Geography
National Council for Geographic Education, Central Office, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 ($2.50, single copy; $6.00, 10 copies; $13.00, 30 copies; $40.00, 100 copies; $80.00, 250. All orders postpaid).
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.