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ERIC Number: EJ1149629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2202-9478
Iranian National Curriculum and the Pre-University English Textbook: The Degree of Compatibility of Objectives
Mahmoudi, Leila; Bakar, Kamariah Abu
International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, v2 n2 p4-8 Apr 2014
Textbooks are one of the important teaching materials in language teaching and a common resource for any teacher in helping students to learn English. Apart from being a learning tool, textbooks are considered as an important medium to realize curriculum goals and objectives. The purpose of this study is to investigate the amount of compatibility of the pre-university English textbook, which is prescribed by the ministry of education, with Iranian National Curriculum (INC) in terms of objectives and content of teaching. To this end, two instruments were used: A textbook evaluation checklist proposed by Ghorbani (2011), and the Iranian National Curriculum. The findings of the study revealed that the textbook was not in line with the curriculum in terms of objectives and content of teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
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