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ERIC Number: EJ166276
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Complexity as an Impediment to Learning: A Study of Changes in Selected College Textbooks
Santa, Carol M.; Burstyn, Joan N.
Journal of Higher Education, 48, 5, 508-18, Sep/Oct 77
New editions of selected college textbooks have been found to be more difficult than former ones, and experiments show that students learn less effectively from the new editions. Guidelines are offered for choosing textbooks, such as writing style, conceptual density, and the utility of readability analyses. (Editor/LBH)
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