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ERIC Number: EJ178716
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Selection of a Textbook: Rationale and Evaluation Forms
Kahn, Michael S.
Clearing House, 51, 5, 245-7, Jan 78
Textbooks have more influence than teachers in shaping the curriculum. They set objectives, daily lessons and activities, and influence test questions. Since the text is often the determinant of a course of study, the selection of a text can be a critical task. Consequently, an instrument for measuring the strengths and weaknesses of textbooks is necessary for teachers, administrators and state textbook evaluation committees. Here is an evaluation sheet that could prove helpful. (Author/RK)
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