ERIC Number: EJ345883
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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The Acceptability and Effectiveness of Textbook Material Revised Using Instructional Design Criteria.
Mengel, Nancy S.
Journal of Instructional Development, v9 n2 p13-18 1986
This study demonstrated that, although standard instructional design revisions of a traditional textbook chapter had no effect on teacher attitudes toward adoption of the material, the revised version of the chapter significantly improved student performance. Teacher and student participants in the study were from the St. Petersburg Vocational-Technical Institute in Florida. (MBR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adoption (Ideas), Analysis of Variance, Comparative Analysis, Instructional Design, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermode Differences, Media Adaptation, Reading Ability, Statistical Significance, Student Behavior, Tables (Data), Teacher Attitudes, Textbooks, Time on Task, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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