ERIC Number: EJ356014
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Using Reading Grade Level to Assess Readability of Selected Plant and Soil Science Textbooks.
Graveel, John G.; Fribourg, Henry A.
Journal of Agronomic Education, v16 n1 p24-29 Spr 1987
Reported is a study designed to determine whether reading grade level (RGL) assessment techniques used for elementary and secondary education textbooks would discriminate among plant and soil science textbooks. The study was to select the RGL indices suited to quantify the readability of these sources, and to identify the factors affecting variability. (TW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Note: Executive Vice-President, American Society of Agronomy, 677 S. Segoe Rd., Madison, WI 53711.