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ERIC Number: EJ379976
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Academy's Contribution to the Impoverishment of America's Textbooks.
Tyson-Bernstein, Harriet
Phi Delta Kappan, v70 n3 p192-98 Nov 1988
Builds on the author's book, "A Conspiracy of Good Intentions: America's Textbook Fiasco." Concludes that tenure rules, scholarly hyperspecialization, widespread contempt for "commercial" writing, and lack of ethical standards are obstacles to textbook reform at all education levels. Advocates sequence of learning tasks in each subject discipline. Includes 16 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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