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ERIC Number: EJ478633
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0361-476X
How Does the Textbook Contribute to Learning in a Middle School Science Class?
Driscoll, Marcy P.; And Others
Contemporary Educational Psychology, v19 n1 p79-100 Jan 1994
How the teacher and students used the textbook in an eighth-grade science class (18 students) was studied through questionnaires, interviews, and self-report checks of book use. Results suggest the textbook served primarily as a dictionary and that it employed few instructional strategies to support higher level objectives. Implications for the role of textbooks in instruction are considered. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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