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ERIC Number: EJ586729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0263-5143
Evaluating Textbooks: The Role of Genre Analysis.
Turner, Sheila; Kearsey, John
Research in Science and Technological Education, v17 n1 p35-43 May 1999
Defines textbook genre as the manner of presentation of material and implied relationship between the author and reader. Describes a method of objectively dividing textbooks into moves separated by shifts in emphasis, and gives a genre analysis of an exemplar textbook to demonstrate how the technique might be useful in evaluating textbooks for classroom use. Contains 27 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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