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ERIC Number: EJ979923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-1345-8353
Multiple Intelligences Theory and Iranian Textbooks: An Analysis
Taase, Yoones
Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, v16 n1 p73-82 2012
The purpose of this study is to investigate locally designed ELT textbooks in the light of multiple intelligences theory. Three textbooks (grade 1.2.3) used in guidance school of Iranian educational system were analyzed using MI checklist developed by Botelho, Mario do Rozarioand. Catered for kinds of intelligences in the activities and exercises were specified in a profile. The results of the study showed that verbal/linguistic and visual/spatial were the most predominant intelligences followed by logical/mathematical, interpersonal and intrapersonal in much lower ratios. Bodily/kinesthetic, musical and naturalistic intelligences were not found in any percent. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran