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- Readability, Human Interest, and Completeness of 15 Special Education Survey Texts. Hirshoren, Alfred; Hunt, Jacob T.; Kavale, Kenneth // Journal of Special Education;Fall76, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p233
Presents a study which examined the readability, human interest and completeness of textbooks used in introductory survey courses in special education. Review of related literature; Materials and methods used; Findings.
- How useful are the figures in school biology textbooks? Kearsey, John; Turner, Sheila // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology);Spring99, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p87
Presents information on a study which investigated pupils' and teachers' opinions concerning the figures in a biology textbooks. Overview on the research study; Findings; Educational implications.
- Expert Exports. Viadero, Debra // Teacher Magazine;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p18
Deals with the export of mathematics textbooks from Singapore to the United States. Achievement of Singaporean students in mathematics education; Information provided by the books.
- The Place of Books in the New Teacher Education Program. Anderson, Vernon E. // Education;Nov1950, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p144
The article looks into the value of education textbook in a modern program of teacher education in the U.S. It describes several characteristics of textbook needed in the program. It notes that wide reading and critical reading are among the goals of the instructor in modern programs of teacher...
- Textbooks: Do They Meet Fair Minority Group Standards? Rosenberg, Max // Educational Leadership;Nov1972, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p141
The article analyzes whether school textbooks used in the United States meet fair minority group standards. According to the author, many textbooks used in the country's schools are unsatisfactory tools of learning for children in a pluralistic, democratic society. The author claims that a...
- A Text Readability Continuum for Postsecondary Readiness. Williamson, Gary L. // Journal of Advanced Academics;Summer2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p602
The article focuses on the significance of a text readability gap for students who were unprepared for the postsecondary contexts. According to the article, several categories of postsecondary reading material which include college texts, career handbooks, and civic materials were more...
- What is wrong with today's textbooks? Danilov, A. A. // Russian Studies in History;Spring2005, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p14
Examines the textbooks and instructional materials on Russian national history. Levels of education in Russian history; Significance of the excessiveness of facts as a persistent and major problem in history education; Contention of the author that there is a disparity in the evaluation and...
- Overdue for reconsideration: a revised periodization of twentieth-century history. Zhiromskaia, V. B. // Russian Studies in History;Spring2005, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p32
Focuses the difficulties of creation and writing a textbook on Russian and Soviet history for the general school in Russia. Significance of the acknowledgment of the facts that history is complex, contradictory, and multidimensional in writing a textbook; Contention of the author that the...
- Beginning with the maximum and sometimes coming up short of the minimum. Vaganov, V. Iu. // Russian Studies in History;Spring2005, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p46
Presents insights of the author on the history textbooks used by secondary schools in Russia. Significance of students to have a certain amount of knowledge in national history; Contention of the author that history textbooks should instill patriotism and not hide the tragic episodes in history,...