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ERIC Number: EJ1053278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2065-1430
Teachers', Pupils', and Parents' Opinions on Primary Textbooks: Their Selection, Quality and Use
Lalau, Elena
Acta Didactica Napocensia, v7 n3 p59-71 2014
Textbooks' importance and usefulness in primary education is emphasized in the literature. Our interest for this subject was determined by the opinion that, if the textbooks are well-chosen, being taken into account the users' opinions, then the textbook achieves its goal: it becomes not only a source of information and a tool for pupils, but also an orientate guide for parents and teachers. This research aimed to investigate the opinions of teachers, parents and pupils regarding the quality and usefulness of working textbooks, respectively on how to choose the textbooks. Subjects underline the importance of having a variety of alternative textbooks, well designed and ensuring freedom of teachers in choosing textbooks. Moreover, respondents considered important that publishers and Ministry of education to consult teachers on the quality of school textbooks.
Babes-Bolyai University. Kogainiceanu 1, Cluj-Napoca, 400084 Romania. e-mail: submit_adn@yahoo.com; Web site: http://adn.teaching.ro
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Romania