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Sommer, Robert – Teaching of Psychology, 1980
Proposes use of prepublication student evaluations of textbooks. Feedback from students helps to improve comprehensibility and interest and is most useful when done on a chapter-by-chapter basis using a systematic evaluation procedure. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Textbook Evaluation
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Sommer, Robert; And Others – Teaching of Psychology, 1988
Reports that variation in textbook prices is not correlated with textbook quality as judged by instructors and that university faculty are less price conscious when selecting textbooks than are community college faculty. States that, if faculty had greater access to price information, textbook prices would decrease. Makes recommendations for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Professors, Psychology