Khine, Myint Swe

Critical Analysis of Science Textbooks

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. The Criteria for Evaluating the Quality of the Science Textbooks
Iztok Devetak, Janez Vogrinc

2. Development of the Graphical Analysis Protocol (GAP) for Eliciting the Graphical Demands of Science Textbooks
Scott W. Slough, Erin McTigue

Part II. Textual and Language Analysis of Science Textbooks

3. Understanding the Disciplines of Science: Analysing the Language of Science Textbooks
Sandy Muspratt, Peter Freebody

4. Towards a More Epistemologically Valid Image of School Science: Revealing the Textuality of School Science Textbooks
Kostas Dimopoulos, Christina Karamanidou

5. How Effective Is the Use of Analogies in Science Textbooks?
MaryKay Orgill

6. Textual Features and Language Demands of Primary Grade Science Textbooks: The Call for More Informational Texts in Primary Grades
Nadine Bryce

Part III. Content Analysis of Science Textbooks

7. A Review of the Earth Science Content of Science Textbooks in England and Wales
Chris King

8. A Content Analysis of Science in Nineteenth-Century US Readers: Early American Science Education
Peter Rillero

9. Educational Approach to Environmental Complexity in Life Sciences School Manuals: An Analysis Across Countries
Silvia Caravita, Adriana Valente

10. Analysis of Turkish General Chemistry Textbooks Based on a History and Philosophy of Science Perspective
Mansoor Niaz, Bayram Coştu

11. An Analysis of Standards-Based High School Physics Textbooks of Finland and the United States
Do-Yong Park, Jari Lavonen

12. A Qualitative Method to Determine How Textbooks Portray Scientific Methodology
Ian C. Binns

13. Science and Science Teaching
Nicos Valanides, Maria Papageorgiou, Pavlos Rigas

14. Content Analysis of Diagrams in Secondary School Science Textbooks
Yang Liu, David F. Treagust

Part IV. Conclusion

15. Analysis of Science Textbooks for Instructional Effectiveness
Myint Swe Khine

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Learning & Instruction

Publication year
Upbringing, Education

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