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Textbooks and schooling in the United States

Author: David L Elliott; Arthur Woodward
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : NSSE : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Series: Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 89th, pt. 1.
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Genre/Form: History
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Textbooks and schooling in the United States.
Chicago, Ill. : NSSE : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 1990
(OCoLC)734913187
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Elliott; Arthur Woodward
OCLC Number: 21488489
Description: x, 246 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Instructional materials in the twentieth century: Textbooks, textbook publishers, and the quality of schooling; Textbooks and the curriculum during the progressive era, 1930-1950; Textbooks and the curriculum in the postwar era, 1950-1980; Textbooks and challenge. --
The textbook industry: Writing and editing textbooks; The small publisher in a national market; Small publishers; The elementary and high school market today. --
Textbooks and society: The politics of textbook publishing, adoption, and use; Textbooks consensus and controversy; Textbook evaluation and selection; Textbook use and teacher professionalism. --
Curriculum and instructional materials in the future: Alternative technologies as textbooks and the social imperatives of educational change; Textbooks, curriculum and school improvement.
Series Title: Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 89th, pt. 1.
Responsibility: edited by David L. Elliott and Arthur Woodward.

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