TEXTBOOK  DESIGN <ul><li>TEXTBOOK STRUCTURE </li></ul><ul><li>Presented by  </li></ul><ul><li>Farida ben Abdallah </li></u...
Consistent pedagogical structure   Stick to one same structure for all the chapters  * Consistent pedagogical strucutre * ...
Learning Objectives <ul><li>Beginning the chapter with a list of learning objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Number ? </li></ul...
Meaningful Hierarchy in Structure of Headings <ul><li>Headings and subheadings should </li></ul><ul><li>outline the key co...
Defining Key Terms and Concepts <ul><li>Necessity to define key terms and concepts when first introduced </li></ul><ul><li...
Glossary   <ul><li>usually at the end of the book </li></ul><ul><li>brief definition of key terms and concepts  </li></ul>
Examples   <ul><li>I- Use real world examples because they </li></ul><ul><li>* help the reader to connect with the  subjet...
End of Chapter Summary <ul><li>Review of the major concepts covered in the chapter </li></ul><ul><li>No new information </...
End of Chapter Review Questions   <ul><li>I- Types of questions </li></ul><ul><li>*  Conceptual questions </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>THANK  YOU  </li></ul>
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  1. 1. TEXTBOOK DESIGN <ul><li>TEXTBOOK STRUCTURE </li></ul><ul><li>Presented by </li></ul><ul><li>Farida ben Abdallah </li></ul><ul><li>Inspector Trainee </li></ul><ul><li>Cenaffe, November, 2009 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Consistent pedagogical structure Stick to one same structure for all the chapters * Consistent pedagogical strucutre * Students follow this structure from chapter to chapter They learn more efficiently
  3. 3. Learning Objectives <ul><li>Beginning the chapter with a list of learning objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Number ? </li></ul><ul><li>Checklist? </li></ul><ul><li>Active? </li></ul><ul><li>Specific? </li></ul><ul><li>Effective implementation of objectives End of Chapter Summary ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Meaningful Hierarchy in Structure of Headings <ul><li>Headings and subheadings should </li></ul><ul><li>outline the key concepts </li></ul><ul><li>provide a roadmap </li></ul><ul><li>- to guide the reader through the material </li></ul><ul><li>- as a review after completing the chapter </li></ul>
  5. 5. Defining Key Terms and Concepts <ul><li>Necessity to define key terms and concepts when first introduced </li></ul><ul><li>Standard practice in textbooks is to </li></ul><ul><li>use italics for ....................... </li></ul><ul><li>use bold for .................................... </li></ul>
  6. 6. Glossary <ul><li>usually at the end of the book </li></ul><ul><li>brief definition of key terms and concepts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Examples <ul><li>I- Use real world examples because they </li></ul><ul><li>* help the reader to connect with the subjet </li></ul><ul><li> book </li></ul>* act as an important learning tool II- Label them as « Examples » III- Set them off from the regular text
  8. 8. End of Chapter Summary <ul><li>Review of the major concepts covered in the chapter </li></ul><ul><li>No new information </li></ul><ul><li>Tied to learning objectives </li></ul>
  9. 9. End of Chapter Review Questions <ul><li>I- Types of questions </li></ul><ul><li>* Conceptual questions </li></ul><ul><li>* Analytical questions </li></ul><ul><li>II- Consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Set guidelines for </li></ul><ul><li>* types of questions </li></ul><ul><li>* number of questions </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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