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Textbook Effects and Efficacy

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The chapter ‘Textbook Effects and Efficacy’ aims to provide a brief overview of current research approaches on the effects and efficacy of textbooks, aligned to the major areas of research in this field such as textbook language; socio-cultural and socio-economic factors; visual textbook parameters; cognitive, affective and behavioural effects; and new technological and/or methodological approaches.

In doing so, it summarises empirical evidence produced in a range of fields dedicated to textbooks and educational media. The emphasis here is on experimental and quasi-experimental studies. The concluding remarks suggest potential approaches for new directions in research.

Keywords

  • Textbook Effects
  • Current Research Approaches
  • Cognitive Theory Of Multimedia Learning (CTML)
  • Digital Textbooks
  • Student Affect

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Behnke, Y. (2018). Textbook Effects and Efficacy. In: Fuchs, E., Bock, A. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Textbook Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-53142-1_28

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