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The Textbook Dilemma

by Fred P. Barnes 1954

Our appealing and altogether praiseworthy textbooks carry with them deep and persistent enigmas related to their use in the teaching-learning process. Probably no one would deny that the modern elementary school textbook is vastly better than its predecessor of even a few years ago. But all these mechanical improvements, by themselves, furnish little help in answering fundamental questions concerning the use of text materials in teaching.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 7, 1954, p. 369-383
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4784, Date Accessed: 7/23/2018 7:45:03 AM

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