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Writing and Editing Textbooks

by M. Jean Young - 1990

In this chapter I emphasize the various influences that come into play when a textbook is produced. These influences make textbooks different, and all too often make them more similar than different. Slightly different factors influence each of the several stages of textbook development.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 89, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 91 Number 5, 1990, p. 71-85
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18902, Date Accessed: 10/24/2021 1:14:10 PM

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  • M. Young
    Syracuse University
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    M. JEAN YOUNG is a doctoral candidate at Syracuse University, where her research focuses on textbooks and the textbook selection process.
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