A comparison of author intentions and student perceptions about textbook characteristics

@article{Tulip1991ACO,
  title={A comparison of author intentions and student perceptions about textbook characteristics},
  author={David F. Tulip and Alan L Cook},
  journal={Research in Science Education},
  year={1991},
  volume={21},
  pages={313-319}
}
The textbook is often accepted as a fundamental resource in a science classroom because the assumption is made that students are able to interpret a text in a manner which is congruent with the author's intentions. For example, where an author seeks to promote student cognition through the inclusion of specific elements, or implies a high degree of social awareness through the incorporation of societal characteristics in a text, it is expected that students will, at least, perceive these… CONTINUE READING