Analysis of a Typical Chinese High School Biology Textbook Using the AAAS Textbook Standards

  title={Analysis of a Typical Chinese High School Biology Textbook Using the AAAS Textbook Standards},
  author={Yental C. T. Liang and William W. Cobern},
  journal={Eurasia journal of mathematics, science and technology education},
The purpose of this study was to evaluate a typical Chinese high school biology textbook using the textbook standards of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The data were composed of three chapters selected from the textbook. Each chapter was analyzed and rated using the AAAS textbook standards. Pearson correlations between the chapter ratings and the AAAS textbook standards were calculated. Results showed that the chapters meet most of the AAAS standards. This paper… 

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