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LINKING THOERY TO PRACTICE

TSL 3093
BY
YASOTHA VIJAYABALAN
ASHVINI ANANDAN
FAKHRUL ZAKI BIN ZAINUN

Principles of Selection and


Evaluation of Materials
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Selection and Adaptation of Materials

Selection and Adaptation of Materials

Criteria for Evaluation of


Materials

Criteria for evaluation of materials

Criteria for evaluation of materials

Criteria for evaluation of materials

Criteria for evaluation of materials

Criteria for evaluation of materials

Advantages of using
textbook in classroom
Improves Fluency
Physically holding a book and turning to the necessary
page helps the brain process the information and
increases reading fluency.
Textbooks provide a medium that is more easily processed
and understood by the brain.
Material is Organized Logically
Textbooks are broken down into chronological chapters
that present information logically.
helps students make connections between concepts and
identify necessary details.
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Sources are Credible


Secondary sources such as blogs, articles and videos

may not have author credibility, but textbooks are


written by professionals highly qualified in their fields.
Progress can be measured
Using textbooks is that they are essential for students

since their progress and achievement can be


measured concretely when we use them.
Resources for Teachers
Textbooks are divided in chapters, teachers find them

reliable by following them as they are in teaching.


Support for less experienced teachers who have yet to
gain in confidence.
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Mobility
Using textbook easy for students to carry along

with them.
Textbooks are more flexible than e-books in
supporting a wide range of reading and
learning styles.

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Disadvantages

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Ways of
Overcoming
Problem

Weaknesses

Student
Difficulty

The textbook is
designed as a
sole source of
information.

Provide students
with lots of
Students only
information
see one
sources such as
perspective on a trade books, CDconcept or issue. ROMS, websites,
encyclopaedias,
etc.

Textbook is old
or outdated.

Information
shared with
students is not
current or
relevant.

Use textbook
sparingly or
supplement with
other materials.

Students assume
Textbook
learning is
questions tend to that
simply a
be low level or
collection of facts
fact-based.
and figures.
Textbook doesn't
take students'
background
knowledge into
account.

Teacher does not


tailor lessons to
the specific
attributes and
interests of
students.

Reading level of
the textbook is
too difficult.

Students cannot
read or
understand
important
concepts.

Students tend to
The textbook has see learning as
all the answer to an accumulation
14all the questions. of correct
answers.

Ask higher-level
questions and
provide creative
thinking and
problem-solving
activities.
Discover what
students know
about a topic
prior to teaching.
Design the lesson
based on that
knowledge.
Use lots of
supplemental
materials such as
library books,
Internet, CDROMs, etc.
Involve students
in problemsolving activities,
higher-level
thinking
questions, and
extending

THANK YOU

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