Evaluating Second Intermediate's Arabic Language Textbook in the Light of Quality Standards of School Textbooks

Asst. Prof. Wisal Muayad Khdair
2021 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
The current study aims at (evaluating the second intermediate grade's Arabic language textbook). To accomplish this aim, the researcher adopted the descriptive approach (survey). The population included second intermediate Arabic language teachers numbered (373) in the governorate of Babylon in the year 2018_2019. The research sample included (100) teachers, the researcher chose the study sample randomly to represent the study population. The tool of study was a questionnaire included the
more » ... included the quality criteria of second intermediate grade Arabic language textbook which was prepared after referring to the subject relevant sources and the previous studies, also, the reliability of the questionnaire was proven reliable by displaying it to a committee of specialists in Methodology. The questionnaire included (18) criterion, distributed on six fields which are : objectives, content, methods, activities and it's aids, evaluation and language of the book and its artistic and printing output. After analyzing the results statistically by using weighted mean, standard deviation and weighed percentage with a 75% validity to evaluate the textbook. After consulting the committee, the researcher came to these results: The book took the first place in its language and artistic printing output with a value of (3.339) weighted mean and (83.228%) weight percentage. Methodology took the second place with a value of (3.119) weighted mean and (77.999%) weight percentage. Evaluation took the third place with a value of (3.081) weighted mean and (77.031) weight percentage. In the light of these results, the researcher reached to the conclusion that there is a variation in distributing the criteria in the textbook in its both parts, the first one of 9 parts and the second one of 7 parts. Also, in light of the results, the researcher recommended to find a structured methodology to choose the subjects in the textbook according to textbook criteria. To complement this study, the researcher suggested that the textbook should be submitted to comprehensive quality criteria.
doi:10.17762/turcomat.v12i6.2419 fatcat:ggiry35ipnd3nkbg3qmjjx5qwa