Document Type : Original Research Paper


Department of Distance Learning curriculum planning, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran


The aim of this study was to extract indicators of evaluating the textbooks for making a valid and reliable scale for evaluating of textbooks from teachers’ view. The research method was surveyed and statistical population of it includes all electronic and print resources in the field of curriculum that have published between the years of 2000-2015 and also all elementary teachers (3150 people) in Malayer city, between the years of 2014-15. For sampling, a biased method was used. So, 380 teachers selected. For gathering of data, the “scale of assessing the quality of textbooks” was used. This made based on the all criteria and indicators that extracted in the process of research. Results showed that the scale was valid and reliable for assessing the quality of textbooks. It cleared that the quality of elementary textbooks was good. Also, it cleared that among the six criteria, the religious criteria have regarded more than other criteria.


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