CRITERIA FOR IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF THE BIOLOGY TEXTBOOK FOR THE SCIENTIFIC SIXTH GRADE (AN EVALUATION STUDY)
This research aims to build criteria for improving the text book quality and to Identify the extent in which criteria might be implied in the Biology textbook, might be implied in the Biology textbook for the 6th Grade, to achieve the research objectives, the researcher depend on the description method and the questionnaire as the research instrument which consisted of (7) fields: the introduction, the educational objectives, the scientific content, the activities, the photos - figures - tables, the evaluation methods, the artistic editing. It includes (99) criteria. Reliability and validity have been affirmed. The number of individuals is (1950) and the sample of the research is (331) as teachers and s supervisors for biology, they were chosen randomly who represented the Iraqi governorates of 2017. The research has concluded that the biology textbook has achieved most of quality criteria with admission of weakness in criteria of introduction and activities. The researcher recommends to adopt criteria of textbook quality which adopted by this research and to reconsider the reorganizing the textbook and to take in consideration of the practical aspect. The researcher suggests to n evolutions to other Biology Textbook to get the specialties in authorizing Textbooks.
Keywords: Criteria, Improving, Total Quality, Book Quality, Textbook, Evaluation