Textbook Review

Textbook Selection Objectives

●  Recommend resources that will support and enrich the curriculum, taking into consideration the varied interests, abilities, learning styles, and maturity levels of students served.

●  Recommend resources that will stimulate growth in factual knowledge, critical analysis of differing sides of issues, literary appreciation, aesthetic values, and recognition of various societal values.

●  Place principle above personal opinion and reason above prejudice in the recommendation of resources of the highest quality in order to assure a comprehensive collection of resources appropriate for the complete education of all students.

Current Textbook(s) Under Review

World Civilizations, The Global Experience, Since 1200, Eight Edition, AP® Edition

Author: Peter N. Stearns, George Mason University
Michael Adas, Rutgers University
Stuart B. Schwartz, Yale University
Marc Jason Gilbert, Hawai’i Pacific University
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0-13-570272-7