Textbook Rating Selection Rubric

By October 7th, please complete the following questions using a Likert-type scale:

4 = Exceptional
3 = Good
2 = Adequate
1 = Below Average

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Given the fact that sufficient copies of the current Schaefer book (13 ed.) will NOT be available, would those who currently use Schaefer be willing to work with a customized version of the current 13th edition for the remainder of this year? The only difference will be the cover and the ISBN number. Content, including page numbers, will stay the same.*
Yes
No


Assuming that Elkhorn full-time instructors (Laura and Julio) can continue to use the Healey text (Sage) and the remaining campuses, online and adjunct faculty will use the current edition of Schaefer, rate the Schaefer text according to the following criteria.

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  Accessibility    
  Ancillary Materials for Faculty   
  Ancillary Materials for Students   
  Cost    
  College Reading Level    
  Promotion of Critical Thinking    
  Readability    
  Overall Quality of Content   


Comments regarding the Schaefer text:*


If you said "NO" to the first question, what other textbook would you propose to use for SOCI 2060? Explain why.


Rate the text you proposed on the following list of attributes.

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  Accessibility    
  Ancillary Materials for Faculty   
  Ancillary Materials for Students   
  Cost    
  College Reading Level    
  Copyright date of proposed editon (how soon will it be likely to change again?)   
  Promotion of Critical Thinking    
  Readability    
  Overall Quality of Content   


Final Comments:





Social Science Instructor
Metropolitan Community College