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Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics: Book 1

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Description: This is book one in a six-book series on fundamental mathematics for adult learners. These books include glossaries, self tests, practice requests, grades records, and unit tests. Ancillary Resources include the Instructor's Manual.

Author: Wendy Tagami, Liz Girard

Original source: solr.bccampus.ca

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1. Reviewed by: Christine Anonuevo
  • Institution: Northwest Community College
  • Title/Position: CCP Instructor (Auxiliary)
  • Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
  • Date:
  • License: Creative Commons License

Q: The text covers all areas and ideas of the subject appropriately and provides an effective index and/or glossary

Yes.

Comprehensiveness Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: Content is accurate, error-free and unbiased

Yes.

Content Accuracy Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: Content is up-to-date, but not in a way that will quickly make the text obsolete within a short period of time. The text is written and/or arranged in such a way that necessary updates will be relatively easy and straightforward to implement

Yes.

Relevance Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The text is written in lucid, accessible prose, and provides adequate context for any jargon/technical terminology used

The text is appropriate for the learners that I see in fundamental math courses at our college.

Clarity Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The text is internally consistent in terms of terminology and framework

Very consistent.

Consistency Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The text is easily and readily divisible into smaller reading sections that can be assigned at different points within the course (i.e., enormous blocks of text without subheadings should be avoided). The text should not be overly self-referential, and should be easily reorganized and realigned with various subunits of a course without presenting much disruption to the reader.

The text is organized well, with good reference to concepts in fundamental math.

Modularity Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The topics in the text are presented in a logical, clear fashion

Yes. I will be using this book with many contracts for Essential Numeracy. an exceelent starting place.

Organization Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The text is free of significant interface issues, including navigation problems, distortion of images/charts, and any other display features that may distract or confuse the reader

The graphics are not overwhelming.

Interface Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The text contains no grammatical errors

I didn't find any grammatical errors. The language was plain and easily accessible.

Grammar Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: The text is not culturally insensitive or offensive in any way. It should make use of examples that are inclusive of a variety of races, ethnicities, and backgrounds

This text is culturally appropriate.

Cultural Relevance Rating: 5 out of 5

Q: Are there any other comments you would like to make about this book, for example, its appropriateness in a Canadian context or specific updates you think need to be made?