Readability, Interest, and Coverage of 15 Introductory Textbooks on Educational Computing
Computers in the Schools Volume 6, Number 1,
Describes the use of the Flesch readability and interest formulae to evaluate textbooks intended for use in college level introductory educational computing courses. Variables that influence what textbook is chosen for a college course are discussed, and readability scores, human interest categories, and subject matter coverage are examined in detail. (30 references) (LRW)
Maddux, C.D. (1989). Readability, Interest, and Coverage of 15 Introductory Textbooks on Educational Computing. Computers in the Schools, 6(1), 167.