Analyzing the Verbal Questions Included in 11th Grade Textbook of New Palestinian Curriculum in Light of Aims and Purposes of Teaching Mathematics
Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies
Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020, Pages: 135-145
Received: Aug. 20, 2020; Accepted: Aug. 31, 2020; Published: Sep. 21, 2020
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Mousa Mohammad Jouda, Department of Curriculum and Teaching, Faculty of Education, Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine
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This study aimed to analyze the verbal questions 11th grade textbook of the new Palestinian curriculum in light of the aims and purposes of teaching mathematics. The study used the qualitative approach and quantitative analytical method. The sample was a complete sample that included all verbal issues in the mathematics textbooks for 11th grade textbook of the new Palestinian curriculum. It included (50) verbal questions in the first book, (60) verbal questions in the second book. The study used a content analysis as the main tool of study. It was prepared in light of the aims and purposes of teaching mathematics, which were monitored in the final form (10) general targets, (5) aims, and (5) purposes. After the analysis and coding and the collection of ratios, frequencies and grades, the results showed that the percentage of inclusion of the aims in general was in the first book (75%) and in the second book was slightly higher and reached (80%), and the proportion of the purposes included in general In the first book (60%), in the second book it was slightly lower and reached (57%), which is a medium and a small percentage. For each aim, the general aim was "to unleash the potential of the students and develop their preparations and tendencies" is the first rank in the first book by including (88%), which was taken in the second book the second rank by including (95%), and the first purpose in the first book was "to acquire the basic skills associated with language and symbols" by including (84%), which was taken in the second book the first rank too, is also the highest at all by including (98%), and in both books, the general target of "understanding the correlation between mathematics and modern technological communication" was ranked at the final level by including (12%) in the first book and (0%) in the second book,, and that there are significant differences at the level (α=0.05) in the level of inclusion of the aims and purposes of teaching mathematics in the verbal questions of the first-grade secondary scientific book of the new Palestinian curriculum between the first and second books in favor of the second book.
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Mousa Mohammad Jouda, Analyzing the Verbal Questions Included in 11th Grade Textbook of New Palestinian Curriculum in Light of Aims and Purposes of Teaching Mathematics, Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 135-145. doi: 10.11648/j.tecs.20200503.23
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