Armbuster, Bonnie B., and Thomas H. Anderson, "Structures of Explanations in History Textbooks or So What if Governor Stanford Missed the Spike and Hit the Rail?" Journal of Curriculum Studies, 16(April-June, 1984), 181-194.
Examines explanations of historical events in textbooks in terms of four frame questions (goal, plan, action, outcome) in order to locate weaknesses that may hinder learning.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Guides, Plans, Documents, Materials
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Type of Study
Materials Development and Evaluation, Social Studies, Textbooks
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