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textbook

A term of art referring to a patient, or the patient him- or herself, who presents with so many of the “classic” findings seen in a particular disease or condition, that one could regard it as if described in a textbook on the subject. (As in, “So-and-so has a textbook case of impetigo.”)

textbook

Informatics A treatise on a particular subject. See Bible.
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The textbook needs to motivate students not only to learn about the subject and to continue reading the text but also to pursue the discipline; in many ways, textbook authors are flag wavers for their discipline.
With all this, is it "artificial" to inquire if Israeli textbooks may have something to do with this lamentable situation?
The reason for the lesser consideration of the textbook is, in my view, the fact that research into the genre has focused on the pedagogical purpose of the textbook, neglecting for its large part its connection with the profession.
Amazon says "tens of thousands of textbooks" are available for the 2011 school year from its Kindle Store, from textbook publishers including Wiley, Elsevier, and Taylor & Francis.
Based on the framework specified above, this study analyzed textbook problems with both analytical and holistic approaches, which aim to reveal the extent and nature, respectively, of cross-system similarities and differences in textbook problem features.
The government has been sending a significant portion of capitation funds to schools to buy textbooks.
Cynthia Dunbar, publisher of a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook, listens to the State Board of Education on Tuesday, Nov.
In this year, textbooks survey for class I to class VIII was conducted to get feedback of students and teachers from four schools, two from rural, urban and boys, girls located in Islamabad Capital Territory.
Students appreciated the ability to search for items within the digital textbook and share notes with their instructor, but the majority of students in this study did not utilize the most helpful aspects of digital textbooks.
Before turning to a further description of the Textbook Navigator/Journal for teachers, we present some general findings that describe the consistency of a typical textbook with the Common Core.
The professor chooses the book, which is an essential component of academic freedom; however, the faculty has little control over the prices and options in the textbook marketplace.
The Ministry of Education is committed to achieve a 1:1 textbook learner ratio with a textbook budget for the fiscal year 2013/2014 of just over N$74 million.