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Six Problems of Resource Selection

Source: Maccoll, P. (1989) Selecting and Evaluating Resources for Geography Teaching, in J. Fien, R. Gerber and P. Wilson (eds.) The Geography Teacher's Guide to the Classroom, 2nd edition, Macmillan, Melbourne, p. 385.

  1. Readability and comprehension levels

  2. Currency of content

  3. Bias

  4. Inconsistency and inadequacy of coverage

  5. Value for money with regard to program needs

  6. Unco-ordinated management and duplication of resources