Place the cursor over a navigation button to see an explanation of that component in the form of a tooltip () or a status bar message (, ). To open any of the components, click on the appropriate navigation button. You can return to the title page at any time by clicking the Home button.
Click the Browse Evaluations button to browse analysis data for each of the 12 mathematics textbooks. A list of all the books will appear. To select a book, click on the title.
For each book, the following eight data sets will appear:
Click on the Information about the eight data sets icon below the book title to see a brief explanation of the information in each data set. Click on the underlined titles or use the drop-down menus to access the information.
For a complete discussion of the information and how to use the data to choose or supplement curriculum materials, click the Applying the Results navigation button on the left-hand side of the screen.
The Typical Sightings
charts are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). The Graphs can
be viewed or printed as PDFs by clicking on "View/Print PDF
Version" in the bottom left-hand corner of each graph screen.
To adjust your view in a PDF file, select the zoom-in tool in the
tool bar at the top of the screen. For more precise zooming, trace
a rectangle around an area by dragging the zoom-in tool. Click on
the magnification button in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
to select a percentage magnification. Adjust the page view anytime
by clicking on one of the page view buttons in the tool bar at the
top of the screen.
Click the Compare Data navigation button to view two different data sets at the same time (a) from the same book or (b) from two different books. Choose two different textbooks or the same textbook by using the drop-down menus on either side of the screen. The Content Analyses, Instructional Analyses, and Graphs for all 12 textbooks can be viewed side by side.
PROJECT 2061 ANALYSIS PROCEDURE
Click the Project 2061 Analysis Procedure navigation button to learn about the procedure the analysts used to evaluate both content and instruction in the 12 algebra textbooks.
Click the Evaluation Methods navigation button to learn who participated in the analysis and how it was conducted.
APPLYING THE RESULTS
Click the Applying the Results navigation button to learn how educators can use the information in the report and the data sets to help them choose or supplement curriculum materials.