EVALUATION OF B.SC ENGLISH TEXTBOOK TAUGHT IN THE AFFILIATED COLLEGES OF IUB: ESL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERSPECTIVES
Keywords:Educational programs, Language classrooms
Textbooks play a fundamental function in educational programs and language classrooms all over the globe. Textbooks play a significant character in learning teaching method particularly in emergent countries such as Pakistan. Textbooks are extremely accessible and useful resources that teachers and students can exploit according to their requirements. The intention of this study is to evaluate the significance and effectiveness of B.Sc English textbook that is taught in the affiliated colleges of IUB from the ESL teachers’ and students’ perspectives. The assessment of English textbook is conducted on the foundation of five criteria: the collection and association of contents in the textbook, price of the textbook, four skills, grammar and vocabulary, mechanism of the textbook. The study was conducted at three Govt. Colleges of District Rahim yar khan. Quantitative information was obtained through questionnaires administered to 200 students and 20 teachers. Percentages, frequencies, standard deviations and mean were calculated for every item to explain the whole depiction of how the students and teachers rated the textbook in conditions of five criteria. The outcomes discovered that both the students and the teachers felt negative about the majority of the items of the textbook. It was established that both grammar and vocabulary did not fulfill the students’ needs. Majority of the teachers and the students’ mentioned that the textbook material failed to enhance the four language skills. It was also indicated that there were no exercises and activities included in the textbook. Most of the students and all the teachers declared that textbook was not suitable for the level of the students.
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