Evaluation of the Arabic language book for the fourth grade of middle school in light of the principles of self-learning

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Dr. Riyad Hatif Obaid Al-Khafaji, Dr. Rassem Ahmed Obais Al-Jerawi, Researcher, Hamza Jassab Sarak


The current research aims to evaluate the Arabic language book for the fourth preparatory grade in the light of the principles of self-learning.  To achieve this goal, the researchers referred to the literature and previous studies that dealt with self-learning, so they prepared the main principles of self-learning (15) principles, and then presented them to the expert arbitrators. (3) Principles that did not reach an agreement rate of (80%), and two principles were combined with the proposals of the arbitrators. The number of principles is (11) principles in the final form, and they derived (44) sub-indicators for them, and then presented them to experts specialized in the Arabic language and Arabic language teaching methods and curricula, in order to express their opinions and observations on them. (3) Indicators that did not reach the percentage of agreement (80%) and were deleted  merging, modifying, dismantling, transferring and adding some indicators, until the research tool was completed and they reached the final picture of the (56) self-learning indicators distributed over (11) main principles: (The book helps students with self-direction), (The book takes into account individual differences when  Students), (the content of the book is compatible with the students’ tendencies), (the book helps students to master learning), (the content of the book determines the students’ previous experiences), (includes topics that help students to diversify in learning resources and methods), (the book includes topics that increase  of students' motivation to learn), (increases. The content of the book is about students’ positivity and their active participation in the learning process), (the book takes into account the physical and mental biological readiness that is related to students’ growth), (the book includes questions that develop students’ feedback), (the book includes topics that help identify the strengths of students to strengthen them)  and weaknesses to address them, and on the continuity and comprehensiveness of the evaluation).

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