What is textbook?

  • (adj): According to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical.
    Example: "A textbook example"
    Synonyms: casebook
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A textbook or coursebook is a manual of instruction in any branch of study. Textbooks are produced according to the demands of educational institutions. Although most textbooks are only published in printed format, many are now available as online electronic books and increasingly, although illegally, in scanned format on file sharing networks.

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Textbook Exchange
... A textbook exchange is the selling or trading of textbooks used from a previous college semester to students needing that textbook for the current semester ... Forms of textbook exchanges include through the Internet ... While there are many website that aid textbook exchange among students, one internet site that helps to aid Canadian Students to sell textbooks online is Canada's ...
Bernt Michael Holmboe - Later Life and Career
... Holmboe published his first textbook in mathematics in 1825 ... Første Deel (Textbook in Mathematics ... Anden Deel (Textbook in Mathematics ...
Textbook Bias On Controversial Topics
... In cases of history, science, current events, and political textbooks, the writer might be biased towards one way or another ...
Law Dictionaries - Legal Terminology Textbook
... individually and in alphabetical order, a legal terminology textbook arranges and defines legal words and phrases in groups and by topic ... phrases may prefer to use a legal terminology textbook instead ...
Legal Terminology Textbook
... A legal terminology textbook is a textbook that arranges and defines legal words and phrases in groups and by topic, in contrast with a law dictionary, which arranges and defines legal words and phrases ...

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