Analysis of the Intended Learning Outcomes and Learning Activities of Action Pack Textbooks in Jordan

  •  Hamzah A. Omari    


This study aims to analyze the intended learning outcomes (ILOs) and learning activities in Action Pack textbooks for Jordan in light of the EFL curriculum objectives. in Jordan (delete “in Jordan”, because it is redundant). The sample of the study consisted of Action Pack textbooks for three grade levels students ( delete “students” because it does not seem necessary to the meaning of the sentence) (grade 6, 10, 12) during the academic year 2014/2015. A specially prepared coding sheet was developed by the researcher to analyze the collected data based on a five- point Likert scale. Validity and inter-rater reliability were ensured prior to data analysis. Means and standard deviations in addition to One Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) were used to answer the questions of the study. The results showed that the outcomes and activities in Action Pack textbooks reflect the curriculum objectives to a certain extent. It was recommended that curricula expert, textbook authors and the Ministry of Education (MoE) in Jordan work more closely, so that a higher degree of match between curriculum objectives, textbooks outcomes and learning activities can be achieved. 

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