Q: The text covers all areas and ideas of the subject appropriately and provides an effective index and/or glossary
It has a Table of Contents, Introduction and Objectives.
I was not able to find an Index or Glossary.
It is nice to have links to WorkSafeBC.
Comprehensiveness Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: Content is accurate, error-free and unbiased
Yes, Well done with nice images. It is presented in a simple and clear form.
Content Accuracy Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: Content is up-to-date, but not in a way that will quickly make the text obsolete within a short period of time. The text is written and/or arranged in such a way that necessary updates will be relatively easy and straightforward to implement
Yes is up-to-date. Having the digital format can facilitate the update if necessary or when new upgrades are available.
Relevance Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: The text is written in lucid, accessible prose, and provides adequate context for any jargon/technical terminology used
Yes, even the formatting is well done.
Simple and clear and related to the topics.
Clarity Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: The text is internally consistent in terms of terminology and framework
Yes, three different task with subcategories on each task, and objectives to each individual task. Good structure.
Consistency Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: The text is easily and readily divisible into smaller reading sections that can be assigned at different points within the course (i.e., enormous blocks of text without subheadings should be avoided). The text should not be overly self-referential, and should be easily reorganized and realigned with various subunits of a course without presenting much disruption to the reader.
Well designed, one suggestion is to have the footnote to mention the learning task
There are three learning tasks for this Line A-4
Modularity Rating: 4 out of 5
Q: The topics in the text are presented in a logical, clear fashion
Yes, it has the appropriate flow for the context and it is related to the topic.
Organization Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: The text is free of significant interface issues, including navigation problems, distortion of images/charts, and any other display features that may distract or confuse the reader
Yes, images present excellent quality and labels.
Easy to find information.
Interface Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: The text contains no grammatical errors
I was no able to find any errors.
Grammar Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: The text is not culturally insensitive or offensive in any way. It should make use of examples that are inclusive of a variety of races, ethnicities, and backgrounds
I was not able to find any text or images offensive or insensitive.
Cultural Relevance Rating: 5 out of 5
Q: Are there any other comments you would like to make about this book, for example, its appropriateness in a Canadian context or specific updates you think need to be made?
I am really pleased to see an upgrade of the textbook. The text makes a reference to WorkSafeBC and includes links to the website corresponding. Nice to see images with an excellent quality and labels.
As I mention before, the footnote should correspond to the Learning tasks to provide a better guide to the reader.