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This study aims to explain the writing and structure criteria for authoring and developing textbooks in disciplines of education, psychology and consulting. In this study, descriptive-survey method has been used. Statistical population of the study included curriculum development experts and the authors of textbooks that their opinions were considered by semi-structured interview. Another Statistical population is MA. Students studying Education, Psychology and Consulting.
Researcher-made questionnaire involve Likert rating and multiple choices questions. The experts’ points of view were asked using semi-structured interview. Reliability of this questioner is calculated by Cronbach Alpha Coefficient. Reliability of the questionnaire was 0.70 in writing domain and 0.81 in structure domain. Categorization method was applied in order to analyze the data from interview and descriptive and deductive statistics was used so as to analyze the data from questionnaire. The results of the interviews show that in writing area these features have been emphasized by interviewees: paying attention to Persian language and literature and writing principles, paying attention to the level of difficulty, defining technical words, paying attention to the latest scientific findings, regular structure in content presentation and the Education time. In the structural domain, moreover, preface, introduction, guide to use the book, table of contents, the overall objectives of the book , introduction to each chapter , sub goals and total objectives of each chapter, analytical questions, list of resources and suggested resources for further study and index forms are integral parts of a textbook.