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Published by American Council on Education, Division of Policy Analysis and Research in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • College teachers -- In-service training.

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Bibliography: p. 5.

StatementJanice Petrovich, Holly Hexter.
ContributionsHexter, Holly., American Council on Education. Division of Policy Analysis and Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p.
Number of Pages51
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Open LibraryOL18923991M

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