Changing education: alternatives from educational research.
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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Education -- Research -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Teaching -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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StatementEdited by M. C. Wittrock for the American Educational Research Association. Contributors: Richard C. Atkinson [and others]
SeriesPrentice-Hall American Educational Research Association series
ContributionsWittrock, M. C. 1931- ed., Atkinson, Richard C., American Educational Research Association.
LC ClassificationsLB1028 .C48
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5411142M
ISBN 100131282565
LC Control Number73001892

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