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Prepare to work with adult learners

David J. Kalamas

Prepare to work with adult learners

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Published by National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult education

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Kalamas
    SeriesProfessional teacher education module series -- module N-1 of category N--Teaching adults, Professional teacher education module series -- module N-1
    ContributionsNational Center for Research in Vocational Education (U.S.), United States. Dept. of Education
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 75 p. :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13610767M


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