Teaching as though students mattered

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .

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Statementedited by Joseph Katz
SeriesNew directions for teaching and learning -- no. 21
ContributionsKatz, Joseph, 1920-
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14414107M
ISBN 10875897711
LC Control Number84082380

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