Teaching for understanding at university

deep approaches and distinctive ways of thinking by Noel James Entwistle

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 203 Downloads: 95
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNoel Entwistle
SeriesUniversities into the 21st century
LC ClassificationsLB2331 .E69 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540003M
ISBN 109780230593855, 9780333962985
LC Control Number2010291397

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