Group discussion as learning process: a guidebook by Elizabeth W. Flynn

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Bibliography: p. 111.

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Statement[by] Elizabeth W. Flynn [and] John F. La Faso.
SeriesEducator formation books
ContributionsLa Faso, John F., joint author.
LC ClassificationsLC6519 .F54
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5331580M
LC Control Number72184712

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