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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Data processing.,
  • Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Data processing.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • Report writing -- Computer-assisted instruction.,
  • Computer literacy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-260) and index.

StatementStuart A. Selber.
SeriesStudies in writing & rhetoric
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1404 .S365 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3675566M
ISBN 100809325519
LC Control Number2003011875
OCLC/WorldCa52341606

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