Teaching adults who learn differently
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Teaching adults who learn differently an extensive guide for literacy teachers and tutors by Louise Skinner

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Published by Red Van Publishers in San Diego, CA .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-325) and index.

StatementLouise Skinner, Phyllis Gillespie, Lynda Balkam.
ContributionsGillespie, Phyllis., Balkam, Lynda.
LC ClassificationsLC4818.5 .S55 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL392168M
ISBN 101884896049
LC Control Number98066405

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