Rethinking literacy education the critical need for practice-based change by B. Allan Quigley

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Literacy -- United States.,
  • Language arts.,
  • Adult education -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-274) and indexes.

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StatementB. Allan Quigley.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
LC ClassificationsLC151 .Q85 1997
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Paginationxv, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
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Open LibraryOL983550M
ISBN 10078790287X
LC Control Number96021258

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