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Reading and the new technologies

United Kingdom Reading Association. Conference

Reading and the new technologies

proceedings of the twenty-first Annual Course and Conferenceof the United Kingdom Reading Association, Dundee College of Education, 1984

by United Kingdom Reading Association. Conference

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading -- Computer assistedinstruction.,
  • Microcomputers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Jim Ewing.
    ContributionsEwing, Jim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1050.37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv,152p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18795037M


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