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Science reasoning ability of community college students

Tronie Rifkin

Science reasoning ability of community college students

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, University of California at Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA .
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  • Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- California

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tronie Rifkin and John Harry Georgakakos.
    SeriesERIC digest -- EDO-JC-96-05., ERIC digest (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- EDO-JC-96-5.
    ContributionsGeorgakakos, John Harry., ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16303277M
    OCLC/WorldCa36369353

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