Adult learning & instruction [conference papers] by Summer Adult Education Conference University of Wisconsin 1970.

Cover of: Adult learning & instruction | Summer Adult Education Conference University of Wisconsin 1970.

Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult Education in [Syracuse, N.Y.] .

Written in English

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  • Adult education -- United States.,
  • Adult learning -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

Statementedited by Stanley M. Grabowski.
ContributionsGrabowski, Stanley M., ed., ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult Education., University of Wisconsin.
LC ClassificationsLC5251 .S8 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4376893M
LC Control Number78616256

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