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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education.,
  • Teaching.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1025 .S59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24145175M
    LC Control Number04031973


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educational science a fair start as compared with students in other departments of scientific research. The chapter closes with illustrations of the development of educational technique, and a treatment of the subject in professional training schools.

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