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Higher education through open and distance learning

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Distance education.,
  • Education, Higher.,
  • Open learning.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Keith Harry.
    SeriesWorld review of distance education and open learning ;, v. 1
    ContributionsHarry, Keith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC5800 .H535 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 307 p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL370799M
    ISBN 100415197910, 0415197929
    LC Control Number98031543

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