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Towards a more authentic and feasible science curriculum for secondary schools.

John Lawrence Bencze

Towards a more authentic and feasible science curriculum for secondary schools.

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Action research in education,
  • Curriculum planning,
  • Science -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ed.D.)--University of Toronto, 1995.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination386 leaves.
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17402074M
    ISBN 10061202640X

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Towards a more authentic and feasible science curriculum for secondary schools. by John Lawrence Bencze Download PDF EPUB FB2

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