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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • College teaching -- Evaluation,
  • College teachers -- Rating of,
  • Student evaluation of teachers

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Edition Notes

StatementKarron G. Lewis, editor.
SeriesNew directions for teaching and learning -- no. 87
ContributionsLewis, Karron G.
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14433960M

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