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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education in [Columbus, Ohio] .
Written in English


  • Science -- Study and teaching -- Audio-visual aids.,
  • Visual literacy.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Lowe.
SeriesERIC digest -- EDO-SE-00-02, ERIC digest (ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education) -- EDO-SE-2000-02.
ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19546563M

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