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


  • Distance education.,
  • Open learning.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Fred Lockwood.
SeriesRoutledge studies in distance education
ContributionsLockwood, Fred.
LC ClassificationsLC5800 .O63 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 377 p. :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18202502M
ISBN 100415127580, 0415127599
LC Control Number95008130

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