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credibility principle and teacher attitudes toward science by Martin, Ralph E.

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Teachers college students -- Attitudes -- Evaluation.,
  • Attitude change -- Evaluation.,
  • Science teachers -- Training of -- United States.

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Bibliography: p. [123]-126.

StatementRalph E. Martin, Jr.
SeriesAmerican university studies., vol. 3
LC ClassificationsLB1585 .M29 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3188084M
ISBN 100820401013
LC Control Number83049429

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