Enhancing community colleges through professional development
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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • College personnel management -- United States,
  • Community college teachers -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementGordon E. Watts, editor
SeriesNew directions for community colleges -- no. 120
ContributionsWatts, Gordon E. 1945-
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15383374M

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