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Improving university teaching and learning

Wolfgang Adrian

Improving university teaching and learning

report on the evaluation of DSE activities at eastern and southern African universities, 1981-1985

by Wolfgang Adrian

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Published by Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Entwicklung in Bonn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- Africa, Southern -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Wolfgang Adrian and James Bukhala.
      ContributionsBukhala, James., Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Entwicklung.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1503 .A34 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53, 5 p. ;
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2119666M
      LC Control Number88177267

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