Microteaching and the technical skills approach to teacher training
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Microteaching and the technical skills approach to teacher training by David C. Berliner

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare; Office of Education in [Washington] .
Written in English


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Microfiche reproduction of material originally published, Stanford, California: Stanford University, School of Education, 1969.

SeriesTechnical Report -- No.8.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
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Open LibraryOL13701257M

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