Learning theories in educational practice
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Learning theories in educational practice an integration of psychological theory and educational philosophy by O. E. Pittenger

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Statementby O.E. Pittenger and C.T. Gooding.
ContributionsGooding, C. T.
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Open LibraryOL20785703M

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