Text relevance and learning from text
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Text relevance and learning from text

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Published by Information Age Pub. in Charlotte, NC .
Written in English


  • Reading comprehension

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Matthew T. McCrudden, Joseph P. Magliano, Gregory Schraw
LC ClassificationsLB1050.45 .T44 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24906594M
ISBN 109781617355295, 9781617355301, 9781617355318
LC Control Number2011025361

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