Work and Technology in Higher Education The Social Construction of Academic Computing (Technology and Education) by Mark A. Shields

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  • Applications of Computing,
  • Higher & further education,
  • Higher,
  • Education, Higher,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Psychology,
  • USA,
  • Computers & Technology,
  • Education / Computers & Technology,
  • Data processing,
  • Educational sociology,
  • Educational technology,
  • United States

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7936269M
ISBN 100805803572
ISBN 109780805803570

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