Look to New Learning Strategies in New Year

Linstrom, John
January 2004
Fire Chief;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p28
Trade Publication
Examines learning strategies for firefighters in the United States. Types of training; Maintenance of hazardous material certifications; Importance of hands-on training.


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