TITLE

Understanding Collaborative Teaching and Learning in Adult Literacy: Practices in Canada and the United Kingdom

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Maurice; Evans, Karen; Abasi, Ali
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Literacy & Numeracy Studies;2007, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
31120444

 

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