Using the new technologies to create links between schools throughout the world

report. by J. P. Carpenter

Publisher: Council for Cultural Cooperation in Strasbourg

Written in English
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Colloquy on Computerised School Links, Crossmead Conference Centre, Exeter, devon, 17-20 October 1988.

ContributionsCouncil for Cultural Co-operation., Colloquy on Computerised School Links (1988 : Exeter)
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