A College Student's Guide to Computers in Education
by David Moursund
Publisher: University of Oregon 2007
Number of pages: 107
This short book is for undergraduate and graduate college and university students, and for others thinking about enrolling in higher education courses. The information and ideas presented will help you to obtain an education that will be useful to you throughout your life in our rapidly changing Information Age world.
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