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Accountability in outdoor education

W. A. Andrews

Accountability in outdoor education

by W. A. Andrews

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Published by Andrews Education Services in Toronto, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoor education -- Curricula.,
  • Nature study -- Activity programs.,
  • Environmental education -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.,
  • Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Education, Elementary -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAES accountability in outdoor education
    StatementW.A. (Bill) Andrews, Sandra J. McEwan.
    SeriesAES occasional publication -- number OE 03
    ContributionsMcEwan, Sandra J., Andrews Education Services.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20414680M

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