Using competency measures in vocational education programs
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Published by Printed and distributed by East Central Network for Curriculum Coordination, Sangamon State University in Springfield, Illinois .
Written in English


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Developed by the American Institutes for Research.

Statement[by]Albert B. Chalupsky with assistance from JeanetteD. Wheeler.
SeriesVECS series -- module 17
ContributionsWheeler, Jeanette D., American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences.
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Open LibraryOL13898503M

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