Japan"s teacher acculturation a comparative ethnographic narrative of teacher induction. by Edward Ronald Howe

Cover of: Japan

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Teacher orientation -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Teacher orientation -- Japan.,
  • Teacher orientation -- British Columbia.

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreCross-cultural studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination231 leaves.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19474823M
ISBN 100494026138

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