A Guide to distance learning opportunities for people in Scotland

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Published by Scottish Council for Educational Technology in Glasgow .

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Statement(compiled by Sally Clark and Peter Gartside).
ContributionsClark, Sally., Gartside, Peter., Scottish Council for Educational Technology.
LC ClassificationsLC5955.G7
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Pagination20p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL21459772M
ISBN 100860110214

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