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Must teachers also be writers?

Vivian Gussin Paley

Must teachers also be writers?

by Vivian Gussin Paley

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Published by Center for the Study of Writing in Berkeley, CA, Pittsburgh, PA .
Written in English

  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVivian Gussin Paley.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 13., Occasional paper (Center for the Study of Writing at Berkeley and Carnegie Mellon) -- no. 13.
    ContributionsUniversity of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Writing., Carnegie-Mellon University. Center for the Study of Writing.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14556352M

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