Professional development of international teaching assistants

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Published by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. in Alexandria, Va .

Written in English

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  • Students, Foreign -- United States,
  • Graduate teaching assistants -- Training of -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-193) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Dorit Kaufman and Barbara Brownworth.
SeriesCase studies in TESOL practice series
ContributionsKaufman, Dorit., Brownworth, Barbara.
LC ClassificationsLB2844.1.A8 P76 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23552317M
ISBN 101931185271
LC Control Number2005908945

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