Explorations in undergraduate education: why political science?

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Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching , New York
Political science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United St


United St

Other titlesUndergraduate education: why political science?, Why political science?
Statementby John Millett.
SeriesCarnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Bulletin, no. 35, Bulletin (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching) ;, no. 35.
LC ClassificationsLB2334 .C4 no. 35, JA88.U6 .C4 no. 35
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Explorations in Undergraduate Education: Why Political Science. Report of a Study. To learn how a discipline in higher education perceives its instructional role in undergraduate study, six case studies of the process of undergraduate education in political science were Author: John Millett.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Millett, John D. (John David), Explorations in undergraduate education: why political science.

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