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Published by Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Evaluation and Assessment in Portland, Ore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Critical thinking -- United States,
  • Cognition -- Testing,
  • Decision making -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Judith A. Arter and Jennifer R. Salmon.
ContributionsSalmon, Jennifer R., Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. Evaluation and Assessment., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16766173M

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