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Issues and Options in Computer Science Education

Pat McIntyre

Issues and Options in Computer Science Education

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Published by Krieger Pub Co .
Written in English

  • Computer Science (General),
  • Science/Mathematics

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    Open LibraryOL11305601M
    ISBN 100894644254
    ISBN 109780894644252

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Issues and Options in Computer Science Education by Pat McIntyre Download PDF EPUB FB2

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