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Published by Macomb Press, Macomb Community College in Warren, MI .
Written in English


  • Community colleges -- United States.,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives.

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Statementthe lnstitute for Future Studies.
SeriesStrategic advantage series
ContributionsMacomb County Community College., Macomb County Community College. Institute for Future Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14417954M

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