Personality characteristics and learning style preferences of adult basic education students
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Personality characteristics and learning style preferences of adult basic education students by Anthony V. Manzo

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Published by Center for Resource Development in Adult Education, University of Missouri in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English


  • Adult education -- Evaluation.,
  • Luscher Color Test.,
  • Manzo Bestiary Inventory.,
  • Learning Preference Inventory.

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Other titlesMissouri. University. Center for Resource Development in Adult Education.
StatementPrimary investigators: Anthony V. Manzo, Mary Lorton, Mark W. F. Condon. --
SeriesResearch monograph
ContributionsLorton, Mary Baratta., Condon, Mark W. F.
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15184168M

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